Matt Carriker Biography

Matt Carriker, also known as Dr. Matt, is a renowned American YouTuber, licensed veterinarian, and successful entrepreneur. With a combined total of over 17 million subscribers on his three channels, OffTheRanch, Demolition Ranch, and Vet Ranch, Matt has captivated audiences worldwide. His second channel, dedicated to gun-related content, boasts an impressive 10 million subscribers alone. Alongside his thriving online presence, Matt owns the esteemed Fair Oaks Veterinary Clinic and the popular screen printing and merchandising business, Bunker Branding. Not only has he dabbled in acting and published a book, but he has also earned nicknames such as King of the Demolitia and Dr. Demolition Matt. His loyal fanbase, known as The Demolitia, eagerly follows his every endeavor. Based in Boerne, Texas, Matt Carriker is a true influencer in every sense of the word.

Quick Facts

  • Also Known As: Mathew Lee Carriker
  • Age: 37 Years, 37 Year Old Males
  • Family:
    • Spouse/Ex-: Meredith Carriker
    • Father: Dr. Lee Carriker
    • Mother: Pat Carriker
    • Siblings: Ali Thames, Andrew Carriker, Mark William
  • Born Country: United States
  • U.S. State: Texas
  • More Facts:
    • Education: Texas A&M College


Matt Carriker gained popularity through his three YouTube channels. He launched his first channel, OffTheRanch, in 2007 and has amassed over 4.1 million subscribers since then. On this channel, he shares videos about his family life, personal endeavors, travel, animal rescue, automobile construction, and home renovation. The channel also features his wife and kids.

In January 2011, Carriker started his second channel, Demolition Ranch, which focuses on gun-related content. This channel has attracted over 10.8 million subscribers.

Three years later, in January 2014, Carriker launched his third channel, Vet Ranch. This channel raises awareness about homeless animals and provides medical care to those in need. It also features veterinarians sharing their stories of treating animals. Vet Ranch has reached 2.8 million subscribers.

Carriker has a significant following on social media as well. His Instagram account is followed by over 1.5 million people, and his Facebook account has over a million followers.

Aside from being a social media star, Carriker is also a veterinarian and the owner of Fair Oaks Ranch Veterinary Clinic. He also owns Bunker Branding, a screen printing and merchandising business where fans can purchase his products and those of other influencers.

In 2019, Carriker published his first book, “The Subversion Threat,” in association with 33rd Degrees Publishing LLC.

Carriker made his debut as a film actor in the 2020 adventure horror movie “Strain 100,” where he played the role of Lucas. He had previously appeared in a television series documentary called “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” in 2015.

He is also the brand ambassador of Muskox, a brand for men’s outdoor apparel for adventure.

Family & Personal Life

Matt Carriker was born on October 21, 1986, in Fredericksburg, Texas, United States, as Mathew Lee Carriker. His family includes his mother, Pat Carriker, his father, Dr. Lee Carriker (a veterinarian), a sister named Ali Thames, and two brothers named Mark William and Andrew Carriker. Unfortunately, Mark passed away in 2020 due to cancer.

Carriker married his high school girlfriend, Meredith, in 2004, and the couple has three children together. They have two daughters named Adalyn and Annie, and a son named Lincoln. Meredith is a blogger and also owns The Linc Boutique and LincActive online store.

In 2012, Carriker obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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