Andy Bassich
Andy Bassich
Celebrated Name: Andy Bassich
Real Name/Full Name: Andy Bassich
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 25 January 1959
Birth Place: Washington DC. U.S.A
Nationality: American
Height: 1.81m
Weight: 91kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kate Rorke, (m. 2003; div. 2015)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Denise Becker)
Is Andy Bassich Gay?: No
Profession: Television personality, musher
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $300 thousand
Last Updated: June 2024

Andy Bassich is an American television personality and musher who is known as the host of the television series “Life Below Zero” on the National Geographic Channel Star. Andy’s life is rather interesting because he lives in Alaska in a house where there is no water, electricity, or internet connection. He is also known for moving around with his more than 37 sled dogs that he controls. His movements with the dogs are mainly in different places within the wilderness of Alaska.

Maybe you know about Andy Bassich very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Andy Bassich’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Andy Bassich is an American who was born in Washington and grew up in Wheaton, Maryland. His birth date is 25 January 1959, and he was born in a family of two children with him being the youngest. His elder sibling is a sister whose name he has not revealed.

For his education, he went to John F. Kennedy High School, and after completing his studies, he did not go to college due to financial instability. He started doing odd jobs to help his parents with the bills, and he worked as a carpenter. He developed an interest in hunting and also rearing dogs, and this prompted him to move to Alaska in 1980. He started doing menial jobs and also became a musher. His job as a musher became successful, and this earned him roles in the television series “Life Below Zero.”

Personal Life

Andy Bassich has been married just once in his lifetime. This marriage was to Kate Rorke. The two had met in 2003, and they tied the knot some few years later. The couple lived along the Yukon River, where the nearest town is 14 miles away. In 2015 during an episode of “Life Below Zero’, the couple announced their separation, and in 2016, the divorce was finalized. The couple did not have any children together.

In 2016, Andy met another lady by the name of Denise Becker, who works as a nurse, and she was on a canoe trip in Alaska. The couple is happily living in Alaska, but they don’t have any children yet. In 2009 Andy lost his properties due to floods, and he had to start all over again.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 25 January 1959, Andy Bassich is 65 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 1.81m tall, and his weight is 91 kg.


After developing a passion for hunting and rearing dogs, Bassich moved to Alaska, where he started off as a musher. He was really good at this, and he got a role in the “Life Below Zero” television series. This opened many doors for him, and he has become very famous as well as creating an impressive wealth.

The series “Life Below Zero” follows the life of Andy and the other five cast members who usually ice in some remote areas of Alaska. The series also demonstrates their day to day struggles in order to survive in the below-zero conditions. The crew just survive on hunted food and only depend on themselves for survival.

Bassich lives in the Alaska wilderness where his house has no water, internet connection, or water. He controls more than 37 sled dogs, which he moves within the wilderness. His residence is along the Yukon River, where the temperature gets to 60 degrees below zero each winter. The Yukon River ices in winter, and this means that Andy gets isolated from the outside world during these times.

In addition, Andy Bassich runs a survival camp/school, where he offers outdoor and cabin classrooms. This includes a 20-day trek and frontier experience where they travel by boat or dog sled along Yukon River. The dogs also assist Andy in his day to day activities.

Awards & Achievements

Bassich has never won a major award over the years. However, he has won the heart of many viewers who are always glued to the screen to watch the series “Life Below Zero” to watch him in his adventures. The series has millions of viewers from across the world. Maybe in the future, he will be able to win some awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Andy Bassich in 2024

Andy Bassich Net Worth
Andy Bassich Net Worth

Andy Bassich, who is a reality television star, has managed to accumulate a net worth of $300 thousand as of June 2024. He has earned this wealth from his appearances in the television series “Life Below Zero,” which airs on the National Geographic Channel Star. He makes $100,000 as of the host of the show, and this is a big achievement since he has very little expenses since he does not pay any bills for his residence in Alaska.

Bassich is a famous television personality from America, who is also a musher. He is the host of the television series “Life Below Zero” on the National Geographic Channel Star, and he has a very interesting lifestyle. He lives in Alaska along the Yukon River, where his residence has no water, connection, or electricity. He is also known to move around the Alaska wilderness with his 37 sled dogs.


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