Ray Mears

Ray Mears is an English woodsman, instructor, businessman, author and TV presenter. He is best known for the TV series Ray Mears’ Bushcraft, Ray Mears’ World of Survival and many more.

Ray Mears Bio, Age :

Ray Mears was born on February 7, 1964. His birth name is Raymond Paul Mears but there is no information about his father and mother. Mears spent most of his childhood on the North Downs, in Southern England. Ray Mears attended Downside Preparatory School in Purley and then Reigate Grammar School.

His birthplace was abundant with wildlife so it played a huge part in his career’s decision. His initial aim was to become a Royal Marines but his eyesight didn’t meet the requirements.

Ray Mears Body Measurements :

Ray Mears has a height of 6 ft 1 inch and there is no information about his weight and his shoe size.

Ray Mears Career :

In 1983, Ray Mears founded a company named Woodlore. It was a company that offered bushcraft-related courses and paraphernalia. So the company became highly successful. Ray Mears first appeared on television in 1994 to present the BBC series Tracks. He appeared in the Ray Mears’ World of Survival in 1997.

Mears was involved in a serious helicopter accident when he and his crew were shooting a documentary in Wyoming. Luckily no one died and Ray made it out of the accident without any injury. Mears was approached by ITV to present a planned revival of the nature documentary series Survival.

In July 2010, Mears was asked by Northumbria Police to enable them to follow criminal executioner Raoul Moat, after he fled his transitory tent-based haven in the town of Rothbury.

Battle with Lyme Disease :

Ray Mears has suffered from Lyme disease caused by a tick bite that made him suffer for 14 years. Lyme disease is a bacterial illness transmitted by ticks. Tick is a bloodsucking, parasitic insect that punctures the skin with a sharp beak.

The disease nearly ended his career. So he was in excruciating back pain and his health was declining. Mears said that the pain I had in my back was so bad that I nearly passed out with the pain whenever I sneezed. Mears was speaking about Tick Awareness in his television shows Survival and Wild Britain.

Ray Mears Relationship :

Ray Mears met his partner while he was teaching survival courses in 1992. They lived in East Sussex and they married in 2005. They had two children but Rachel had Breast Cancer and sadly died in 2006.  He again married Ruth in 2009.

Ray Mears Net Worth :

Ray Mears has a net worth of around £750,000.


Facts of Raymond Paul Mears

  • Gender Male
  • full nameRaymond Paul Mears
  • Date of Birth February 07, 1964
  • Age 58 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • net worth£750,000
  • height6' 1"
  • high schoolDownside Preparatory School

Written by Mavrick Abbott

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