Known from movies
Although Edgar Hansen is a fisherman at heart, he rose to fame for appearing on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” a show that follows the lives of fishermen who traverse Alaska’s perilous seas. He may have spent much of his time on the show in the shadow of his brother, Sig Hansen, but recently he’s made headlines for much more nefarious reasons. Hansen has been charged with assault and consequently with a lot of hostility from the public. But even this comes after Sig Hansen has been charged with assaulting a drunk Uber driver.
Sig also awaits trial over sexual assault allegations from his daughter Melissa Eckstrom, who claims he assaulted her with a toddler.
Early life and family
Edgar Hansen was born on January 14, 1971 in Seattle, Washington State USA, the youngest of the three sons of Sigurd Hansen and Snefryd Hansen. His older brothers, Sigurd and Norman Hansen, have followed careers similar to his. Hansen is of Norwegian descent and is part of a long line of Norwegian fishermen. His father and grandfather did more than spread this career choice, but are also known as pioneers in the industry, creating opilio crab fishing and allowing fishermen to work year-round at sea.
Edgar Hansen is said to have been minimally educated and preferred to pursue a career in fishing from a young age. He gained much of his skills at sea and is known to have captained the Northwestern boat on the show, leading to the conclusion that he qualified for at least a few fishing licenses. However, his skill is often questioned by his crewmates, who often find his behavior highly questionable.
Edgar Hansen first joined the crew on the family boat the Northwestern at the age of 18 in 1989.
In the beginning, he never got to indulge his passion for fishing, but was only a handy replacement for Sig Hansen, who until then acted as the boat’s boat. cook. His family ties earned him no special treatment, and after working as a cook for a few fishing seasons, he began to work his way through the ranks of the crew. He has served in multiple shipboard roles, including engineer and deckhand, before taking on the more prestigious roles of deckmaster and captain.
Edgar Hansen has appeared on this show since its inception in 2005.
“Deadliest catchtells the dangerous life of crab fishermen off the coast of Alaska; as is often the case at sea, the fishing season is often plagued by violent storms and heavy seas, with crew members remaining at sea for months on end.
Hansen didn’t exactly have the best time on the show – at first it was just the mistrust of his brother, Sig Hansen, who felt Edgar was irresponsible and not dependent on, due to his wandering childhood. This came to a head when Edgar felt Sig was abandoning him in favor of his fellow crew member, Jake Anderson. Eventually, Edgar was given the chance to pilot the ship for the show’s Bairdi season, but was in constant conflict with the crew who had little faith in his abilities.
He returned to his role as Deck Boss for the next season. Despite the difficulties he’s faced in establishing his authority at sea, Edgar’s passion has kept him returning to sea again and again – even in the wake of his legal troubles.
Edgar Hansen first married Louise Hansen in 1993. Unsurprisingly, the nature of Edgar’s job, being away from home for months on end, put a strain on the marriage, and the two divorced. However, Edgar quickly realized how integral Louise was to his life, and proposed to her in 2009 proverb “You’ve been there for me through a lot of shit.
You’ve always been there for me, even in the worst cases… Will you marry me again?’ Louise accepted and they remarried. The couple has two sons and a daughter – Logan, Stephanie and Erik, who even appeared on “Deadliest Catch” during his father’s tenure as captain.
What happened to Edgar Hansen?
In a few short words, Edgar Hansen was convicted of assaulting a sixteen-year-old girl; the allegations surfaced in 2018 after the girl revealed the assault to her therapist that Edgar assaulted her at her home in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. Despite being a fierce advocate for his brother’s innocence in his assault case, Hansen immediately pleaded guilty.
He received little more than a slap on the wrist for his crime, entered a plea deal that delayed his sentence for 365 days and imposed fines and court costs of $1,653 on him. He was also sent for evaluation and treatment for sexual abnormalities. His legal troubles raised a lot of questions about his role in “Deadliest Catch,” but while he wasn’t in the trailer for the 15e season he was present in the episodes. Hansen mention that I [Hansen] committed this attack for my own sexual gratification. I am very sorry for that behavior and I have started treatment to make sure something like this attack never happens again.
Edgar Hansen has brown eyes and a muscular body, as required in his job. Hansen has light brown hair and a beard, both of which are turning gray. He is 1.8 m tall and weighs 79 kg. His Norwegian heritage makes a strong contribution to his facial features and is present in those of his children.
Net worth and salary
Edgar Hansen’s income is a combination of the profits the Northwestern makes and his “Deadliest Catch” salary. Despite the recent events that have cast a shadow on his name, Hansen has a net worth of over $700,000 in mid-2020.
|First and last name||Edward Hansen|
|Date of birth||January 14, 1971|
|Children||Erik Hansen, Stefanie Hansen, Logan Hansen|
|Parents||Sverre Hansen, Snefryd Hansen|
|Brothers or sisters||Sig Hansen, Norman Hansen|
|TV shows||Deadliest catch, after the catch|
|1||(about his sons fishing) I don’t want this life for them. I want them to stay home and be with their families.|
|2||(about fishing) It’s not just about the money. There is pride, there is our heritage. It’s in our blood. It’s addicting.|
|Deadliest catch||2005-2017||Documentary about the TV series||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: North West / Himself – Deputy Captain & Deck Boss: North West / Himself – Deck Boss / …|
|Deadliest Catch: Evolution of Danger||2017||TV movie||Himself – Deck Boss: Northwestern (as Edgar)|
|Deadliest Catch: Legends Born & Broken||2017||TV movie||Himself – Relief Skipper & Deck Boss: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Capture: Sig Hansen Legacy||2016||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – Relief Skipper & Deck Boss: Northwestern|
|Deadliest catch: the bait||2013-2016||TV serials||Himself / Himself – Co-Host / Himself – Deck Boss: Northwest / …|
|Deadliest Catch: A Season in Hell||2016||TV movie||Himself – Relief Captain & Deck Boss: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Catch: Season 10 Revealed||2015||TV movie||Himself – Relief Captain & Deck Boss: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Capture: Legend of the Northwestern||2014||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – Assistant Captain|
|Deadliest Catch: Season 9 Revealed||2014||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – Deck Chief & Engineer & Captain|
|This old house||2014||Documentary about the TV series||Himself – Crab fisherman|
|The initiate||2013||TV serials||Himself|
|Deadliest Catch: An Epic Season||2013||TV special||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Catch: Best of Season 8||2013||TV special||Himself|
|Deadliest catch: behind the scenes||2012||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Catch: Revelations||2012||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|After the Catch||2007-2012||Documentary about the TV series||Himself|
|Deadliest catch: in the catch||2012||Documentary about the TV series||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Catch: Best of Season 7||2012||TV special||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes – Season 7||2011||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|Deadliest catch: Greenhorns||2011||TV movie||Himself – Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern|
|Deadliest Catch: Scariest Moments at Sea||2010||TV movie||Herself (uncredited)|
|Deadliest Catch: Best of Season 5||2010||TV movie||Himself|
|Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes – Season 5||2009||Documentary about TV movies||Herself (uncredited)|
|Ca$h cabin||2009||TV serials||Himself|
|Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm||2008||Video game||Himself (voice)|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2007-2008||TV serials||Himself|
|Deadliest catch: behind the scenes||2007||Documentary about TV movies||Himself|
|Last conversation with Carson Daly||2007||TV serials||Himself|
|Jimmy KimmelLive!||2007||TV serials||Himself|
|Trading areas||2004||TV serials||Himself|