Andy Bassich
Andy Bassich
Real Name/Full Name Andy Bassich
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Andy Bassich
Birth Place: Washington D.C United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 January 1958
Age/How Old: 66 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 181 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 91 Kg
In Pounds – 201 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: John F. Kennedy High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kate Rorke
Kids/Children Name: One
Profession: Television personality, Musher
Net Worth: $300 thousand
Last Updated: June 2024

Being a celebrity doesn’t come from the blues. There must be one thing that you do unique and in a better way than the others in your specific field. Andy is a television personality, but this doesn’t mean that he is the only one working in this field. However, his work on Life Below Zero that is normally aired on National Geographic Star Channel is what has made him the celebrity he is today.

He is also a musher who commits himself to do what he knows best. Unlike other celebrities who enjoy living luxurious lifestyles, Andy lives a very simple life in a house with no electricity, no water and no internet connection. This means, he is only in tune with what is happening in the world around him but when he gets to his house, it is only him and his dogs.

Well, how well do you know about Andy Bassich? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Andy Bassich’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Andy Bassich to date.

Biography and Early Life

Andy has an interesting lifestyle, but he is also very secretive about his personal life. As it is, nobody knows who his parents were except his close friends and family. It is also very clear that he is not the only child in the family as he confesses that his sister’s wedding is what delayed him from moving to Alaska.

Andy’s birthday is every 25th of January every year as he was born on such a day back in 1958. Andy’s parents were residing at Washington D.C in the United States of America at the time of his birth. This makes him American by birth but his ancestry is Turkish. Although he was born in Washington D.C his family moved to Wheaton, Maryland and this is where he was raised.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Andy Bassich in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Andy Bassich’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 25 January 1958. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 181 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 201 lbs in Pound and 91kg in Kilograms.


His parents valued education and they, therefore, decided to educate their son. Although we are not sure where he started his school years it is clear that he graduated from senior high school at John F. Kennedy High School. But after graduating from high school he didn’t join college or university and instead, he decided to start working as a carpenter where he majored in making cabinets in Virginia.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

At a certain age in life, we all feel the need of loving and being loved and the case was no different with Andy British. Luckily, he found Kate Rorke Bassich and fell in love with her. They immediately started dating, and they were together for many years. Their first meeting was in 2003 at Dawson City and for a long time, they always remembered that day as a very special day. Andy worked at Dawson City as a riverboat captain while Kate had gone there as a tourist.

The two love birds later decided to live together as husband and wife, and they were blessed with a daughter whose name is not revealed. Unfortunately, their love story didn’t end well as Kate gave up on the relationship. She said that Andy was abusing her verbally and physically and she couldn’t take it anymore, they separated in 2015. One year later, their divorce was finalized.

Is Andy Bassich Gay?

Bassich might not have disclosed information of his past relationships before he met Kate but his marriage to Kate that lasted more than 10 years is enough to prove he is not gay.

Professional Career

In 1976, Andy traveled across the country and his aim was to visit Alaska. But his sister’s wedding was set for the same year. Therefore, he decided to return back home and continued with his carpentry job for several years before moving to Alaska to fulfill his childhood dream of living and working at Alaska. He used to garden as well as gather garden supplies from other farms in the fall.

In Alaska, he decided to work as a musher, and he had 37 sled dogs that he lived with. He loves dogs very much and enjoys their company more than he does the company of humans. He also worked at Yukun River for 20 good years as a riverboat captain. Today, he is famously known for being among the six characters cast on Life Below Zero which is a documentary series.


Andy has not been a public spectacle for long but he has still managed to win the hearts of many. Although he has not managed to win any award or nomination so far, his adventurous work on this series will win him many in the coming years.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Andy Bassich in 2024

Andy Bassich Net Worth
Andy Bassich Net Worth

As of 2024, his net worth is now is estimated to be approximately $300 thousand. Since he is still very active in this field, his net worth is expected to rise even more in the coming years.

Andy has an interesting lifestyle which might be the reason why many people love watching him on Life Below Zero.


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