Is Jim Tom Hedrick Dead? According to some online sources, Jim is still alive and is working currently working as a repairman for computers and other electronic devices. Jim Tom Hedrick AKA Marvin Hedrick is one of the renowned faces in the history of the reality television personality. He is also known for working as a moonshiner but surprisingly was never arrested for moonshining business. People also recognize him for appearing in the Discovery Channel series, “Moonshiners.” According to Jim Tom Hedrick wiki, he was born on December 25, 1940, which makes his age be 78 as of 2018. His address is mentioned as Robbinsville, North Caroline as per some celebrity websites. Because of his aged looks, people often get trapped by the rumors of Hedrick death. Let’s explore in detail about Hedrick’s biography below in this article:
Early Life and Education
Jim Tom was born in 1940’s Christmas Day. Some online media says that his real name is Glenn Vileneuve but is also known as Marvin Hedrick. He was raised up in Graham County, North Carolina. No information about his parents and academic achievements are available. However, it is known that he was one of the students at Robbinsville High School. He belongs to the White ethnicity background and regarding his nationality, Jim is, of course, a United States citizen.
Career and Professional Life
At the age of fifteen, Jim started working as a moonshiner which means he started making illegally distilled alcohol from his teenage days. First, he used to work for others but later started his own moonshining business. However, he was never arrested for that illegal job but was under the custody of the police for being drunken. During his young days, he worked for constructions and cotton gin as well. He appeared into the limelight after being one of the cast members at the television series entitled “Moonshiners’ telecasted at Discovery Channel. The show is currently running at its third season. There is no confirmed news about the returns of Jim to the Dicovery Channel’s show.
Jim has also worked as a plumber and has experience of serving as a vehicle maintenance guy and also in electrical fields. In addition to them, he is also passionate about the music where he is popular for his song entitled Golly That’s Good. He has been working alongside Sugarland Distilling Company.
Jim Tom is one of the people who enjoy keeping his personal life secret from the internet world. His marital status and family life are not available. During his young days, he must have been in the relationship with beautiful ladies. No doubt, he must have an attractive personality those days.
As of now, Jim is in the age of 80’s and has a lot of wrinkles in his face like others. Despite that, his charm and influencing power have never reduced. He has a perfect height and currently has a slim structured body shape. He is a great storyteller as well. According to him, he went through a horrible accident on 31st October 1962. He was in the race with Harley Davidson and Jerry, Jim’s girlfriend’s sister’s husband. That Halloween night was one of the unforgettable bad moments of his life. The accident made him get several stitches in his head and had to implant a steel rod in his right leg.
Salary and Net worth
The estimated net worth of American television personality and a great storyteller is 200,000 USD. He was paid a handsome figure of salary while being cast on the Channel. He is a man with proficiency at various profession and skills. He is good at electronics, vehicle maintenance, business, singing, story-telling and of course, working as a moonshiner.
Wiki and Facts
Marvin Hedrick is rumored to be dead because of his absence and availability in the social networking sites. Though his Facebook fan page and some fake Instagram profile are available, Jim is not involved in them and is far from the shadows of social media. He gets troubles from some health issues because of his age but what kind of health issues is he suffering, is yet to be explored.