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Jakob Anderson is an Anacortes, Washington-born American fishing captain as well as a best-selling author, especially known for being the fishing captain aboard the vessel “Saga”. Born on 16 September 1980, Jake is also known for being featured in the television documentary series “Deadliest Catch”, which has made him a popular television personality, as well as a skilled person in his profession.
A well-known personality who has managed to be on television for more than seven years now, one may wonder how rich is Jake Anderson? As of early 2016, Jake counts his net worth at the amount of almost $2 million. Needless to say, his exposure on television as the deck boss of Saga has been earning him a substantial amount over the years. Also, being the author of a best-selling book has added significantly to Jake’s net worth.
Jake Anderson Net Worth $2 Million
Raised in Anacortes, Jake was attracted towards fishing and started his career in 2007 after being hired by Captain Sig Hansen as a greenhorn. His work as a greenhorn was documented and aired on the Discovery Channel in the television series entitled “Deadliest Catch”, and it this exposure in the media which earned Jake popularity as a television personality, and also helped his rising net worth. After working as a greenhorn for six years, he was promoted to deck boss of the fishing vessel “Northwestern”, in which position he continues.
Apart from being a deck boss, Jake is also the author of the book “Relapsed”, his autobiography and a best seller. Of course, the sale of his book has also helped him become a millionaire at the present. In addition to this, Jake is also an avid skateboarder, given his love for which he is sponsored by the company “DVS Shoes”. Jake has subsequently also released a signature skateboard shoe through “DVS Shoes” which is yet another source of his income.
A USGC Mate 1600 ton and Master 100 ton fishing licensee, Jake has been through a lot of personal tragedies which were documented in the series. The news of the death of his sister and his father were shown in different episodes in season five and season six. In addition to this, Jake also confessed that he was addicted to alcohol and is now recovering. Talking about the darker side of his life, Jake also revealed in an interview that he was left homeless for two years of his life due to his alcohol problems.
As of now, Jake lives with his wife of four years Jenna Anderson in Seattle, Washington, where he is enjoying his life as a noted television personality and his career as a licensed fisherman who happens to be the deck boss for a fishing vessel. Moreover, he is having fun being a noted author and skateboarder who owns a shoe line. Along with this, 35 year-old Jake is also enjoying his present net worth of $2 million as it caters to his career and personal life in every way.