Officially titled Alone: Grizzly Mountain, the 8th season of the popular History Channel show was a big hit. Alone Season 8 followed 10 contestants, all of whom were dropped off alone in remote wilderness with 10 hand-picked survival items. Clay Hayes emerged as the winner of the show taking home the top prize of $500 thousand. This article is all about Alone Star Clay Hayes’ wife, Elizabeth Shultz Hayes.
Learn about her job, family, and personal life below.
Meet Alone Star Clay Hayes Wife, Elizabeth Shultz Hayes
Throughout the whole competition, Clay Hayes lost over 18 kgs. Despite his weakness, Clay survived his encounters with a mountain lion, grizzly bears, and a fisher. He even killed a young mule deer buck with his bow, foraged wild mushrooms and berries, and caught fishes in the show.
With the prize money, Clay plans to pay off his house mortgage and save some for his kids to go to college when they grow up.
Talking about his personal life, Clay married his wife Elizabeth Schultz Hayes on August 23, 2003. Reportedly, the two knew each other since they were both 17 years old.
Celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary (and 21 years of togetherness), Elizabeth shared some of her pictures with her husband Clay from their wedding day on Facebook. She captioned the post,”… Clay Hayes I’m so glad you picked me to do this crazy thing called life with. You make life fun and I can’t imagine it any other way! Cheers 🥂 to the past 16 (21 ) years and I’m ready for the next!!! Babe, I love you….. now let’s go celebrate.”
On Father’s Day, on June 18, 2018, Elizabeth shared a picture of her and Clay and wrote, “Happy Father’s Day to this hot guy we love you! Clay Hayes.”
The adorable couple also has two kids (sons) from their marriage, named Coye and Fen, who turned 13 and 10 years old respectively in 2022.
On Coye’s 11th birthday, Elizabeth shared a picture of Coye and Fen standing behind Coye’s birthday cake. “From a premie to 7 years old overnight wishing this not so little guy a very Happy Birthday,” Elizabeth wrote on Fen’s 7th birthday.
Based on some family pictures, Coye and Fen have been learning the fun of hunting, from a young age, from their dad Clay Hayes.
Elizabeth Shultz Hayes Age
According to radaris.com, Elizabeth Shultz Hayes’ age was 41 as of July 2022. Through Instagram, Elizabeth shared that her little son Fen made her a chocolate cake on her 41st birthday.
Elizabeth Shultz Hayes Job
Talking about Elizabeth Shultz Hayes’ career, she has been a part-owner at Twisted Stave Media since March 17, 2013.
Her Facebook also tells us that she’s previously worked multiple jobs. From August 21, 2017, to August 16, 2019, Elizabeth was a Radiology Technologist at Gritman Medical Center. She worked as a Mail Carrier at US Postal Service from August 2015 to August 2017.
Elizabeth has worked as an X-ray Technician at three different institutions: Teton Open MRI CT & X-Ray of Idaho Falls LLC, Pioneer Community Hospital of Aberdeen, and West Florida Regional Med Ctr in the past.
Recently, via an Instagram post, Elizabeth also informed her fans and followers that she’d started beekeeping officially. Uploading a clip from the bee-keeping site, she wrote, “I’m so happy to be surrounded by these 20,000 bees… I guess I’m officially a beekeeper now. I just can’t contain my excitement!!!” in the caption.
Clay Hayes’ wife also runs a YouTube Channel named Liz Hayes, where she had 3.82 thousand subscribers in July 2022. Elizabeth uploads many recipes on the channel and some of the popular ones are Cowboy Candy, Dandelion Syrup, and Kahlua Coffee Liqueur among others.
Elizabeth Hayes’ husband makes his living by crafting bows and filming the process. Also a wildlife biologist, Clay worked in some of the most remote and beautiful landscapes in the lower 48. However, he followed his true passion which is archery professionally in 2017.
Clay received education from Pace High School, Pensacola Junior College, and the University of West Florida. In 2007, he graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in wildlife science.
As of 2022, Clay had garnered a net worth of around $1 million. Most of his earnings came through winning the prize money of Alone: Season 8. He also made a few bucks from selling merchandise, which includes T-shirts and DVDs. In 2014, Clay also published a book titled “Traditional Archery Hunting: Stories and Advice about Traditional Bowhunting,” which costs $6.95 on Amazon.
Is Elizabeth Shultz Hayes On Instagram?
Yes, Elizabeth Shultz Hayes is on Instagram @lifelikelizzy, where she has more than 2.5 thousand followers. You can also find her on Facebook.
Where Is Elizabeth Shultz Hayes From?
Elizabeth Shultz Hayes currently lives with her husband and two sons on their homestead near Lewiston, in North Idaho. She lived in Idaho Falls and Starkville, Mississippi, in the past.
What Do We Know About Elizabeth Shultz Hayes Family?
Talking about Elizabeth Shultz Hayes’ family, her parents are Glyn Edward Shultz (father) and Deborah Shultz (mother).
Elizabeth’s father, an Army veteran and a devoted Christian, passed away on September 10, 2021, at the age of 77.
Elizabeth has two siblings, a brother, and a sister. They are Jason Shultz and Sonya Shultz Edenfield.