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Dave Hester Biography [Wikipedia]Net Worth, Storage Wars, Auctions, Shop

Dave Hester, the famous American Auctioneer & Reality TV Star was born on 23rd July 1964. He is 56 years old as of 2020. He was born in Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California State, USA. He is famous for his way of saying “Yuupp” Though he is always surrounded by controversy in show Storage Wars after lots of hula hoop and drama, he left the A&E Network and returned back as the lead of the show after a private settlement. Let’s explore more of him including his Wikipedia, biography, Storage War show information, Married life, kids, Wealth and net worth, etc.

David Hester Auctioneer:


Father: His father served in Military and also love to collect antiques in Auctions.

Mother: His mother was mexican.

Date of Birth:

Dave Hester was born on 23rd July 1964.

Place of Birth:

He was born at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base near Oceanside California, USA.


He is 56 year old as of 2020.


Dave’s nationality is American.


While his ethnicity is white.


Dave, The Mogul

Zodiac Sign/ Sun Sign:

His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Physical Measurements:

David Hester Height:

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Hair Color:

Dark Black

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Brother: He has a younger brother, but they are not good on terms.


His educational background and Alma matter is not available, but he has learnt so many things from his strict military father regarding auctions and collectibles. And further, he used his skills in making a living out of it.


Dave Hester is a famous Businessman, Reality TV Star and a famous Auctioneer from the United States of America.


What we learn in childhood, had a great impact on our life. It is whether, we agree or not?. Dave Hester achievemet story is not different. Being coming from a family, where his father apart from his military service used to collect and sell collectibles and antiques at auctions. Dave used to go with him as a child. Intially he just went to see the auction, but unlike his father, he decided to make it his own business, when he grown up.

As a teenager, at the age of just 14 years old, he used to purchase tools, machinery from Storage Auction, which he further sold to the military base shops in California. Also, he purchased his first storage box in 1986.

And also, he started working as a bid-catcher in 1990. Later, he got license a bonded auctioneer in 1992.

While he was convicted in a DUI Case in the year 2005 and being forced into community service for a day and a half at a local Goodwill Store.

Moreover, he sold the collectibles of his father, which are mostly train collection and gathered money only to start his new business named The rags to Riches Thrift Store and Newport Consignment gallery in California.

It was the year 2010 when he was appointed as judge of the A&E Networks show “The Storage Wars” and also his loud character made the show famous overtime. Also, his fight with fellow judge Dan Dotson has created huge controversy, when their brawl turned in to a fight, while he was attacked by both Dan and his wife Laura Dotson. In self-defense, he pushed Dan and it all began. Also, a video is uploaded on YouTube and one can find funny comments under it. And, he got his unique style of saying Yup as “Yuuup”. On a lighter note, “Yuuup” is his trademark and you can often see pictures of it on his social media profiles.

Dave Hester owns a motor-home, where his aim is to attend one auction in various cities of California, along with his son Dave Jr.

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There is no information available of his wedding.


The name of her wife is Donna Hester



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Net Worth:

Dave Hester through his work as an auctioneer, businessman and reality TV Star has accumulated a huge net worth of $5 Million as of 2020.

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