Andy Hillstrand is a renowned third generation Alaskan fisherman. In addition to this, he is also a renowned television personality as well as a businessman who has been featured in several films and series. Andy Hillstrand got much of his popularity through being featured in a hit Discovery Channel Series which was known as Deadliest Catch which gave him many breakthroughs towards his career.
He is also known to be the Co-Captain of the F/V Time Bandit in which currently he has been for 36 years as a commercial fisherman. Here are the complete details about the career, biography and the net worth of Andy Hillstrand in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Andy Hillstrand was born on 23rd September in the year 1963 in Homer, Alaska in the United States. He was born to his parent known as John Hillstrand and got raised by his stepmother known as Nancy Hillstrand. In addition to this, he also has four siblings who are his brothers known as David, Johnathan, Micheal, and Neal Hilstrands. He has an American nationality and has the ethnicity of the Caucasian origin.
His father was known as a fisherman, and three of his brothers currently work together in the sea. He works together with his brother known as Andy as co-captains F/V time bandit while his brother Neal is the boat’s chief engineer and primary cook.
Andy Hillstrand tied knots with Sabrina Hillstrand who they have been in a marriage for more than 33 years. They together have two daughters known as Chelsea and Cassandra who were born in Alaska.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Andy Hillstrand got much inspiration in his career from his father in which he became a third generation Alaskan fisherman. In addition to this, they were also previously associated with fishing since his grandfather who was involved in commercial fishing. He would be taken to the boat and get exposed to the ocean life since a very young age. He began fishing together with his brother by themselves while he was at the age of seven years. He is currently the master of the wheelhouse in which he shares captainship together with Johnathan, but Johnathan is in charge of the boat in the King Crab Fishing season.
In addition to this, he is also a television personality in which he is featured in the Discovery Channel television show known as Deadliest Catch on its second season and is concerned with commercial crab fishing in Alaska. This show has gained much success with it being featured in more than 200 countries. He has not yet won any awards though he has had much achievement in his career both as a fisherman and a television personality.
Net Worth & Earnings
Andy Hillstrand has an estimated net worth of $2 million. This is from the earnings he has made from his fortunate careers both as a third generation Alaskan fisherman as well as being featured in the television on the show known as Deadliest Catch.
Andy Hillstrand has had much success together with his brothers in which they have invested in fishing as a third generation Alaskan fishermen. In addition to this, the show on crab fishing also brought much of their popularity and increasing their wealth.