Jeff Zausch Bio, Age, Wife, Naked and Afraid, PSR, Net Worth

Jeff Zausch Bio, Age, Wife, Naked and Afraid, PSR, Net Worth

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Biography of Jeff Zausch

Jeff Zausch is an American survivalist, adventurer, and television personality. He is best known for his appearances on the Discovery Channel reality series “Naked and Afraid.”

Zausch has appeared in numerous seasons of the show, including “Naked and Afraid XL”; a spin-off series from Naked and Afraid. He is known for his survival skills, particularly his expertise in making fire, earning him the nickname “Fire God” among his fellow cast members.

Prior to his appearances on “Naked and Afraid,” Zausch worked as a professional rafting and kayaking guide in the Grand Canyon. He has also done many outdoor expeditions, including climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and hiking to the South Pole.

Zausch is an advocate for environmental conservation and has participated in various charity expeditions to raise awareness and funds for conservation efforts.

Jeff Zausch age

Zausch was born on June 5, 1987. He is 36 years old in 2023.

Background by Jeff Zausch

Zausch was born and raised in Idaho, where he developed a passion for nature and adventure from an early age. He learned to hunt, fish, trap and feed from his father and grandfather.

Zausch also joined the Boy Scouts and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in Spanish and a minor in business. He has worked as a firefighter, wilderness guide, translator and motivational speaker.

Wife of Jeff Zausch

Zausch has been married and divorced. He was married to Gabrielle Zausch. He and Gabrielle got married on March 8, 2013. They, however, separated and divorced in 2015.

Girlfriend of Jeff Zausch

Zausch is in a relationship with Erin Munoz. During a Facebook Live in 2021, Erin revealed that she watched her survival shows before finally meeting through her cousin.

Zausch with his girlfriend, Erin Munoz

Zausch with his girlfriend, Erin Munoz

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Zausch completed four 21-day challenges on Naked and Afraid with four different partners: Eva Rupert in Madagascar (Season 1), EJ Snyder in Colombia (Season 3), Laura Zerra in Ecuador (Season 4) and Gabrielle Balassone in Mongolia (season 10).

Zausch also completed two 40-day challenges on Naked and Afraid XL with multiple partners: in South Africa (Season 1) and the Philippines (Season 5). He also completed a 14-day challenge on Naked and Afraid of Sharks with three other survivalists: Steven Lee Hall Jr., Alex Maynard and Amber Hargrove.

He has never tapped or been medically evacuated from any of his challenges.

Jeff ZauschPSR

Zausch earned some of the highest Primitive Survival (PSR) ratings in the series: 9.1 out of 10 after his first challenge. His PSR rating was 9.3 after his second challenge, 9.7 after his third challenge, and 9.9 after his fourth challenge.

Skills of Jeff Zausch

Zausch masters a number of survival skills. These included; fire making, shelter construction, water purification, navigation, tracking, trapping, fishing and hunting. He is also adept at using weapons and tools, such as bows, arrows, spears, slings, knives, and axes.

He knows the different types of plants and animals that can be used for food or medicine. Zausch is also adaptable to different climates and terrains. Zausch is physically fit and mentally strong. As a result, he is able to endure hunger, thirst, pain, cold, heat, stress, and fear.

Jeff Zausch net worth

Zausch has an estimated net worth of around $300,000.

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