Appeared in Swamp People show, Joe Lafont revealed his net worth including his wiki, age, ex-wife, girlfriend, son and family. He got fame from History TV show. He is a popular reality show star who is a Cajun by profession. He is an American by nationality. Joseph Lafont was born in Louisiana, United States, but his birth date is unknown. Being brought up in the swamp region, crocodile hunting is in his blood and he took up this profession from very early in age. While he worked full time, Lafont along with other local Cajuns were approached by History channel to follow their dangerous feat and showcase the same on television.
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Lafont appeared in History Channel’s Swamp People since 2010 and gradually became popular. He came to be known as ‘Trapper Joe’ for his strategies to bait and capture the crocodiles. Lafont is seen with ‘Trigger Tommy’ on the show, who is his stepson but has an everlasting strong bond. They work together to hunt down the beasts and share a wonderful chemistry. The hurricane Isaac hit Louisiana and created destruction beyond imagination in 2012, which left Lafont’s and many other families homeless. That meant a stop to their hunting. Two years down the line Lafont and his son emerged stronger and more determined to fetch the biggest crocs and they surely did that. Lafont uses traditional Cajun tricks learnt from his father which surely gets the best catches! It’s a treat to see him manage his effervescent and unreliable son and get things done the right way.
He has seen with other stars of Swamp people tv show like Willie Edwards.
Lafont approaching 60’s is seen on screen as a sturdy light eyed man wearing khaki outfits. Much of his past life is unknown. He has been divorced and currently has a girlfriend. Recently Lafont came into the media attention due to his heinous act of battery towards his girlfriend. Supposedly he has hit her and tried to burn her with a cigarette butt following an altercation in Lake Buena Vista Hotel located in Florida. This act attracted a lot of negative publicity for the show and disrupted his relationship with his stepson Tommy. He was arrested in Orange County and released after signing a bond. After the big turmoil, Lafont again was faced with a major five car pile-up accident while driving with his son on the Arkansas-Lousiana border highway. The duo was saved miraculously without too many injuries. It seems trouble and bad luck is following Lafont for quite some time now.
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