Edgar Hansen
Edgar Hansen
Celebrated Name: Edgar Hansen
Real Name/Full Name: Edgar Hansen
Gender: Male
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 14 January 1971
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 79 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Louise Hansen
Children: Yes (Stefanie Hansen, Logan Hansen, Erik Hansen)
Profession: Television actor
Net Worth in 2024: $1.5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Edgar Hansen is a television personality from the United States who is best known for appearing on the reality show called ‘Deadliest Catch.’ He is a cook, a relief skipper, a deck boss, and a chief engineer. He has been fishing for a long time and became the cook of the ship by taking over his brother. Hansen is the co-owner of the cooking vessel along with his brother Sig Hansen.

Maybe you know about Edgar Hansen 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 Edgar Hansen’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

Edgar Hansen is the son of Snefryd Hansen and Sverre Hansen. He was born in Washington’s Seattle on 14 January 1971. He is the youngest child of his parents.

His brother, Sig Hansen also appears in the ‘Deadliest Catch’ along with him. There is not much information about his childhood and educational details. However, it has been reported that he didn’t go to school.

Edgar Hansen has been successfully married to his wife, Louise Hansen. They married after dating each other for a long time. The couple is the parents of three children, Logan, Erik, and Stefanie. In 2015, he was suffering from a degenerative spine condition. It was a career-threating problem, and he had difficulties while performing his duties.

Hansen had stood firm with his family when his brother was accused of sexual abuse in 2017. He was only 18 years old when he took over the position of the cook of the ship from his brother.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 14 January 1971, Edgar Hansen is 53 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and weight is 79 kg.


Edgar Hansen has been fishing from an early age. His brother, as well as his father, was from the same line. He later joined cooking on the sailing vessel called NorthWestern of his brother. Additionally, he used to work as deck boss and relief skipper. His brother is the captain of the vessel.

He is also a chief engineer and has ensured the security of his crew members. Hansen has always provided to maintain the right stream of crabs. The Discovery Channel later approached him for the show ‘Deadliest Catch.’

He has appeared in the reality TV series as the host and presenter along with his brother Sig as well as Norman. He is the most talented member of the entire crew. In the show, he has worked with full dedication in bringing life on the vessel. Hansen has twice won the Deadliest Catch in 2005 and then in 2006.

In the show, he appears alongside Jonathan Hillstrand. He is a viral reality television star and apart from appearing in the ‘Deadliest Catch,’ he has also appeared in other television shows. He has appeared in ‘The Hill-Man Morning Show,’ ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’.

Awards & Achievements

Edgar Hansen has not received a prize, but he can surely grab an award someday. He is talented and very dedicated to his career. His most significant career achievement is to be a successful reality television star and appear on the ‘Deadliest Catch.’

Net Worth & Salary of Edgar Hansen in 2024

Edgar Hansen Net Worth
Edgar Hansen Net Worth

As of June 2024, The estimated net worth of Edgar Hansen is more than $2 million. Thanks to his successful career as a television personality that he can build up this money. He has done a lot of work in the show ‘Deadliest Catch’ and has worked there in several capacities. Edgar Hansen has successfully won two seasons of the show along with his team. He is passionate, dedicated, and proved everyone incorrect who didn’t believe in him. He also went on to appear in ‘After the Catch.’

Edgar Hansen is one of the most famous reality TV stars in the United States. His success in the show made him appear in many other shows. In the beginning, he was labeled as “undependable” and did not go well with his team. But his hard work made everyone to believe in him.


  1. Your estimated networth for Edgar is way way too low. He and his wife own almost $5 million worth of rental houses in Sarasota FL not to mention the properties he owns in Seattle area.


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