Jamie Hyneman Net Worth
Jamie Hyneman net worth: Jamie Hyneman is an American special effects expert who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. Born September 25, 1956 in Marshall, Michigan, Jamie Hyneman is probably best known for being the co-host of the television series MythBusters, alongside Adam Savage. Hyneman first broke into the effects industry in the late '80s as a special effects crew member on the movie Top Gun, for which he received no billing in the credits. He subsequently started his own special effects company, M5 Industries, in San Francisco, California. M5 is where MythBusters was filmed and Hyneman serves as the company's CEO. Hyneman is known for wearing a dark beret, white long-sleeved, button-up shirt, rimless glasses and, occasionally, mirrored sunglasses with side anti-glare guards. His notable achievements in commercial advertising are the can-splitting vending machine in the 7-Up commercials and his patented two-wheeled football shoe from Nike Lab commercials. Known among Robot Wars devotees for his robot entry, Blendo, he is also credited with being one of the designers of the aerial robotic camera system Wavecam, which is used at sports and entertainment events. In 2008, he made a cameo appearance, along with Adam Savage, on the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 1984, Hyneman met his future wife Eileen Walsh, a science teacher, during the time he owned a sailboat diving charter business in the Virgin Islands. Hyneman was a co-host of MythBusters along with Adam Savage for the original series run from 2003 to 2016. He was also a MythBuster on the television series Beyond Tomorrow from 2005 to 2006. For the show MythBusters he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Structured Reality Program or Outstanding Reality Program from 2011 to 2016. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Russian linguistics. He has also worked as a certified dive master, animal wrangler, chef, concrete inspector, boat captain, and more.