Sig Hansen Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Sig Hansen appears on Discovery Channel’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ The show’s technical advisor. 14-year-old him started fishing.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Sigurd Jonny “Sig” Hansen was born in Seattle, Washington on April 28, 1966.

Son of Sverre Hansen and Snefryd Hansen, he has two younger brothers. Located in Shoreline, Washington, he attended Shorewood High School. At the age of 14, he started fishing and helping out on the family boat.

Hansen used to spend ten months a year in Alaska after graduating from high school. He also used to go to Norway to catch cod and mackerel.

Sig Hansen’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Sig Hansen was born on April 28, 1966, and will be 56 years old on July 9, 2022. His height is 1.72 meters and his weight is 80 kilograms.


Sig Hansen’s Profession & Career

Sig Hansen began his career as a teenager, working as a deckhand on his father’s boat. He went on to become a relief skipper at the age of 22 and used to relieve Northwestern’s other captains. By the age of 24, he was working full-time at Northwestern. They won the final season of derby for both King Crab in 2005 and Opilio in 2006.

During the opilio crab and king crab seasons in 2011, he became the captain (full-time). His brothers Norman (as a deckhand) and Edgar assist him (as deck boss).

He joined the cast of the Discovery Channel’s television show ‘Deadliest Catch’ in 2005. He has continued to appear in the show until the current season. Hansen has appeared in each of the show’s 13 seasons. Because of the show’s popularity, he was invited to appear on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.’

Hansen appeared in the 14th season of the reality TV show ‘The Celebrity Apprentice.’ He also provided the voice of Crabby in the animated film ‘Cars 2.’

Sign Hansen is also an author, and he and Mark Sundeen published their first book, ‘North By Northwestern..,’ in 2010.

Achievements and Awards

One of Sig Hansen’s most notable career accomplishments is his success as a fisherman, which led to his appearance on ‘Deadliest Catch.’ Hansen was inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in 2014, alongside Bobby Vee and Doc Severinsen. His show, ‘Deadliest Catch,’ has won an Emmy Award.

Sig Hansen’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

According to reports, He married Lisa Eckstrom in 1987. Melissa Eckstrom is their only child. He has two daughters, Mandy and Nina, from his marriage to his current wife, June Hansen. Hansen suffered a heart attack in 2016 while filming Deadliest Catch.

Sig Hansen’s Salary and Net Worth

Sig Hansen’s net worth is estimated to be more than $5 million as of July 2022. This fortune stems from his time as captain of the fishing boat Northwestern. He has appeared in all of the seasons of ‘Deadliest Catch.’ He is said to charge $500 thousand for a single season of ‘Deadliest Catch.’ His fortune is also derived from his appearances on other television shows. His book has also made the New York Times bestseller list.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name Sig Hansen
Real Name Sigurd Jonny “Sig” Hansen
Gender Male
Age 56 years old
Birth Date 28 April 1966
Birth Place Seattle, Washington, United States
Nationality American
Height 1.72 m
Weight 80 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife June Hansen
Children Yes (Mandy Hansen, Nina Hansen)
Dating N/A
Profession Television actor
Net Worth  $5 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies N/A

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