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 of looking after their homesteads and carry out all the functions of building and construction in the unforgiving nature of Alaska.
How Much Is Shane Kilcher’s Net Worth?
The reality television personality earned a prominent part of his wealth from the TV series ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier’ working from 2012 to 2017. By 2018, Shane had an estimated net worth of $40,000. Concerning his stint in the entertainment industry, the numbers might go up in the coming days.
He appeared in Alaska: The Last Frontier for more than 50 episodes. His primary job was to support the family facing new challenges. However, most of his fortune is due to acres of land owned and inherited by the 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 Ware Kilcher, a nurse, on 26 April 1990. There are a few couples who have a relationship with that like Shane and Kelli Kilcher.
Since April 1989, they have been together, and to this date, they have been enjoying the whirlwind of romance. They first started dating while at their friend's birthday party.
The love and affection between them can also be witnessed in their social posts. On 26 April 2015, Kelli shared a post on her Facebook, reflecting their love and friendship 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!
The couple who relishes their 30 years of relationship shares four adorable 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)
The couple's daughter Jenna Kilcher enrolled at the Cheese University and currently works at McDonald's. She is in a relationship with Owen Fell since 14 May 2014. Also, Shane and Kelli are grandparents. One of their sons Keenan is married to Jennica Kilcher and has a son with her.
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 with his family, posted 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.
The very injury led Shane to be absent from the second half of the seventh season of Alaska: The Last Frontier. While the show wrapped in February 2018, his health condition has improved, but Shane is yet to make a comeback to the show. However, it doesn't mean that he has forgotten his fans. He is active on Facebook and provides updates to his followers.
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.
Shane Kilcher, age 48, was born in 1971 to parents Atz Kilcher and Lenedra J. Carroll. He celebrates his birthday on the 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.