Sig Hansen

Sig Hansen

Sig Hansen
Quick Facts About Sig Hansen
Celebrated Name Sig Hansen
Age 58 years old
Nick Name Sig
Birth Name Sigurd Jonny Hansen
Birth Date 1966-04-28
Gender Male
Profession TV Personality
Nationality American
Place of Birth Seattle, Washington, the US
Ethnicity White Caucasian
Residence Seattle
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Taurus
Father Sverre Hansen
Mother Snefryd Hansen
Brothers Norman and Edgar Hansen
School Shorewood High School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Wife June Hansen
Daughter Nina, Mandy and Melissa
Net Worth 5 million
Salary $500K-$1 million per year
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 78 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Style Messy French Crop hairstyle
Hair Color Brown

Sig Hansen is an American reality TV personality. He is a captain of the fishing vessel F/V Northwestern. Famous television personality Sig Hansen is best known for being the star of Discovery Channel's television series "Deadliest Catch," since it started in 2006.

Sig Hansen worked his way up the ranks aboard the Northwestern and became a relief skipper. By 24, he was the full-time captain of the vessel. Under his command, the vessel has enjoyed an excellent record, both in terms of safety and gross production.

Outside of Deadliest Catch, Sig Hansen has accumulated a few notable credits. In 2010, he appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He also voiced the character of Crabby the boat in Disney's animated film Cars 2. In 2015, he competed in Celebrity Apprentice 7 (season 14).

 Since 2005, Hansen has been featured in each season of the documentary television series Deadliest Catch, serving also as technical advisor for the production.

Where was Sig Hansen born?

Sig Hansen was born on 28th April 1966 in Seattle, Washington, the U.S.A. He was named Sigurd Jonny Hansen by his parents at the time of his birth. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. Taurus is his birth sign. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Sig Hansen was born in a middle-class family with a fishing background. His grandfather as well as his father Sverre Hansen was pioneered opilio crab fishing in Alaska as a way of giving crab boats a chance to earn money year-round. His father is descended from a long line of Norwegian-ancestry fishermen. His mother's name is Snefryd Hansen. 

He is the eldest child of his parents. His younger brothers are Norman and Edgar Hansen. Reflecting on Sig Hansen's education, he is a high school graduate. After graduating from Shorewood High School, he began fishing year-round. 

How long has Sig Hansen been married?

Sig Hansen is currently married to June Hansen, his second wife. She is a loving mother to Sig Hansen's adopted daughters Nina and Mandy, who both seem to love the high seas just like their daddy. However, June makes sure to have some passions of her own.

Asides from her many appearances on her husband's show, June seems to be getting into show business herself. According to sources, the mom worked as a makeup artist on the set of the film John Taylor's Prom Date, which is slated to be released in May 2022.

But while June may be stepping out on her own, it's clear her family is still her No. 1 priority. Her daughter Mandy often gushes about her mama on social media for always standing by her side. "Love you mommy more than you'd ever know," she wrote on an Instagram selfie of the duo shared in May 2020.

Later in October, Mandy posted a photo of her parents with her nephew Jaxsen, and from the look of June's smile, clearly, nothing makes her happier than her family.

From Sig's first wife, he has one biological daughter, Melissa Eckstrom. After he divorced his first wife, a legal battle resulted in Hansen not being allowed to see his daughter. 

How much is Sig Hansen worth?

As of August 2021, Sig Hansen has a net worth of more than $5 million. He has accumulated most of his fortune from his career as the captain of the fishing vessel Northwestern. According to different internet sources, Sig Hansen has been considered the richest captain on Deadliest Catch. He earns an average annual salary of $500 thousand to $1 million. 

His boat, F/V Northwestern, is one of the most productive in the entire show, and Captain Hansen holds the honor of never losing a single sailor to the rough seas. Northwestern earned the highest amount of money in 2005 and 2006, of all the vessels featured on Deadliest Catch. In addition to his starring role on Deadliest Catch, Hansen also serves as a technical advisor.

Sig Hansen owns a half-million-dollar mansion in his hometown Seattle. Apart from his luxurious mansion, the captain also owns a family property in Washington State. He has a ford brand white car.

Sig Hansen Height and Weight

Sig Hansen is 5 ft 8 inches tall and weighs around 78 Kg. he has an Athletic build body. Due to his involvement in fishing, Sig has been able to gain a strong and stout body as fishing requires enormous energy and body effort. 

He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes. He has a Messy French Crop hairstyle that is brown in color. He likes to shave his beard regularly. He doesn't like to keep his beard. In fact, he looks very handsome gentleman without a beard. 

Sig Hansen suffered his first major health scare in February 2016 when had a heart attack while on his fishing boat. "It was sharp and radiated from my chest up through my neck," Sig told People about the pain he experienced. 

Facts About Sig Hansen

  • #1His wife June has cancer.
  • #2He suffered a heart attack in March 2016.
  • #3 He has a smoking habit.
  • #4He was arrested in an alleged fight with an Uber driver.
  • #5He began fishing at age 14.
  • #6During childhood, he cut school to go fishing.
  • #7 He speaks the Norwegian language fluently.
  • #8He is a supporter of the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Mariners.
  • #9He played the role of his own boat in Cars 2.
  • #10He is the New york times best selling author.