It is not every day that you find a camera operator behind a television show to be a notable personality. When it comes to the entertainment industry, the technicians behind the production of the shows are not the ones often celebrated. However, the story is different in the case of Aaron Goodwin, who is one of the few who has broken out of the limitations of his chosen profession as a camera operator.
Aaron Goodwin’s status as a notable technician behind the camera comes from the fact that he is also a co-investigator on the popular show, Ghost Adventures. The show, which has been on since 2008 has featured five men, including Nick Groff who go in search of the supernatural. Learn more about Aaron Goodwin and his subsequent departure from the series.
Aaron Goodwin – Biography
Aaron Goodwin is a native of Portland, Oregon and was born on the 1st of April, 1976. Details regarding his background, such as his parents and potential siblings are currently unknown same as his education. His background is a mystery that fits into the show he is most prominently known for.
Whatever Aaron Goodwin may have studied in school, it led him to his first job as a behind the scenes crew member in 2004. He was an assistant camera operator for the film, Malevolence. His next credit came from Transamerican Killer where he is credited as a production assistant. Before he joined Ghost Adventures, he worked as a camera operator for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and was contracted for several behind the scenes shoot of film premieres in Las Vegas.
His increased profile as a skilled camera operator led to his time as a member of Ghost Adventures beginning in 2008 when he was cast as a member of the investigative team and a camera operator. He had originally shot a documentary in 2004 with the same title. As a member of the investigative team, Aaron Goodwin was usually seen playing the part of the bait, often left alone in secluded areas considered to be ghost hotspots in order to film their presence. He stayed on the show from 2008 to 2019 when he was reportedly fired due to him and his team’s reluctance to fake their discoveries of the paranormal as directed by the hierarchy of their host network, Travel Channel.
Although he was fired, Aaron had acquired further credits to his resume while he was on the show. Since then, he has worked on several other shows like My Hometown with Aaron Goodwin, and Ghost Fit, Deadly Possessions. His popularity has equally led him to appear in a couple talk shows and variety shows such as Today, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and ABC News Nightline. He also worked on films like Space Detective and Crimps.
Apart from being a camera operator, Aaron is also an entrepreneur. He is the owner of the clothing line, ‘Big Steppin’.
Aaron Goodwin’s Net Worth
Camera operators and technicians are not exactly the highest-paid group of people in the film or television show making process. However, having worked in the industry over 15 years, particularly on the television show, Ghost Adventures which he worked on for over a decade, he has been able to accrue a significant net worth of $1.5 million. As an entrepreneur, he also has income from his clothing line as a contributor to his decent net worth.
Is He Married or Single?
Aaron Goodwin was once married. For a short while, he was married to Sheena Goodwin whom he claims to have divorced while he was under the influence of evil spirits. While most people are not often in good terms with their exes, Aaron has remained in good terms with his ex-wife, posting pictures of the two of them together sometime in October 2012. At the moment, however, Aaron is believed to be dating. The name of his girlfriend is currently unknown but he posted a picture of them together in September 2018.
How Tall is He?
Aaron has a distinctive look, one that makes him recognizable to anyone who has seen his work on Ghost Adventures. He is regularly seen sporting a bald head with a full beard. He stands at 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs 90kg. He also has brown eyes.