One of the stars of National Geographic Channel, Andy Bassich is known for the documentary television series named Life Below Zero. He is not a TV star by occupation but rather a Musher. He operates a mushing school and surviving school and is really good at his job. Bassich is well known for his mushing school locally but he is known nationwide due to the show, Life Below Zero.
So, how did a musher become a television star and how much success he is enjoying through his work in the TV show. Find out all about Bassich's career and his net worth as you continue with the article.
Musher And A Television Star; Bassich's career
Bassich has not always led the life of success and fortune. His younger years were spend by him trying on different jobs to support his family. He became a professional carpenter and cabin maker after he graduated High School. He took on jobs to support the family but it was nowhere his heart was at. He moved to Alaska in 1980 and began rearing dogs which turned out to be his passion.
The region of Alaska is a tough environment yet he grew passionate about on the environment, Bassich had a tough time each day of his life. He was having difficulties but his struggles in life also landed him the job of a co-star in the documentary series Life Below Zero in the National Geographic Channel.
Bassich was a person who had moved from the capital to Alaska and started the profession of the musher, this was the story that would get the producer of the show to give him a place in their documentary. Aside from Basich, the show has stars like Sue Aikens, Chip Hailstone, Agnes Hailstone, Glenn Villeneuve, Jessie Holmes, and Erik Salitan.
Bassich fit right in with the theme of the show which focuses on its main characters and their struggle with the wilderness of Alaska. The show gave Bassich the opportunity to be well known to give his mushing school media coverage and also gave him the opportunity of a steady and good income. So, how much has he earned through his career as a musher and TV star?
Net Worth of Bassich
Bassich has his rearing school called Ventures and he is a hunter which is where he primarily used to make his living out of. As a musher, he charges a reasonable price of $2,500 dollars for his dog sled.
He has found a second career as an actor in the documentary Life Below Zero which has helped him earn a large sum of money then what he used to in the past. He is reported to earn $100,000 from his acting job in Life Below Zero.
The net worth of the musher and actor of Life Below Zero is estimated to be $250,000. The money that he has shall be more than helpful for him to survive the difficult environment of Alaska.