Sig Hansen net worth, age, wiki, family, biography and latest updates.
Sig Hansen is a Norwegian American star of the reality television series Deadliest Catch. He was born in Seattle, Washington, and raised in Ballard, Washington. Hansen started fishing with his father at the age of five. He has been a commercial fisherman since the age of sixteen. Hansen is the skipper of the crab fishing vessel Northwestern.
Sigurd Jonny “Sig” Hansen was born on April 28, 1966, in Seattle, Washington. He is the son of Sverre Hansen and Snefryd Hansen and has got two younger brothers.
He attended Shorewood High School, located in Shoreline, Washington.
He started fishing at the age of 14 and used to work in his family’s boat. After completing high school, Hansen used to spend ten months every year in Alaska. At times, he also used to visit Norway to fish cod and mackerel.
Sig Hansen Net worth and Profile
Sig Hansen has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. This fortune comes from his career as the captain of the fishing vessel Northwestern. He has successfully appeared in all the seasons of ‘Deadliest Catch.’ He is estimated to charge $500 thousand for a single season of ‘Deadliest Catch.’ Part of his wealth also comes from appearing in other television shows. His book has also entered the bestseller list of the New York Times.
|Nickname||Sigurd Jonny Hansen|
|Date of Birth||28-Apr-1966|
|Age in 2022||56|
|Birth Place||Seattle, Washington, U.S.|
Sig Hansen: Personal Life
It has been reported that in 1987, Sig Hansen married Lisa Eckstrom. They have a daughter named Melissa Eckstrom. He has been married to his current wife, June Hansen, and has got two daughters named Mandy and Nina.
In 2016, Hansen had a heart attack and was telecasted in the Deadliest Catch.
Sig Hansen: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 28 April 1966, Sig Hansen is 54 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.72 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Sig Hansen: Career
Sig Hansen started his career as a teenager and used to work as a deckhand on his father’s boat. At 22 years old, he became a relief skipper and used to relieve Northwestern’s other captains. He became full-time at Northwestern by the age of 24. They won the final derby season for King Crab in 2005 and Opilio in 2006.
In 2011, he became the captain (full-time) during the opilio crab and king crab seasons. He is being assisted by his brothers Norman (as deckhand) and Edgar (as deck boss).
In 2005, he became a cast of the Discovery Channel’s television show ‘Deadliest Catch.’ He has been appearing in the show till its current season. Hansen has appeared in all its 13 seasons. The show’s popularity also made him appear on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.’
Hansen has appeared as a contestant on the reality TV show ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ in its 14th season. He has also lent his voice as Crabby in the animated film ‘Cars 2’.
Sign Hansen is also an author and released his first book, ‘ North By Northwestern..’ in 2010 along with Mark Sundeen.
Sig Hansen: Awards & Achievements
One of his biggest career achievements of Sig Hansen is to be a successful fisherman, which led him to appear in the ‘Deadliest Catch.’ Along with Bobby Vee and Doc Severinsen, Hansen was inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in 2014. His show, ‘Deadliest Catch,’ is an Emmy Award-winning show.