Andy Bassich

General Facts and Figures

  • Name: Andy Bassich
  • Net Worth: $350,000
  • Occupation: Television Personality, Riverboat captain
  • Date of Birth: January 25, 1958
  • Place of Birth: Washington D.C
  • Zodiac: Aquarius
  • Spouse: Divorced with Kate Rorke Bassich

Bio and Education

Andy Bassich is a reality TV star born in January 1958, growing up in Wheaton, Maryland. While he claims Turkish heritage, he scarcely talks about his parents and siblings.

For this reason, there is scanty information about his family. However, he has siblings.

Andy went to John F Kennedy High School, where he graduated in 1976.

Growing up, Andy wanted to explore nature, and he also fell in love with traveling right from a tender age.

Career Highlights

His first job was carpentry, which he started right after he graduated from high school. He also made cabinets during this time. His workplace was in Virginia.

In 1980, Andy moved to Alaska to start his dream life. Unfortunately, he had to struggle a lot during his first years. At this time, he used to garden and gather gardening supplies, especially during winter.

He also worked as a riverboat captain, a job he embraced for approximately 20 years. He usually worked with his 37 sled dogs.

He shot into the limelight in 2013 thanks to a TV series called Life Below Zero. Since then, his star has always been on the rise.

Personal Life

Andy met Kate in Dawson City in 2003 and married a few years later. They both like adventure, and they share a child. However, they divorced in 2016.
Currently, Andy’s girlfriend is Denise.

Net Worth

Andy boasts an estimated net worth of $350,000, and this amount is from his career as a riverboat captain and reality TV star.

Height and Weight

Bassich is 181 centimeters tall, or 5 feet 9 inches, and 91 kilograms or (201 pounds) heavy.


Written by Husein Gradasevic

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