Kevin-Beets
Kevin Beets

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  • Full Name Kevin Beets
  • Occupation Reality Star & Gold Miner
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Not Disclosed
  • Birth Date Jul 10, 1988
  • Age 33 Years, 10 Months
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
Gold Miner on Discovery Show 'Gold Rush'

Kevin Beets

Son of Professional Miner Tony Beets

Beets started mining with his father when he was 13 years old. He helped operate crews at Paradise Hill when he was 19 and ran the Eureka campsite for two years (2011-2013). Kevin and his family spend seven months out of the year conducting mining operations.  


Kevin Beets is a TV personality famous for his work on Gold Rush Discovery Channel reality program.

Who is Kevin Beets?

Kevin Beets was born on 10 July 1988 in the United States as the elder son of Tony Beets, a legendary Klondike gold miner. His mother is Minnie Beets. He has a brother named Mike Beets and a sister Monica Beets.  

Graduating in 2012, he studied Interdisciplinary Leadership and Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick.

Beets started mining with his father when he was 13 years old. He helped operate crews at Paradise Hill when he was 19 and ran the Eureka campsite for two years (2011-2013).

Kevin and his family spend seven months out of the year conducting mining operations.  

He is credited for Gold Rush (2010), Gold Rush: The Dirt (2012), and Gold Rush: Winter's Fortune. 

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'Gold Rush' (2010-Present)

Released on 3 December 2010, Gold Rush, also known as Gold Rush: Alaska, is a reality show that presents teams mining the gold placer deposits. The show actively covers the mining endeavors of various family-run mining firms, mostly in Dawson City, Canada, Yukon, and Alaska, USA.

The cast includes Paul Christie (Narrator), Parker Schnabel, Tony Beets, Chris Doumitt, Rick Ness, Mitch Blaschke, Kevin Beets, and Jack Hoffman. Similarly, Minnie Beets, Monica Beets, Mike Beets, and Gene Cheeseman are also the cast members of the mining show.

Gold Rush is produced by Raw Television for Discovery. Dimitri Doganis, Tom Sheahan, James Bates, and Mike Gamson are the executive producers of the show, whereas Carter Figueroa is the Discovery's executive producer.

In addition, the release of seasons 11 and 12 of the series was expected to be delayed due to the pandemic. However, in September of 2021, the latest season was launched according to their initial schedule. 

Father

Kevin's father, Tony Beets, is a Dutch-Canadian famous Klondike gold miner. He was born on 15 December 1959 in the Netherlands.

The star gold miner is widely recognized for Gold Rush (2010), Gold Rush: South America, and Gold Rush: Winter's Fortune (2021).

Tony spent his childhood on a farm in Wijdenes, Netherlands. Then in 1984, he moved to Dawson City, where he worked on a cattle farm. Subsequent to that, he worked as a machine operator and went on to become a miner in Klondike now.

He got married to Minnie Beets and has three children with her. In addition, all of the Beets siblings and parents are involved in the mining community. 

When asked about his children's decisions to get involved in the mining business in 2019, Tony said, "If they do, fine. If they don't, fine. Hopefully, they'll find it. Hopefully, they find something that they like as much as mining, and perhaps that doesn't necessarily have to be the mining part, whatever suits them. Right?"

Is Kevin Beets Married? 

As of 2022, Kevin has not disclosed his personal life. However, some sites have speculated that he is in a special relationship with his Gold Rush crew member Faith Teng. 

Nevertheless, both have not made any formal statements on the speculation.  

There's a picture of two of them together, on Facebook, at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show, which was held in 2019.

Kevin Beets Not Yet Married with Faith Teng
Kevin Beets with Faith Teng at Specialty Equipment Market Association in 2019 (Photo: Facebook)

Net Worth

Kevin's net worth is undisclosed; however, his father's net worth is estimated to be $15 million as per celebritynetworth.

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