Hunter Ellis Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Flashlight, Survivor, Commercials

Hunter Ellis Biography

Hunter Ellis is a military veteran and television personality from the United States. He is the current Atomic Beam flashlight spokesperson.


How old is Hunter Ellis? – Age

He is 54 years old as of 5 July 2022. He was born in 1968 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States.

Hunter Ellis Family – Education

Ellis is the grandson of Naval Aviator and Vice Admiral Donald D. Engen, a family with a long history in the United States Navy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Southern California. Ellis graduated first in his flight training class and accumulated 433 carrier landings and over 2000 hours of flight time in the F/A-18 Hornet during his ten-year military service.

Is Hunter Ellis Married? – Wife

He is married to Meredith Ellis. They married in 2008. They reside in Austin, Texas with their two children.

Hunter Ellis Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Hunter Ellis Flashlight

He is the current Atomic Beam flashlight spokesperson.

Hunter Ellis Survivor

Ellis was a contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Marquesas, which aired in 2002. Ellis, a member of the Maraamu tribe, was the third contestant eliminated from the show. Ellis received an Emmy nomination in 2003 for hosting Countdown to Survivor: The Amazon for KCBS-TV, and a Los Angeles Emmy Award in 2006 for hosting Hola! Survivor: Guatemala for KCBS. People magazine named him one of the 20 sexiest men on cable television in an article published on December 1, 2003.

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Hunter Ellis Photo

Hunter Career

Ellis went on to host a number of nationally televised programs. Tactical to Practical (also known as Tactical to Practical With Hunter) was the first of these, airing on The History Channel as a program that took a historical look at the development of common consumer electronic products that began as military research projects. It aired 38 episodes in 2003-04 and lasted three seasons.

In 2004, he began co-hosting 9 on the Town, a half-hour program that airs five days a week on KCAL-TV (channel 9), a Los Angeles-based independent station. He began hosting another History Channel show, Man, Moment, Machine, in 2005. Episodes of this show focus on the historical ramifications of a specific individual’s interaction with a specific technology. Ellis took over as host of Digging for the Truth in 2007 and In Harm’s Way in 2008. Ellis worked as a news anchor for KEYE-TV in Austin, Texas, from 2011 until 2014, when he left to pursue documentaries full-time.