Andy Bassich Biography
Andy Bassich is a reality TV personality who is best known for his appearance in the six main characters of the documentary TV series, Life Below Zero. He is also familiar as the ex-husband of Kate Rorke Bassich.
Andy Bassich Education
He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and post that pursued his career as a carpenter. A few years later, in 1980, he moved to Alaska to pursue his passion of rearing dogs and hunting.
Andy Bassich Career
He started his career as a professional cabinet maker and carpenter. But he always wanted to explore nature. So he started his journey to Alaska in 1980 to fulfill his dream of making a living in Alaska. He used to do gardening in the summertime and hunted and gathered garden supplies in winter.
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Andy struggled really hard to survive in Alaska. Later on, he started working as a musher and lived in the riverbank of the Yukon along with 37 sled dogs. In 2013, he came into the limelight after appeared in the television series Life Below Zero, which has also seen well-known personalities like Soledad O’Brien and Ciril Jazbec.
In the documentary series, he appeared along with Sue Aikens, Glenn Villeneuve, Jassie Holmes, Erik Salitan, Chip Hailstone, and Agnes Hailstone. He spent two years in Anchorage, Alaska before moving to Eagle, Alaska in 1984. The first thing he did after arriving (Eagle) was trade a truckload of wood for his first dog, Muzzle.
Andy Bassich Age
He was born on January 25 1958 in Washington D.C. He grew up in Wheaton, Maryland.
Andy Bassich Family
He was born on 25th January 1958 in Washington D.C.
Andy Bassich Children
He has two daughters but he hasn’t mentioned their names and his youngest daughter lives with his ex-wife in Canada. Andy and Kate Bassich do not have kids together
Andy Bassich Wife
He is married to Kate Rorke and he met his wife Kate Rorke in Florida while she was on a canoe trip with a Boy Scouts troop. He met his ex-wife Kate Bassich at Dawson City back in 2003 then he was a riverboat captain, and Kate was a tourist from Canada. As the circumstance brought them closer after dating for a short while, the two got married.
They lived an adventurous life in Calico Bluff. Together the couple worked hard heating with wood, feeding the dogs, hunting, gathering or growing, processing, and preparing every meal from scratch. The couple hunted moose, black bear, caribou, wolf, salmon. The couple also became partners in the business. Together they rared many sled dogs for and ran dog mushing School.
Andy Bassich Net Worth
Andy Bassich is an American TV actor who has an estimated net worth of $250, 000 dollars.
Andy Bassich Height
The Information about his Height is not available but it will be updated as soon as possible.
Andy Bassich TV Shows
- Life Below Zero 2013
Andy Bassich Accident
He got an accident while moving a snow machine. He suffered from infections in the muscle and bone and needed crutches to move around his home in Calico, Bluff. He received treatment in Florida and stayed there for nearly six months.
Andy Bassich Life Below Zero
She is one of the cast members in the America TV Show Life Below Zero. He joined the TV Show first season first episode “End of the road” on May 19, 2013. And the casts Glenn Villeneuve, Salitan couple: Eric and Martha Mae Salitan have left, Andy features alongside Sue Aikens, Hailstone couple: Chip and Agnes Hailstone, Jessi Holmes, and Ricko Dewilde as of 2020.
Life Below Zero is a documentary television series that illustrates the daily and seasonal activities of subsistence hunters as they make their living in remote areas of Alaska. Produced by BBC Worldwide, the show airs on National Geographic.
The show follows people who live in the remote areas of Alaska, trying to survive in the below-zero conditions, demonstrating their everyday struggles as they hunt and depend only on themselves and survive using the resources they have.
Andy Bassich Ice Hiking
Andy Bassich and his wife were hit by one of the most dangerous floods in the history of Eagle, Alaska. The couple and their 21 sled dogs had to be rescued by a chopper. Well, there were no kids to be rescued. And while Kate has children from her previous marriage it is not known how many.