Zak Bagans Biography
Zachary Bagans is a paranormal researcher, actor, tv host, museum owner, and author from the United States. He is the host of the Ghost Adventures series on the Travel Channel.
Zak Bagans Age
Zak is 44 years old as of 2021, He was born on April 5, 1977, in Washington, USA.
Zak Bagans Birthday
Zak celebrates his birthday on the 5th of April each year.
Zak Bagans Height
Zak stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.72m) with a moderate weight.
Zak Bagans Parents
Bagans grew up in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and was born in Washington, D.C. Glenbard West High School was his alma mater. Zak has two younger brothers, Phil and Sky, and a big sister named Meredith Bagans.
Zak Bagans Wife
Zak dated American cosmetologist “Christine Dolce” shortly before she passed away in 2017. He later started dating Ashley Mallette and got engaged in the year 2014 but separated before they got married.
Zak Bagans Daughter
Zak does not have a daughter.
Zak Bagans Net Worth
Zak’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million as of 2021, thanks to his career as a paranormal researcher, actor, tv host, museum owner, and author.
Zak Bagans Books
Bagans co-wrote Dark World: Into the Shadows with the Lead Investigator of the Ghost Adventures Crew with author Kelly Crigger. The book debuted at No. 18 on The New York Times Best Seller list on September 23, 2011.
Bagans wrote Ghost-Hunting For Dummies in December 2019. The book “describes the origins of ghost hunting, with true accounts and tales from Bagans’ most successful events and inquiries, and discusses how someone should begin researching the supernatural.”
Paranormal investigator Kenneth Biddle, writing for Skeptical Inquirer magazine, notes that Bagans has a deep prejudice towards skeptics and scientists in the book. Several passages in the book and those by other authors were compared by The Skeptical Inquirer and the Society for Psychical Research.
Zak Bagans Career
Bagans teamed up with Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin to create Ghost Adventures, a documentary-style film, in 2004. In 2007, the film screened on the SciFi Channel. A follow-up series debuted on the Travel Channel in 2008 and has run for 19 seasons as of 2019.
Fakery has been accused of ghost hunting shows in general, and Ghost Adventures in particular. Bagans directed a spin-off series called Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks from 2014 to 2016, which focused on how people’s lives changed after previous Ghost Adventures investigations.
The Travel Channel’s Deadly Possessions debuted on April 2, 2016, and featured Bagans searching for objects for a potential “haunted museum” in Las Vegas, Nevada. The museum first opened its doors to the general public in October of 2017.
It has 33 rooms with a variety of items on view. The rooms are guided tours for visitors. Some of the items on display include Bela Lugosi’s mirror, the Dybbuk box, Peggy the Doll, and Jack Kevorkian’s “Death Van”.
Any of the allegations made in connection with the objects have been questioned. Both the Lugosi and Captain Smith mirrors in the museum have been accused of having shady origins.