Captain Sig Hansen Net Worth
Captain Sig Hansen net worth: Captain Sig Hansen is a Captain on the Northwestern fishing vessel and reality television star who has a net worth of $3 million. Captain Sig Hansen accumulated his net worth through his career as Captain of a fishing vessel, author of a best selling book, personal TV appearances. He also earns a salary of $500 thousand per season on Deadliest Catch. Sigurd J Hansen was born in Seattle, Washington to a family of fisherman. His father was one of the original crab fishermen of Dutch Harbor and fishing is in their blood. After graduating from high school, Sig began fishing year-round, spending close to an average of 10 months per year in Alaska. At 22, Sig started running the Northwestern, by relieving captains, a job that is known as "relief skipper", and at the age of 24, Sig was running the Northwestern full time. Over the years, the Northwestern has been one of the best performing boats in the fleet, which is a credit to his command. He is a fourth-generation Norwegian fisherman and is very superstitious. He and his brothers, Norman and Edgar, not only work on the Northwestern, they also own it. The brothers have been fishing and working together for almost 20 years. Sig and his wife June have two daughters and they live in Seattle, Washington. In 2015, Hansen also joined the cast of the hit NBC reality show, Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump.