Carole Baskin

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Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin- Biography

Carole Baskin is a powerful American woman who is the CEO of Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit animal sanctuary near Tampa, Florida, and a big cat (Panthera genus, which includes Tiger, Lion, Jaguar, Leopard, and Snow Leopard) rights activist. She became an internet star for a variety of reasons, including the fact that she was the topic of internet memes and that people were suspicious of her following the mysterious disappearance of Don Lewis, her second husband.

What is the Net Worth of Carole Baskin? Salary, Earnings

Carole received a large quantity of money from her husband, Don Lewis, who went missing in 1997, in addition to the money she earns as the CEO of the Big Cat Rescue. Her net worth is reported to be in the $ 3 million range.

Carole Baskin- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Carole Baskin is from Bexar County, Texas, United States. She was born on June 6, 1961, and she knew from a young age that she wanted to help cats and save them. However, after learning about ‘Animal Euthanasia,’ she chose against veterinary medicine. Carole had dropped out of high school and was always flying back and forth with her favorite cat.

Quick Facts

Real NameCarole Baskin
Birth Date June 6, 1961
Age (as of 2021)59 Years
Birth PlaceBexar County, Texas, U.S.
ProfessionAnimal Sanctuary Executive, Animal Rights Activist
Sun signGemini
Heightin feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimetres – 162 cm 
Weightin Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Body Measurements34-30-36
Bra (Breast) Size34A
Waist Size30
Hip Size36
Shoe Size7 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Body TypeAverage

Carole Baskin- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

She married Michael Murdock when she was extremely young and shortly became pregnant. She said that she never loved him and that she only married him because her parents were unhappy with the couple’s live-in arrangement. Baskin alleges that she met Don Lewis as a result of a Murdock attack. Carole and Don Lewis had an affair while still married to each other. In 1991, they divorced their partners and married each other. Later on, neither of them got along very well. Don Lewis requested a divorce, but Baskin dismissed the request.

Carole even stated that Don Lewis had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder months before his disappearance. Even in 2020, the case of Don Lewis and his inexplicable disappearance remains a mystery. According to certain conspiracy theories, she even fed her spouse to a tiger. To date, however, nothing has been proven. In 2002, she met Howard Baskin. Soon after, he became chairman of the advisory board for Big Cat Rescue. In 2003, he proposed to her, and they married in 2004.

Carole Baskin- Professional Career

At the age of 17, she worked in a department shop and also bred display cats to supplement her income. She joined her second husband, Don Lewis, in his real estate firm. In 1992, they established ‘Wildlife on Easy Street,’ an animal refuge for big cats. She is the current CEO of the refuge, which she renamed Big Cat Rescue after Lewis went missing in 1997.

She hosts “The Cat Chat,” a podcast on social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube, to promote activism against private zoos. Her supporters refer to her as a proponent of animal rights. Carole earned immediate public notice once the Netflix documentary series Tiger King, in which she starred, premiered in 2020. Joe Exotic, an Oklahoma-based private zoo operator, is the subject of the series. It depicts the recurring and rising feuds between Baskin and Joe Exotic over exotic animals in private zoos. Baskin was cast in the 29th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars in 2020.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Carole Baskin stands 5 ft 4 inches tall and weighs 56 kg. Furthermore, She has Brown hair and Blue eyes.

Social Media Details

Carole Baskin does not have an official presence on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok.


  • Baskin has urged Congress to prohibit the private trade and ownership of exotic cats through her organization, Big Cat Rescue.
  • In the previous three years, she has only given to a Democrat, Cory Booker’s 2020 presidential campaign.
  • She used to own a bed and breakfast where guests could sleep with large cats.
  • In 1998, her institution was cited for several breaches.
  • She responded to harsh charges about her in a blog post titled “Refuting Netflix Tiger King” on her website.

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