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Shane Kilcher Wiki: Age, Family, Job/Profession, Net Worth, Injury, Accident

Updated On: 01 May, 2018

Shane Kilcher Wiki: Age, Family, Job/Profession, Net Worth, Injury, Accident

Shane Kilcher is an American television personality who is best known for the reality cable television series Alaska: The Last Frontier. He is a courageous man who faces many challenges in the show with his Kilcher family crew and recently got into a horrible accident which changed his life completely. Shane Kilcher has the task to look after their homestead and carry out all the function of building and constructions in the unforgiving nature of Alaska.

How Much Is Shane Kilcher’s Net Worth?

The reality television personality earned prominent part of his wealth from the TV series ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier’ working from 2012 to 2017. He appeared in more than 50 episodes. His primary job was to support the family facing new challenges. However, a most of his fortune is due to acres of land owned and inherited by Kilcher family. 

Apart from his income, his family members have also accumulated an immense amount of earnings for the family. His father Atz Kilcher enjoys a net worth of $5 million from his profession whereas his sister Jewel, an American singer-songwriter, and actress, has a net value of $30 million.

Married To Kelli Ware

Shane Kilcher got married to Kelli Kilcher, a nurse, on 26 April 1990. The couple relishes their 29 years of relationship with their four children.Shane is the father of three sons Jareth, Keenan, and Ried and a daughter Jenna. 

Shane Kilcher with wife Kelli and their four children 24 April 2016 (Photo: Kelli’s Facebook)

On 26 April 2015, Kelli shared a post on her Facebook reflecting their love and affection towards her husband. She wrote, 

25 years ago I went to a party and finally admitted I loved my Shane! We have been together every since. I still look at him and remember the exact day I first met him and how he looked. I still feel the love and butterflies everyday and can't wait for the next 25!

Relationship with Family

Shane is the son of Lenedra Carroll and Atz Kilcher. Atz Kilcher is the reality star who starred in Alaska: The Last Frontier. His grandparents Yule and Ruth Kilcher escaped Hitler’s stronghold on Eastern Europe and moved to the wilderness. In Shane's family, he has two younger siblings; a sister named Jewel and a brother named Atz Lee Kilcher. He also has a half-brother named Nikos Kilcher.

Shane’s parents divorced in 1982 when his sister Jewel was just eight years old. His sister, Jewel is a Grammy-nominated singer. His brother Atz Lee Kilcher stars in their show Alaska: The Last Frontier.

Shane’s Family on 20 May 2016 (Photo: Kelli’s Facebook)

Apart from all the difficulties, Shane has a beautiful relationship with his family. They are very supportive of each other. They helped Shane and his wife in building their new house.

Shane Kilcher's Horrific Injury

Alaska: The Last Frontier star Shane Kilcher broke his back in horrific fall from a ladder back in December 2017 while working on his and wife Kelli’s cabin. The accident affected his L2 vertebra in a horizontal fracture extending two-thirds of the way through the bone.

Kelli attempted to stem the stream of inquiring fans who wanted to know whether Shane is still in discomfort, or wearing a back brace. Kelli explained that Shane was working on a long recovery and is doing ok.

It was not the first time the homestead has dealt with a severe injury. Shane’s brother Atz Lee Kilcher also suffered punctured lungs and multiple fractured bones in 2015.

Short Bio

Shane Kilcher, age 46, was born in 1971 to parents Atz Kilcher and Lenedra J. Carroll. He celebrates his birthday on 6th of May. As per wiki, he went to Steller Secondary School. He is the oldest of his siblings and belongs to white ethnicity. He stands at a tall height and has a healthy physique.