Ken Foy appeared in Yukon Gold share his wiki including net worth, height, age, current girlfriend, source of wealth, family and source of wealth in 2017. He is among one of the stars who appeared in Yukon Gold, very well depicts that how apart from strong will power and conviction, a small decision can even change the happenings of your life. Fen Foy, proudly quotes that this small decision in his life was when he decided to drop his career as a helicopter pilot and went to Yukon for the summer to work in a gold mine on being requested by his father. Thus this very decision landed him as a gold miner by accident but unexpectedly this is the decision that led him to join the Yukon Gold, a reality show featured in History Channel Canada.
|Full Name||Ken Foy|
|Birth Date||April 20, 1964|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Source Of Earning||Reality Television Star & Gold Miner|
The Yukon Gold is a reality show that follows the life events of four different families who run Gold mining camps which also includes the family of Foy. The battle of the gold miners to gather gold against the harsh northern climate is very well shown in the reality show. The show is set in Dawson city where the viewers get a glance of the actual site of the Klondike Gold rush fame. This show very well brings out the fact that how a life of Gold Miner and the practices adopted by him in the mines remain unaffected by all the technological advancements. The same old practices are adopted for the purpose but now with a higher pay off. Although disinterested initially, Foy went on to join the show after repeated requests from other miners and the production company. However he placed a set of conditions in exchange of his joining. Foy wanted to portray the real events only.
These conditions set by Foy have earned him a lot of criticism even from his near ones. This happened when a few accidents that happened on site were depicted in the show which included a rolled bulldozer and dropped conveyor. This has increased the shift of attention and scrutiny of various safety regulatory bodies towards gold mines. The net worth of Ken Foy has been estimated to be around 1 million US dollars.
The airing of the Yukon Gold show has led to the shifting of interest of the public in the profession and has led them to head north. Foy is credited for this. However Foy is happy with his current profession and does not regret dropping other career option. He enjoys the thrill of his job and loves it.