Hard work always pays off, after getting a tag of undependable, he became one of the toughest and talented crew members in the FV Northwestern explains his dedication and passion for fishing. Edgar Hansen started fishing at the age of 18 following the footsteps of his brother and is now one of the star casts of Discovery’s show Deadliest Catch. The deck boss who co-owns the fishing vessels with his brother Sig, highly regards his brother supported him in his controversies and health problems.
Career and Progression:
Edgar Hansen is a person who can keep personal differences amongst the crew aside to complete his task as the deck boss/engineer. The co-owner of the famous crab fishing vessel FV Northwestern got on the board when he was just 18 years old and took over the position of ship’s cook from his older brother Sig.
He became a peripheral figure in the television industry as the boat FV Northwestern, and the crew member starred in the Discovery’s show Deadliest Catch. Along with his older brother Sig and Norman, he rose to the occasion and became the deck boss and relief skipper. He started his career, and his brother even called him undependable, but it was only matter of time when he became the most talented member of the crew.
His dedication and work ethics received applause when he risked his own life to suppress the electrical fire in the engine room and also rerouted the power bringing life in the Fishing vessel. The deck boss who says that fishing is not about money it's about pride, heritage, and blood doesn’t want his son to engulf in fishing and want his son to stay at home with the family.
How Much is Edgar’s Net Worth?
He has been fishing for almost three decades and became a television personality after appearing the reality show called Deadliest Catch alongside FV Wizard ship Keith Colburn and Monte Colburn, Brenna A ship Sean Dwyer.
He amassed his net worth through starring in the show and as the deck boss of FV Northwestern. The Alaskan fisherman has an expected net worth of $700 thousand dollars.
His Wife: A Blessing in Disguise!!!
The hunk who is known for his robust nature feels powerless in front of one person but in a right way. Edgar is a married man, and he shared his vows with lovely Louise Hansen. His relationship with Louise is going pretty smoothly, and she supports him in his passion and keeps his family intact behind the screen in Seattle.
When the hunk was diagnosed with a threatening degenerative spine condition, his wife and family became his inspiration, and he is now fighting and working hard on his fitness.
The Fisherman has three children with his wife Louise with daughter Stefanie Hansen, and sons Logan and Erik Hansen. His son Erik even went on board of FV Northwestern to give an extra hand to his father.
His brother Sig received a much need support of Edgar when he was accused of sexual abuse by sig’s daughter Melissa Eckstrom. She filed a lawsuit, and the news broke in May 2017, and she accused that she faced sexual molestation from her father when she was a toddler and battled depression, eating disorders, trauma, and suicidal thoughts.
But Edgar stood firmly beside his brother and labeled the allegations lie and total set up. He even said they wanted to smear their name and get hands on their money.
His Short Bio and Family:
According to the wiki sources, Edgar Hansen was born as the youngest Hansen trio on 14th January 1971 in Seattle, Washington. Born to parents Sverre Hansen and Snefryd Hansen currently ages 46 has older two siblings in Sig and Norman Hansen. The fisherman possesses a tall height of 6 feet and has a strong physique with athletic body build.