Dan Dotson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Jan 31, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on May 13, 2022
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About Dan Dotson

Dan Dotson is popular among American auctioneers and is known for his business achievements.
Dan Dotson was born on November 23, 1962, and has been in the business for generations since his grandfather used to work in the same profession. Now, Dan Dotson, who has been in the business since 1974, runs American Auctioneers with his wife, Laura Dotson.
American Auctioneers is a full-service auction company based in Riverside, California. Dan Dotson is also known for being the auctioneer for 'Storage Wars' on A&E Network. Dan Dotson was born in NorthWest Arkansas in the United States of America. Dan Dotson had become famous after he was part of the auctioning of a unit that had $7.5 million in cash inside a safe. It was in 2018. Dan Dotson is married to Laura Dotson, and she became the co-owner of American Auctioneers after their marriage. The couple also has a son named Garett Dotson.
Since its inception, Dan Dotson and Laura Dotson have been seen on 'Storage Wars'. 'Storage Wars' feature made Dan Dotson and Laura Dotson very popular and increased their combined net worth.
Dan Dotson is both a renowned American auctioneer and a reality television personality who has gained a lot of popularity in recent times. When he started in Riverside, Dan Dotson had an auction house that specialized in pottery, collectibles, and furniture. Dan then joined fast-paced auctions and storage auctions in 'Storage Wars'.
Learn more about one of the leaders in the auctioneering business in the coming topics.

Dan Dotson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Dan Dotson’s net worth?

The net worth of Dan Dotson is estimated to be around $4.5 million. He is one of the biggest auctioneers in the auctioneering business and also the owner of American Auctioneers, along with his wife, Laura Dotson. Laura is the co-owner of the company.

How much does Dan Dotson earn per year?

It is not known how much Dan Dotson earns every year as it includes his company's revenue and other auctions too. But seeing his high net worth, Dan Dotson earns quite a hefty amount each year, and along with his wife, the couple is a powerhouse in the United States. His auctioning for 'Storage Wars' also adds to Dan and Laura's revenue each year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Dan Dotson?

Dan Dotson is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) tall.

How old is Dan Dotson?

Dan Dotson was born on November 23, 1962. As of April 2022, Dan Dotson is 59-years-old.

Childhood And Education

Dan Dotson was born in Northwest Arkansas on November 23, 1962. Although there is not much information about his parents and the schools he attended, Dan Dotson became familiarized with auctioneering at a pretty young age. Since 1974, Dan has been around the business. Dan's grandfather (Sam Fancher) was a farm and cattle auctioneer in the Ozark Mountains area of northwest Arkansas. Detmen Mitchell apprenticed Dan's grandfather as an auctioneer in 1945.
The grandfather taught Dan Dotson to auctioneer at the age of 11. For the next four summers when Dan was not in school, Dan worked as an auctioneer with his grandfather. Dan was 16-years-old when he used to skip school and travel to the Chino auction in California. Dan sold furniture for Merl Bernard, an auctioneer.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Dan Dotson's partner?

Dan Dotson is married to Laura Dotson since 2000, and the couple has a son named Garett Dotson.
Dan Dotson is the owner of American Auctioneers, and after their marriage, Laura became the co-owner of the company.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dotson started auctioning at a pretty young age and was successful in what he did. His net worth proves how successful he is today. But we need to know how Dan became the person he is today.
In 1983, Dan started the company named American Auctioneers. He ran an auction house in Riverside, California, during the 80s, and 90s' that focused on pottery, collectibles, furniture, and porcelain dolls. Dan met Laura in 1998, and she soon became his business partner. She later went on to become his wife and co-owner/manager of American Auctioneers. The company now specializes in estates, storage units, business inventories, and equipment auctions. The company also looks after fundraisers, foreclosure/legal auctions, and appraisals. Dan now has an average of two auctions in a day and six days a week.
Dan and Laura started appearing on 'Storage Wars' of A&E in December 2010. 'Storage Wars' is a reality series with four professional buyers and their teams. They bid on storage units. Dan is the auctioneer, Laura is the ringman in the show, and sometimes the roles interchange. Because of his being in the show, Dan has been featured in various news articles from USA Today, Washington Post, and TMZ. Examiner.com in 2015 said that it was Dan and Laura who inspired the show even when Thom Beers came up with the idea of the show.
Dan and Laura have appeared on television many times. Some of their appearances are 'Storage Wars' from 2010 to present, 'Happening Now' where both of them discuss gold treasure found at auction, 'Hot in Cleveland' where they appear as a cameo in the third season with the episode titled 'Storage Wars', 'Fox & Friends' they appear as guests, 'Anderson Live' they appear as guests on the episode with Jimmy Fallon, 'The Home and Family Show' they appear as guests, and 'SportsCenter' where Dan announces 2013's top 50 plays, and 'Critics' Choice Movie Awards' where he recites the filmography of Kevin Costner.

Charity Work

Charity work done by him is not known.

What awards has Dan Dotson won?

There is no information about this.

Dan Dotson’s Hobbies And Interests

There is no information about this.

Other Interesting Dan Dotson Facts And Trivia

  • Dan Dotson went through a setback in 2014 when he suffered from a double aneurysm on June 16, 2014. It was scary as he woke up twice, asking weird questions and not feeling normal. When he woke the third time and went to take a shower, he collapsed, and Laura called 911. Dan Dotson later went through surgery, and the damage was repaired.
  • Dan Dotson has a son named Garett Dotson with Laura Dotson.

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Dan Dotson Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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