Russell Hantz

Television Personality
United States

Russell Hantz Bio

Who is Russell Hantz

Russell Hantz is an oil company owner and television personality. He is highly admired for his appearances on the U.S reality show, Survivor. He was also the second runner-up on Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains.

Early Life (Childhood)

Before earning fame, he applied to compete on a reality show CBS but he was not called by the show due to the low ratings.

Interesting Facts

He is a self-made man. He runs an oil outfit known as Hantz Tankering Service alongside with his father and brother in Dayton, Texas. Through his dedication and devotion, he has accumulated a net worth of $2 million.

Personal Life

He and his ex-wife Melanie have four children, two of whom are twins girls. His son Brandon was a contestant on Survivor: South Pacific and later Survivor: Caramoan. He also has a younger brother, Willie, who was the part of Big Brother 14 season 14.


As a television personality, he might have collected several awards but more than that he earned huge fans and followers.


He also has been the part of the controversy. As he was caught for battery while partying near the bar he owns in Lafayette, Louisiana.