Meet Larry Thacker, star of Netflix’s show “Swap Shop”. He is the returning cast on season 2 and here are a few things you should know about him.
This Larry Thacker Bio covers his age, wife, and his net worth. So, keep on scrolling.
Larry Thacker On Swap Shop
Netflix’s “Swap Shop” has returned for season 2 and one of the casts that we meet is Larry Thacker. He appears on the show as the right-hand man of Victoria ‘Tori’ Cooley the owner of West Main Antiques, where he works as a manager.
In the show, viewers see all kinds of items bought, sold, and swapped. It is the adaptation of a radio show named The Swap Shop which has been airing on the radio in Tennesse for over 70 years as of this writing in 2022.
The residents are notified about the item up for sale on the show and they mostly focus on antique dealers and shop owners.
Besides Larry, the other casts joining the show are Richard Davis and Garin Dickerson of Nirvana Comics, Knoxville, Sammie Isaac and Mark Isaac of Sammie’s Auction, Corbin, Kentucky, JP Mathes from Elizabethton, Tennessee and Fiddling Leona from Tokyo, Japan, Jen and Doug of Picker’s Paradise, Tazewell, Tennessee, Leo and Danny, Versus Atl, Scott Jones and Dale Kyker of Kyker’s Xtreme Automotive, Jason of JD’s Realty & Auction based in Clinton, Tennessee, and Jason’s partner, Bobby of Bob Mart.
Larry had also appeared in season 1, so he had announced on his IG, “Watch us on the new Netflix show, Swap Shop, Nov 9th!”. He announced season 2 via IG post, “watch us on the New Netflix Show SWAP SHOP Season 2! February 16!”. But, IMDB is yet to list him as a cast of the show.
He and Victoria also spoke in an interview about how they made it into the show which is available on YouTube.
Larry Thacker Net Worth
Larry Thacker has a net worth under $700 thousand.
He amassed his fortune working as a writer, artist, educator, and reality show actor. His poems have been published in over 180 publications, including Spillway, Still: The Journal, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Illuminations, and American Journal of Poetry
Still: The Journal, Fried Chicken and Coffee, Dime Show Review, and Story and Grit among others also published his stories. His stories have been nominated for Pushcart and Best of the Net recognitions.
He has also authored Mountain Mysteries: The Mystic Traditions of Appalachia (Overmountain Press) the full poetry collections Drifting in Awe (2017), Grave Robber Confessional (2019), Feasts of Evasion (2019), and Gateless Menagerie (Oct 2021). He has two chapbooks, Voice Hunting and Memory Train (Finishing Line Press).
Whereas, his short story collection, Working it off in Labor County: Stories is published with West Virginia University Press (February 2021). The follow-up collection to Working, entitled, Labor Days, Labor Nights: More Stories, was published in October of 2021d and a short story collection, entitled Everyday Monsters, co-authored with CM Chapman, is forthcoming in Dec 2021.
Larry was in the US Army where he worked as Linguist/Interrogator. He is also a 15-year veteran of the student services field in higher education with multiple professional degrees. He works as an adjunct instructor at Northeast State Community College occasionally.
Larry holds MFA in poetry and fiction is from West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Fun Fact: Larry also spoke at Walter’s State’s Mildred Haun Conference.
Is Larry Thacker On Instagram?
Larry Thacker Wife
Larry Thacker found “the one” when he met his wife Karin Thacker (@karin.thacker). His Facebook shared that he tied the knots with his wife on 21 May 2011; so you know they completed the first decade of being married in 2021. Larry is not hesitant about flaunting his wife on his socials.
He posts pictures of Karin with captions such as “Beautiful wife!” and “Wifey, Karin”. In May 2018, he announced that his wife was his “shieldmaiden” via an IG post. They love celebrating Halloween and in 2017 they dressed up as jokers.
Karin is on Instagram who dubbed herself as “Instagram model/influencer, musician, oceanographer/marine biologist, ninja warrior trainer, gourmet cook/pastry chef, the authority on the quality of paper”. But, she has kept her IG private which has 147 followers. She also has a Facebook account (@karin.thacker.3).
In Case You Missed It: Victoria ‘Tori’ Cooley isn’t Larry Thacker’s wife. They’re co-stars and work buddies.
Larry Thacker Age
Born in 1969, Larry Thacker is 52 years old as of February 2022.
Where Is Larry Thacker From?
Larry Thacker cited Middlesboro, Kentucky as his hometown. Later in 2013, he moved to For Lewis, Virginia, and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He currently lives with his wife in Johnson City, Tennessee.
When Is Larry Thacker Birthday?
Larry Thacker celebrates his birthday in March.
What Do We Know About Larry Thacker Family?
Larry Thacker was born to his parents Larry D Thacker (@thack125044) and Mary Charles Thacker (@marycharles.thacker). His father is 76 years old whereas his mother is 77 as of 2022. He also has a sister named LeAnn Thacker Stepp. Back when they were young, their parents spent about $800 worth of vintage costumes in today’s money on her sister’s birthday.
How Tall Is Larry Thacker?
Larry Thacker’s who stands above 5 feet 10 inches has combined his love of poetry and tattoos. He has inked Robert Frost’s final two lines of “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” that reads, “But I have promises to keep” on one hand and “And miles to go before I sleep” on the other.
Larry also tatted a semicolon on his wrist.