Updated: 03/07/2019 04:59 PM | First Published: 02/23/2018 01:24 PM

Deadliest Catch Captains Net Worth: How Much Do They Make Per Season?

Discovery is back with a new season of Deadliest Catch. It is returning for its 15th season on April 9. This season will start off from Dutch Harbor, where the crew will collect gears and meet up for the brutal Bering Sea crabbing seasons. With that in mind let's check out net worth of Deadliest Catch captains.


Sig Hansen – F/V Northwestern

Sig Hansen is standing in front of the boat

Started fishing at the age of 14, Sig is best known as Captain of Northwestern, one of the industry’s top producing ships in Alaska. 

As of 2019, he has racked up a huge net worth of $3 million.

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Jonathan Hillstrand – F/V Time Bandit

Jonathan Hillstrand in captain's cabin

Born and raised in Alaska, Jonathan joined his father on a boat as soon as he learned to walk and took retirement in 2017 after spending 37 years in high seas.

At the time of retirement, the F/V Time Bandit Captain had amassed a net worth of $2.2 million.

Bill Wichrowski – F/V Cape Caution

Bill Wichrowski showing a cup

“Wild” Bill Wichrowski worked as a naval engineer, boat electrician and commercial fisherman before owning Cape Caution.

Working in the Alaskan king crab industry since 1979, he has accumulated a net worth of $3 million.

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Josh Harris – F/V Cornelia Marie

Josh Harris poses in front of his ship F/V Cornelia Marie

The eldest son of late Captain Phil Harris, Josh Harris has been one of the popular cast members of Deadliest Catch.

As of today, he has earned a net worth of $800 thousand.

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Scott Campbell Jr. – F/V Seabrooke

Scott Campbell Jr

Scott Campbell Jr., a son of a professional fisherman, has been making his mark on the Bering Sea since he was a young boy. 

Years of struggles with high seas and deadliest waves have paid him off well. As of now, he is worth $600 thousand.

Elliott Neese – F/V Saga

Elliott Nesse

Captain Elliott took the helm of F/V Saga before Jake Anderson took over in 2013 and he appeared in the show till season 11.

Started fishing at a young age, he has garnered approx. $500 thousand throughout his career.

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Keith Colburn – F/V Wizard

Captain Keith Colburn catching a crab on his hands with a smile on his face

Before moving to Alaska in 1985, Captain Keith was a skier and also worked as a chef at French restaurants.

Seeking fortunes in high seas since the 80s, he has come a long way. As of now, the F/V Wizard captain has earned a net worth of $1.5 million.