Sig Hansen net worth

Sig Hansen net worth

Facts of Sig Hansen net worth

Net worth$5 million
Date of Birth:1966 April 28
First NameSigurd Jonny
Last NameHansen
NationalityAmerican
Age:53 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

As a cast member and star of The Deadliest Catch, Sigurd Jonny "Sig" Hansen is an American captain of the fishing vessel Northwestern.

Sig Hansen is a skilled captain who has built his career as a captain over the years and has gained the trust of many people his net worth is $5 million dollars. His monthly salary is around $55,000 dollars, which is earned from fishing and he is offered $1 million dollars for per season of the deadliest cast.

Source of income

Sig Hansen is a fisherman which is his main source of income. After the release of deadliest catch show, Sigurd was begun to introduce himself as a good fisherman. 

The deadliest cast was released in 2005, in which Sigurd was cast in the show as the captain of the ship. Though he was earning from his fishing line which was from his childhood. Because his family business was fishing.

His monthly salary is around $55,000 dollars, which is earned from fishing and he is offered $1 million dollars for per season of the deadliest cast.

As a cast member and star of The Deadliest Catch, Hansen allows cameramen on his vessel to film his crew during the fishing season. In addition to his television career, Hansen has had a guest appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

During the show, he expressed his desire to be a contestant on the next season of the hits ABC reality television series Dancing with the stars Leno's staff set up a Facebook page to gather support for him to be selected for the show.

He is an author and has written a book, in March 2010, Hansen became published author with the release of his book (co-written with Mark Sundeen) North By Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters, which reached the bestseller list of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Hansen was a competitor in the 14th season of Donald Trump's reality game show The Celebrity Apprentice. In 2004 he received a bonus from discovery channel in the amount of $250,000 dollars.

Early life

He is the son of Sverre Hansen and has two brothers namely Edgar and Norman. Sigurd comes from a lineage of fishermen from Norway, and his father and his grandfather were the pioneers of opilio crab fishing; an activity that is done in Alaska.

For a person in any profession to land an active participation in a documentary, then you have to believe that they are doing something right. He was born on April 28, 1966. Hansen was born to be a fisherman. He was surrounded by fishing from an early age and learned the trade while working on his family’s boat in Alaska and the Bering Sea.

When he became captain at 24 years old, Hansen has never looked back and has piloted the Northwestern to much successful fishing seasons is net worth is estimated at $5 million dollars. Which is mainly earned by television.

 

Lawsuit

The caste of the show “deadliest cast” which is based on the life of a fisherman who struggles from bad weather to catch a fish for earning and a basic life of theirs. After becoming famous he was arrested for many times. First, he was arrested for attacking the uber driver. And he was sue for abusing child.

The child was none other than his own daughter. To prove the allegation wrong in return he replied it is a publicity stunt done by his daughter to get an attention of media. He even said, “ they are jealous that I have become the celebrity and they wanted to disgrace my status”.


Discovery Channel The Deadliest Catch