William Michael Hayden or Will Hayden is a former American gunsmith, a Television Personality, a gun shop owner who is presently an inmate at Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola. He belonged to the family of hunters and gun owners. He served US marine for 6 years then opened his own company and started building firearms and weapons. Will Hayden is charged for sexual assaults on multiple women and he is serving his time for the same.
Will Hayden was born on June 24, 1965, at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. He is partly Choctaw descent. Will was a firearms enthusiast and liked to read about weapons and warfare from his early age. Will survived a large house fire while he was three or four years old child. He faced child abused by his father and was treated badly. He later realized that he has to fight alone and choose his battle carefully.
He started building firearms at the small age of 13. When he became 18, he enlisted himself for US marines corps and worked there for 6 years as a Sergeant. After completing his service he came back home and started his own construction and refrigeration business while working with guns as well. Will Hayden’s early life was full of ups and downs and he struggled a lot.
He resided in Central, Louisiana. He was married to Rachael Hayden. He has two kids, a son, and a daughter. On August 2011, he was charged with Juvenile rape and later found guilty and now he is serving 3 life sentences plus another forty years.
He started working at the age of 13 as a firearms builder and later he joined the US Marine corps. He served there for 6 years and then he came back home and started his own refrigeration and construction business while working on guns as a side business. His side business began to take off, and he sold his other businesses in 1999 and officially opened an arms company named as ‘Red Jacket Firearms’.
He got his first commercial order of 20 rifles from Manotick Firearms. He gained fame in 2011 when Discovery channel telecasted a reality show “Sons of Guns”. The show focused on specialised firearms production at his company. His daughter ‘Stephanie’ and his son-in-law ‘Kris’ has also appeared on the show.
How much is Will Hayden Net Worth in 2017
Will Hayden has an estimated net worth of $1.8 million US dollars as of 2017. He earned all his money from his Arms Company and TV reality show “Sons of Guns”. He charged Approx. $12500 per episode for the show. As an entrepreneur, he started a construction and refrigeration company but later closed them and started building arms and made it his major business and the main source of earnings.
Will Hayden is an American businessman and a former reality show star. He is also an entrepreneur and owner of an arms manufacturing company. Currently, he is serving three life sentences and another 40 years of sentence in Angola at Louisiana State Penitentiary.