Andy Bassich Biography
Andy Bassich is a renowned American reality TV personality who is well known for his appearance in the six main characters of the documentary TV series, Life Below Zero. In addition, Bassich is known as the ex-husband of Kate Rorke Bassich.
Regarding his education, Andy attended Kennedy High School and graduated in 1976, and was fascinated by fine arts. Afterward, he started his career as a carpenter and cabinet maker.
While growing up, Andy was interested in exploring nature. After his graduation, he traveled across the nation. Bassich really wanted to visit Alaska, however, the same year, his sister was getting married, so he returned home and did carpentry jobs for a couple of years.
In 1980, Bassich began his journey to Alaska to fulfill his dream of earning a living in Alaska. While there, he used to do gardening in the summertime and hunted and gathered garden supplies in winter.
He struggled really hard to survive in Alaska. After a while, Andy started working as a musher and lived on the riverbank of the Yukon along with 37 sled dogs.
Moreover, in 2013, Bassich came into the limelight after appearing in the television series Life Below Zero. Other well-known personalities in the series include Soledad O’Brien and Ciril Jazbec. In the documentary series, Andy appeared along with Glenn Villeneuve, Sue Aikens, Jassie Holmes, Chip Hailstone, Erik Salitan, and Agnes Hailstone.
Andy Bassich Age
How old is Andy Bassich? Bassich is 63 years old as of 2021. He was born on January 25, 1958, in Washington D.C., the United States of America. In addition, Andy celebrates his birthday on the 25th of January and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Bassich’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is white.
Andy Bassich Family
Bassich was born in Washington D.C, to his parents and raised in Wheaton, Maryland. However, further details regarding his parents and siblings are not available at the moment. Howevr, we will keep you posted as soon as the information is available.
Andy Bassich Wife
Bassich married Kate Rorke after dating for a couple of years. The duo first met at Dawson City back in 2003. Andy worked as a riverboat captain while Kate was on vacation at the Alaska Wilderness. They lived an adventurous life in Calico Bluff.
In addition, the pair worked hard heating with wood, hunting, feeding the dogs, gathering or growing, processing, and preparing every meal from scratch. They hunt moose, caribou, black bear, salmon, wolf.
Moreover, the couple began their own business where they rared 26 sled dogs for survival and dog mushing School. Unfortunately, in 2015, the duo separated when Kate left her home. Their divorce was finalized back in 2016. It is not known if the couple had any children.
Currently, Kate lives in Canada. Andy is in a relationship with Denise Becker whom he met through Life Below Zero. He met Denise in Florida while she was on a canoe trip with a Boy Scouts troop. Denise is a Canada-born trauma nurse from Florida. She grew up on a farm in northern Saskatchewan.
Andy Bassich Height
Bassich stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.81 m) and weighs 91 kg (201 lbs). In addition, he has brown eye color and grey hair color.
Andy Bassich Salary
Bassich receives an average annual salary of over $100,000.
Andy Bassich Net Worth
Bassich has an estimated net worth of between $250,000 -$1 million. His wealth is mainly attributed to his career as an actor.