Gardening is one of the most important skills when you are trying to live a self-sufficient life in the face of adversity. Leading by example, Eve Kilcher shows how it’s done in the isolated community of Homer, Alaska, and helps the Kilcher family in their pursuit of homestead life. Eve is the biggest green thumb in the family. Her gardening skills are hands-on, nothing less than bringing a hunt from the wilderness or repairing broken machinery on the farms. In addition to being a master gardener, Eve takes her skill to the kitchen with her impressive cooking skills. A lady of versatility, Eve is also an author. In this biography, we will bring everything about this reality television star who features on Alaska the Last Frontier.
How old is Eve Kilcher? Nationality/ Ethnicity/Zodiac?
Eve Kilcher was born on July 8, 1984, in Alaska, United States. The birthdate makes her 38 years old. Eve was born under the Cancer zodiac and the people with the sign are characterized by compassion, nurturing, and sensitive personality traits. Eve is American by nationality and Caucasian by ethnicity. She follows the Christian religion.
Born to Dena Matkins and Craig Matkins, Eve grew up in Alaska. Her parents separated in her childhood as a result, she ended up spending her time dividing between them. She would live with her mother in Gustavus near Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska and visit her father in Homer, Alaska during the summers. Later she joined her father’s residence where she attended Homer High School and graduated in 2001. She pursued further education at the University of Oregon. She graduated from the University with a degree in major Psychology in 2006. Eve later studied Permaculture, the agricultural philosophy at Aloha Aina Permaculture Design Course.
When the time came for a career choice instead of going for high-paying jobs in the psychology sector Eve focused on Permaculture. Things could have gone anyway but it worked in the end. Eve has successfully showcased she is able to grow a self-sufficient vegetable garden even in the adverse climate of Alaska. However, instead of commercializing the products she grows vegetables for the family only and makes sure they are never out of stock during sub-zero winter. According to her bio on the Discovery Channel website, she grows and harvests enough vegetables in four months to tackle the cold winter when the weather is harsh and growing vegetables is out of options. Her job is to ensure they do not run out of vegetable supplies.
Besides being a gardener Eve is a self-taught cook and a published author. Eve co-wrote “Homestead Kitchen” with her husband Eivin Kilcher. The book was released in 2016 and shares their advice on gardening, preserving and foraging and original family recipes for cooking advice.
Alaska the Last Frontier:
Eve Kilcher is a star of Alaska: The Last Frontier, a reality show that follows the lives of the Kilcher family as they survive in the harsh Alaskan environment. She has been on the show since its debut in 2011. She has appeared in more than 100 episodes of the show, which has eleven seasons so far. She is known for her gardening skills and her passion for cooking and preserving food.
She faces many challenges living in Alaska, such as harsh weather, predators, and homeschooling her children during the Covid-19 pandemic. She has also expressedher emotions and frustrations on the show, which has resonated with many fans who admire her honesty and courage. However, Eve is comfortable with her role on the show and unlike Shane and his wife Kelli Ware Kilcher and Nikos Kilcher, she is a regular cast member and has never been demoted to recurring status.
Meeting and Marriage to Eivin Kilcher:
Eve Kilcher is married to Eivin Kilcher whom she met in her childhood. Growing up Eve lived with her father near Kilcher’s homestead and went to the same high school as Eivin. It began as a friendship between the pair which gradually into a love affair. The pair kept their love affair throughout the years even the time when Eve moved away to Oregon for her college studies. The pair tied the knot in August 2011 in the heart of nature in an outdoor wedding ceremony.
In the years of marriage, they have given birth to two children. The family of four lives in Homer, Laska.
Their first child, a son Findlay Farenorth Kilcher was born on November 24, 2013. Nearly twenty-two months later they had a daughter Sparrow Rose Kilcher on September 28, 2015. Both kids are raised on Homestead and have been exposed to a self-sufficient way of life. Also, their eldest Findlay appears as a child reality television actor on “Alaska The Last Frontier” and made more than 45 appearances until 2023.
Eve and Eivin Kilcher have a combined net worth of $650,000. Their main source of income is “Alaska The Last Frontier.“ Eve and her husband also have a claim on family land passed down by her grandfather Yule Kilcher.
How tall is Eve Kilcher? Body traits?
Eve Kilcher has a stature of 5 feet 5 inches approx and her weight is somewhere between 113 to 138 pounds. She was born with natural brown eyes and has golden/light brown hair. Her other body measurements such as bust, waist, and hip are not available for now.