Cary Stayner

I think all of you must have seen crime thrillers in your life. You must be knowing about what is a serial killer, don’t you? Today we will try to know about the life of one such serial killer. His name is Cary Stayner. He has been convicted of many murders and is currently on death row after being given a death sentence.

Well, how well do you know about Cary Stayner? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Cary Stayner’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Cary Stayner to date.

Biography and Early Life

On the 13th of August, 1961, Cary was born in the city of Merced, California, United States. His parents are Delbert Stayner (father) and Kay Stayner (mother). He has a younger brother named Steven Stayner who was kidnapped during his childhood. He was under captivity for seven years after which he somehow escaped and came back to his family.

Steven died in a car accident after a few years. Cary used to stay with his uncle Jesse who used to molest him. Later, he too was murdered. It is said that Cary even attempted suicide during those times. Cary’s name was previously also on the blacklist as he was arrested for having Marijuana and Methamphetamine.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Cary Stayner in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Cary Stayner’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 13 August 1961. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


There is no information available about Cary’s education. Neither is it known whether he has gone to any school or college or not.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

According to the available information, Cary has not married so far and nor does he have any children. But he said once in a police investigation that he had a girlfriend. There have been quite many portrayals of him. A television miniseries ‘I Know My First Name is Steven’ was made in his early childhood life. A series named ‘American Justice’ was a featurette on the whole crime episode of Stayner. Some books like ‘Murder at Yosemite and ‘The Yosemite Murders’ have been published talking about this story.

Is Cary Stayner Gay?

Well, there is no such information regarding that in any of the sources searched for this article. Though he is not married, nothing can be said for sure. So, his sexual orientation is Straight only.

Professional Career

Cary was very fanatic about killing women right from childhood. From 1997 onwards, Cary was working at the Cedar Lodge motel as a handyman. After a while, he became so desperate that he brought murder and a rape kit. He executed his dream on 15th February 1999. He broke into the room of Carole Sund along with her daughter July Sund and her friend Silvina Peloso. He killed them all one by one, after raping the two younger girls. While he hid the body of July, he burned down the car in which he kept the other two bodies.

Though, Cary might have gone innocent because of no earlier criminal records. But later, police took a trace of him with the clue of ‘International Scout’ car parked at the site which belonged to Cary. The FBI launched a manhunt and caught him. After much interrogation, he broke down and admitted all the killings.

Also, sufficient evidence was found regarding his murder of Armstrong. Though his lawyers tried to give the excuse that his family had a mental health issue and Cary is insane, but the Jury found him quite sane. He was convicted of all four murders and was pronounced a death sentence on 12th December 2002. Currently, he is imprisoned at San Quentin Penitentiary.


No, Cary didn’t any award before he entered the crime world. And after that, the only thing he has got is the death sentence.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Cary Stayner in 2021

Though, it is not known from which sources Cary has earned money over his life. As of 2021, his net worth is something around $1.5 million.

Cary Stayner is a serial killer and murderer. He had quite a disturbing childhood with the kidnapping and then death by accident of his brother, though we don’t sympathize with him. He was a fanatic of killing women right from childhood. One day he used this opportunity to kill down 4 people after sexually assaulting them. He was found guilty and the death sentence was pronounced against him. Currently, he is in prison and we hope he is given his fate soon.


Facts of Cary Stayner

  • Gender Male
  • full nameCary Stayner
  • birthplaceMerced, California, United States
  • Date of Birth August 13, 1961
  • Age 62 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$1.5 million
  • professionSerial Killer, Criminal, Murderer
  • weight80 kg
  • height183 cm
  • hair colorNot Known
  • eye colorNot Known
  • high schoolNot Known

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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