Comfort is Subjective, and it’s what drives this survivor and hunter to live a life that an average person would not even want to dream. Erik Salitan is a registered guide and a trained pilot who lives a challenging life in Alaska with his wife, Martha. He became a television personality after making an entry in the National Geographic show Life Below Zero.
Career as Hunter and Guide!
At the age of 18, he realized that he didn’t want to live life a robot in a factory. He was born to explore the beauty and thrill of Alaska filled with hidden dangers. He then decided to spend his life in Alaska and one day die in the never ending chilling of Alaska. Erik is a self-sufficient man and hunts the every piece of flesh he eats and utilizes rest for clothing and tools.
He is a registered guide, pilot, and has a degree in Natural Resources. He runs a lodge named Talarik Creek Lodge with his wife, Maratha Salitan. His long experience in Alaska and detailed knowledge of topography helped him and his wife grab one of the six characters in documentary series Life Below Zero. The show which had the likes of veteran Sue Aikens, Agnes Hailstone, Glenn Villeneuve, Jessie Holmes, and Andy Bassich. He brings a youthful vibe to the show which showcases the day-to-day struggle of the characters to survive in the Alaska.
How much is Erik’s Net Worth?
The condition in Alaska doesn’t let you switch off for a moment, and the couple work hard to survive and make a living. They run an exotic lodge and also provide a guide service called Bushwhack Alaska Guiding and Outfitting which is open for booking for 2017 summer.
The reality star and his wife have an expected net worth of $400,000 which is no way was an easy amount to amass as they struggle in every second fishing, hunting and managing their lodge.
Building a Perfect Home for His Wife and Son!
It’s never easy when you have a raise a family in the harsh condition of Alaska. But the guide is doing everything in his power to build a home filled with love for his wife and children.
His lifestyle is a living hell and woman would indeed find it hard to cope up with his living. But he is married to Martha Mae Salitan, an Alaskan native who is familiar with the conditions and complements his husband and gives an extra hand to survive.
He and his wife welcomed a son named Lucas Salitan in their life. They enrolled their son Lucas at Wood River Elementary. During his time-off from the school, Lucas accompanies his father and mother in fishing and enjoys every moment with them.
In 2015, Erik and Martha didn’t appear in the show Life Below Zero and fans were unsurprisingly enraged. When one of the die-hard fans questioned their absence, the veteran hunter Susan (Sue) Aikens clarified that they would return on the episodes later on the season.
Erik’s Short Bio and Family:
Erik was born outside of Alaska, and according to the wiki sources, he currently ages 29. He lives with a family of three in Iliamna, Alaska. The member of many Hunters Association, who has over 16 years guide experiences, intends on seeing the life out on Alaska. He possesses a tall height and maintains an athletic body shape. He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.