Monica Beets is a famous face who is most known for her role in the Discovery Channel’s, Gold Rush. She is also a gold miner. Other than that Monica is famous as the daughter of popular TV personas Tony Beets and Minnie Beets.
Having been on the season for more than 10 seasons, fans are curious to know more about Monica. Is she married? Does she have any children from her marriage?
Here in this article, we will talk in detail about her early life, work, marriage, and net worth at present.
Who is Monica Beets? Her age and early life
Born on November 7, 1993, Monica’s age is 29 as of 2022. She was born in the Dawson City of Canada.
She is a citizen of Canada and holds Canadian citizenship. As per sources, her parents moved to Canada from the Netherlands. So, Monica belongs to Dutch ancestry.
She has been working alongside her father Tony since the young age of 12.
Monica Beets is the daughter of Tony Beets
Monica is the daughter of Tony Beets and Minnie Beets. Her parents are best known for their series “Gold Rush” (2011–present).
Her father, Tony was raised on a farm in Wijdenes, the Netherlands. He moved to Dawson City in 1984. Before moving to Canada, Beets met his daily day ends by milking the cows.
He started as a machine operator in the mines and his years of hard work have yielded their fruits now. Tony is now the most successful miner in the Klondike.
Does she have any siblings?
Yes, Monica has 3 siblings. They are Kevin, Michael, and Bianca Beets. Similar to Monica, her siblings also work for the family business of gold mining.
How did her parents meet?
Monica’s parents met each other when they were children.
Tony and Minnie lived in Burgwerd, Friesland, Netherland. Their houses were next door to each other. According to sources, they even went to the same high school.
The two started dating in 1978. Only after 18-months of dating, the couple moved to Canada. They later married when Tony was 24 and Minnie was 23.
Did Monica Beets follow in her father’s footsteps?
We can totally say that Monice indeed followed in her father’s footsteps. She started her mining career at age as young as 12. By the time she was in her teenage years, Monica had learned to use almost every type of equipment.
When she was 16, Monica had started working full-time with her father in mining operations. And at the age of 18, she was a supervisor at Paradise Hill. Furthermore, when she debuted in her first-ever season of “Gold Rush”, she easily directed and assisted workers who were twice her age.
Monica started appearing in the show from the fifth season which has now reached its 12th season.
Is Monica Beets married? Who is her boyfriend?
On 11th August of 2018, Monica married Taylor Mayes. Taylor and Monica have previously been in a relationship before finally tying the knot in Dawson City, Yukon.
Together with Monica’s parents and siblings, other members and crews of “Gold Rush” also attended her wedding.
For her big day, Monica went on the show “Say Yes to Dress” with her parents and siblings to choose her perfect dress. She went with a full-length armless and backless wedding gown with a dramatic lace train.
She has a daughter with her husband
Although Monica’s rumor about pregnancy started in early 2020, it came to end as it was not true.
However, on the episode of the 11th season, Monica revealed her pregnancy to her brother before climbing in an excavator. She said: “I’m pregnant”
Monica is now mom to her daughter Jasmine Mayes. She uploaded a photo in her Facebook profile alongside her baby and husband in the frame.
Monica is the favorite child of her dad Tony Beets
In an interview with Monsters and Critics, Monica revealed that she was the favorite child of her dad.
She further admitted that she admired her father.
“I admire his ambition, I really like how he works. He knows what he needs to do, he gets it done. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts. If something goes wrong, he doesn’t dwaddle, he just goes on to the next plan and keeps going. He doesn’t let things get to him.”
Furthermore, Tony helping choose the perfect wedding dress for his daughter’s big day shows how close the father-daughter are. She often posts her dad’s picture on her Instagram.
She is a pet lover
When it comes to pet animals, Monica is absolutely very fond of her pet dog Doyle. She has had her best furry friend for almost 7.5-years now.
She frequently posts about her pet pooch on her Instagram. This displays how fond she is of her Husky.
Additionally, she even brings them to her work. While Monica is busy with her work, her pet hops on a piece of equipment for a couple of hours.
Monica is very active in Social Media
Unlike many other celebrity kids, Monica is actively engaged in various social media platforms.
She has around 44.9k followers on her Twitter. Likewise, Monica has 95.3k followers on her Instagram handles. Although she has a Facebook profile, she is not very engaged in the account.
Monica has had such a huge number of followers from her fan base of the show “Gold Rush”.
Being a gold miner, one can only assume how much money has Monica accumulated till now. If online reports are to be believed, her total fortune is around $1 million.
On the other hand, her father has amassed a net worth of $15 million. Most of his earnings are from his career as a miner. Also the show “Gold Rush” pays him well.