What is Brandon McMillan’s net worth?
Brandon is worth $5million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.
Lucky Dog in 2013 and he was also the executive producer.
It is estimated that in the early seasons of Lucky Dog Brandon made $10-20,000 per episode.
In more recent seasons it wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that he makes $50-70,000 per episode.
Why is Brandon McMillan leaving Lucky Dog?
On October 24, Brandon took to Facebook to announce his departure from Lucky Dog.
He cited his reasons for leaving as the show dynamic changing from showcasing his”passion for saving dogs and training them for a purpose” to something more corporate-driven.
He said when the crew began filming the show, they had “the best times.”
“As the years went on big money started pouring into the show which meant more cooks in the kitchen making decisions,” wrote Brandon.
“This is where Hollywood can take a great idea and turn it into a money-driven business. When the fun gets taken out of a tv show then it’s no longer fun to show up.
“Today will be my final episode of Lucky Dog. The irony is the dog that started it all is the legacy that I’ll leave it on. I cannot thank you all enough for your years of support you all have given me,” he continued.
“You were there to see me cry when I said goodbye to Sandy… when I said goodbye to Charlotte… when I said goodbye to little Olive… and countless other dogs.
“Being as real as I possibly can was the most important thing for me because you the viewers know acting from reality. This was a serious show that saved the lives of hundreds of dogs.
“Mission accomplished. But this is not the end… it’s just the beginning. Where will my next adventure be? Who knows… but you’ll be with me on that journey too.
Brandon is an American television personality, animal trainer, author, and television producer.
He is best known for his role as host and trainer of the television series Lucky Dog on CBS.
The 43-year-old has won two Emmy awards for his hosting work on Lucky Dog.
Brandon lives bi-coastally between New York and Los Angeles.
He boasts 178,000 Instagram followers and now hosts online Masterclasses on dog training.
The Masterclasses “shares his simple, effective training system to help you develop trust and control with your dog. From using commands like sit, stay, and down to fixing barking and digging, you’ll learn how to improve your dog’s behavior—and create a lifelong bond.”
“7 years ago I was approached by a production company that wanted to showcase my passion for saving dogs and training them for a purpose,” he captioned an Instagram photo of himself and a dog named Apollo, who started it all. “At the time I happened to be training Apollo. They were instantly sold on what I did and we began filming a couple months later. We had the best times.” Article continues below advertisement
Loyal fans of Lucky Dog were in for surprise when Season 8 debuted on Jan. 2, 2021. Thats because Brandon was nowhere to be found. Instead, two new hosts — a husband and wife team, Eric Wiese and Rashi Khanna Wiese — were featured on the Emmy-award-winning series.
When Lucky Dog premiered in 2013, viewers quickly fell in love with host Brandon McMillan, who rescued “unadoptable” dogs from animals shelters across the U.S. The dog trainer then took the canines to his training facility, the Lucky Dog Ranch, where he tackled the daunting task of transforming the scared, unloved animals into the perfect companions. Its basically every dog lovers dream.
“As the years went on big money started pouring into the show which meant more cooks in the kitchen making decisions. This is where Hollywood can take a great idea and turn it into a money driven business,” he explained. “When the fun gets taken out of a tv show then its no longer fun to show up. Today will be my final episode of Lucky Dog.”
Brandon continued, “I always made it a point to wear my heart on my sleeve and not hold back my emotions. Being as real as I possibly can was the most important thing for me because you the viewers know acting from reality. This was a serious show that saved the lives of hundreds of dogs. Mission accomplished. But this is not the end … its just the beginning.” Article continues below advertisement
Did Brandon sell Lucky Dog Ranch?
Who owns the Lucky Dog Ranch?