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Brett Raymer

Brett Raymer is a reality star and businessman from the United States. Brett Raymer is best known for appearing in the Animal Planet reality TV series “Tanked.”

Early Life

Brett Raymer was born in Brooklyn, New York City, the United States, on the 25th of October 1969. Currently, he is 54 years old and has a zodiac sign of Scorpio. He holds US nationality and belongs Caucasian ethnicity. Moreover, he spent his childhood at Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach.

The names of his parents and their professions are still missing on the online website. However, he was raised along with his sister Heather, who is now married to Brett’s business partner Wayde King.

Caption: Brett Raymer with his parents (Source:


In terms of his academics, he went to Abraham Lincoln High School, where he became a prominent athlete, as he excelled at tennis, and football, and was also on the swimming team.

After completing his high school education, he enrolled at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he continued with his career in football, but after two years he quit the team to concentrate on majoring in liberal arts.

Professional Career

Initially, Brett Raymer wanted to pursue a career in football, but a knee injury left him incapable of running long distances, and his career fell short before it even started. As a result, he with his friend Wayde King, started the Acrylic Tank Manufacturing company, based in Las Vegas.

Brett created the slogan “If you can dream it, we can build it” when referring to fish tanks and aquaria. Their business grew gradually, and they finally became known throughout the United States. As their company flourished, Animal Planet producers approached them with an opportunity to star in the new reality TV show “Tanked.”

Caption: The poster of the Animal Planet reality TV series, Tanked (Source: Amazon UK)

On the 7th of August 2011, the show premiered on the channel. The first season only had six episodes, but it did a lot to attract more noteworthy clients. Brett and the team have manufactured tanks for a number of high-profile clients since the second season debuted on April 14th, 2012.

He has worked with celebrities such as Tracy Morgan (comedian), Bart Scott (former NFL star), Neil Patrick Harris (actor), and many others. The show ran for 15 seasons with 153 total episodes. Animal Planet confirmed that the series would terminate after its fifteenth season. Tanked was also broadcast on the DMAX channel in the United Kingdom.

Brett has also ventured into the doughnut business; until recently, he owned three Donut Mania locations and has now opened a fourth; he became the owner of the first restaurant in 2017, and quickly expanded his business across Las Vegas.

Brett Raymer – Net Worth 2023

Being a reality and businessman, he has collected good fortune from his professional career. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around $5 million while his annual salary and income are yet to be missing on the online websites.

Relationship Status

Caption: Brett Raymer with his girlfriend, Trisha Marie (Source: liverampup)

As of now, Brett Raymer is dating his girlfriend, Trisha Marie. Meanwhile, the couple seems to be happy at the moment. In the past, Brett married Melissa Bradford. With the marriage, the couple has two children: one son, Bryce, and one daughter, Kayla. They didn’t have a happy marriage, and they eventually divorced.


In April 2018, Brett and his company were sued by a Central Florida businessman named Oliver Dawoud, who filed a complaint charging breach of contract and unjust enrichment because he paid the team $147,000 in advance for his tank, which he never received, and they neglected to return his money. Acrylic Tank Manufacturing has yet to respond in federal court.

Body Measurements

Caption: Brett Raymer and Wayde King (Source: Press of Atlantic City)

This handsome businessman is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 85 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with dark brown hair colour while his other body measurements are unknown at the moment.

Brett Raymer – Social Media

This man is pretty active on all kinds of social media sites. On his official Instagram page ‘@brettraymer’ there are over 45.5k followers. There are over 31.2k followers on his Twitter page ‘@BrettRaymer’ and he has no official Facebook account.