For the viewers of the reality TV show 'Life Below Zero', Glenn Villeneuve, an American nomadic hunter & survivalist is indeed a familiar face. Villeneuve moved from Burlington to Alaska in 1999 & currently lives in an isolated life in the severe cold climates of Chandalar, 200 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska and 65 miles North of the Arctic Circle in Alaska.
The reality series features the other 6 casts, showcasing the survival instincts & challenges in life, struggling with wilderness & the extreme conditions. The father of 3 is married twice & often gets a visit from his second wife Trisha Kazan & his family who live in Fairbanks, which is also showcased in the TV series.
Fascinated With Wilderness Since Childhood
Glenn Villeneuve was born on August 18, 1969, in Burlington, Vermont which lies in the northeastern United States. He has a brother named Neil Villeneuve. As of early January 2020, Glenn is 50 years old.
As a child, Villeneuve spent most of his time in forests and mountains rather than school. He acquired important lessons in life by reading and travelling.
Later, at the age of 30, he moved to Alaska in 1999 to challenge his survival ability & has lived there ever since.
TV Fame With Reality Show 'Life Below Zero': Thrilling Adventures & Risks
In 2013, the BBC discovered Glenn Villeneuve and later added up the other 6 casts: Sue Aikens, Chip Hailstone, and Agnes Hailstone, Jessie Holmes, Erik Salitan and Ricko DeWilde that led the creation of doc u mentary reality series Life Below Zero.
The TV series aired on May 19, 2013, & is broadcasted through National Geographic Channel that features daily and seasonal activities of subsistence hunters along with their struggles & challenges with the wildlife of Alaska in the severe cold climate. Without a doubt, Life Below Zero became a platform for Glenn to showcase his interest & self-satisfaction of adventure as well as money mining.
Glenn lives alone in Chandalar, 200 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska and 65 miles North of the Arctic Circle. Reportedly, he went for many months without any human contact & enjoys wilderness hunting, fishing & tracking in the wild for livelihood.
Glenn's Encounter With Dangerous Situations
For sure, staying away & alone in the cold forest of Alaska is not out of risks & it seems the American reality star & hunter Glenn didn't get rid of it. On December 17, 2016, Villeneuve made a Tweet sharing thrilling moments in Alaska while he lived in a tent & his cabin was still in construction.
As reported, Glenn was surrounded was a pack of wolves & also had a visit of wolverine in his backyard.
— Glenn Villeneuve (@GlennVilleneuve) December 17, 2016
But, Glenn seems to enjoy the risky moments.
Is Villeneuve Still In 'Life Below Zero'?
Yes, Glenn is still an active cast of the National Geography Channel broadcasted reality doc u mentary series Life Below Zero. Originally aired on Sunday night, the show moved to Tuesday night on Season 4 & is currently running on its 12th season. The series completed its 11th seasons in February 2019.
On a Twitter post on September 24, 2019, the Vermont-born reality star stated his departure from the show.
Tuesday, 9/24th, 9pm ET/ 8pm CT, on National Geographic Channel. The final episode of Life Below Zero in which I’ll appear. I really liked this particular story and I hope you enjoy it too. pic.twitter.com/jWQpxja8F6
— Glenn Villeneuve (@GlennVilleneuve) September 24, 2019
Glenn Villeneuve appeared in 77 episodes, while Sue Aikens has the highest appearance in 133 episodes with Agnes Hailstone (132 episodes) and Chip Hailstone (128 episodes) behind.
From 2015 to 2017, the show was nominated for Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards and won 2 of them: 68th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2016 and 69 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2017.
How Much Does Glenn Villeneuve Make Money?
Glenn Villeneuve lives a simple life in the woods and the wilderness. He formerly was a part of National Geographic show Life Below Zero, and it is obvious that he acc u mulated a decent salary.
Online sources cite that Villeneuve has a net worth of $100,000 as of January 2020.
Moreover, other cast members of Life below Zero, Agnes and Chip Hailstone's net worth is $100,000 according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Married Twice & Father Of Three
Glenn Villeneuve has been married two times. Firstly, the reality star was in a marital relationship with Silvia Daeumichen, they married in 2001 and even more, welcomed 2 children: daughter Willow Leaves ( born on May 9, 2006) and son Wolf Song (June 14, 2009).
However, after 12 years of marriage, the duo divorced in 2013.
Villeneuve then married Trisha Kazan who has a daughter named Amelia from her previous relationship. On 22 June 2017, Villeneuve and Kazan welcomed their first baby; a daughter, Agatha together. Kazan shared a picture of their newly born baby on her Facebook page.
The couple along with their four children are living a happy life in Alaska. Despite his nomadic lifestyle, Villeneuve somehow manages his time to spend with his family. While Glenn lives in the forest of Alaska while his family living in Fairbanks often visits him.
The reality TV personality is also active on social media like Facebook and Instagram where he rarely posts the photo.
Glenn Villeneuve's Body Measurement
- Height: Glenn Villeneuve stands at the height of 5feet 9 inches.
- Hair Color: He has a black colour hair.
- Eye Color: His eyes are brown in colour.
- Age: He is 49 years old as of May 2019.
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White American
- Once the reality star was surrounded by 20 wolves but with his bravery and calmness, he was able to escape from there and survive.
Check out where he is in the video below which is taken from Glenn's National Geography show Life Below Zero.
by rabina, 2018-09-19 11:25:28