Erik Salitan Biography
|Date of Birth:||1984 , February-9|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Place/City||New York City|
|Net Worth||$0.4 million|
|Affair with||Martha Mae|
|Married to||Martha Mae|
Erik Salitan is a reality Television star who rose to prominence and gained worldwide popularity following his appearance in the highly rated reality TV series Life Below Zero which showcased his life from 2013 to 2016. Besides, he is also a survivalist, hunter, and guide. He is the proud owner of Bushwhack Alaska Guiding and Outfitting, a company that provides guidance to Alaskan tourists.
Early Life And Childhood Of Erik Salitan
Erik Salitan was born on the 9th February 1984, in New York City, USA. Leading a simple life, he grew up in the New York area and began demonstrating an adventurous spirit as a child. He did her schooling from the Finger Lakes Community College.
Salitan later went on to enroll at the University of Fairbanks and obtained a degree in Applied Science. After her graduation, he moved to Wiseman which is 67 miles from the Arctic Circle.
Erik Salitan's Professional Career
At that time, Erik Salitan gradually honed his hunting, fishing, crafting, and other skills needed to survive in the remote Alaskan wilderness. Using his entrepreneurial skills, he went on to start his own company Bushwhack Alaska Guiding and Outfitting, a company that provides guidance to Alaskan tourists.
Soon after that, Salitan's company got its first customer and recieved positive reviews. Later, his popularity did not only confined in the area of Alaska but gained worldwide fame. He subsequently expanded his business developing a couple of more enterprises, two lodges, one of which is in the remote Brooks Range, and the other in Peninsula.
Salitan's biggest breakthrough came in 2013 when he started appearing in one of the hit reality series, Life Below Zero. He featured in the series alongside Sue Aikens, Chip and Agnes Hailstone, Glenn Villeneuve, Jessie Holmes, and Andy Bassich. And he became the part of the show from its inception until 2016.
Erik Salitan's Net Worth And Salary
According to authoritative sources, Erik Salitan's estimated net worth is believed to be more than $0.4 million. He collected such a hefty amount through his business ventures and also from his appearance in the reality TV series.
Salitan's business ventures in Alaska quickly built an impressive reputation as well as became financially sustainable within a short span of time.
Erik Salitan's Personal Life
Erik Salitan has been married to his girlfriend Martha Mae for a long time, an Alaskan native who grew up in Iliamna. She is one of the owners of Blanchard Family Funeral Home and Birch Hill Cemetery.
Salitan and his wife Mae became the parents for the first time after giving birth to their first child; a son named Lucas in 2010. As of 2018, he studies at Wood River Elementary and when the school is over, he frequently appears with his father on his hunting trips.
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