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Who Is Sophie Swaney? All About Her Professional and Personal Life

Sophie Swaney is an American social media influencer. She is popular for her content related to guns, fishing, fitness, and outdoor activities.

The rising social media star reportedly began her social media journey back in 2011 with Instagram. She has over 120k followers on her new IG handle and 2k subscribers on her self-titled YouTube channel as of 2022. Prior to that, Swaney also models for brands like Navigations, Cabela’s, and more.

Back in 2021, Swaney made it to the headlines but this time it was not for her content but for her DUI. She was arrested and charged with DUI, possession of a gun, and marijuana.

In addition, we will also find out if Sophie is dating a boyfriend or not, her wealth, and more intriguing facts!

Sophie Swaney’s Early Life Details- How Old Is She?

The Instagram star Sophie was born on 7th September 1994 in Arlington, Tennessee to her parents Randall Swaney and Grace Swaney.

She was born under the birth sign Virgo and is 28 years old as of 2022. Swaney holds an American nationality and has Caucasian ethnic descent.

Sophie Swaney and her father Randall Swaney
A picture of Sophie as a child alongside her father

Swaney grew up alongside her three siblings named Sara Allen, Natalie, and Jorja on their farm.

Sophie’s Parents Are Already Divorced

The parents of four are already divorced and living a happy life of their own. While Grace is living a private lifestyle, Randall is currently married to Lori Burks Swaney.

They got married on 31st March 2011 and share a daughter together, Harper (Sophie’s half-sister). As per Randall’s socials, Lori has a good relationship with her four stepdaughters as well.

Swaney’s Education Details

Talking about her education, the Instagrammer went to Houston High School and later enrolled at the University of Memphis. She also has a degree in Gunsmithing.

Sophie Is An Animal Lover and A Hunter

As mentioned above, Swaney grew up on a farm watching her family hunt and fish almost every day. Although she was not involved in hunting as a child, she would go fishing with her father.

Sophie Swaney as a child
Swaney grew fond of hunting at a young age,
Source: Facebook

Similarly, she helped her grandmother clean the farm and sometimes even cleaned their hunt rewards such as deers.

The series of things like this eventually led her love for hunting/fishing to turn into a passion. For now, she is a full-time social media personality widely recognized for her fresh outdoor content.

How Did Sophie Swaney Become Famous?

After moving out from her family farm to North Carolina, Swaney began her own journey as a hunter. During this time, she began posting her activities on social’s like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. In the meantime, Sophie also started landing deals with several companies that focus on outdoor adventures.

In a span of a short time, Sophie caught huge media and public attention with her unedited and fresh content related to hunting, fishing, and especially guns.

Her Social Media Profiles

In her now-disabled IG handle, Sophie had over 470k followers. At the moment, she has a new Instagram handle under the name @sophieswaney_outdoors with over 121k followers.

Likewise, she has over 2k on her secondary Instagram account @sophieswaney5, over 2k followers on her thrift store page @sophieswaneyscloset, and 86.4k followers on Twitter as of 2022.

Not to forget, she is also active on TikTok where she has over 593.6k followers with over 6M total likes.

Sophie Swaney Got Arrested For DUI In 2021

On 4th May 2021, the then-26-year-old Sophie was arrested in Nashville after she was caught driving under the influence along with a gun and drugs inside her car.

As per Swaney herself, she had drank a Moscow mule and a Michelob beer before hitting the road with her boyfriend Johnny Austin Justice.

Sophie Swaney addresses boyfriend Austin
Swaney called Johnny Justice aka Austin her boyfriend in one of her IG stories
Source: Tennessee Daily News

The pair was reportedly traveling west on Charlotte Ave and got in a verbal argument amidst their travel. After the two argued for a while, Austin climbed out the passenger-side window and jumped from the vehicle. He fell on his head causing a brain injury.

As per the sources, Justice was all upset regarding a photoshoot. Sophie later took to her social media and asked her followers to pray for Austin who was in the trauma department of a local hospital at that time.

Moreover, in 2018, Swaney was also caught driving under the influence in North Carolina.

Who Is Sophie’s Boyfriend?

As mentioned above, Swaney is dating Johnny Austin Justice. He runs a landscape company called Justice Landscaping. Moreover, her beau Justice is also a pro-hunter like his lover.

According to Swaney’s IG post, the couple began dating in April 2014. Likewise, looking through her Facebook profile, they even adopted a dog named Bentley together the same year.

Since then, Swaney often posts pictures of her and her partner Austin on her Instagram @therealslimswaney. Similarly, her boyfriend Austin also expresses his love towards his longtime partner via his IG handle @officerjustice, posting several photos of them together.

Sophie Swaney and Her Boyfriend Both Are Avid Animal Lovers

After adopting Bentley in 2014, Swaney and her boyfriend went on to adopt three more puppies named Benelli, Cotton, and Daisy to complete their pup family.

Sophie Swaney with her beau Johnny Austin Justice
Sophie and her boyfriend Johnny Austin adopted their fourth fur baby Mossy Oaks Bentley
Source: Facebook

Sadly in 2018, Bentley passed away followed by Cotton in 2019. Fast-forwarding to 2021, she added a new pup to her family named Mossy Oaks Bentley aka Bentley Jr.

Apart from pups, she also has two horses named Slim Shady and Slim Swaney. Both of her horses live on the farm with her.

She Gets A Breast Implants A Month After Her DUI Case

Yes, you read it right. Just a month after her DUI case, Sophie became the buzz of the town for her breast implant surgery.

After her breakthrough in the hunting world, Sophie was constantly amidst cameras and one of the talked media personalities.

She openly announced her breast implant surgery via Facebook. On 3rd June 2021, Swaney posted a picture of her from the surgery room with the caption,

“When the surgery goes well and you’re just waiting to meet your new weapons of mass destruction #NewBoobGoofin”

Surprisingly, people wished her well recovery and congratulated her on her successful surgery instead of bashing her. Well, this definitely proves that Sophie has a fan base of genuine support.

What Is Sophie’s Net Worth in 2022?

According to various sources, Swaney has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022. She earns her fortune as a social media influencer and her collaboration work with big companies.

So far, she has worked with brands like Freedom Holsters, Hostile Wheels, Yeehaw Cowboy Boots, Reign Lashes, Tate Bros Tires, and many more.

As per a reliable source, she can also make between $864 – $1,297 from her Tiktok.