Sig Hansen – American Captian and Writer

9th Jul. 2018, 18:02 pm
Sig Hansen – American Captian and Writer
Quick Info
Birth Name: Sigurd Jonny Hansen
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Father: Sverre Hansen
Spouse: June Hansen
Eye Color: Grey
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 28/04/1966
Age: 52 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $3 million
Children: 3(Nina,Mandy,Melissa)

Sigurd Jonny Hansen aka Sig was born on 28 April 1966 in Seattle, Washington of United States. The American actor popular for the documentary television series”Deadliest Catch” was born the oldest brother of Norman and Edgar Hansen, sons of Sverre Hansen.

Hansen, the reality television star began fishing from the age of 14 following his father and grandfather’s footsteps. From the early teen, he had started running boats and by the age of 24, he started running Northwestern, an Alaskan fishing vessel.

Sig Hansen’s Net worth in 2018 is $3 million dollars which he amassed from the career as an author and a reality TV star. Sig appears in the American Documentary television series Deadliest Catch which portrays the real life events aboard fishing Vessels.

Sig Hansen Net Worth and Earnings

Sig Hansen’s Net worth is $3 million dollars in 2018 as per. Sig Hansen net worth credit goes to his profession as a captain of Northwestern, TV appearances, and performance in Deadliest Catch.

Hansen gets paid an amount of $500 thousand dollars per episode as his salary for appearing in DeadCatch contributing to Sig Hansen Net worth.

Sig Hansen's net worth

Sig Hansen with his fishing vessel Northwestern.
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Apart from the Deadliest Catch, Hansen net worth comes from the book North By Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters, published and authored by Hansen in 2010. The book became a New York Times bestseller.

Moreover, Hansen was also cast in the hit NBC reality show Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump in 2015.  His TV appearance with such an honorable personality helped to add some amount to his net worth.

Wife June Hansen/ Children

Sig Hansen married twice in his life. First, he was married to Lisa Eckstrom on 1987 who separated from him within a month of their marriage and alleged him a number of times after divorce and was proved baseless too.

After being divorced with his ex-wife Lisa, Hansel tied his knot with June Hansel. The exact date of their marriage is not known yet. The couple is blessed with two daughters Nina and Mandy Hansen whom they had adopted after their marriage.

Sig Hansen's wife

Sig Hansen with his wife June Hansen.
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Hansen is also a biological father of Mellisha Eckstrom with his ex-wife Lisa Eckstrom. Lisa had denied Hansen to call Melissa his daughter but after the protest and paternity test, Hansen was proved the biological father of Melissa.

Heart Disease/Family Scandal

Hansen, the fourth-generation Norwegian fisherman suffered from a Heart attack in February 2016 which was shown in the documentary show “Deadliest Catch” on Discovery Channel.

Sig Hansen, heartattack

Sig Hansen on the hospital bed with his daughter Mandy Marie.
Photo Source: Heavy

On February of 2016, Hansen was hit with a lawsuit from his ex-wife Lisa alleging that Hansen sexually abused his own daughter Melissa but the complaint was proved baseless and just a trick to gain money from Hansel.

Sig returned to the Sea right after being sound from the heart trouble and free from the family scandal of abusing his own daughter.

Currently, Sig Hansel is living happily with his wife June Hansen along with his two children and continuing his work as a captain of Northwestern in Deadliest Catch.

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