Who is Carole Baskin’s Husband? Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Kids, Bio

Who is Carole Baskin?

Carole Baskin is a powerful American woman who is a big-cat (Panthera genus, which includes Tiger, Lion, Jaguar, Leopard, and Snow Leopard) rights activist and the CEO of Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit animal sanctuary near Tampa, Florida. She became an online sensation for the wrong reasons, as she became the subject of internet memes and people became suspicious of her due to the sudden disappearance of Don Lewis, her second husband.

Quick Facts of  Carole Baskin
Full Name: Carole Baskin
Age: 59 Years
Birthday: June 6, 1961
Birthplace: San Antonio, USA
Nationality: American
Gender: Female
Horoscope: Gemini
Husband: Michael Murdock
Net Worth: $3 million
Height: 5 feet4 inches
Profession: CEO of Big Cat Rescue
Sibling: N/A

What is the Age of Carole Baskin?

Carole Baskin was born in Bexar County, Texas, in the United States. She was born on June 6, 1961, and it was clear from her early childhood that she wanted to do something for cats and save them from the age of nine, but she decided against veterinary medicine after learning about ‘Animal euthanasia.’

Carole had dropped out of high school and was constantly traveling back and forth with her pet cat.

Who is Carole Baskin’s Husband?

She married Michael Murdock at a young age and became pregnant soon after. She claimed that she never loved him and only married him because her parents were dissatisfied with the couple’s live-in relationship. Baskin claims that it was Murdock’s attack that brought her into contact with Don Lewis. Carole and Don Lewis had an affair while they were still married.

Both divorced their partners in 1991 and married each other. They didn’t get along very well later on. Don Lewis wanted a divorce, but Baskin dismissed his request.

Carole even claimed that Don Lewis was diagnosed with bipolar disorder months before he vanished. Even in 2020, the case of Don Lewis and his sudden disappearance remains a mystery. According to some conspiracy theories, she even fed her husband to a tiger. However, nothing has been proven to date.

Then, in 2002, she met Howard Baskin. Soon after, he became chairman of Big Cat Rescue’s advisory board. He proposed to her in 2003, and they married in 2004.

What is the Net Worth of Carole Baskin?

Carole inherited a large sum of money from her husband, Don Lewis, who went missing in 1997, in addition to the money she earns as CEO of Big Cat Rescue. Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

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When did Carole Baskin Begin her Career?

  • When she was 17, she worked at a department store and also bred show cats for an age. She joined Don Lewis, her second husband, in his real estate business.
  • In 1992, they also founded ‘Wildlife on Easy Street,’ an animal sanctuary for big cats.
  • She is the current chief executive officer of the sanctuary, which she renamed Big Cat Rescue after Lewis’s mysterious disappearance in 1997.
  • She hosts “The Cat Chat” podcasts on social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube to promote activism against private zoos.
  • People describe her as an animal rights activist. Carole drew immediate attention from the public after the Netflix documentary series Tiger King, in which she starred, was released in 2020.
  • Joe Exotic, an Oklahoma-based private zoo operator, is the subject of the show.
  • It follows both Baskin and Joe Exotic, displaying their ongoing and escalating feuds over exotic animals in private zoos. Baskin was cast in Season 29 of ‘Dancing with the Stars in 2020.