Animal Planet’s The Gator Boys has not been on our TV screen since 2015. Yet, the show and its cast members have not been forgotten. Fans especially have kept wondering if their Gator Boys left or are still in Mississippi. Back then people also loved to see Paul Bedard as he and his mates ran an animal facility to capture nuisance gators and return them to their natural habitat before trappers could kill them.
In this writing therefore we shall tell you all about him, about what’s he been up to, and more.
What Is Paul Bedard Doing Now? Is The Gator Boy Still Alive?
Paul Bedard, unlike fellow Gator Boys cast member, alligator wrestler John Martinez, is still alive.
As of August 2023, he worked as a trapper while also owning a restaurant called Gator Boys Grill. He often shared updates on his job as a performer in a live alligator show. At this point, he had a contract with the Florida state’s nuisance alligator program, which involved him often catching the animals.
So, like that, Paul has continued his work in alligator conservation and rescue. He continued working on the banner of Gator Boys Alligator Rescue, and the organization’s shows at Broward County’s Everglades Holiday Park.
Additionally, he also seemed very much involved in making videos for his runs a YouTube channel called Gator Boys with nearly 5K subscribers.
Are Paul Bedard And Caroline Bravo Married?
Just like Christopher “Chris” Gillette and his partner Ashley Lawrence, Paul Bedard, and Caroline Bravo also have broken up. They have not been together for a long time. One of the, i.e., Caroline even got married to some other person called Jake Murphy Scott in 2021.
Since Caroline also transitioned into a career as a Mental Health Therapist with her own Caroline Bravo Counseling (on IG @carolinebravocounseling). Today, she loves to go around as a Nashville-based, licensed professional counselor.
While they were still in a relationship, Paul and Caroline also actively posted on their joint IG account @outoftheswamp. Here, they showed people the gators that they caught together. The page has not been updated since November 2014. So, they likely went separate ways around that time.
Paul Bedard Age
Paul Bedard was born in 1968 most likely on the 2nd of February. So, he reached the age of 55 in 2023.
How Much Is Paul Bedard’s Net Worth?
Paul Bedard reportedly had nearly $600K net worth as of August 2023.
A Horseneck Beach State Reservation worker now, he previously studied at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and Bishop Stang. Horseneck Beach is the most popular beach in Massachusetts and is located at the western end of Buzzard’s Bay. People come to this 2-mile-long beach for swimming, camping, and bird watching.
The nationally famous non-kill alligator trapper and fellow endurance athlete, Paul Bedard, in 2019’s fall also completed a quintuple anvil, an Ironman triathlon a day for five consecutive days. That same year in October, he made headlines for CT POST magazine as he jumped in a swimming pool to remove a nearly 9-foot gator.
Paul Bedard Parents
Here are a few things we learned about Paul Bedard’s parents.
His mother Judith A. (Hague) Bedard of Wesport is no more. She died peacefully at her home on 28 May 2023. Her obituary also goes on to explain that she is the eldest of three children born to the late Ernest C. And Irene M. (Tierney) Hague. A 1960 graduate of Westport High School, she eventually had gotten her LPN license and her RN license later. More than 30 years later, after working at Fall River’s Cliff Nursing Homes, and then at Taunton State Hospital, she retired. The matriarch, they say, also enjoyed going on walks with her friends and was especially fond of the music of Willie Nelson and Elvis Presley.
At this point, the late Judith’s survivors included her children, Paul R. Bedard Jr., Gerald E. Bedard and his wife Patti of Dartmouth, and Deborah A. Sylvain, and her husband John Pacheco of Westport. Though, as of now, it is not understood if Pacheco also is Paul and his siblings’ dad.
Earlier, Paul’s mom was married to Gerald Lee “Toby” Chapman from 27 January 1962 until 1966. Gerald also is no more. He died at the age of 76 in March 2017.
This man, also named Paul Bedard, a former police officer at the Fall River Police Department, is most likely Paul’s biological dad.
Paul Bedard Height
Paul Bedard stands above 6 feet in height.
Where Is Paul Bedard From?
Paul Bedard is said to be a native of southern Florida and Westport. It has been reported that he grew up in rural southeastern New England where he would often go on bike rides looking for unexplored areas and new animals.
As of 2023, he had been residing in Westport, Massachusetts.
Is Paul Bedard On Instagram And Facebook?
Yes. Paul Bedard can be found on Instagram and Facebook. As of 22 August 2023, his IG @gatorboysalligatorrescue, included 241 posts and 35K followers. Here, he posted pictures and videos of recently rescued gators and “randomness” from his life.
Then, he also collectively entertained some 7K friends with similar activities on his ‘Paul Bedard’ Facebook and another account ‘Gatorboys Paul’.