Ashely Selden is an American TV personality who rose to fame after appearing on the Discovery channel show “The Last Alaskans.” Unlike ordinary people, Ashley and her husband Tyler Selden are old schools who seek pleasure in a primitive lifestyle in the woods and rivers of Alaska. They sustain living by hunting, fishing, and fur trapping every year. By no means, it is easy considering the hard work they put on days and months to prepare for it.
Follow with us to learn more about Ashley Selden in this biography, such as her family, net worth, married life, lifestyle.
Date of birth
July 31, 1984
Place of birth
About 5ft 3 inch or 160 cm
About 58 Kg or 128 pound
Graduated from college in Minnesota
TV personality, blogger, survival specialist
The Last Alaskans
Two: Sidney and Blaze
David & Theresa Laidig
Trapping, hunting, fishing, gardening, sewing fur
Ashley Selden Early Life
Selden was born on July 31, 1984, in the United States. Her family line extends from Germany who has lived in Frankfurt. She grew up living in Lake Crystal, Minnesota, with her parents David and Theresa Laidig different from her current primitive lifestyle. The time she got opportunities to explore outdoors with family was during weekends and vacations. After completing high school, she attended the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she met her husband, Tyler Selden. Both moved to Alaska in 2006.
Personal Life: Her married life, husband and family
Ashley is blessed with a relationship with her college sweetheart. She and Tyler, a Nebraskan, met during their course of study at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Not only she found love also the person who would eventually lead to her dream life. In 2006, after Tyler graduated, they decided to move north, which also marks the start of their adventurous journey in Alaska. The head over heels couple took wedding vow “together in sickness and health,” on 5th September 2008.
Ashley and Tyler depend upon fishing, hunting, and fur trapping to sustain the lifestyle. They spent 6-8 months a year on the edge of Alaska, closely connected to the river and the woods. They rare sled dogs to run trap line during winters, and collect fur to sell in the market. Meanwhile, the couple is responsible for feeding the dogs which they achieve by fishing enough Salmons. Their married life is an inspiration for other married couples who seek to live as a free spirit away from the noise of the crowd and somewhat primitive.
Challenges are living like Selden’s, but they are happy to see it through every year. Ashley’s parents are not used to this lifestyle who take regular jobs. Since their marriage, Ashley and her husband have had two children: Sydney and Blaze.
Her Net Worth
Ashley Selden’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000. Her main source of income was from the TV show The Last Alaskans. But right now, she also earns money from selling furs, vegetables, and poultry that she and her husband produce in their homestead. Ashley Selden is also a blogger who writes about her experiences and challenges in the Alaskan frontier. She is a strong and independent woman who has learned to survive and thrive in one of the most isolated and harsh environments on Earth.