Marty Raney is the name of a famous Tv personality from North Bend, Washington. Raney is a thrill-seeker who started exploring Alaska in 1974. In 1986, he climbed the mountain Denali for the first time, which is the highest mountain peak in North America.
Marty was born in North Bend, Washington. As per wiki, he was born in 1957, which makes his age 63 this year as of 2020. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Reportedly, he dropped out of his school at the age of 16 to live his dream of adventures. Not much information like his father, mother, and sibling details are not available on the Internet. He moved to Alaska when he was 18 and then never left, dedicating his life to living and working on the land.
Marty Raney wife & Personal Life
Marty moved to Alaska for its wilderness, where he also found his soulmate or beautiful wife, Mollee Roestel. After married, the couple moved to a very remote homestead in Haines, which has a high population of Alaskan brown bears.
The couple welcomed their first child, Melanee under very trying circumstances. The couple had to take a plane to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and the baby was born soon after.
His family includes his wife, daughter, and three younger kids Miles, Misty, and Matthew. Marty’s lived in extremely harsh conditions without power, plumbing, water, or heat, which Raney believes builds character.
From an early age, he had a deep passion for exploring nature. So he dropped out of school and left home when he was 16 years old. After two years he moved to Alaska when he was 18 and then never left, dedicating his life to living and working on the land.
His journey began way back in 1974 when he moved into the logging camps of Southeast Alaska. In his journey, he has rescued several Alaskans from the freezing winds and snow. He climbed the mountain Denali for the first time and eventually began his own guiding expeditions company in 1986.
Mountain Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America. His business, Alaska Stone and Log Company, which is now also run by his children. Marty got more attention after appeared in the Discovery Channel show Homestead Rescue, people are fascinated by Raney’s story.
Apart from this, he has featured on several films like the Spirit of Alaska, Surviving Denali, and Han Denali as a climbing guide. In addition, he has few songs like “Alaska Tattooed Lady”, “Him and the Mountains”, “I Really Caribou You”, “You Never Wrote”, “Cookie Cutter Cowboys”, and “I’ve Been Everywhere”. His talent and skillsets have earned him a fortune.
Raney has a net worth of $1 Million. Reportedly, he also derives a steady salary of $79 thousand as an annual salary from Homestead Rescue. Apart from that, Marty runs few businesses of his own along with his children.
- He was born in 1957 in North Bend, Washington.
- His relationship with Alaska began only from 1974 when he came here at 18 years of age after leaving his house at just 16 years old.
- In 1986, he climbed the mountain Denali for the first time and eventually began his own guiding expeditions company.
- Raney’s first home in Alaska was practically off-land as it was a floating logging camp off Prince of Wales Island.
- After settling in Alaska, Raney married Mollee Roestel.
- Marty Raney’s family includes his wife, daughter, and three younger kids Miles, Misty, and Matthew.