Erik Cowie was a longtime animal caretaker for Known for and Netflix original series Tiger King know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
|Birthdate ( Age)||53|
|Place of Birth||Oklahoma, USA|
|Marital Status||Not Known|
|Profession||Ex-Zoo Keeper, Chef/Cook|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $2 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Cowie was most known for his roles in the Netflix original series Tiger King. He had worked at Joe Exotic’s zoo for eight years and was one of his longtime animal keepers.
Cowie was a longtime animal caretaker for now-imprisoned star Joe Exotic on the reality show.NYPD confirmed to Us Weekly that police responded to a call reporting an unconscious male on Friday, September 3. The Oklahoma native, 52, was pronounced dead on the scene. The Medical Examiner has not yet determined the cause of death.
Erik Cowie Wife
Erik Cowie is Possible not married and there is no any infornation is found about his marital Status on social media.
Erik Cowie Net Worth
Cowie was a longtime animal caretaker for now-imprisoned star Joe Exotic on the reality show and Netflix original series Tiger King has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million – $2 Million in 2021.
Career and Controvercy
He appeared in multiple episodes of the Netflix hit, which came out in March 2020, as one of the many caretakers that worked for Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic. He was the head zookeeper for five years.
Cowie testified against his former boss in court and claimed he had seen the 58-year-old reality star kill some of his animals. After Joe Exotic was convicted of murder for hire and 17 wildlife charges, Cowie continued to work at the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal under owner Jeff Lowe.
In May 2020, Carole Baskin took over ownership of G.W. Zoo. She later chose to sell the property but was assured it would never become an exotic zoo or a tourist attraction again.During the reunion special for Tiger King, which aired in April 2020, Cowie reiterated that he’s “here for the cats,” not for any of the drama.
He also noted that he believes Joe Exotic will die in prison, where he belongs. “Good riddance,” he shared at the time.He also added that despite his looks, he was not a drug user — something he wished people would not assume following the release of the Netflix series.
He first learned about the job opening in Exotic’s zoo via Craigslist and gained instant notoriety after the series debuted in March 2020, drawing more than 34 million viewers in its first 10 days, according to Nielsen ratings.
Cause of Death
Erik Cowie, the zookeeper of Netflix’s zany animal documentary series “Tiger King,” has died at 53.Authorities found Cowie’s body Sept. 3 in New York City, TMZ reported, after a friend found him face down in a bedroom.It’s unclear why the animal trainer was in the Big Apple, as he lived in Oklahoma. No drugs were found at the scene and a toxicology report is expected.