Andy Bassich Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Sep, 2018
Facts of Andy Bassich
Date of Birth: 1959
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Andy Bassich
Birth Name Andy Bassich
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Washington, DC, USA
Ethnicity White-American
Profession American television personality
Net Worth As of 2018, $250K
Married Kate Rorke
Divorce Kate Rorke- 2016
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American television personality, Andy Bassich is a reputed star of National Geographic Channel who is known for appearing in the documentary series, Life Below Zero. He is also a musher who takes care of over 37 sled dogs in Alaska.  

Early Life And Education Of Andy Bassich  

Andy Bassich was born in 1959 in Washington, DC, USA, where he spent his childhood and early age before moving to Alaska.

He attendedJohn F. Kennedy High School. After graduating from high school, Bassich began working as a carpenter to support his family. Later, he moved to Alaska and began rearing dogs to start hunting. 

Andy Bassich’s Professional Career

Andy Bassich is a star of National Geographic Channel's Life Below Zero. The show is about those people who live in the remote areas of Alaska and struggle to survive in the wilderness with minimum supplies.

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He was cast in the show alongside Jessie HolmesChip and Agnes HailstoneSue AikensGlenn Villeneuve, and Erik Salitan. 

Previously, he also initiated Dog mushing school and survival school. As of 2018, he resides in Yukon River and owns almost 37 sled dogs.   

Andy Bassich’s Net Worth

Bassich earns a considerable amount from his professional career. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $250K. He earns a reasonable sum from his dog sled as well; he charges around $2,500 per person. 

Moreover, he earns around $100,000 from his TV series, Lives Below Zero, as per some online sources. 

Andy Bassich’s Personal Life

Andy Bassich was married to his longtime girlfriend, Kate Rorke. The couple's relationship, however, did not last long and they divorced in 2016. 

As per the sources, Bassich used to abuse his wife verbally and physically which led to their shocking separation.  

CAPTION: Andy Bassich and his wife Kate Rorke-Bassich SOURCE: zimbo

The couple has multiple children but the information about them has not revealed yet. Their youngest daughter lives in Canada which we came to know after Rorke revealed it in one of his interviews. 

As of 2018, Bassich is living a single life and has not been involved in any love affairs. Whereas, Rorke is living with her daughter in Canada.    

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