Gardening is one of many survival skills keeping the Kilcher family afloat in Homer, Alaska. And everyone looking up to Eve Kilcher does not come as a surprise. She is the biggest green thumb in the family. Her gardening skills are nothing less than bringing a hunt from the wilderness or tinkering broken things. Eve plays her part in balancing Kilcher’s self-sufficient life. She is also an impressive cook and author of the book “Homestead Kitchen.” As a part of the Kilcher family, she stars in the reality TV show “Alaska: The Last Frontier.” In this article, we explore more on Eve Kilcher’s biography.
Eve Kilcher was born on July 8, 1984, in Alaska. Born to parents Dena Matkins and Craig Matkins, Eve grew up in Alaska dividing her times between her parents. After her parents separated Eve spent her time with her mother in Gustavus near Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska and visited her father in Homer during summers. Later she joined her father in Homer, Alaska. She attended Homer High School and graduated in 2001. She majored in Psychology from the University of Oregon in 2006. While Eve studied permaculture, the agricultural philosophy at Aloha Aina Permaculture Design Course, she is a self-taught cook.
Although a degree in Psychology, Eve choose gardening, what would best suit her in Alaska. She spent most of her time growing vegetables. According to discovery bio, she has four months to grow and harvest enough vegetables for the remaining eight months including the winter supplies. Her job is to ensure they do not run out of the vegetables.
Eve joined the cast of Alaska The Last Frontier since the very first-day premiere of the show on December 29, 2011. She is going strong after more than 98 episodes appearance on the show until 2020 and expected to return for season 10 of Alaska The Last Frontier.
Other than being a reality TV star Eve has co-authored “Homestead Kitchen” with her husband Eivin Kilcher. The book was published in 2016. In the book, the couple shares their 85 original family recipes and advice on gardening, preserving, and foraging.
Personal Life: Eve Kilcher married to Eivin Kilcher
Eve Kilcher is married to Eivin Kilcher. The couple tried the knot in an outdoor wedding ceremony in August of 2011. Their marriage is far from the marriage of convenience. The pair knew each other from childhood as Eve lived with her father near Kilcher’s homestead farm. Eve and Eivin even attended the same high school. And what began as a friendship escalated into a love affair. After many years of relationship, the pair got married. The pair is blissfully married for nearly a decade now. Being a celebrity couple Eve and Eivin Kilcher are an inspiration to many who questions if true love exists.
Eve Kilcher, Eivin Kilcher Children
So far in the time of marriage Eve and Eivin has two children. They gave birth to their first child, son Findlay Farenorth Kilcher on November 24, 2013. Nearly twenty-two months later they had daughter Sparrow Rose Kilcher on September 28, 2015. Even though only a child actor Findlay appears on Alaska The Last Frontier alongside his parents. It does not come as a surprise Findlay is learning the family tradition of homesteading started by his paternal great grandfather Yule Kilcher.
Eve Kilcher Net Worth
Eve and Eivin Kilcher have an estimated net worth over $2M. The couple accumulates wealth through their participation in the TV show “Alaska The Last Frontier.“ Eve and her husband also have claim on family land passed down from Yule Kilcher.