Sig Hansen is a famous American captain who is well known for the fishing vessel Northwestern. From the year 2006, he has been featured in each season of the Deadliest Catch, which is a documentary Television series. Also, he is working as a technical advisor for the Television series. He was born on the 28th of April, 1966, in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America. His birth name is Sigurd Jonny Hansen. As of now, his age is 53 years.
To know more about the daughters, net worth 2019, brother, wife cancer, and the house of Sig, stick with us until the end.
Early Life of Sig Hansen:
The name of Sig’s father is Sverre Hansen, and the name of his mother is Snefryd Hansen. Talking about his siblings, he has got two brothers who are younger to him. His father and grandfather were the pioneers of opilio crab fishing. He went to Shorewood High School, which is in Shoreline, Washington.
At the tender age of 14, Sig started to work in the boat of his family. After he completed his school, he spent almost ten months every month in the Bering Sea and Alaska. While he was in his early days, he cut his school to go fishing.
Body Measurements of Sig Hansen:
Sig has a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and a weight of around 78 kilograms.
Net Worth 2019:
As of 2019, the net worth of Sig Hansen is $5 million. He received his net worth from his career in ‘Deadliest Catch.’ For each season of the series, his salary was $500 thousand. From his fisherman career, he has collected a big sum of money.
Daughters of Sig Hansen:
Sig Hansen has three daughters, Mandy Hansen and Nina Hansen. Two of his daughters, Nina Hansen and Mandy Hansen, are his adopted daughters. Also, he has a biological daughter named Melissa from his marriage with Lisa Eckstorm.
His biological daughter filed a lawsuit against him of sexually abusing him. However, he denied the accusations and said that Melissa and his ex-wife faked it to gain some of his assets.
Wife and Relationship:
Previously, Sig was married to Lisa Eckstorm. But, they divorced. Then, he got married to June Hansen. They live in Seattle with his wife and two adopted daughters in the present context.
Heart Attack Faced by Sig:
In March 2016, Hansen suffered from a heart attack. His heart attack was a major issue on the internet as it got recorded and got shown on the Deadliest Catch. Then, he had to face his second heart attack in October 2018.