Robert Terkla Net Worth – $2 million
What is Robert Terkla’s net worth? Also, read about Robert Terkla’s divorce as well as his new wife.
Robert Terkla is a former U.S. Army military who was sent on deployment to Kirkuk, Iraq, in 2008.
He now serves as the President of UMG Events LLC and has a popular YouTube channel called ”LunkersTV.”
Biography & Military Career
He was born in Fort Worth, TX, on Tuesday, September 26, 1989.
Terkla joined the US Army as an 11 Bravo (11B) in 2008.
At first, he was assigned to the first and 30th as an infantryman. He was sent out on a deployment to Kirkuk, Iraq.
Robert had a naturally keen eye and used that to his advantage to become a master sniper.
He led a team through countless missions.
In 2014, Robert was medically discharged.
Transitioning from the military was a challenging experience as it is for most veterans.
He eventually turned to alcohol to cope with the transition as he was feeling disappointed that he could no longer live his high adrenaline lifestyle.
In an interview with MuskOx Tv, Terkla commented on things he learned regarding transitioning into civilian life.
He said: “Alcohol is not the answer. That is probably the number one thing I learned to be honest. Work ethic, if you have a good work ethic in the civilian world, you’ll crush it because a lot of people are lazy.”
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Currently, Robert is a popular Youtuber with his channel name ”Lunkers TV,” having videos about hunting and fishing, including instruction, tips, and footage of his fishing and hunting excursions.
Terkla really sets himself apart from other similar YouTube channels with an ongoing “series” called Military Mondays, where Robert utilizes his YouTube channel to talk about some serious stuff from his military days as both an outlet for fellow veterans and himself.
He spoke about his decision to start a YouTube channel on the Eavesdrop Podcast.
“Hector told me about YouTube,” Terkla said. He added: ”And this was kind of around the time where I mentally I was kind of [not well] cause I was still trying to come back from Afghanistan and cope with the fact that I got hurt even though I got selected for all this cool guy […], and it was just mentally [messing with] me and I thought, you know what?
I’m going to try the Youtube thing. I think it was like August, and I started my first video maybe five days before Avery was born, and Avery was born, and then I started clicking with myself, ‘man, I really need to do something.’”
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Terkla started a podcast in August 2021 in hopes to shed light on what he believes is going on in the world today.
He tackles America’s most controversial political issues through the eyes of a free-thinking American.
In January 2011, Robert Terkla married his wife, Sarah Terkla. She has over 71k followers on Instagram.
The couple divorced in 2020.
”We did get a divorce; it has nothing to do with YouTube…it had nothing to do with money… mid-life crises,” Terkla said in an October 2020 video.
He also said: ”I gave Sarah the house.”
On Instagram, Robert explained: ”We just grew apart is all, and that’s all y’all really need to know.”
In 2022, Robert Terkla married Cami Terkla (née Mantilla).
Cami works as a real estate agent for The Lori Vaden Group.
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The couple has a daughter named Avery.
”Thank God I have this beautiful girl in my life,” Robert said in November 2020 while he holds his daughter in his arms.
On September 10, 2018, he published – ”Never Fear Anything: My Untold Story As A Sniper In Our Nations Longest War.”
This book leads the readers through his struggles to operate covertly behind enemy lines attached to Navy SEALs in Afghanistan and find a life purpose.
In August 2020, Terkla released another book titled – ”Earned: My Journey to becoming a Hunter of Man.” The book is about Terkla’s childhood and the loss of his father to cancer.
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Robert currently resides in Fort Worth, TX.
In 2014, Robert took a risk that had paid off when he invested in UMG esports gaming tournament host company has been wildly successful. He took out a loan of $17,000 and invested without learning much about it. He is now the President of UMG Events LLC.
In one year, the company’s financial profit rose around 30 times. In the present day, they rival MLG and are a driving force in the gaming industry.
Currently, Robert serves as the President/Board Member of the company. ”I own an alright chunk of this company that is involved in a crazy industry,” he said.
Robert Terkla – Net Worth
Terkla earns most of his money from his gaming company (UMG Media), ads on YouTube, and sponsors.
On YouTube, Terkla has over 356 million views, meaning about $1.15 million in revenue.
Terkla also started a Googan Squad company, which initially started as a meme account and a joke between friends.
The term Googan is a slang term that generally means lousy fisherman. Making a play on the definition of Googan, they started an Instagram account that started to grow rapidly, and they decided to capitalize on that.
They decided to create products for a fishing line, including their wildly popular bait line, and now they have just about everything you could need in terms of fishing gear.
On starting Googan Squad, Terkla said on the Eavesdrop Podcast: “Googan Baits started off in spite almost. 100% because people, we were like we want to work with you any bait company, you don’t fish on the […] tour they would give us all this load of […], and we don’t see any value in you. So that was what […] triggered and spark it.”
He has partnered with Favorite Fishing and created a fishing rod called LunkersTV Defender Casting Rod.
Robert has an Instagram account that has more than 706,000 followers. An account of this caliber, Terkla can receive sponsorship in the form of paid posts averaging $10k per post.
In addition, he earns some money from selling his books on Amazon as well as selling merch on his website.
Therefore, American YouTuber Robert Terkla has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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