• Jessie Holmes is a reality television personality, carpenter and dog sled racer
• He is best known for being part of the cast of the National Geography Channel show “Life Below Zero”
• He had a rough childhood and left home at 16, eventually settling in Alaska
• His net worth is estimated to be over $500,000
• He is currently single and enjoys fishing and hunting in his spare time
Who is Jessie Holmes?
Jessie Holmes was born on 21 February 1980, in Odenville, Alabama USA, so is currently aged 38. He is a reality television personality, carpenter and dogsled racer, probably best recognized for being one of the cast in the documentary TV series “Life Below Zero”, which has been airing on the National Geography Channel since 2013.
Would you like to know more about Jessie Holmes’ career and family life? How rich is he, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
— Life Below Zero (@LifeBelowZeroTV) May 13, 2016
Jessie Holmes Net Worth
His career as a reality television personality started in 2015, and since then he has been an active member of the entertainment industry. So, if you ever wondered how rich Jessie Holmes is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $500,000 as of early 2019, accumulated through his appearances in the show.
Life before Fame
Concerning his early life, Jessie spent his childhood in Odenville, raised by his parents, but about whom and any siblings no information has been revealed to the public yet. At the age of 16, he left his home to visit Alaska, but ended up in Montana, where he spent three years working as a carpenter. Around the turn of the century, he moved to Alaska and it would turn out to be his permanent place of residence. Initially Jessie lived in Eagle, until he settled down in Nenana along the Nenana River, where he learned the skills needed to survive in the harsh conditions.
Rise to Fame and “Life Below Zero”
However, his life completely changed in 2015, probably for the better, when he was chosen to join the cast of the documentary TV series “Life Below Zero” in its sixth season, produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), to reflect his livestyle in the harsh conditions of Alaska’s freezing wilderness.
The show premiered on the 19th May in 2013, and has been airing on the National Geography Channel ever since, increasing enormously not only his popularity but also his net worth. He appears in the show alongside other cast members, including Andy Bassich, Sue Aikens, Erik Salitan, Glenn Villeneuve, Chip and Agnes Hailstone. Moreover, he also caught attention for training 44 sled dogs, and participating in and winning various races, including the 2017 Kobuk 440. He also won the 2018 Rookie of the Year award in the Iditarod, an annual 1,000-mile sled dog race, rated the most difficult of its type.
About the Show
“Life Below Zero” is named after the conditions in which people live, and is about their daily struggle to survive in the harsh, freezing atmosphere of the segregated state of Alaska. The show illustrates both daily and seasonal activities of people who try their best to make their living in one of the most remote areas of the world. It follows several families and individuals, and since its start in 2013, the show has garnered a large following and fan base. The show is currently in its 11th season.
Is he dating anyone?
When it comes to his personal life, Jessie Holmes keeps it far away from the eyes of the public. So, there is no information revealed as to whether he is in a relationship with someone or not – however, it is known that he is not married, and it’s believed that he is currently single. In his free time, Jessie enjoys fishing and hunting.
So happy to be putting amazing food away for the coming winter.
Social Media Presence
Although many reality television personalities are active across at least some of the most popular social media sites in addition to their involvement in the entertainment industry, Jessie Holmes is not one of them.
He tends to spend his spare time in nature, surrounded by his sled dogs. Moreover, he also tries to be more focused on surviving in the harsh conditions rather than spending time on the social media scene. Nonetheless, he has his own private Facebook profile, and is sometimes active on his official Facebook page.