Sig Hansen Biography


Sig Hansen is a fisherman who hails from America. Sig Hansen is currently married to June Hansen.

Relationship Facts of Sig Hansen

  • Sig Hansen is married to June Hansen.
  • He is father of Three (Nina, Mandy and Melissa Eckstrom).
  • Sig Hansen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Sig Hansen?

Sig Hansen is currently married to June Hansen living in Seattle happily with his wife and daughter. Her daughters’ name is Nina and Mandy who are adopted.

However, he has not revealed anything about his exact date of marriage. However, it is apparent that they have been married for a very long time.

Recently, news came out about an accusation by his daughter from a previous marriage with Lisa Eckstrom. He was married to her in the year of 1987 and later gave birth to Melissa Eckstrom in 1990.

She accused him of sexually abusing her when she was a toddler. Currently, not much is known about this relationship and he is going through a rough time.

Who is Sig Hansen?

Sig Hansen is a fisherman who hails from America. He gained a lot of popularity and recognition as a captain of the fishing vessel Northwestern.

Moreover, he has appeared in the documentary television series Deadliest Catch.

Sig Hansen: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Sig Hansen was born to Sverre Hansen and Snefryd Hansen on April 28, 1966, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. He is the descendant of Norwegian-ancestry fishermen. His father, as well as his grandfather, were in the fishing business pioneering opilio crab fishing in Alaska.

He began fishing at a very early age of 14. He spent his childhood fishing for over 10 months a year in Alaska and the Bering Sea.

Talking about his education, he didn’t go to any school so that he can give time to fishing. It tells how passionate he is about fishing and becoming a fisherman.

Sig Hansen: Career, Salary, Net Worth, Awards:

Sig Hansen started his career at the age of 22 as a captain of both called Northwestern. Two years later, he worked full-time at Northwestern.

In his command, the boat is a top producer with an excellent safety record as there are no records of deaths in over 20 years. They won two consecutive seasons of Deadliest Catch in 2005 and 2006.

His brothers worked with him from the very beginning for more than 20 years as deck boss and deckhand. In his career, he authored the book North By Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters which instantly earned a spot on the bestseller list of the New York Times.

Moreover, he became the voice actor for a boat named Crabby in the Disney Pixar film Cars 2. Moreover, he appeared on Donald Trump‘s reality show The Celebrity Apprentice.

As a result of his successful career proving himself a capable captain with awesome leadership, he amassed a lot of fame and wealth. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at $4 million. He also receives $500 thousand per season on Deadliest Catch.

Sig Hansen: Rumors, Controversy

Recently, his estranged daughter, Melissa Eckstrom, filed a lawsuit against him. She accused him of sexually abusing her when she was a toddler.

She revealed that it happened at the age of two. This incident made her fall into depression and have suicidal thoughts.

After that, he responded by regarding it as full of lies prompted by his ex-wife to squeeze the money out of him. However, the case is still going on and the verdict may be on either side.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Sig Hansen appears as a gentleman with a muscular body structure. Currently, he is standing at a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.68m) and a weight of 78 kg matching his body.

His hair is blonde and his eye color is light brown.

Social Media

Hansen is active on two major social networking sites. He has got around 641K followers on his Facebook page. Similarly, his Twitter followers are more than 163k. But he is not active on Instagram.


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