Edgar Hansen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Nov, 2017
Facts of Edgar Hansen
Date of Birth: 1971 , January-14
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Edgar Hansen
Father Snefryd Hansen
Mother Sverre Hansen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Seattle, Washington, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession television personality
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to Louise Hansen
Children Stefanie Hansen, Logan Hansen, Erik Hansen
TV Show After the Catch
Siblings Sig Hansen, Norman Hansen
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Edgar Hansen is a popular American television personality. He has been associated with the sea from his early age. He is one of the crewmembers of Northwestern and currently featured on the TV series Deadliest Catch that aired on the Discovery Channel.

Early Life

Edger Hansen was born on January 14, 1971, in Seattle, Washington, United States. Regarding nationality, he is American. His ethnicity belongs to white. His star sign is Capricorn. Edger Hansen is the son of Snefryd Hansen and Sverre Hansen. He is the youngest of his siblings.


Edger Hansen started fishing when he was 18. He was trained by his father and elder brother. He joined as a cook in his brother sailing vessel NorthWestern. Moreover, he also worked as a Relief Skipper and Deck Boss. While his brother Sig serves as the captain. Edgar was expert in his work since the beginning; he met the demands of the crew very effectively and efficiently.

Edgar also has been worked as a chief engineer for the safety of crew members and ensuring the correct flow of crabs. Later on, Hansen and his brother Sig Hansen were approached by the Discovery Network to present and hosts the reality television series named ‘Deadliest Catch’

At the show, Edgar worked alongside with his brother Sig Hansen, Keith Coburn, Elliott Neese, and Andy Hillstrand. The show was produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel.

The creator of the show is Thom Beers. It was premiered on the Discovery Channel on April 12, 2005. Currently, it airs all over 200 countries.

Edgar also made his appearance After the Catch and on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and WAAF FAM Hill-Man Morning Show. Most recently, he gave up the sea life in order to stay with his family.

Personal Life & Affairs

Edgar is married. He married his longtime girlfriend Louise Hansen after having an affair. Since getting married to till date, they are living happily together.

There is no any rumor of separation between the lovely couple. Together, they have three children named Stefanie Hansen, Logan Hansen, and Erik Hansen.

Apart from Sig, he also has a brother named Norman Hansen. His elder brother, Sig was a controversy for sexually abusing his own daughter.

Sig’s wife, Lisa and his daughter, Melissa reported that he sexually abused his daughter same decades back. However, Edger spoke in favor of his brother and revealed that Lisa plotted the story to get money from him. Edger has reached the age of 46 now. He has a standing height of 6 feet, which is around 1.83m.

Net Worth and Social Media Engagements

Edgar Hansen is earning an extraordinary salary from his career. He has a net worth of $700 thousand dollars.

Edgar has the huge number of fans and admirers from all around the world. His fans are largely following him on social networking sites. One can see his tweets on Twitter and his fans are largely growing on Facebook and Instagram.