Ivan Iler is best known as the contestant of Metal Shop Masters hailing from Michigan. While his work has been widely shared on social media and several public cations, information on his personal life didn’t get much attention.
Scroll down this Ivan Iler Wikipedia to learn more about his wife, family, and his age.
Ivan Iler On Metal Shop Masters
Ivan is a man with many talents. He is a sculptor, carver, painter, and also works on motorcycles. However, his heart resides in metal sculpting and his works are displayed in various places and events. But, fans are eager to learn how he got his start in the first place.
As a kid, Ivan Iler loved drawing. His freethinking nature ignited the flame to pursue his passion for art. He was entirely focused on drawing which although affected his education, nevertheless found his true passion and purpose in life. So, he focused on creating artwork that resonated with people.
Then, one of his teachers introduced him to welding. Ivan never took the class but used the shop after school to work with the equipment. After honing his skills in welding, he started building and working with motorcycles.
Metal Shop Masters is Netflix’s show that stirred the interest of fans who love building stuff that is mostly based on sculpting or welding. In the show, Jo Kay was the host, and the judges were Stephanie Hoffman and David Madero both of whom were well-known fabricators who have their works publicly put on a display in various locations.
Ivan Iler is one of the contestants of the show who impressed judges with his work. He had joined the show with the seven best welders in the states. The show was won by Thomas Patsis. Fans of the show on Twitter felt the other way.
They thought Leah Aripotch on the show was robbed of the title and argued on Twitter. Another user aggressively argued that both the host and the judges from the show had to be removed if they planned to return for the new edition.
Ivan Iler Age
Ivan Iler from Metal Shop Masters celebrates his birthday every year on 10 July. He appears to be in his mid-30s, but the precise age is yet to be discovered.
Ivan Iler Family
Ivan Iler was born to his father Jonathan Iler and his mother Sally Iler in the hometown of Socorro, New Mexico. Whereas, he has been living in Saint Johns, Michigan at the time of penning this article. As much as his parents are important to him, information related to them escaped the public domain.
Furthermore, they don’t seem to be on social media platforms. Instead, we found Ivan’s father’s siblings on Facebook. His uncle David Iler lived in Woodinville, Washington. He graduated from California State University, Fullerton, California State University, Irvine, and California State University, Long Beach, where he studied Ceramic art.
David, later on, attended Cypress Community College and Azusa Pacific University where he studied art appreciation. David and Jonathan’s sister worked as Quality Assurance Representatives at St. Joseph Hospital.
Speaking about his siblings, Ivan has a brother named Granville Iler and a sister named Sarah Iler.
Sarah, his sister, lives in Saginaw, Michigan. Initially, she was homeschooled and went on to attend Lansing Community College. She formerly worked as a sales assistant at Woody’s, sales associate at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland, Alterations CSR at David’s Bridal. She also worked as a Sewer at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland.
Ivan’s brother also lives in Saginaw, Michigan.
Other family members also include Ivan’s cousins Kenneth Nichols and Penny Nichols Cassiday.
Talking about height, Ivan Iler should stand tall at 6 feet (1.82 meters). He has inked multiple inks on several parts of his body which happens to be his distinct features.
His Instagram, Facebook
@ivan_iler which is Ivan’s Instagram had 9252 followers. He actively posts on the platform and had over 990 posts (as of September 2021). In the same way, his Facebook page @ivanilerstudios gathered 11,893 followers. @ivan.iler, his personal Facebook account, was friends with 1.3k people and followed by 614 followers.
Ivan Iler Net Worth
First off, Ivan Iler has a burgeoning net worth of $500 thousand.
Growing up he appreciated the work of Leonardo Da Vinci. The book which he received from his grandma filled with artwork of Leo, further inspired him to pursue art as a hobby and career. As an adult, he mostly focused on kinetic metal sculptures.
Ivan announced during an online interview that his artwork kept on evolving over the years. And of course, the results are right in front of our eyes. Most of the time, Ivan uses clay, wood, leather, paint, and engraving for his work. He also worked as a motorcycle engineer so he had a lot of metal to work with.
The reality star’s work is on display in several public places in Lansing, Saint Johns, Baldwin, and Mason. Whereas, galleries and shows also hold his artwork.
According to his website, Ivan loves to create works of art that highlight the intersection of science and art, creating realistic pieces that breathe movement and life into inanimate objects. Ivan has been owning Ivan Iler Studios since January 2009. He also owned Hammer In Hand Custom Cycles LLC.
Ivan also promotes his work on YouTube Hammer In Hand Custom Cycles & Ivan Iler Studios which had 9.07k subscribers. The channel contains 33 videos. However, the artworks that he kept for sales are the ways that he fills his pocket and pays for the next project. The piece could range from $7000 to $18,000 depending on the size and labor.
Trivia: Ivan Iler was a professional tattoo artist before he dedicated full time to sculpting.
Ivan Iler Wife
Ivan Iler is very private about his personal life. In his, nearly 1000 posts on Instagram, he never even mentioned his wife anywhere. Most of his social media posts were strictly professional. However, in early December 2019, Ivan posted a pic of himself with a woman named Michele.
They were attending a party and they seemed to enjoy being in each other’s personal space. Based on the snap and the comments from his friends, she was either his girlfriend or his wife. The post became a milestone for the only time she ever appeared on his socials.
Hence, Ivan’s relationship status (as of September 2021) remains a mystery.