Facts of Andy Bassich
|Full Name:||Andy Bassich|
|Birth Date:||, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Maryland, USA|
|Profession:||reality TV star|
|Education:||John F. Kennedy High School|
|Net Worth:||$ 250,000|
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Andy Bassich lives a life of adventure and danger in the ‘below zero’ remote areas of Alaska. BBC Worldwide is filming a documentary series on some of the people residing in this largest but sparsely populated US State. It is freezing cold here and most of them hunt or fish for their subsistence. The documentary ‘Life Below Zero’ airs on National Geographic Channel.
The people here live a rough and tough life and also have their own family and human dramas ongoing. Andy Bassich is no exception to it. A peep into his life would give our readers more in-depth understanding of how Andy Bassich and people like him survive in the bitter cold.
Andy Bassich’s birth, age, childhood, and education
Delving a bit into Andy Bassich, it can be seen that Andy is not a native of Alaska. Andy was born in 1959 in Maryland. His nickname is MacGyver. His parents live in Silver Spring, Maryland. He grew up in suburban Maryland to the North of Washington DC. Due to the parental backing, Andy was into Scouting and a father-son club which his father floated. They learned new skills which were to help them later in their lives.
He was at the John F. Kennedy High School and learned carpentry and cabinet-making. Having completed his graduation, Andy set to travel. In 1980, he moved to Alaska and spent 20 years of his life there working as a riverboat captain. He returned to Washington DC but always yearned for nature and hence returned back to Alaska with his wife Kate Rorke.
Andy Bassich’s Daily life in Alaska
Andy Bassich and his wife Kate stayed in Alaska on the Yukon River. It was a life off the grid and both used to like the locale and the lifestyle. Mornings were in bed with hot drinks and evenings were also spent together. In between, Andy had to gather wood for the fire, collect water from the river from under the ice, hunt, regularly check the wind and solar power, and do other projects. They own 26 dogs for his sled. The two used to run a survival and dog mushing school called as ‘ventures’. Alaska Yukon AdTheir life is quite adventurous and exciting. Talking about it, Andy had said:
“For me, quality of life is measured by how much free time you have to pursue your interests. Isn’t that what retirement is supposed to be?”
Kate too was with him on it. She said:
“My life before Alaska was also a wonderful adventure, but totally polar opposite to the life I live now. The only things I miss are my family, friends, and high heel shoes.”
But this life is not devoid of perils. Andy had his brushes with death a few times.
Andy Bassich’s marriage, wife, daughter, and divorce
Andy Bassich has been married to Kate Rorke for the last 12 years. Not much is revealed about his previous relationships. Information about his family and number of children is also not available. However, the couple’s youngest daughter resides in British Columbia, Canada.
Kate divorced Andy in 2016. The reason she cited was an abusive relationship. She was forced to face verbal and emotional abuses which she decided ultimately to leave behind forever. She now lives with her friends and plans to go and be with her youngest daughter in BC, Canada.
Andy is now alone on the show with his dogs and seems a lone man.
Andy Bassich: Income, Salary, Net Worth
Andy’s net worth as per 2018 is estimated to be around $250k and has a salary of $ 100,000.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Weight
He has got grey hair and brown eyes. There is no information about his height, weight, etc.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Andy Bassich is not active on social media profiles. He does not have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter accounts that we know of!
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