Jonathan Hillstrand

Inside Biography

Jonathan Hillstrand is an American fisherman famous for his appearance in the Discovery Channel TV show Deadliest Catch. Besides, he co-captions his family boat F/V Time Bandit alongside younger brother Andy Hillstrand.   

Wiki, Early Life, And Bio Of Jonathan Hillstrand  

Jonathan Hillstrand was born on August 5, 1962, in Homer, Alaska under the birth sign Leo. He is the second oldest of five sons born into a second-generation crab fishing family. His father’s name is John Hillstrand and mother is Nancy Hillstrand. He grew up in Homer with his brothers.

Jonathan joined high school in Alaska.      

Jonathan Hillstrand’s Career

Jonathan used to work as a fisherman around the coast of the Bering Sea for many years. His job was a family business as his brothers Neal Hillstrand and Andy Hillstrand and his son Scott Hillstrand were in the crew. He co-captains his family boat F/V Time Bandit alongside her younger brother Andy Hillstrand.  

He began his television career by appearing on a Discovery Channel TV show, ’Deadliest Catch’ from its second season alongside Jake Harris. This show was a commercial crab fishing in Alaska as the boat caption and their crew will raid off the coasts of Bearing Sea in pursuit of Crab.

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He was on the show up to its 13th season. He bid his farewell revealing his retirement with the following statement. 

You see me back out here again, kick me right in the nuts and gouge my eyes out. I’ll do it myself… if I come out here again. I’ll kick myself in my own nuts and poke my own eye.

After the 13th season of Deadliest Catch, F/V Time Bandit and his brothers are not seen publicly, however, even after their retirement from the show, they still fish off the Coast of Bearing Sea.

Jonathan Hillstrand’s Net Worth  

Jonathan Hillstrand has the net worth of $2.5 million. As a Discovery Channel reality show, Deadliest Catch, he was able to collect a decent amount of money. Jonathan’s monthly income is estimated to be $16,000 and weekly he earns about $4,000, where his daily income was around $570 per day.

According to the source, the average salary of a reality star is about $50,249. Their salary usually ranges from $19,000 to $220,000 with a median bonus of $1,015. 

Jonathan Hillstrand’s Personal Life-Who Is His Wife? 

Jonathan aged 56 (2019) is a married man, he tied the knot to girlfriend-turned-wife Heather Hamilton in 2017. They two first met each other when they were at the church. They are living a happy married life together with his son Scott Hillstrand. 

Merry Christmas!! God Bless Everyone

— Johnathan Hillstrand (@captjohnathan) December 25, 2018

To talk about their son Scott Hillstrand, he was born from Jonathan’s previous marriage. The identity of Johnathan’s first wife still remains unknown.

Jonathan is active on news media Twitter and as of February 2019, he has about 171k followers on Twitter.

He stands the height of 6 feet or 1.82m. 

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Why Jonathan Was Filed For A Lawsuit?

Back in 2015, Jonathan was filed for a lawsuit for involvements in David Beaver Zielinski injury. According to the doc u ment, it was triggered by a 2013 incident where Beaver was working on the Time Bandit deckhand and got his hand blown up by fireworks.  

He wanted to make it appear as the crabs caused the incident. Later in 2018, the judge gave their verdict that Johnathan should pay a compensation of $1.35 million to David Beaver Zielinski.

In the video shown below Janathin along with his brother's is roaming around the coast of Bearing Sea on the television series Deadliest Catch.  


by prabinn, 22 Feb, 2019

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