Cast of “Life Below Zero” Net Worth
|Life Below Zero Cast Member Sue Aiken’s|
surviving Alaska on Her Terms
The Alaskan Reality Show “Life Below Zero” seen on National Geographic Channel is quickly becoming a huge success in the TV ratings. Unlike other Reality Shows like the Alaskan Bush People where you’re always questioning what’s real, in Life Below Zero there’s no doubt the cast of Alaskan Bush People is the real deal. The Life Below Zero Show covers five sets of Alaskans living life on their terms near the Arctic Circle. There’s no nearby towns for the cast and filming crews to retreat after a hard days work but must co-exist with these families deep in the Alaskan Bush.
The cast of Life Below Zero net worth varies considerably, but all continue to climb with every successful episode National Geographic airs. The cast living the Alaskan Dream include outdoor survivalists Erik and Martha May Salitan, Sue Aikens, Glenn Villeneuve, Andy and Kate Bassich, and Chip and Agnes Hailstone.
Net Worth of Life Below Zero Reality Stars
Erik and Martha May Salitan’s Net Worth
Erik Salitan and his wife Martha May run a very popular Alaskan Guide service called “ Bushwhack Alaska Guiding and Outfitting” along with a world class Sports Fishing and Bear Watching Talarik Creek Lodge in Iliamna, Alaska. When Salitan first moved to Alaska at eighteen years old, He lived the primitive life in a shelter with no floor and survived mostly off the land. Now a registered guide and bush pilot, the Salitan’s make a healthy living in Alaska living their American Dream. Erik and Mary Mat Salitan’s Net Worth is estimated over $400,000.00 including the equity built into the Talarik Creek Fishing Lodge with million dollar views.
Sue Aikens has run the Kivik River Camp deep in Alaska for the past thirteen years. It’s located 197 miles from the Arctic Circle and only a few miles from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The one stipulation why Sue can continue running the Kivik River Campout in the middle of nowhere is it “must be successful” during a short period. The majority of Aikens income is made from June through September before winter sets in and blocks Her off from the rest of the world. The camp offers one-of-a-kind self-guided Hunting and Fishing trips along with Aviation Services including selling gas. A gallon of gas costs over $10 a gallon when available. Rates to stay at Kivik River Camp cost $350 per day or $4500 per person for an entire week. Space is very limited and usually sells out on a first-come-first-served basis.
The majority of Aikens income is made from June through September before winter sets in and blocks Her off from the rest of the world. The camp offers one-of-a-kind self-guided Hunting and Fishing trips along with Aviation Services including selling gas. A gallon of gas costs over $10 a gallon when available. Rates to stay at Kivik River Camp cost $350 per day or $4500 per person for an entire week. Space is very limited and usually sells out on a first-come-first-served basis.
Sue Aikens net worth is estimated over $500,000.00 mostly invested in equipment to run Kivik River Camp along with Her very impressive collection of Firearms. When the camera crew for Life Below Zero flies out to Kivik River Camp, they bring their tents and set up camp on the property. As Sue say’s, “They also bring their own Safety Dude for protection.”
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Andy and Kate Rorke Bassich’s Net Worth
Andy and Kate Rorke Bassich run a survival school and dog mushing school called “Alaska Yukon Adventures“ right on the Yukon River. Andy Bassich first moved to Alaska in 1980 and spent 20 years as a riverboat captain before living a permanent, sustainable lifestyle. In 2003 Andy met Kate Roake for the first time while working on the Yukon River in the famous town of Dawson City. According to the Alaska Yukon Adventure website, it costs $2500.00 per person, per week, or couples $2000.00 per week. There you can live the Alaskan Adventure learning all about dog sledding, and mushing expeditions with the Bassich’s two dozen experienced dogs. Interestingly, Andy and Kate also have another website at
There you can live the Alaskan Adventure learning all about dog sledding, and mushing expeditions with the Bassich’s two dozen experienced dogs. Interestingly, Andy and Kate also have another website at “AlaskaYukonAdventures.net” offering a “Life Below Zero Bush Lifestyle Camp.” You think Andy and Kate have an exciting lifestyle living Life Below Zero? We’ll now you can take the hardest working vacation of a lifetime for the same prices listed above. From the money earned (and saved) on the Life Below Zero Show, along with running the survival school and dog mushing adventures, Andy and Kate Bassich net worth is at least $250,000.00 as near as we can tell at this time.
It looks like Kate finally had enough living Life Below Zero after a dozen years with Andy and, unfortunately, may have left the Show. This does give an entirely new look into what it takes living in the Alaskan Bush all alone. But for Andy’s sake, I hope He somehow wins Her back. Maybe this time Andy will give Kate all the credit she deserves but rarely received IMO.
Glenn Villeneuve’s Net Worth
Glenn Villeneuve is an Alaskan survivalist living a subsistence lifestyle like no one else in the History of Reality TV. When becoming a cast member for “Life Below Zero” it wasn’t Glen’s idea sharing his vast knowledge living in the Alaskan Wilderness 65 miles from the Arctic Circle. In fact, He never saw a reality show in his life. What Villeneuve did have was a reputation in Fairbanks, Alaska for being gone and living a sustainable lifestyle all alone for up to 15 months at a time. The producer’s for Life Below Zero eventually found Glenn when he finally decided to come back to civilization. At f
What Villeneuve did have was a reputation in Fairbanks, Alaska for being gone and living a sustainable lifestyle all alone for up to 15 months at a time. The producer’s for Life Below Zero eventually found Glenn when he finally decided to come back to civilization. At first Villeneuve was not interested having a filming crew following him around the Alaskan Bush, but seeing a way increasing his net worth while living a subsistence lifestyle, Glenn wisely accepted National Geographic’s offer. Perhaps the greatest motivation Glenn had for becoming an Alaskan Reality Star wasn’t the money; He already lives a Million Dollar Lifestyle every day of the year, but for his two Kid’s residing in Fairbanks. One of the few modern technologies Villeneuve always brings to the Bush 65 miles from the closest road is a satellite phone so that He can talk to his Son and Daughter on a regular basis.
Glenn Villeneuve’s Net Worth can not be measured in money alone, but in the financial freedom living this fantastic lifestyle in Alaska. Little is known about Glenn’s current net worth, but one thing is for sure, He doesn’t spend any money when living His Life Below Zero.
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Chip and Agnes Hailstone’s Net Worth
Chip and Agnes Hailstone live a very exciting Alaskan Lifestyle migrating to new locations depending on the season. Along with their seven kids, the Hailstone’s survive Life Below Zero like the Inupiaq have since the beginning, and which Agnes is a full-blooded member. When Chip first met Agnes over 25 years ago in Novik, Alaska, it was a match made to survive even the harshest of conditions. A lot of people seem curious about Agnes’s Tattoo on Her chin that is a Great Honor to have within the Inupiaq Tribe. Many viewers of Life Below Zero also wonder why Chip never does any of the hunting on the Show, and always Agnes and Her Daughter’s responsible for harvesting the Big Game for their subsistence lifestyle. I’m not going to get into that other than say it involves a situation with the Alaskan State Troopers dating back to 2011.
I suppose that reason and the legal Hunting and Fishing rights belonging to Agnes’s Inupiaq Heritage has a lot to do with what Chip can legally do supporting the Hailstone’s way of living off the land. It’s hard to imagine living that type of a lifestyle far away from civilization and not legally being able to carry a firearm. Fortunately, his wife Agnes, and some of the Hailstone Kid’s are always armed to protect the Family while living Life Below Zero.
Chip and Agnes Hailstone’s Net Worth is estimated over $250,000.00 mostly contributed to their frugal ways of spending money only for needed supplies. There’s 101 way’s for the Hailstone Family to take advantage of their celebrity status and add to their current networth like a few of the other Stars on “Life Below Zero” do. But when you’re already living the Alaskan Dream hunting and fishing the Inupiaq ways, money itself has very little value.