Bill Dance TV Show Host

Birthday October 7, 1940
Birthplace Tennessee
Age 77 years old
Birth Sign Libra


Famous for hosting the Outdoor Channel's Bill Dance Saltwater program and the NBC Sports program Bill Dance Outdoors, this bass angler is also well known for his BillDanceFishing YouTube channel, which features bloopers from his television shows.

Before Fame

He became a competitive fisherman after witnessing a motorcycle crash and subsequently abandoning his plans to become a physician.


During the 1970s, he won three B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year titles. In 1986, having won multiple National Bass Fishing contests, he was inducted into the National Freshwater Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He spent his youth in Lynchburg, Tennessee, and later settled in Eads, Tennessee, with his wife Dianne and his children Bill, Paul, Patrick, and Pamela.

Associated With

He and Michael Iaconelli are both champion bass fishermen.


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