Coyote Peterson is a popular American YouTuber. Coyote Peterson is also better known as a wildlife educator as well. He is famous for his online YouTube channel. On his Youtube Channel, he uploads the videos with the content which is related to animals and insects.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Coyote Peterson was born on September 1, 1981. His birthplace is in Newbury, Ohio. However, he has not revealed the details in regard to his family members. As for 2020, he is 38 years old. And his astrological sign is Virgo. Similarly, he belongs to American nationality. But his ethnicity is unknown.
Talking about his childhood interest, he was always fond of having experience with various kinds of animals. When he was very young, he initiated catching water animals with his bare hands. These kinds of activities were extremely fascinating for him from an early age.
Surprisingly, he had once caught a common snapping turtle when he was just 8. Later on, it was found that the turtle he watched was considered to be among the most dangerous water animals. The bite of the turtle was equivalent to that of a white shark! Moreover, the turtle’s weight was forty pounds.
Similarly, he had caught a deadly rattlesnake in Arizona when he was ten years old. On top that he had also an encounter with a buffalo in Wyoming. As his mother was super supportive of his passions, she used to take him on several vacations.
The determined personality had attended Notre DameCathedral LatinSchool. During his school days, he was immensely active and has participated in sports, especially baseball. Contemporarily, he used to play baseball with his father quite often.
In a similar manner, his main objective was to become a documentary filmmaker. This was because he was exceptionally interested in screenwriting and film direction. His interest in these led him to join and attend Ohio State University for the same. Astonishingly, he had already been to more than 50 stated of the US by the time he was just eighteen years old.
With the aim of being a documentary filmmaker, Peterson had contacted several documentary film channels with his proposal. Sadly, almost all the channels rejected him. Those situations resulted in him creating his own YouTube Channel.
Braver Wilderness – YouTube Channel
Ultimately, he created his own YouTube channel and named it, Brave Wilderness. The initiation of the new career was in the month of September 8, 2014. Firstly, he uploaded his first video, Breaking Trail-Trailer.
Simultaneously, he kept on posting videos which included documented his animal-catching adventures. The snapping turtle video was the first one. Also, it was able to gain a lot of views in a short period of time. Likewise, he tried to upload content in the channel with less gap. He posted videos once a week, and also twice a week sometimes.
Besides, one of his videos included him catching a dangerous Gila monster. The video was the first one to cross a million views. Consequently, Peterson also used to host numerous series such as Breaking Trail, Dragon Tails, Coyote;s Backyard, Beyond the Tide, and On Location.
Success through Challenges
Achieving success, he and his team also had to face certain obstacles as well. Once, a giant alligator attacked one of his cameramen. Secondarily, one of the videos also showed that leeched were burrowing into Peterson’s hands. Most of his videos consist of the content of catching tarantulas, Poisonous snakes, turtles, and also crocodiles.
In a similar manner, the channel was growing higher and larger with an increase in the number of viewers as well as subscribers. It could be able to earn millions and millions of subscribers with the optimum time period. Eventually, Coutee then became a local celebrity in the US. Also, he was then invited to several Television interviews.
Apart from these all, Coyote has also made his own book. The title of the book is Coyote Peterson’s Brave Adventures: Wild Animals in a Wild World. In the book, he has documented some of his most adventurous experiences.
Has he won any awards and nominations?
As a famous YouTube star, he has been nominated in an award. The title of the award is Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Male Social Star. And the nomination is the recent one which in the present year, 2020.
Conversely, it is unfortunate to say that he has not won many titles or awards until now. Nevertheless, it won’t be any wrong for expecting him to receive various awards as well as nominations in the time to come.
Aside from these, he has won an Emmy Award in the year, 2015 for his project, Breaking Trail. On the other hand, he has also been recognized by the Guinness World records. The record was for being the Most Subscribed YouTube Channel Dedicated to Animals and Most Viewed YouTube Channel Dedicated to Animals.
As of the latest and recent researches, Coyote’s net worth is estimated to be more or less $3 million. Though the source of his earnings is from more than one place, his main source of income is through his YouTube channel.
As his YouTube channel has more than 10 million subscribers, his monthly salary can be roughly calculated with the conclusion between the range from $24k to $396.3k monthly. Other than that, his earnings can be surface analyzed to be around $100k via his public appearances in TV shows and also his own book.
Talking about his personal belongings he owns a house in Tucson, Arizona which is a place rich in wildlife. It is shocking that the house worth is over a hundred thousand dollars.
Furthermore, the YouTube star has tried to keep his personal relationship and matters as much as possible. Because of this, the name of his wife, their married date, and their wedding details are unavailable through any sources of information.
Nonetheless, the only detail which is known is that he had tied the knot in around the time of the mid-2000s. And he had a daughter as well. His daughter’s name is Pop Peterson. The daughter has made her appearance in several of Peterson’s YouTube videos.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Most of the facts and figures regarding Coyote’s body measurements are undiscovered. Such as his weight, shoe size, and dress size has not been made public. Nonetheless, he stands the height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. Both of his eyes and hair are black in color.
As a public figure, he is active in almost all social media sites with verified accounts. He has more than 2 million followers on Facebook. Likewise, he has 648k followers on Instagram with the name @coyotepeterson. Till the date, his Instagram account has exactly 2,872 posts. What’s more is that he has 53.2k followers on his Twitter account, @COYOTEPETERSON.