Updated: 06/11/2018 10:10 AM | First Published: 03/28/2018 10:14 AM

What is Deadliest Catch star Josh Harris' net worth in 2018?



Josh Harris, a professional fisherman featured in Deadliest Catch, is the eldest son of the late captain, Phil Harris. He is currently running the wheelhouse of F/V Cornelia Marie, which was formerly owned and operated by his father till 2010.

Early Life

Josh Harris was born as Joshua Grant Harris on March 18, 1983, to Phil Harris and his then wife Mary Harris. He has a younger brother, Jake, who is also a fisherman. He attended Monroe High School. His father Phil too has appeared in the reality TV series, Deadliest Catch since 2004 until his death in 2010.

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

However, Phil was addicted to drugs, alcohol, gambling, and women due to which Josh and Jake had a rough childhood. His marriage with Mary was full of cruel mutual infidelity. After fourteen years of togetherness, and nine years of marriage, their marriage came to an end in 1991. When fighting for the custody of their two sons, Phil, surprisingly, won.

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Captain of F/V Cornelia Marie

Beginning to fish crab in the Bering Sea from an early age, Josh first came aboard on the Discovery reality series Deadliest Catch as a deckhand. He also appeared as a deckhand for the first six seasons of the show After the Catch.

Josh Harris with his father Phil and brother Jake.

Josh continued to star on the show as a crew member until he took ownership of F/V Cornelia Marie in 2013. After owning the boat, he put $1 million to give it an overhaul that included all renovations and electronics. Though the boat remained an active part of the Bering sea crab fleet last year, it wasn’t seen on TV. Josh explained that there was some real-life drama in the Harris family that kept their F/V off of the show during the season 13.

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Josh is now set to return on the 14th season of the show. The upcoming season will show two captains in F/V Cornelia Marie, like Hillstrand brothers, Captain Jonathan and Captain Andy, who rotated seasons.

Captain Casey McManus will be taking the helm during the king crab season, and Captain Josh during the Opilio crab season. Casey says that two captains in the boat can make the responsible job of holding the wheelhouse a less stressful job.

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Josh and his brother Jake authored a book, Captain Phil Harris: The Legendary Crab Fisherman, Our Hero, Our Dad. The book tells the story of their father’s life; both his good side and his bad side.

As of early 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand, which is more likely to see an upward slope after the upcoming season.

Josh Harris poses with his brother Jake Harris.

Personal Life

Josh is a little coy when it comes to his personal life. He has a daughter named Kinsley Ella Harris but the details about his baby's mama or most probably his wife, hasn't been revealed. 

Jake Harris is lying in the hospital bed with a smile on his face. His brother, Josh Harris is on his right side. The picture was taken while Jake was recovering after he was severely beaten and robbed and admitted to ICU.

Josh's brother, Jake is still busy getting things fixed in his personal life after substance abuse and other issues. Josh said that Jake is finally getting his life together and would love to work with his brother by his side.

In the latest season of Deadliest Catch, fans are hopeful that Captain Josh will bring the boat to its former glory like that of his father’s time.

Tribute to Cornelia Marie Captain Phil Harris from Deadliest Catch

Transcript

Josh Harris, a professional fisherman featured in ‘Deadliest Catch,’ is the eldest son of the late captain, Phil Harris.

He is currently running the wheelhouse of F/V Cornelia Marie, which was formerly owned and operated by his father till 2010.

The season 14 of the show will show two captains in Cornelia Marie, much like Hillstrand brothers, who rotated seasons in F/V Time Bandit.

Captain Casey McManus will be running the wheelhouse during the king crab season and Captain Josh during the Opie crab season. 

Though the boat remained an active part of the Bering Sea crab fleet last year, it wasn’t seen on TV.

Josh explained that there was some real-life drama in the Harris family that kept their F/V off of the show during the season 13.

Born on March 18, 1983, to a fisherman, Josh became familiar with sea at a young age.

He has a younger brother, Jake Harris, with whom he co-authored a book, Captain Phil Harris: The Legendary Crab Fisherman, Our Hero, Our Dad.

Starting fishing crab in the Bering Sea from an early age, Josh appeared as the deckhand in the first six seasons of the show.

He revealed in an interview on April 25, 2013, that he had taken the ownership of Cornelia Marie.

After owning the boat, he put $1 million to give it an overhaul that included all renovations and electronics.

As of early 2018, he owns an estimated net worth of $800 thousand, which is more likely to see an upward slope after the upcoming season.

Fans are hopeful that Captain Josh will bring the boat to its former glory like that of his father’s time.

Stay glued to your seat! The all-new season of the show is set to premiere on April 10, 2018.

Name Josh Harris
Profession Reality Star
Gender Male
Birthday March 18, 1983
Age 35 Years Old
High School Monroe High School
Father Phil Harris
Mother Mary Harris
Best Known For Deadliest Catch
Net Worth (USD) $ 800,000 - Eight Hundred Thousand US Dollars