Gene Cheeseman is a contractor and a reality TV actor. He is best known for taking part in reality TV show “Gold Rush: Alaska” and “Gold Rush: The Dirt.” Growing up in the family involved in heavy machinery and construction work Gene ran his first piece of heavy machinery, pushing snow in a D6 dozer, at age 6. He had established as a contractor in roads construction and buildings before venturing into gold mining.
In this article, we will bring everything about Gene Cheeseman his married life, wife, kids, age and net worth.
Gene Cheeseman married life and wife, father of two kids
Gene was married to Jennifer George and bore two sons. His eldest Garret Cheeseman was born in 1992 and second one Cole Cheeseman was born in 1997. Gene has not shared much about his married life. However, he holds his family and children close to the heart. Both of his children went to Jenau Douglas High School in Alaska. They have grown into adults now.
Considering Gene and Jennifer had their eldest after marriage then their wedding date lies before 1992. Like every marriage, the two went through the difficult times. Those who get along in such circumstances have a long-lasting relationship. However, Gene and his wife, Jennifer eventually fell out and got divorced.
Jennifer moved on with another man and got married in 2009. As for Gene, he has not shared anything regarding his personal life or if he has found someone to move on.
Gene Cheeseman Wiki/Bio, Age
He hails from Juneau Alaska born on 23rd October 1968. As of now, Gene is 48 years of old. He belongs to American nationality and Caucasian ethnicity. His grandfather and uncle ran heavy machinery. Eager to follow them he grew up learning hardship at a young age. His great-great-grandfather was a gold miner in Alaska in the late 1800s.
Gene emerged in Gold mining working with Parker Schnabel. He joined him as foreman on the Parker Crew at Scribner Creek Claim. There Gene became an integral part of the crew. He showcased his unyielding dedication and productive nature by mining impressive gold.
Like any capable leader, he was the heart of everything from managing heavy machinery, moving dirt, fixing things, to even raising the productivity of people around him. He was considered MVP by his young boss, Parker. However, once relationship fell out with him Gene left the mining team.
The blame goes to lack of communication between the pair, mostly due to disregard of Parker. Later Parker said; “Communication is neither Gene nor I’s strongest suit.” Gene Cheeseman worked with Parker from the fourth season of Gold Rush in 2013 to the sixth season of in 2016.
Gene had no lack of suitors as Tony came calling for a skipper job. He joined him in the seventh season of the gold rush and worked on the Viking Dredge for the Beets Crew on the Eureka Creek Claim.
Gene Cheeseman Net Worth
During his time with Parker Schnabel and Tony Beets, he was the cast of Discovery reality TV show Gold Rush. He earned an impressive salary appearing from season four to the seventh season of the show. Also, he earned as foreman. Gene Cheeseman has an estimated net worth of $250,000.