Who is Rudy Boesch? How Did He Die? Career, Net Worth, Wife, Kids, Wiki-Bio

Rudolph Ernst Boesch, better known as Rudy Boesch, died on November 1st, 2019. Boesch was a retired US Navy SEAL &...

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Who is Rudy Boesch? How Did He Die? Career, Net Worth, Wife, Kids, Wiki-Bio

Rudolph Ernst Boesch, better known as Rudy Boesch, died on November 1st, 2019. Boesch was a retired US Navy SEAL & a two-time competitor on the reality competition show Survivor. Rudy Boesch Today, we've collected everything you need to know about Rudy Boesch's death, career, net worth, age, wife, and wiki-bio.

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Rudy Boesch: Quick Facts

Name Rudy Boesch
Age (as of 2018) 91 years
Profession Reality Star
Birth Date 20-Jan-28
Birth Place Rochester, NY
Nationality Rochester

Who is Rudy Boesch? How did he Die?

Born on January 20th, 1928, Rudolph Ernst Boesch died at the age of 91 on November 1st, 2019.

Rudy Boesch, a tough-as-nails Navy SEAL who retired as a master chief petty officer and became a fan favorite on the inaugural season of “Survivor,” died Nov. 1 at a hospice center in Virginia Beach. He was 91.

His death was confirmed by Steve Gonzalez, director of operations for the SEAL Veterans Foundation.

Master Chief Boesch had Alzheimer’s disease.

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The information about his family and parents are still in the dark. We do know that his father was a butcher, and both parents were Austrian immigrants.

Moreover, we've learned that he dropped out of high school at 16 and served in the Merchant Marine before joining the Navy. His wife of 53 years, Marjorie Thomas, died in 2008.

Rudy Boesch Age, Height & Body Measurements

Born in 1928, Rudy Boesch was 91 years old at the time of his death.

Other body measurements of Rudy like his height and weight are still under review. We will update soon as we come up with genuine reports.


At the age of 72 years old, Rudy became the oldest competitor on the inaugural Survivor, where he finished in 3rd place.

During the summer of 2000, reality TV competition became one of the top-rated show on American television. With cantankerous manner, gruff, and politically incorrect “Rudyisms,” Boesch became the show’s most popular participant.

Above all, Boesch set the age record again after competing on Survivor: All-Stars at the age of 75.

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Not only that, but he also gained popularity when he appeared in other TV shows, including Combat Missions in 2002 as the host of the show.

Boesch had Alzheimer’s disease, as reports suggest from August 2019, and had required around-the-clock care. The false rumors of his death were spread on August 1, 2019, that thoroughly got debunked by his family members.

Nevertheless, Rudy died on the evening of November 1, 2019, exactly 11 years after his wife.

Rudy Boesch Married Relationship with his Wife, Marge Boesch

Boesch and his wife Marge remained in the married relationship for 53 years until his death.

Marge truly loved and always supported her husband, Rudy. Above all, she stood on her own.

Marge once mentioned at Maroulis’ party, “These women would die if they knew I was this close to him”. Moreover, at the soccer game, she claimed that she watched his fans swoon over him, and told, “They were so excited when he took off his shoes.

They’d never seen his bare feet before”.

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Rudy Boesch and her wife shared three daughters, Ellen M.

Boesch, Patty B. Messerian, and Barbara B. Schlatter.

What is Rudy Boesch's Net Worth? Salary, Income & Career Earnings

Rudy's primary income source is being a 'Reality Star.' Currently, our source doesn't have genuine reports on his family, relationships, childhood, etc. We will update you soon. As of 2019, Rudy Boesch's net worth is $100K-$1M (Approx.)