Meredith Bagans: Facts About Zak Bagans’ Sister

Meredith Bagans

Meredith Bagans is known as the sister of American paranormal investigator, actor, television personality, museum operator, and author, Zak Bagans. Meredith is famous because of her association with a celebrity. Here are all the deets gathered about Zak Bagans’ sister, Meredith Bagans.

Meredith Bagans: Bio Summary

NameMeredith Bagans
Date of birth4 June 1974
BirthplaceWashington D.C., United States
Famous asZak Bagans’ Sister
SpouseMichael Mixer
Parents Larry Bagans and Nancy June Knapp
Siblings Zachary Alexander Bagans, Sky Knapp, Phil Knapp

Meredith Bagans was born on June 4, 1974. As of 2022, she is 48 years old. She was born in Washington, D.C., in the United States. She was born into a middle-class family to an interior designer mother Nancy Knapp and her husband Larry Bagans. Her parents got separated and her mother married again and gave birth to two more children, Sky and Phil.

Meredith Bagans’s stepfather is called Thomas Knapp. She is an American citizen of white ethnicity. Meredith has successfully taken her life away from the prying eyes of the media. She has lived a low-profile life so much is unknown about her. We have no information about her education or her career among other details.

Meredith Bagans’ Personal Life

Meredith Bagans has kept her life away from the media. We have no idea of what is going on in her life however, she is a married woman. She is married to Michael Mixer. The couple has maintained a high level of privacy. They have two lovely children, Morgan and Maddox. They are living a happy life together.

Meredith Bagans’ Brother

Meredith Bagans’ brother Zachary Bagans was born on April 5, 1977, and as of 2022, he is 45 years old. He was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He attended and graduated from Glenbard West High School.

Meredith Bagans’ brother is also known as Zak Bagans. He is an American paranormal investigator, actor, television personality, museum operator, and author. He is the principal host of the Travel Channel series Ghost Adventures.

Zak Bagans teamed up with Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin to produce a documentary-style film called Ghost Adventures in 2004. The film aired on the SciFi Channel in 2007. A successor series premiered in 2008 on the Travel Channel and has aired for 19 seasons as of 2019. Ghost hunting shows in general, and Ghost Adventures in particular, have been accused of fakery.

From 2014 to 2016, Bagans helmed a spin-off series titled Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks, which focused on changes to people’s lives after prior Ghost Adventures investigations. On April 2, 2016, Deadly Possessions premiered on the Travel Channel; the show featured Bagans finding items for a prospective “haunted museum” in Las Vegas, Nevada. The museum opened to the public in October 2017.

It consists of 33 rooms with various artifacts on display. Visitors are given guided tours of the rooms. Some of the items on display include Bela Lugosi’s mirror, the Dybbuk box, Peggy the Doll, and Jack Kevorkian’s “Death Van”. Some of the claims attached to the artifacts have been criticized.

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Both the Lugosi mirror and Captain Smith mirror kept in the museum have been claimed to have dubious provenance. In 2018, the museum received Las Vegas Mayor’s award for historic preservation and adaptive reuse. In 2021, the transaxle salvaged from the American actor James Dean’s Porsche 550 Spyder was added to the museum’s collection.

In May 2021, Discovery+ Channel announced its plans to broadcast The Haunted Museum, an upcoming horror anthology show for which Zak Bagans will be the host and an executive producer. The series will be filmed in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Toronto, Canada by Cream Productions with Eli Roth as a filmmaker and Matt Booi, Kate Harrison Karman, and David Brady as executive producers.

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Bagans co-wrote a book with author Kelly Crigger titled Dark World: Into the Shadows with the Lead Investigator of the Ghost Adventures Crew. On September 23, 2011, the book debuted on The New York Times Best Seller list at No. 18.

In December 2019, Bagans published the book Ghost-Hunting For Dummies. The book ‘outlines the history of ghost-hunting, including true accounts and stories from Bagans’ famous cases and investigations, and explains how anyone can get started in investigating the supernatural.”

Writing for Skeptical Inquirer magazine, paranormal investigator Kenneth Biddle observes that throughout much of the book Bagans displays a strong bias against skeptics and scientists. The Skeptical Inquirer and the Society for Psychical Research noted similarities between several passages in the book and those by other writers.

Ruth Kai Botchway

Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email:

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