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James “Bobo” Fay Bio, Net Worth, Height, Weight Loss

You are here, which means you loved Finding Bigfoot on Animal Planet when it premiered in May 2011 and lasted until its last season that released in May 2018.

The program followed four researchers and explorers Cliff Barackman, James “Bobo” Fay, Ranae Holland, and Matt Moneymaker investigating potential evidence of Bigfoot (a cryptid hominid allegedly living in the wildernesses of the United States and Canada.

Even though the Finding Bigfoot team never captured photographic evidence of the Bigfoot’s existence, the show gained high ratings and became a top earner for Animal Planet. Audiences also loved the team of four men with some still wondering years later how are they doing?

So, in the rest of the writing, we shall try to cover one of the sasquatch hunter “Bobo” Fay’s all-included Bio.

What Happened To James “Bobo” Fay On Finding Bigfoot?

James has been fascinated with sasquatch his entire life. So today (in 2021), even after the completion of Finding Bigfoot, he continues to work as a commercial fisherman while also taking on other odd jobs in Northern California. Just like he did before, he talks to people and hears their eyewitness accounts of the creature he has been looking for all his life.

James is still active in the Bigfoot community. He continues to attend conventions and community events in the Bigfoot world. Among others, he managed to sneak in a brief appearance in the independent 2021 Bigfoot documentary, Bigfoot at Bluff Creek. He was also included in the 2021 Finding Bigfoot reunion episode, “The Search Continues,” where he and the other team members used modern technological advances to further their lifelong search.

Then, also during the “History & Mystery Weekend” event, James he cared to share that he is currently in talks with networks and that there might be a pick-up of the show.

His relationships and personal life however remained a complete mystery, at the time of this writing. Just a few facts known would be — his dad played in the Ivy League, so James watched a lot of games with him. In a tweet back in 2016, he also briefly mentioned his mom.

James “Bobo” Fay Net Worth

So basically James “Bobo” Fay is a commercial fisherman who also runs a fire-prevention brush removal service. He had an estimated $400 thousand net worth by Jan. 2015.

Hint on his salary as a commercial fisherman: according to ZipRecruiter, the average annual pay for Commercial Fishing jobs in California is $51,105 a year; Salary ranges $80,615 at the highest and $15,730 at the lowest.

Speaking of his television works other than Finding Bigfoot, he appeared in Fishbone: Date Rape (2007), Momo: The Missouri Monster (2019), and Operation Nightscream 2003 (2007).

James graduated from Bishop Montgomery in 1984 and grew interested in Bigfoot when he was a teen. When in junior high school, he also passionately learned to surf; never realizing the same skill would later come in handy with his love of scratching to surf into along the Pacific North West.

In the late 1980s, James attended Humboldt State University. It allowed him to explore nearby Bigfoot hotspots including the infamous Bluff Creek and Willow Creek areas.

Then, it was 1989, when he finally recorded the first of multiple Bigfoot sightings.

Following college, James took multiple jobs that placed him in Squatchy areas and the rest is history.

James “Bobo” Fay Height

Also known for his slow, relaxed style trademark, James “Bobo” Fay stands 6′ 4″ (1.93 meters) tall.

James “Bobo” Fay Weight Loss

Fans, used to seeing James “Bobo” Fay on Finding Bigfoot saw him a while later on toward the end of January 2020 when he was a keynote speaker at a paranormal symposium at the Starved Rock Lodge.

They were startled to see his weight-loss transformation. Now as skinny as a rail, he also had chopped his trademark long hair. They noticed the only thing that had not changed was his love for “Sasquatch” themed hats.

Thus addressing the sudden loss of weight and seeming-hair loss, fans showed concerns and worried if he had cancer. And thankfully James clarified that he was healthy and his weight loss only resulted from diet control.

Related FAQs

  • How Old Is James “Bobo” Fay?

James “Bobo” Fay was born on 16th April in 1961 making him an Aries and 60 years old in 2021.

  • Where Was James “Bobo” Fay Born?

James “Bobo” Fay was born and raised in the south bay of Los Angeles, California, in the United States.

Currently (in 2021), he called Humboldt County, Eureka, California his home.

  • Is James “Bobo” Fay On Instagram, Facebook?

James certainly had accounts on Instagram and Facebook.

However, until 10 November 2021, it had been a long time since he last shared on his Instagram @bobesfay. It was August 2013 when he last shared a glimpse of him on his way to Nepal to look for the yeti.

James rather seemed active on Twitter @squatcher where he entertained a good 44.5K followers.

On Facebook, he had several handles, James Fay – The White Kanye, James “Bobo” Fay – Finding Bigfoot, and lastly James “Bobo” Fay. All these accounts collectively had 69K followers.

You may as well spot him on Cameo as Bobo Sasquatch.

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