Neal Hillstrand is the youngest of the Hillstrand brothers, who are featured in the Discovery reality TV series, Deadliest Catch.
He was born on September 9, 1966, in Homer, Alaska, to John Hillstrand Sr.
Since his father owned the ship, he along with his brothers spent most of their times on the sea.
He and his brothers, Andy and Jonathan, have been featured in the show since season 2.
An integral part of the F/V Time Bandit crew, Neal is the ship’s chief engineer as well as its primary chef.
When he isn’t working on the ship, Neal operates a hydro-seed and landscaping business and loves to spend time with his family.
He is married to Sugayle Hillstrand and is a father to two sons, Axel, and Phillip, and daughter, Marissa Geissler.
Apart from his love for muscle cars, he is fond of surfing, hockey, football, baseball, and rock music.