Andy Bassich is an American musher and television personality who lives his daily life wandering along with his dogs to different places in Alaska.
Andy Bassich's early life (bio, age)
Andy Bassich was born in 1959, in Washington DC, the capital city of the United States. Currently, 59 years of age, Andy grew up in his birthplace along with his siblings.
He attended John F. Kennedy High School. Andy is fond of hunting, in 1980, he moved to Alaska to pursue his passion.
After graduating from high school, Andy began working as a carpenter to support his family. Later, he moved to Alaska and started rearing dogs to start hunting. Andy is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
How old is Andy Bassich?
As of 2019, Andy is 59 years of age.
Andy Bassich's career
Later Andy Bassich started working as a musher and lived in the bank of the Yukon River along with 37 sled dogs.
As a musher, he appeared in the television series Life Below Zero, which was aired on the National Geographic channel, which has also seen renowned personalities like Soledad O'Brien and Ciril Jazbec.
Further, he appeared in numerous shows, including Jessie Holmes, Sue Aikens, Glenn Villeneuve, Erik Salitan, Chip and Agnes Hailstone, featuring Chip Hailstone and wife Agnes Hailstone, and many more.
Andy Bassich's Personal Life, Marriage, Wife
While talking about Andy Bassich' personal life and current relationship status, he is a married man. Andy Bassich married his long-term girlfriend, Kate Rorke.
Although they gave birth to a daughter after their marriage, they couldn't continue their relationship and eventually got divorced.
What happened to Andy Bassich's wife?
His wife Kate filed a divorced citing the reason that her spouse physically abused her. The divorced was finalized in 2016. Currently, Rorke lives with their daughter in Canada.
Andy Bassich's sexuality is straight; he loves to spend his time with his dogs rather than with humans.
Andy Bassich's net worth
The popular television personality earns a huge amount from his professional career. He has appeared in numerous television series from which he must have collected a satisfying amount.
His luxurious lifestyle also points towards the fact that he has good sources of income. As of 2018, Andy Bassich' net worth is reported to be around $250K.
He earns a reasonable sum from his dogsled as well; he charges around $2,500 per person. He makes around $100,000 from his television series, Life Below Zero.