The Phil and Louise Keoghan-created CBS reality competition show “Tough as Nails” sets twelve contestants from various backgrounds against one another in a series of demanding events designed to test their stamina, mental fortitude, endurance, and life skills. As they compete head-to-head for a chance to win the top cash prize of $200,000, these diligent candidates roll up their sleeves and bring their A-game.
Paul Hamilton is one such contestant from season 5 of the reality series, and his tenacity and drive won him many admirers who were naturally interested in learning more about his personal and professional lives. You’ve come to the right place if you’re one of them. You can learn everything about Phil Hamilton right here!
Paul Hamilton’s Age, Family, and Background
Paul Hamilton, who was born on March 24, 1966, is a native of Montreal, which is located in the southwest of the province of Quebec. The 57-year-old, however, dwells in Airdrie, a small, welcoming community in Rocky View County, part of the Calgary Metropolitan Area. Paul hasn’t shared a lot of information about his family or early years, but we do know that he was raised in a loving home with many siblings who adore and care deeply for one another. It’s interesting to note that Paul Hamilton has a twin brother named Pierre Hamilton, and the two get along well. Naturally, he returns to his hometown whenever he has the chance to do so in order to make new memories and spend time with his family.
Paul’s early years were full of significant events that shaped the dependable guy he is now. His primary schooling was finished at Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School. Paul also holds a Red Seal Journeyman, Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician degree from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), which he graduated from in 2002. His family members describe him as tough as nails, with a free-spirited and adventurous nature. It follows that he lives by the adage “Never having a wall put in front of you.”
Paul Hamilton’s Profession
Paul Hamilton holds numerous licences and certificates and works in a variety of fields professionally. He is a Red Seal Journeyman Automotive Mechanic and Maintenance Supervisor who knows how to persevere and complete the tasks at hand. He also holds a certification as a forklift/hoister repair technician. Paul started working for Shaw GMC in 2000 as a Shop Foreman. While working there, he taught and oversaw a team of around 20 people in the maintenance department, ensuring that the clients received the best possible service.
After 12 years of demonstrating his mastery of the craft, Paul left Shaw GMC and accepted a position as a Lead Hand at Wajax Power Systems, where he was primarily responsible for the servicing and maintenance of scissor lifts, forklifts, and pallet jacks while ensuring the highest level of quality. Paul started working with Associated Grocers, Inc. as a maintenance/warehouse supervisor in 2013. He has been using his skills and providing the highest calibre of service for more than ten years.
Paul Hamilton’s Wife and Kids
The love of Paul Hamilton’s life, Joette Bradish, aka Dina, is his wife. Since the two have been together for more than ten years, it is clear that their love and affection for one another are growing more intense with each passing day rather than waning. When there is free time, Dina and Paul pack their bags and travel to far-off places. She holds a degree from Mount Royal University and works as a Crossfield Elementary teacher.
Patrick Hamilton, the son of the fun-loving couple, was born in April. The young man, a resident of Calgary, has been employed by Alstar Group as a steamfitter/pipefitter since August 2020. Ruby and Emma, two furry children who lived with Paul and Dina until 2022, died in June and December. Naturally, the two were devastated by the tragedy that had occurred in their lives. Paul wrote in his journal, “A dog’s loyalty is special (and) Emma you will never be replaced,” to express his feelings. Ruby, go join your sister; I’ll watch over Mama Dina. You should now go and find serenity. You’ve completed your task, dog.