Matt Carriker is an American influencer who is famous for his YouTube channel Demolition Ranch. In addition to this channel, he has two other channels, both with millions of subscribers.
Aside from his successful YouTube career, Matt enjoys an incredible personal life with his wife and three kids. So who is his wife? How did they first meet?
Here today we are going to find out some interesting facts about Matt Carriker including details on his wife, children, family, and more!
Matt Carriker Wiki-Bio
He was born on 21st October 1986, in Texas. He is the only son of Pat Carriker, a veterinarian, and Dr. Lee. While his paternal grandparents are Olie and Jeane Carriker his maternal grandparent are Dr. Glenn and Ann Williams.
Matt spent the major portion of his childhood in the city of Boerne alongside his siblings.
He belongs to the American nationality and has Caucasian ethnicity. In addition, he comes from Scottish ancestry.
Where Did Matt Study?
He attended the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He graduated from college in 2008 and got his veterinary license in 2012.
What Happened to Matt Carricker’s Brother?
Apart from himself, Matt’s parents share three kids, a sister named Ali Thomas, and two brothers, Mark William Carriker and Drew Carriker. His sister Ali is a Texas A&M vet school graduate. All three of them grew up together in Boerne.
Tragically, Matt’s younger brother Mark passed away at the age of 31-year-old on March 19th, 2020. He died after his 18-months long battle with a malignant tumor. At the time of his death, the Coronavirus pandemic was in full swing so his burial was organized privately at Boerne Cemetry on March 23.
Initially, Matt revealed that his baby brother Mark is suffering from cancer through a video posted on December 20, 2018. From the video, we also found out that Mark also has a family of his own. He was married to Jaci Phaneuf and together they had two kids, Ellie and Abram. Besides, Mark was a graduate of Texas A&M University.
Matt Carricker’s YouTube Career
It was back in 2011 when Matt first came to media prominence. He had just started his first channel which he named, DemolitionRanch. As of 2022, his channel has more than 10 million subscribers, the most for a firearms channel. At first, he started the channel out of his love for weapons. He used to shoot random objects with guns which is honestly really fun to watch.
Soon his video started getting a lot of attention and before you know it Matt had become a big YouTuber. Apart from his main channel, Matt also runs two different channels, OffTheRanch and Vet Ranch. In his OffTheRanch channel, he generally shares vlogs of his family. As of now, it has over 4 million subscribers.
Matt Loves Treating Animals
His third channel, Vet Ranch is all about Matt using his skills as a veterinarian. He shares a lot of videos in which he shows how to treat several disorders, diseases, and injuries to animals. It has over 2.5 million subscribers. In addition, for the channel Vet Ranch, he has also partnered up with San Antonio Humane Society, a not-for-profit organization.
The organization primarily focuses on taking care of stray dogs and cats by giving them shelter and caring for them. Moreover, all the revenue that Matt earns from this channel, he uses to treat at-risk animals.
In an interview with The Battalion, Matt revealed how the organization San Antonio Pets Alive, SAPA, works. He said,
“What happens is someone will drop a dog off that they don’t want anymore at the pound. And there are just so many dogs in the city pound, and so they have to euthanize dogs that are not getting adopted. SAPA goes in and finds dogs that they think they can re-home, and pull them from the pound. If they have any health issues they try to fix them, and that’s where I came to them.”
Matt practices veterinary at Fair Oaks Ranch Veterinary which is based in Bexar County, Texas.
The veteran YouTuber also runs an online merchandise store, Bunker Branding Co. Its office is based in Kendall County, Texas. Matt operates the store alongside his wife and friend.
Has Matt Carriker Enlisted In The Military?
His channel DemolitionRanch is all about guns. It would not be an understatement to say Matt really knows a lot about guns. His knowledge and his interest in weaponry somehow depict that Matt might have served in the military. So has he really?
Well, Matt has not been a part of the military. Despite that, he has incredible respect for the veterans. He often collaborates with his fellow YouTuber and former US Army veteran, Mat Best.
Who is Matt Carriker’s Wife? His Married life
For a long-time Matt is in a marital relationship with Meredith Carriker. The lovebirds exchanged vows in July of 2008, in a rather intimate wedding ceremony. For the nuptials, Matt wore a black suit while his bride wore a shoulderless white gown.
Both of them are quite secretive when it comes to personal life because which there is not much information regarding it. The only time they shared something about their wedding was back when Matt shared a photo of the two from their wedding on the occasion of their 12th marriage anniversary.
In the post, he wrote a romantic caption, “Celebrated 12 years with @drdemolitionmatt yesterday… I’m so thankful God gave me YOU.”
It has been more than a decade since their marriage and till now there isn’t any news of a problem between the two.
How Many Kids Does Matt Carriker Have?
From their relationship, the couple shares three kids, two daughters Adalyn Carriker, Annie Carriker, and a son, Lincoln Carriker, whom they welcomed in 2014.
Matt and his wife are of those celebrities who don’t like to share information about their kids in the public. They have shared pictures of their three kids only a handful of times.
How much is Matt Carriker’s net worth?
As of now, her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. He earned a major portion of his fortune from his career on YouTube.