There are people who have come to know Korie and Willie Robertson more than their eldest son, John Luke Robertson. That is understandable since it is basically in the fame of his family through the Duck Dynasty TV series that he has come to be known.
John Luke Robertson Bio, Age
A son of the popular stars, Willie Robertson and Korie Robertson, John Luke Robertson was born on October 11, 1995, in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was raised together with his 4 siblings; Sadie, Bella, Lil Will, and Rebecca.
For his education, John attends the Liberty University, which is a Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is also the university that his wife, Mary Kate Robertson, attends. John started studying there after he graduated from the West Monroe Louisiana High School.
The Duck Dynasty star was a youth group leader in his church during his high school days. He now studies Camping Outdoor and Adventure Leadership in the university.
When he was 14 years old, he joined the Duck Dynasty on A&E. The show was started by his family in 2012 to portray the life of the Robertson family and their Duck Commander. The show rose to be among the biggest Reality TV shows in America. During the 4th season, it was able to record 11.8 million viewers. With that viewership, Duck Dynasty earned its place as the most viewed nonfiction cable series, breaking every record set before it.
Interestingly, before breaking the record, the earlier seasons of the Duck Dynasty had also set a record of 9.6 million viewers, giving it a record the network had not seen before. This means that it even got to beat shows like the American Idol.
While this is the family that John Luke Robertson is from, he has stated that he is trying to live a life that is more than just about making money. Towards this end, he has chosen to be a writer. His first book, Be your Own Duck Commander was released in 2014. The four-book fiction series that has juveniles in mind contains the following books: Willie’s Redneck Time Machine, Si in Space, Jase and The Deadliest Hunter, and Phil and the Ghost of Camp Ch-Yo-Ca. He has also released another book, Young and Beardless: The Search for God, Purpose and a Meaningful Life.
Contrary to what one would expect from a 19-year-old celebrating his birthday, John Luke Robertson took the time out on that day to propose to his then-girlfriend, Mary Kate McEacharn in 2014. The duo tied the knot on 27th Jun 2015 when John was only 20.
According to him, he was only following in the footsteps of his parents who got married when they were still very young. Mary Kate McEacharn and the reality show star dated for 6 months before they decided they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together at an event on the family’s Louisiana farm.
According to Radar online, Mary Kate was not the first relationship he was into as he had dated someone before meeting and settling down with the woman he now described as his best friend. For the beautiful woman, however, she stated that she has never had any relationship with anyone before her husband as she had always been looking for someone with high standards and she found that in the young Robertson.
Net Worth and House
Thanks to his appearance on the Duck Dynasty reality TV series, John Luke Robertson has not only made a name for himself, but he has likewise made a considerable fortune. He is said to have a net worth that is estimated to be somewhere around $400 thousand to $600 thousand. This decent fortune is made from the show as well as from his other endeavours, most especially his book.
The exact pay he gets per episode on the show is not known but it was reported after a dispute on salary which almost put the show out of business, over $200,000 was paid per episode to be shared amongst the cast of the show which is made of 11 kids and 9 adults.
The Robertson family that has made its fortune through the manufacturing duck calls has an estimated net worth of $400 million. John is expected to soon see a higher rise in his earnings.
The plans for the future according to John, is to be able to build a house with his wife.