The Robertsons are certainly unique. Their close-knit bond, love for God, and love for one another were showcased on Duck Dynasty. They lead by example, showing America what a truly functional and happy family looks like. Here are 5 things that make the Robertsons a one of a kind family.
The Robertson’s Family Business
While most people cringe at the idea of working with family, the Robertsons welcome it. In fact, they have worked together for over 30 years. They still employ mostly family members, and friends who feel like family, in West Monroe Louisiana.
Phil Robertson started the business out of their home back in the 70s. The boys were immediately involved. They would help box duck calls after school. Miss Kay explained, “I’d be rolling pie dough, and answering Duck Commander, and I’d have a little pad and pencil writing things down. My kids would come in from school and sit down on the floor in front of the TV. [They would] line up duck call boxes and put the stickers on the duck calls and then put them in the boxes.”
Since then the business has grown tremendously, and now Willie Robertson is the CEO. Of course, Phil is still heavily involved, as well as Uncle Si, Jase, Jep, and even Alan. When asked what the benefits of working with family are, Willie answered, “I know their habits, which makes it easier to motivate them. When they’re not at work, I know exactly where they are: hunting. If they mess up at work, I know where they live…”