Bill Wichrowski married? son different last name? -net worth

December 27, 2017Bill Wichrowski married? son different last name? -net worth

Who is Bill Wichrowski?

Bill Wichrowski is a commercial fisherman and reality television star whose episodes aired on Discovery Channel. He is regarded as a hardworking and honest person. He is widely recognized as the world’s most dangerous job. He is keenly aware of the risk inherent in his profession. He has extensive experience as a naval engineer, boat electrician, and commercial fisherman.

Net Worth of Bill Wichrowski

Bill with his truck

Bill Wichrowski has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has earned his net worth from his work as well as commercial fisherman. His role in the documentary/reality television series Deadliest Catch has also aided him to boost up his net worth.

Bill Wichrowski in Deadliest Catch

Bill got it

Deadliest Catch is a documentary television series aired on Discovery Channel. The show is produced by Original Productions. It represents the actual actions onboard fishing vessels in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab, opilio crab, and bairdi crab fishing seasons. The show gets its name from the characteristic risk of serious injury or even death associated with this sport.

Deadliest Catch made his first appearance on the Discovery Channel on April 12, 2005, and currently airs in over 200 countries. Currently, the show is in its 13th season and is premiered in 150 countries.

Bill with his crew

Bill rejected Discovery Channel producers’ first approach to join Deadliest Catch. Later, interest in high-end fishing expeditions began to slow due to the economy, he decided to take Discovery up on their offer and return to crab fishing. He broke into the tight-knit circle of Deadliest Catch captains in the show’s 6th season.

Who is in the Personal Life of Bill Wichrowski?

Bill with his wife Karen

Bill Wichrowski is married to Karen Gillis. The couple has a younger son, Zack Larson, and a daughter, Delia. They currently live in San Carlos, Mexico. Bills have a hobbit of traveling, horseback riding, NASCAR, and sports fishing. He aids in nonprofit projects including Wounded Warriors and breast cancer charities.

How was the Early Life of Bill Wichrowski?

Bill in his childhood

Bill is originally from Irwin, PA, east of Pittsburgh. After graduating from Norwin High School in 1975, Bill joined the Navy and moved to the West Coast. When his military service ended four years later, the big money made by Alaska’s king-crab fisherman attracted him to the Bering Sea. There, he spent the next 20 years, ultimately working his way up the ladder to captain. He ran sports-fishing tours out of Costa Rica and Mexico after retiring in 2005.


Reality TV Star Discovery Channel The Deadliest Catchcommercial fishermanZack LarsonBill WichrowskiNaval engineerBoat electricianKaren Gillis