Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, known professionally as Joe Exotic, is a former American zoo operator, convicted activist and criminal. Former owner and operator of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Wildlife Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, Exotic once claimed to be America's best tiger breeder. Before working with animals, he was a policeman, holding the position of sheriff in Eastvale, Texas for a short time. Exotic has had three unsuccessful races for public offices: for the President of the United States in 2016 as an Independent and for the Governor of Oklahoma in 2018 as a Liberal; in 2017, before officially entering the race for governor, he ran for president as the free party candidate for the presidency. For more than 20 years, he has been known as Joe Exotic, owner and operator of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Wildlife Park, famous for its big cats. He ran an online reality TV show that he streamed directly from his zoo.
|Born||Joseph Allen Schreibvogel, March 05, 1963, Garden City, Kansas, U.S.|
|Other names||Joseph Allen Maldonado, Joe Exotic, The Tiger King, Aarron Alex, Cody Ryan|
|Known for||Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness|
|Political party||Independent (2016–2018), Libertarian (2018–2019, membership revoked)|
|Partner(s)||Brian Rhyne (1986–2001), JC Hartpence (2002–2003), John Finlay (2003–2014)|
|Parent(s)||Francis Schreibvogel, Shirley Schreibvogel|
|Relatives||Garold Wayne Schreibvogel (brother)|
|IMDb||Joe Exotic's IMDb|
|Spotify||Joe Exotic's Spotify|
Incarcerated criminal and former zoo operator known for having owned and operated the Oklahoma based Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park. In 2020, he was the focus of a documentary series titled Tiger King.
He and his brother started a pet store in 1986.
He recorded and self released several country music albums.
In March of 2020, he sought a presidential pardon from Donald Trump.
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Latest information about Joe Exotic updated on June 07 2021.