Shane Kilcher is a TV star who rose to fame through discovery channel reality show “Alaska The Last Frontier.” Kilcher features in the show along with his family members. He was first introduced to the show during season two in 2012 and has been regularly featured in the show since then documenting the extended Kilchfamily.
Kilcher married his wife Kelli Kilcher for a long time, and the two are also blessed with four children.
Born on May 5, 1971, in Fairbanks, Alaska, US, Shane Kilcher is the son of a television host, Atz Kilcher and singer Lenedra Carroll. He was raised in Fairbanks along with his three siblings. His sister Jewel is an American musician, guitarist, and producer.
Shane belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, Shane is of mixed ethnical background as his grandfather Yule and mother Ruth Kilcher, came to Alaska from Switzerland 80 years ago.
Shane Kilcher began his career by starting his own reality cable TV series ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier,’ in 2011. He starred in the series along with his father, Atz, and brother Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher.
The Kilcher family has fascinated viewers with their simple living in the series since it was first aired in 2011. The show is currently broadcasting its 7th season.
One of the most viewed show documents the extended Kilcher family, descendants of Swiss immigrants and Alaskan pioneers. He worked alongside Eve Kilcher and Jane Kilcher his family reality documentary, Alaska: The Last Frontier.
Shane Kilcher is one of the cast members of reality TV series ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier,’ on Discovery Channel. Shane has earned a decent amount of money from his career though he has not revealed his exact amount of net worth in the media.
Following his appearance for several years on Alaska: The Last Frontier, Shane Kilcher has maintained a pretty amount of bank balance. The reality TV actor who gets paid between $7,000 to $10,000 per episode of the show, is now reported to be worth about $4 million.
Shane’s TV series ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier’ makes approximately $7K to $10K per episode. IMDb and TV.com rated 7.9 and 8.6 out of 10 respectively to the Show.
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Shane Kilcher, aged 47 is married to his girlfriend, Kelli Kilcher in June 1992. The couple shares three children together. Shane and his wife Kelli first met during their senior year in high school.
The couple got attracted to each other since their first meet and after three years of dating, they got married in 1992. They are living a blissful life along with their two daughters and a son. The pair also celebrated their 25th anniversary in June this year.
Shane Kilcher involved in a horrible accident while he was working on his new house in Alaska last month. According to the Discovery Channel source, he fell from the ladder, and it caused a deep fracture of his L2 vertebra.
After his accident, he admitted to Central Peninsula Hospital Alaska. His wife Kelli also explained what happened in the accident.
He was slowly recovering according to statements made by his family and close ones.
The golden heart of Shane Kilcher allows him to volunteer as a social worker. In 1998, Shane formed a non-profit organization called Higher Ground For Humanity with his mother Lenedra Carroll, and sister Jewel, to promote youth, alternative health care, the arts, spiritual development, global community building, and the environment through education, research, and alliances with like-minded organizations.
According to Shane KilcherLinkedin, from 1997 to 2010 he worked in Clean Water Project which targets villages around the world with a lack of clean water and works with them to find sustainable solutions to their problems.
The project is now active in over 18 countries around the world including Tibet, Honduras, Mexico, India, the United States, and Africa. Shane also provides service to people with disabilities.