Edgar Hansen

Birth Day January 14th, 1971
Birth Place Seattle
Age 53 Years Old

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Edgar Hansen serves as deck boss, engineer, and primarily relief captain of F/V Northwestern for most of the time, but also serves as primary captain. He has gained a lot of popularity and recognition during the reality, show Deadliest Catch working under his brother Sig Hansen. He made his debut as the cast of the show in 2005 and since has gained widespread popularity. Read below as we reveal everything about Edgar Hansen with details on is married life, family, career, net worth, and facts.

Early Life of Edgar

Edgar was born on 14th January 1971 in Seattle, the USA. He was born to Sverre Hansen and Snefryd Hansenon, his parents. As of 2019, he celebrated his 48th birthday. He is the descendant of Norwegian-ancestry fishermen. His nationality is American. His father, as well as his grandfather, were in fishing business pioneering opilio crab fishing in Alaska. He began fishing from a very early age. He grew up with two older brothers Sig Hansen and Norman Hansen. He spent most of his childhood days honing the skills to be a professional fisherman. He didn’t go to school so that he can give time in fishing. His religion is Christian. 

Body Measurements of Edgar

Edgar Hansen is a very handsome person with a charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. His body build is muscular. He stands at a decent height of 6 feet (1.8m) and weight of 79 kg matching his body. His other body measurements have not been revealed by any sources but it will be added soon. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Career of Edgar 

  • Edgar got into the family profession at the age of 18 when he joined F/V Northwestern taking over the position of a cook from his brother Sig.
  • He remained cook for only a few seasons before promoted to deck job.
  • Edgar has faced many ups and downs, from having reckless character and not very dependable as described by his brother Sig when he first started to manage the deck of the Northwestern for decades successfully.
  • He has served as a deckhand, deck boss, engineer and occasionally captain of the vessel in his career.
  • He has to face a lot of criticism when he took over the boat for Bairdi season in Deadliest Catch.
  • He returned to his role as deck boss for next season of Deadliest Catch “Opies.”
  • His brothers worked with him from the very beginning for more than 20 years as deck boss and Captain. 
  • During his career, he established strained relationships with the crew. 
  • However, his passion for the work prompted him to return back. 
  • In one occasion he risked his life to reroute power to bring the crippled vessel back to life.

Where is Edgar Hansen on Deadliest Catch now? 

In July 2018, Edgar pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. According to court documents obtained by the Seattle Times, the reality television fisherman reached a plea deal, in which he would not face any jail time and was ordered to pay court fines and fees.  

Net Worth of Edgar Hansen 

Edgar has accumulated that huge amount of money from his career as well as he has amassed a lot of fame and he is the top member of the highest producing fish vessel, Northwestern. As of now, his net worth $700 thousand and there is no information about his salary. But there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his present work. 

Marital Status, Wife, Child

Edgar is a married person and he was married to Louise Hansen. The couple is also blessed with three children named Stefanie Hansen, Logan Hansen, and Erik Hansen. However, he has not revealed anything about his exact date of marriage. He seems to be a very loyal and dedicated person as there is no any affairs, rumors and controversy regarding his personal life. The couple is living a happy life without any disturbances and they are enjoying their life a lot. 

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