Andy Bassich is a well known American musher and TV personality of National Geography Channel. He appears in a popular TV series named ‘Life Below Zero’. He is also a musher who spend his times with the wilderness with over 37 sled dogs in Alaska.
Andy is married to a long-term dated girlfriend, Kate Rorke. They spent time together in Alaska for a quiet time. However, they couldn’t stay together for too long. Andy’s life took a rough turn after he separated from his wife. Here is everything you need to know about Andy’s bio, net worth and what happened between him and his wife.
Andy Bassich Early Life
Andy Bassich was born in 1959 in Washington DC; his actual birth date is unknown. Andy is of white ethnicity and has an American nationality.
He joined the John F. Kennedy High School and became a carpenter. He completed his course in 1976 and then he started traveling. A few years later, in 1980, he moved to Alaska to pursue his passion of rearing dogs and hunt.
Andy Bassich Career
Andy took a keen interest in dog rearing and hunting. He started out as a musher and became good that he got roles on TV series Life Before Zero which has also shown the likes of Soledad O’ Brien and Ciril Jazbec. The show mainly focuses on its main character and struggle to survive with wilderness with minimum supplies.
Andy Bassich’s excellent work on TV series attracted the attention of other similar shows like Erik Salitan, Jessie Holmes, Chip, and Agnes Hailstone, Sue Aikens, and Glenn Villeneuve. Also he runs a dog mushing school in Alaska. He is one of them who believes in hardworking with passion. He has earned huge respect from his incredible work.
Andy Bassich Wife, Divorce and Children
Andy Bassich is married to his girlfriend, Kate Rorke. The couple lived together for several years in the cold climate of Alaska. However, their relationship went only for a certain time. So they separated in 2016.
According to Kate, she often used to face verbal and physical abuses from Andy. After suffering such things for a few times, she divorced him.
The couple shares their children but neither of them is revealed until now. In an interview with Kate, it has come to know that their younger daughter resides in Canada.
Currently, Andy is single and isn’t involved in any love affairs.
Andy Bassich Income and Net Worth
The talented and hardworking, Andy has made a huge sum of money from his hunting, musher profession and the numerous television series he appeared in. As of 2018, Andy has an estimated a net worth of $250,000. Also, he makes almost $100,000 from his roles on TV series, Life Before Zero.