Jake Anderson Biography
Jake Anderson born Jacob Venn Martin Anderson is an American fishing Captain aboard the fishing vessel Saga. He has been featured in the Discovery Channel documentary television series Deadliest Catch since 2007.
At only 17, he was fishing salmon off Bristol Bay in Alaska. When 20, he was on a trawler processor and began pot fishing at 25.
One year later, he became a greenhorn on the Fishing Vessel Northwestern. He worked there for the next six years. His hard work and commitment carried him from greenhorn to full-share deckhand to relief deck boss, under the then Captain Sig Hansen.
Although he has experienced his fair-share of trials, he has also worked to overcome them. Jake has matured and aged dramatically, since his sister’s sudden death and his father’s murder.
Jake Anderson Age
Anderson was born On 16 September 1980 in Forks, Washington. He is [agecalc birthdate=1980-09-16]
Jake Anderson Family |Father |Dad |Sister
His sister, Chelsea Dawn Anderson, had unexpectedly died during the season five episode “Bitter Tears”. He later learnt that his father, Keith Anderson, was mysteriously missing.
He was then presumed dead after his truck was found abandoned in rural Washington during the season six episode “Blown Off Course”. The skeletal remains of his father were then found by a hiker in 2012 about a mile away from where his truck was abandoned.
Jake Anderson Wife |Married |Jenna Anderson
He has been married to Jenna Anderson since May 12 2012. Together they have two children. They live together in Seattle, Washington.
He is an avid skateboarder and who is sponsored by the American footwear and clothing company DVS Shoes. He also has a signature skateboard shoe released through the company.
In an interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky, he revealed that he is a recovering alcoholic and his addiction left him homeless for two years.
Jake Anderson Baby |Kids |Children |Sons
He has two sons with his wife Jenna. Aiden Benn Arthur Anderson was born in January 2015 as their firstborn child and Cadence Anderson followed on June 13, 2017.
Jake Anderson Deadliest Catch| Saga
He was hired as a greenhorn by captain Sig Hansen aboard the Northwestern in 2007. He made his Deadliest Catch debut in the season three episode New Beginnings, which aired May 15, 2007.
Jake Anderson Book | Relapse
His has written an autobiography titled Relapse which was released on April 29, 2014 through Coventry House Publishing and became a best seller.
Aside from fishing ,he has a harrowing story that has yet to be told. As an enthusiastic skateboarder, he aimed at becoming a professional until he was sidelined by injury, addiction, and homelessness. After harshly battling back, he was then confronted with the untimely deaths of his sister, father, and mentor, Phil Harris.
In his debut book, Relapse, he serves as an inspiration as he candidly shares his private journey to help overcome tragedy.
Jake Anderson Net Worth
He has a net worth of $1.8 million. Since 2007, he has been featured in all seasons of the Discovery Channel documentary Deadliest Catch.