Hickok45 is a YouTube star who runs what he describes as a family-friendly filming channel of the same name. Real name Greg Kinman, he started out as an English teacher before retiring. He is currently a YouTuber and reserve sheriff’s officer in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The YouTube star has amassed over 4 million subscribers on her channel which also has overwhelming engagement. In addition to YouTube, Kinman also shares his videos on Full30.com, covering everything from guns to hunting, shooting, and more. He is also a gun rights activist who participated in the 2018 rally at Statehouse to protest proposed restrictions on guns.
Biography, age – Who is Hickok45 (Greg Kinman)?
As noted, Hickok45 is a YouTube star known for his guns and shooting channel. Although this is the name he is best known by, he was born Greg Kinman in 1950.
There is no information available regarding how it was bred. This is mainly because his life revolves entirely around his career. He started out as a college English teacher in Tennessee, then worked as an assistant sheriff’s officer for 10 years before finally quitting.
With experience as a former police officer, Greg Kinman is very knowledgeable about firearms and general firearms, as well as other safety precautions. He decided to use this to create his own gun channel on YouTube, which would cover various gun-related topics, including hunting. His videos have proven to be not only informative, but also fun with a certain amount of humor, helping him build up a great fan base.
Although there are many other YouTube channels in the United States, Kinman’s channel stands out above all others with over 4 million subscribers. The channel started in 2007 and has grown steadily over the years. Apart from its large number of subscribers, the channel also enjoys good engagement, having attracted more than 1.4 billion views since its launch.
The ride hasn’t always been very smooth. Hickok45 like in 2016, his channel was briefly shut down after allegedly violating Google policy. However, it was restored less than 24 hours later. Previously, the suspension had already sparked the #FreeHickok45 campaign on social media in support of the YouTube star.
The channel would be closed again in the same year and later in 2018 for a few hours before it was brought back. It was shut down in 2018 after the giant vlogging platform changed its policy of banning videos that sold guns or gun accessories.
When it comes to his net worth, Greg Kinman who enjoys a sort of cult following in his niche is said to be worth $2 million. He made his fortune from his many engagements, but most of all from his career as a vlogger on a highly successful YouTube channel that has over 4 million views. He is also benefiting from the descent on Full360, where his channel is probably the largest with more than 42,000 subscribers.
Reportedly, Hickok45 earns up to $365,000 a year on his YouTube channel, earning him an average of $1,000 a day.
wife and son
Kinman is not someone who is interested in divulging a lot about himself. In fact, the few times he is mentioned in the mainstream media is only in matters relating to his channel or guns.
For this reason, there is no information available in the public domain regarding the YouTuber’s wife. That said, he has a son named John Kinman, who also became very popular for his appearances in his father’s videos. Also a firearms enthusiast, young Kinman also helps his father create videos for his channel.
Apart from John, no other family members are known. In fact, there is no information on whether Hickok45 has any other children.
In size, Greg Kinman can easily be described as an individual who is larger than life. A clean-shaven man with a mustache, he stands at a height of 6 feet 8 inches. More so, he has an athletic build that makes every weapon he wields look like a mere toy.