Tim Smith is an American moonshiner and reality television personality who has a net worth of $300 thousand. Tim Smith is based in Southwestern Virginia, and grew up in a family of moonshiners and bootleggers. He began moonshining with his father when he was a child. He has since grown his moonshining business to encompass Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
He also recently launched a legal distillery in Kentucky. He is also the local fire chief. Tim Smith is the subject of the Discovery Channel reality series, “Moonshiners”, which follows a group of moonshiners in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, as they go about their daily lives. The program is currently in its third season. The show has sparked some controversy, as Virginia law officials have repeatedly reported that the program is a dramatization, and that no actual illegal activity is taking place. However, the producers of the show have not placed any sort of disclaimer of the events depicted on the program.