- Full Name Wayde R King
- Nickname Wayde King
- Occupation Businessman
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Long Island, New York, USA
- Birth Date Sep 19, 1969
- Age 54 Years, 5 Months
Wayde King | BiographyCEO Of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing
As of now, in 2019 the Tanked star is heading towards legal separation from his wife. Heather filed a divorce suit after she was arrested for domestic violence and physical assault. Reportedly, Wayde reported her to the authorities claiming that she slapped him and kicked him during a regular argument. In the suit, Heather has demanded the primary legal custody of her daughters along with healthcare expenses and 25 percent annual income.
Wayde King is a famous American businessperson and reality TV star. He has appeared alongside his brother-in-law, Brett Raymer, in the Animal Planet reality TV program, Tanked.
Who is Wayde King?
Wayde King is an American businessman best known as the CEO of the Las Vegas-based fish tank company Acrylic Tank Manufacturing. He is also the main cast of the Animal Planet documentary reality show, Tanked.
King is a New York native born on 19 September 1969 in Long Island. Although his parents' details are unavailable, his father worked as a fish dealer in Long Island who taught him about fish tanks and aquatic life. And later, he chose to make a career out of his knowledge of aquatic lives.
King moved from Long Island to Las Vegas and started working at an aquarium selling company. Later, he partnered with his in-laws, Irwin Raymer (father-in-law) and Brett Raymer (brother-in-law), and established a fish tank business. They named it Acrylic Tank Manufacturing.
King serves as the company's CEO while Brett Raymer is the COO, and Irwin is the Office Manager. Besides running a successful business. He and Brett have gained recognition as reality stars. They both began appearing as the main cast of Tanked in August 2011. The show premiered 15 seasons until 2018 and came to an end on 28 December the same year.
Admittedly, King is a food-loving person, which led him to gain noticeable weight in the past. His business and TV show partner, Brett, often teased him and made fat jokes about him. Thus, tired of all the taunting comments, he began his weight loss journey in 2016. And by the end of 2018, he had lost a notable amount of his gained weight.
King married his wife Heather on 25 October 1997. He first met her while working at an aquarium company in Las Vegas and soon tied knots. The pair are currently parents to their two daughters.
Heather is the head of the accounts department of his husband's company, Acrylic Tank Manufacturing. King also wants his daughters to walk in his footsteps and expand his business further.
Where is Wayde King now?
As of now, in 2019 the Tanked star is heading towards legal separation from his wife. Heather filed a divorce suit after she was arrested for domestic violence and physical assault. Reportedly, Wayde reported her to the authorities claiming that she slapped him and kicked him during a regular argument.
In the suit, Heather has demanded the primary legal custody of her daughters along with healthcare expenses and 25 percent annual income.
But again, there is no authentic information about if the couple is still married or divorced as of now, late 2021. However, he attended his daughter, Taylor's graduation in 2021 with Heather alongside.
According to celebritynetworth.com, the reality TV star Wayde King boasts a net worth amounting to $5 million. He also owns a house in Las Vegas, which he bought with his wife Heather in 2014. The exact value of the house and his further financial bio is not available currently. However, in April 2018, King spent $1 million to remodel and renovate his home.