Tyler Hoover Net Worth

Tyler Hoover is an American YouTuber who runs the ”Hoovie’s Garage” YouTube channel.

His channel features videos where Tyler purchases unusual or broken cars and then films how he fixes them.

Sometimes, Hoover sells cars for a loss since he spends too much money on repairs or modifications. 


Tyler was born in the USA. He grew up in Wichita, Kansas.

He graduated from Andover High School in 2005.

From January 2007 to January 2009, Tyler worked as a used car salesman at Joe Self BMW.

Hoover earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government from Wichita State University.

From January 2010 to January 2015, Tyler was the owner of Ad Astra Automotive.

He also worked as an opening coordinator and operations support for FFC Midwest as well as a freelance automotive writer, especially for AutoTrader Oversteer.


Hoover started his YouTube channel (Hoovie’s Garage) on September 7, 2016.

Tyler uploads videos in which he buys broken cars and documents what it takes to get them up to running condition.

Some of the cars Hoover has sold include:

  • Imperial Crown Coupe (1966);
  • Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 (1976);
  • Lincoln Continental Town Coupe (1978);
  • Mercedes-Benz 300TD (1980);
  • Mercedes-Benz 240D (1980);
  • Mercedes-Benz 300SD (1984);
  • Porsche 944 Turbo (1986);
  • Jeep Grand Wagoneer (1989);
  • Subaru SVX (1994);
  • Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG (1995);
  • Buick Park Avenue Ultra (1996);
  • Mercedes-Benz SL600 (1997);
  • Jeep Cherokee (1998);
  • Lexus LX470 (1999);
  • Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG (2000);
  • Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG (2001);
  • Mercedes-Benz E500 (2004);
  • Porsche Cayenne Turbo (2004);
  • Bentley Continental GT (2004);
  • Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI (2005);
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (2006);
  • Mercedes-Benz S600 (2007);
  • Toyota Prius (2010);
  • Tesla Model S (2012);
  • Volkswagen Golf GTi (2012).

On December 31, 2020, Hoover bought a Lamborghini Countach as well as a Lamborghini Diablo.

At the time of writing, his YouTube channel has over 1.34 million subscribers.

TV Show

In 2018, he started to film his own television show called Car Issues.

The series premiered on June 8, 2019, on FYI Network. He signed for 24 episodes.

The first episode is titled – ”The Lambo and The Bronco.” Hoover said about the show:

“It was an incredible amount of work and travel for these short little episodes.”

The show is produced by Brandon Killion from Bright Bay Creative.

Brandon also worked on other TV series, including Ax Men, Auction Hunters, Naked Vegas, Ice Road Truckers, Savage Family Diggers, Duck Dynasty, and Swords: Life on the Line.

Some of the cars Tyler bought for Car Issues include:

  • Hummer.
  • Dodge Viper;
  • Corvette ZR1;
  • Porsche 944 Turbo;
  • Buick Grand National;
  • Mustang Fox Body Saleen.


Tyler Hoover is married. 

In 2018, he bought his wife an R171 Mercedes SLK 55 AMG for $19,000.

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He has a daughter named Ellie.


”The nice thing about going into Star Wars with the low expectations is you’re surprised that it’s watchable.”

”You can keep the money; you can keep the car, the title. I just want to own it in spirit.”

”If you have the skills and are willing to make the sacrifices, it’s possible to make a decent living [as a car dealer].”

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In 2019, Tyler was caught speeding in a Lamborghini, reported Kansas. In addition, Hoover didn’t have his insurance and license with him. He said in a YouTube video:

”I still feel guilty. I don’t like speeding.”

Hoover went on to say:

”I’m not much of a speeder, and I’m really guilty, not just because I got caught.”

In 2017, his 2000 Mercedes ML55 AMG was stolen. Tyler has created a Facebook page to help find the car.

He later found the car abandoned. Hoover wrote on Autotrader:

”The thieves had left several personal items, including tools, dirty underwear and a book about building healthy relationships.”

Other famous YouTubers that have car-related channels are Mo Vlogs, Adam LZ, Damon Fryer, and Matt Farah.

Tyler Hoover – Net Worth

Hoover earned most of his wealth from managing his company for five years, working for FFC Midwest, sponsors, and ads on his YouTube channel. The channel has over 318 million views, meaning about $1 million in revenue before state taxes.

In addition, Hoover has a television show titled Car Issues. His show was funded entirely by Verizon but runs on FYI Network.

Moreover, Hoover sells merch on his website – hooviesgarage.com.

Therefore, YouTuber Tyler Hoover has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

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