Lamar Edwin Hanger Biography
Lamar Edwin Hanger is a carpenter and a contestant of the 3rd season of the CBS reality series Tough as Nails. Hanger hails from Orange County, California, and has over 31-years of experience as a skilled professional union carpenter.
Lamar Edwin Hanger Age | Birthday
Born in 1967, Hanger is 54 years old as 0f 2021. He has not revealed his exact date of birth publicly hence we do not the exact date of his birthday celebration.
Lamar Edwin Hanger Family
Hanger has not publicly revealed details about his family or parents. However, by the look of his social media platforms, he has a spouse, brother, father, and uncle. Besides, Edwin is a family man who is close to his family members.
Lamar Edwin Hanger Height
The Tough as Nails contestant stands at above the average height.
Lamar Edwin Hanger Job
The Tough as Nails season 3 contestant, Hanger is a former union carpenter. He is a retired 31-year skilled professional carpenter. Some of his works he is most proud of include Disneyland, the remodel of the Beverly Hills Hotel & Petco San Diego Padres. As a union carpenter, 95% of his work involves working with metal studs and freeform lath. These are the fake rocks that one typically sees walking around theme parks, throughout Southern California.
Lamar Edwin Hanger Tough As Nails
Hanger is a competitor in the 3rd season of Tough as Nails which premiered on October 6, 2021. The show’s host is Phil Keoghan who also hosted The Amazing Race. The first season of Tough as Nails premiered on July 8, 2020, while its 2nd season premiered on February 10, 2021.
Tough as Nails features contestants competing in challenges at job sites that test their toughness. Moreover, the contestants of the show are given tough challenges to test their agility, endurance, mental strength, and physical toughness. In each episode, one contestant is eliminated. The winner of the competition takes home a $200,000 cash prize and a Ford Super Duty Truck. In addition, eliminated competitors get a chance to win additional prizes throughout the season.
Edwin describes himself as positive, motivated, and teachable. He says he is competing for his family as well as his union family, the southwest regional council of carpenters/ United Brotherhood Carpenters. He wants to win to prove to himself what he is capable of achieving in life.
On what makes him tough, Edwin said that waking up six days a week contending with long hours, long distances within southern California, and staying strong both physically and mentally is. He also added that strapping on his tools and receiving the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic buildings in southern California for 31 years and never once complaining.
Tough as Nails Season 3 Contestants
Other Contestants of the 3rd season of Tough as Nails include:
- Kalimba Edwards
- Mike Shaffer
- Lia Mort
- Dequincy “Quincey” Walker
- Elizabeth Rillera
- Takene “Tak” Tanabe
- Jerome Kapuka’a
- Kelsy Reynolds
- Alfredo “Alfie” P. Rivera
Lamar Edwin Hanger Net Worth
Hanger has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His primary source of income is his job as a professional union carpenter. Moreover, he has worked for over 31 years as a skilled professional.
Lamar Edwin Hanger Instagram
The Tough as Nails contestant, Lamar can be reached on Instagram under the username @hangeredwin.