As of 2016, Jim Shockey does not list his date of birth on his website. Shockey is an outdoor photographer, guide and writer from Canada. He is host of several programs on the Outdoor Channel, including "Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures," "Uncharted" and "The Professionals."
Shockey, born in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, married Louise Shockey in 1980. They have two children, Eva and Branlin. As of 2016, Shockey has hunted in 45 countries and harvested 340 species. He received the Professional Hunter Award in 2009 and the International Hunting Award in 2012. His programs have won Golden Good awards, including Best New Series in 2014 for "Uncharted" and Best Overall Production in 2013 for "The Professionals."