TIGER King is the new Netflix show EVERYONE is talking about.
In the series we meet Jeff Lowe – the nemesis of the show’s main man. Joe Exotic.
Who is Jeff Lowe on Tiger King?
Jeff was introduced as an investor in 2015 when Exotic was struggling financially due to the legal battle with Carole Baskin.
Not much has been said about Jeff’s background, but in the documentary, he reveals how he grew up around big cats because his grandfather was a circus owner.
Jeff had his first cat when he was 15 years old and went on to own mountain lions and tigers.
In the series appeared to be rich and even flew Joe out to his mansion in Las Vegas – however in reality this wasn’t the case.
What happened to Jeff Lowe?
As Joe’s faced more financial troubles, he was advised to close his zoo and transfer it to Jeff’s name which he did in 2016.
But after this happened the pair soon became enemies.
According to reports, Jeff still owns Joe’s zoo.
Since filming Tiger King, Jeff has decided to build another brand new zoo that will be located in Thackerville, Oklahoma and due to open in the summer.
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What has Joe Exotic said about Jeff Lowe?
Joe has a deep hatred for his former business partner.
Speaking about Lowe from prison on Tiger King he said: “When I met Jeff lowe, I thought I could trust him and oh my god s*** hit the fan.
“I didn’t know the mansion was rented and I didn’t know he was behind on Ferrari payments and as soon as he got the zoo in his name, the evil side of Jeff and [his wife] Lauren came out.”