Dave Sparks aka Heavy D is a founder and owner of DieselSellerz.com, a company that fixes and customizes large trucks and jeeps. And by customization we mean he’s building some incredible monsters. He became famous thanks to Discovery Channel’s reality TV show Diesel Brothers that started back in 2016 but still runs in 2020. Heavy D’s net worth is approximately 2.1 million dollars in 2020 and keeps growing. Check out also the wealth of Danny Koker, Doug DeMuro, and Diesel Dave.
Dave was born on January 6th, 1985 into a family with German ancestry. While attending high school, he was already learning about welding and repairing. Later on, Heavy D studied at the Weber State University. This college offers a Heavy Duty Truck Program which can start your career as a diesel engine service technician or you can continue and earn a bachelor’s degree in automotive technology. However, the quit school after the first semester to focus on a real life experience instead.
In 2009, Heavy D started his own business with a help of his friend Diesel Dave. They founded DieselSellerz and soon became popular for their badass truck conversions and customizations. Heavy D’s most famous creation is a massive 6-door Mega RamRunner.
Wife and family
The year 2009 was a milestone for Dave for several reasons. Not only he started own firm but he also married his girlfriend Ashley. He met his wife a year before in a church. Heavy D and a stunning blonde clicked and started dating.
They are still married as of 2020 and Ashley gave birth to their 3 children named Charly, Beau, and Mack. Heavy D is occasionally sharing pictures of his wife and kids on his Instagram account that rose to incredible 2.9 million followers. Like recently, when he shared Ashley’s bikini photo, revealing her amazingly toned flat belly. We can’t believe she is a mother of three!
Heavy D net worth increases over the last years
- 2017: $1.2 million
- 2018: $1.5 million
- 2019: $2 million
- 2020: $2.1 million
Sources of income, salary
Dave Sparks is an accomplished business owner and a reality show star. So it is no wonder that his net worth grew rapidly in the past few years. His company DieselSellerz is doing more than fine and they have several additional income streams. For example, he is selling a book titled The Diesel Brothers: A Truckin’ Awesome Guide to Trucks and Life.
Truck store is also partnered up with brands like Polaris, Cal Ranch, and Ariat Boots. On top of all that, they are also organizing regular truck giveaways where you can win one of their insane creations. With Diesel Brothers running its sixth season now, his popularity will probably continue to grow.
And not many people know it but Heavy D is also a real estate investor. He is part of an investment group that purchased Fremont Island, the 3. largest privately owned island in the Great Salt Lake (3 thousand acres – wow). But he worked hard for what he has and deserves every bit of it.