Martha Mae Salitan

Inside Biography

Martha Mae Salitan is a television personality who came to the limelight after making an appearance on a documentary television series Life Below Zero along with her husband Erik Salitan. The show premiered on National Geographic Channel.

Martha and Erik also own two lodges one in the remote Brooks Range and another in Peninsula. They have an inspiring journey representing people from remote areas at zero degrees. Let's go through the article to know more about her.

Martha Mae Salitan - Erik Salitan’s Wife   

Martha Mae Salitan was born and raised in Iliamna, Alaska, USA. As a child, she learned to hunt and fish. Besides this, there is no information about her date of birth, parents, and educational life as she is a very private person and does not prefer sharing her personal life. 

As far as her nationality is concerned, Salitan is an American and regarding her ethnicity, she has a mixed ethnical background from a Caucasian family.

Early Professional Career

Taking about her television journey, Martha Mae Salitan first appeared on a documentary television series Life Below Zero which on May 19, 2013, alongside Erik Salitan. The young couple resides 67 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Wiseman, Alaska.    

This documentary television series was produced by BBC Worldwide and aired on the National Geographic Channel which shows how people live in the remote areas of Alaska, demonstrating their everyday struggles as they hunt and depend only on themselves and survive using the resources they have.

Awards and Achievements

Sue Aikens, Chip Hailstone, Agnes Hailstone, Glenn Villeneuve, Jessie Holmes, and Andy Ba s sich are other members of the show.  They appeared in the show for a total of seven seasons from 2013 to 2016. After four years they left the show without any official explanation regarding leaving. 

They have won awards like Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program (2016), Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program (2017)

Decided to leave the show in 2016

Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program (2018 & 2019). And the show is still airing.

As they entered the show in 2013, they decided to leave the show in 2016. The main reason behind the decision was that the couple wants to spend more time with their son.

Net Worth

Martha's net worth is assumed to be in the millions, but the actual figure is not revealed yet.  Her main source of income is her television appearance and according to the source, every member of Life Below Zero earns a $4500 salary.

Besides acting she is one of the owners of Blanchard Family Funeral Home and Birch Hill Cemetery. He also serves as a  guide with the experience of 17 years of guiding in the summer.

Similarly, her husband, Erik’s estimated net worth is believed to be more than $0.4 million. One of their cast members Chip Hailstone has an estimated net worth of $100 thousand, as per celebrity net worth, in 2019. 

Married Life With her Loving Husband Erik Salitan

As mentioned earlier, Martha Mae Salitan is married to her longtime boyfriend Erik Salitan aged 35 (2019). Their married date has not been revealed yet, but we know that the couple welcomed a son named Lucas Salitan in 2010.    

Their son Lucas is currently studying at Wood River Elementary. Martha Mae is not active on any social media platform. The family lives a very low-key life and nothing much is revealed about her private life.   

 Engagement story of them

The two are more devoted to each other and sharing a blissful married life for a long time now with no rumors of divorce. 

The video shown below is their engagement story of them. This scene was deleted from the series Life Below Zero. 

by prabinn, 06 Sep, 2022

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