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Edgar Hansen Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Salary, Height, Weight



Born on 14 January 1971 in Seattle, Washington, United States Edgar Hansen is currently 49 years old. He is most popular as a television actor on the famous reality show ‘Deadliest Catch` which features the lives of fishing crews that harvest crabs from the Bering Sea. Edgar is a hard-working cook, a relief skipper, a deck boss, and a chief engineer of the cooking vessel called Northwestern which he co-owns with his brother Sig Hansen.

Edgar Hansen Family Details

Born to Snefryd Hansen and Sverre Hansen and a young brother to Sig Hansen and Norman Hansen, Edgar currently lives in Mountlake Terrace. He is a descendant of Norwegian ancestry. Fishing seems to be an inborn thing within Edgar. His father, as well as his grandfather, were in fishing business pioneering apilio crab fishing in Alaska.

Edgar Hansen Career Details

Edgar’s passion for fishing started at a very young age and ever since it has grown tremendously. It is said that Edgar did not go to school as he was concentrating on sharpening his fishing skills. He once described his work as “an addiction that is carried as a family heritage”.

He started fishing when he was 18 years old and when he joined the boat he replaced his brother Sig from a cooking role thereby showing excellent cooking skills. It is at this time that Sig his brother described him as a “flunky” and not very dependable. However, his passion, dedication and hard-work proved everyone wrong who didn’t believe in him at first. Edgar`s role as the chief engineer has successfully guaranteed the security of all his crew members. He grew to have a reputation of being tough yet fair, a character that has maintained high safety standards in the risky fishing business. Edgar successfully established himself as a very dependable man who sometimes assumes the role of his brother Sig of being the captain of their co-owned vessel.

He made his first entrance as a TV personality on the Discovery Channel aired TV series the ‘Deadliest Catch’ in 2005, and has ever since gained widespread popularity. Edgar often appears in the reality TV series as the host and presenter along with his brothers Sig and Norman. As once testified by his brother Sig, Edgar is the most talented member of the entire crew. Beautifully described as a very charming man by his fans, Edgar Hansen is also blessed with a muscular body that stands 1.83 meters and weighs 79kgs. He twice won the Deadliest Catch in 2005 and 2006. Edgar passionately enjoys acting and has also featured on several other shows such as The Hill-Man Morning Show,’ ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Edgar Hansen Dating History And Marriage Details

Edgar dated for a very long time with Louise Hansen before they got married. The couple seems to be happily married and has also been blessed with three children Stefanie Hansen, Logan Hansen and Erik Hansen. The wife, Louise Hansen prefers to keep her life private and she is not active on social media. However, Edgar keeps contact with his fans by being active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Tweeter, and Facebook. As well, he does not disclose much of his marital life.

An acclaimed Christian, Edgar has tried to live a life without controversies. He is a family man who has no personal cheating stories or rumours of dating other girlfriends. However, as a man of flesh, Edgar is indeed not immortal or perfect. In July 2018, Edgar pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The famous ‘Deadliest Catch star’ admitted to a fourth-degree assault with sexual intent confessing that he purposely kissed and touched the young girl. The reality television fisherman fostered a plea deal whereby he received a 364-day suspended jail sentence and was allowed to pay court fines and fees. He went on to testify that he commenced therapy to ensure that such rogue behavior will not repeat.

Edgar Hansen Net Worth

How is Edgar Hansen worth? It is no doubt that Edgar Hansen has an estimated net worth of US1.5 million. His successful career as a famous television actor and his hard work in managing his co-owned vessel (Northwestern) attest to such wealth.

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