A perfect blend of lifestyles, Eivin Kilcher is a man known to mix technology with nature. In order to keep maintain a self-sufficient life in the isolated community of Homer, Alaska, Eivin takes on a hybrid approach involving technology and at the same time goes traditional by fishing, hunting/gathering, gardening, and growing food of his own. He is accompanied by his wife Eve Kilcher in the process. His lifestyle is also documented in Alaska the Last Frontier making him a reality television personality. In this biography article, we will explore everything about Eivin Kilcher including details on his personal life such as his love affair and marriage.
How old is Eivin Kilcher?
Third generation Homesteader, Eivin Kilcher was born on March 6, 1983, in Homer, Alaska. The birthdate makes him 39 years old. Eivin was born under the Pisces zodiac, and according to the astrology reading, people born under the sign are defined by personality traits such as being emotionally sensitive, gracious, and emotionally aware. Eivin is American by nationality and when it comes to ethnicity he is of Swiss descent.
Eivin was raised in the unspoiled nature of Homer, Alaska. Doing things by themselves had been a Kilcher’s way of living for two generations, and growing up, Eivin had no option but to follow elders. During the early years, Eivin got used to the traits of self-sufficient living. By adulthood, Eivin had learned vital skills to survive in the wild land. He learned the traits of fixing machinery equipment from his father Otto Kilcher who had a knack for fixing things. Like Otto, Eivin is known as a “Jack of all trades” attributed to his ability to perform different kinds of work. Talking about his academics, Eivin attended Homer High School and graduated in 2001.
What Eivin has done over the years has given him different professional titles. He is a reality television actor, writer, former firefighter, excavator operator, wielder, and outdoorsman. And his skills in fishing, hunting, and knife forging, make him a perfect all-around outdoorsman. In the past, Eivin used his excavators and backhoes skills & performed dirt work and landscaping around the Cabin house he built and extend the land area. Eivin built his cabin half a mile away from his father’s Homestead.
Talking about his other endeavor, Eivin penned “Homestead Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Our Hearth to Yours” with his wife. This is the first and only book written by Eivin and Eve Kilcher as they share their original family recipes and advice on gardening, preserving, and foraging.
Alaska the Last Frontier:
Even though the Kilcher family was famous for their lifestyle in the local area it took a television show to gain fame across the country and at the international level. In the mix, came Eivin Kilcher. Eivin joined the cast of Alaska the Last Frontier from its inception in 2011 making his debut on the first episode entitled “Before the Freeze.” Since Eivin has been a regular cast member and there is no news of him leaving the show unlike Shane and his wife Kelli Kilcher and Nikos Kilcher who appear occasionally as recurring cast members.
On October 9, 2022, Alaska the Last Frontier came up with its eleventh season, and Eivin Kilcher is expectedly present in the cast for the season.
How rich is Eivin Kilcher? Net Worth?
Eivin has been involved in different income-generating sources over the years. He has the family property to count on as Kilcher owns several acres of land in Alaska and can claim further land as the law of Alaskan State. He also made his money as a reality television actor. Eivin and Eve combined have a net worth of $3 million.
How Eivin Kilcher met his wife Eve Kilcher?
Eivin and Eve met each other during their childhood. They grew up on a neighboring farm due to her father’s residence not far from Kilcher Homestead. Eve spent her childhood and part of her teenage years with her mother Dana Matkin in Gustavus near Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska and her summers on a farm near the Kilcher homestead with her father. Later she joined her father and started living in Homer, Alaska. Eivin and Eve both went to Homer high school and graduated there.
What began as a friendship between the pair turned into a love relationship and eventually marriage. Eivin is not known to have any other relationship besides Eve. The pair tied the knot in August 2011 in a nature-themed wedding ceremony.
In the years of togetherness as a married couple, Eivin and his wife Eve have given birth to two children. Their son Findlay Farenorth Kilcher was born on November 24, 2013. Findlay has appeared on Alaska the Last Frontier as a child reality actor making more than 46 episodes appearances. Their second child is a daughter Sparrow Rose Kilcher was born on September 28, 2015. Sparrow has followed in her brother’s footsteps as a child reality television actor with show credit of her own.
The family of four lives in a cabin close to Otto’s Homestead. Taking on the self-sufficient life Eivin focuses on hunting, fishing, gathering food and recipes, and maintaining and fixing things around while Eve performs gardening and grows foods and vegetables for winter.
Eivin Kilcher mother & Siblings:
Eivin Kilcher is the third generation Homesteader born to Otto Kilcher and his second wife Sharon Mckemie. The information on Eivin’s mother is largely unknown and the fact that she refrains from talking to the media makes it harder to trace her life. Otto’s current wife Charlotte Kilcher is his stepmother who has a son August Kilcher from the relationship. Eivin has one more half-sibling Torrey from Charlotte’s previous relationship. Levi Kilcher is his only blood sibling.
If we talk about Eivin’s ethnicity it roots him back to Europe. His grandparents Yule and Ruth Kilcher fled from Switzerland to Alaska during the second world war and settled in an unspoiled wilderness of Alaska owning acres of land.
How tall is Eivin Kilcher? Body traits & measurement?
Eivin has a fit body which comes as a result of his daily life hard work. He has a height of 5 feet 8 inches approximately. An ideal weight for a male person with his stature is 139lbs to 196 lbs. Born with brown eyes, Eivin has light brown hair however for now his body measurement like waist, chest, hips are not available