Andy Bassich Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth & More

Andy Bassich

Andy Bassich is the name of a famous American reality TV personality, who is better known for his appearance in the six main characters of the documentary TV series, Life Below Zero. Moreover, he also familiar as the ex-husband of Kate Rorke Bassich.

Quick Bio

Real NameAndy Bassich
Nick NameAndy
Date of Birth25 January 1958
Age62 Years
BirthplaceWashington D.C, United States
Famous AsAmerican reality TV personality
Net worth$ 250 million


Andy was born in Washington D.C, USA. As per wiki, he celebrates his birthday on January 25 and was born in 1958, which makes his age 62 this year. He was grown up in his birthplace alongside his siblings. About his education staus, he is a graduate of Kennedy High School since 1976 and was fascinated by fine arts. After that, he started his career as a carpenter and cabinet maker. Andy holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. From an early age, he wanted to explore nature. After graduation, he traveled across the country. Though Andy wanted to visit Alaska, the same year his sister was getting married, so he returned and did carpentry jobs for quite a few years.

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Andy Bassich

After completing his graduation, he started his career as a professional cabinet maker and carpenter. But he always wanted to explore nature. So he started his journey to Alaska in 1980 to fulfill his dream of making a living in Alaska. He used to do gardening in the summertime and hunted and gathered garden supplies in winter. Andy struggled really hard to survive in Alaska. Later on, he started working as a musher and lived in the riverbank of the Yukon along with 37 sled dogs.

In 2013, he came into the limelight after appeared in the television series Life Below Zero, which has also seen well-known personalities like Soledad O’Brien and Ciril Jazbec. In the documentary series, he appeared along with Sue Aikens, Glenn Villeneuve, Jassie Holmes, Erik Salitan, Chip Hailstone, and Agnes Hailstone.

Net worth

Before becoming the TV star, he runs a musher school and survival training school, where he trained people to survive in unfavorable weather. But his main source of income is from TV show, “Life Below Zero” deal with National Geography Channel. He has an estimated net worth of $250,000 as of 2018. His estimated earning form his television series, Life Below Zero is said to be $100k.

Personal Life

Andy Bassich with his ex-wife

Andy Bassich with his ex-wife

As of 2019, Andy is a divorced and single person. Previously, he was married to Kate Bassich after a few years of dating. The couple first met at Dawson City in 2003. They lived an adventurous life in Calico Bluff. Together the couple worked hard heating with wood, feeding the dogs, hunting, gathering or growing, processing and preparing every meal from scratch. They hunt moose, black bear, caribou, wolf, salmon. Even they started their own business together where they rared 26 sled dogs for survival and dog mushing School. In 2015, they separated when Kate Left her home. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.


  • His birthday makes him 62 years of age now.
  • He supposedly belongs to white ethnicity.
  • Andy is a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in 1979 and was fascinated by fine arts.
  • At his early age he discovered his blossoming interest in traveling around the globe at the age of 22.
  • In 1980, he moved to Alaska to live the life of a free man in the icy cold secluded land.
  • Andy and Kate held on to their vows for ten years before it officially collapsed in 2016.
  • Kate has children from her previous marriage.
  • In 2013, He became one of the six main characters in the documentary series Life Below Zero.