Pete Nelson was born on the 4th Jun 1962, in New York, USA. He is a tree house master, the star of the television series “Tree House Masters” aired on Animal Planet, the founder of the company entitled “Nelson Tree House and Supply”, and the author of six books about tree houses. To add more, he is the host and one of the founders of the Global Tree House Symposium, and one of the founders of Tree House Workshop. All the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the outright size of Pete Nelson’s net worth.
How much is the net worth of Pete Nelson? Reportedly, the total size of his wealth is as much as $3 million, as of the data given in early 2016. It has been estimated that a custom tree house built by Pete Nelson and his crew costs not less than $150,000.
Pete Nelson Net Worth $3 Million
To begin with, he was raised in Ridgewood, and became passionate about tree houses from his yearly childhood. When he was five years old, his dad built him a house in a tree which was a great start to his career, eventually resulting in a huge business worth millions. He loved working with wood as well as designing small model tree houses while still studying at high school based in Massachusetts. Nelson is a graduate from Colorado College, where he earned a degree in economics, but after graduation, he pursued a unique career building tree houses.
In 1994, he published his first book entitled “Tree Houses; The Art and Craft of Living Out on a Limb”. The success of this book inspired him to write more books, including “Home Tree Home: Principles of Treehouse Construction and Other Tall Tales” (1997), “The Tree House Book” (2000), “Tree Houses of the World” (2004), “New Tree Houses of the World”(2009) as well as “Be in a Tree House: Design / Construction / Inspiration” (2014). Undoubtedly, these books have added large sums to the net worth of Pete Nelson.
In 2012, the company which provides services, supplies and information Nelson Tree House and Supply was launched. The company focuses on building multi-room luxury tree houses with running water and other facilities. Of course, the company has significantly increased the wealth of Nelson. In 2013, the reality series “Tree House Masters” started on the Animal Planet channel. The main stars of the show are Tory Jones and Pete Nelson. What is more, Tree House Point, the private event centre and overnight retreat has been launched. According to the given information the rooms in their hotels are usually booked in advance as lots of the people want to experience life in a tree house. Many celebrate various family occasions there, and even wedding receptions take place high off the ground. Tours are organised for those who are interested in a life out on a limb.
Finally, in the personal life of Pete Nelson, he is married to Judy, and they have three children.
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