Hunting a game and gathering food in the wilderness is easier said than done. Meet Glenn Villeneuve, a former cast member of “Life Below Zero,” who is a typical hunter and knows a way around nature and wilderness. Glenn even prefers to go solo without a companion dog during the hunt. He is said to have spent four and a half months without seeing a single human in the isolated territory of Alaska.
In this article, we will bring you everything about Glenn Villeneuve from his lifestyle to details of his married life, wife, kids, net worth, age, and facts.
Glenn Villeneuve Birthdate and Age
He was born on 18 March 1969 in Burlington, Vermont. He belongs to American nationality and Caucasian ethnicity. He spent his childhood in Vermont where he grew up living close to nature spending a lot of time in the wilderness.
There is no available information about his parents. However, we know he has a brother named, Neil Villeneuve who is married. Glenn is a licensed pilot and owned an airplane in the past.
Glenn Villeneuve divorced from the first wife. Their children
Glenn was married to his first wife Silvia Daeumichen and had two kids together. The couple met back in the ’90s when Silvia was on a Vacation in America. She was from Germany, to be exact East Berlin. Though not renowned, Silvia is an Opera singer and holds a master’s degree in the field.
Not long after Glenn met Silvia, the relationship escalated. At the time Silvia was little familiar with living in the wilderness. As for Glenn, he was always intrigued by the idea and wanted to explore. The couple spent the first summer together on a lakeshore in the wilderness of northern Quebec. That was only the beginning of their journey.
The couple bounded by love moved to Alaska and took wedding vows in 2001. Initially, the pair settled in Fairbanks however, wanting to have a remote place of own the couple made a cabin home in the Brooks Range by Chandalar Lake.
During their time together the couple gave birth to two children. Their eldest daughter Willow Leaves was born on May 9, 2006. Then a few years later on June 14, 2009, Wolf Song was born. Both children were delivered in a hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska.
After more than a decade of relationship, Glen and his first wife separated. Neither of the two has shared as to why they separated. Both kids now live with their mother in Fairbanks Cripple Creek area. As a responsible father Glenn often visits them.
Glenn Villeneuve new partner Trisha Kazan and children
After divorce, Glenn spun the wheel of love which landed on Trisha Kazan. Both had a common divorce and children from a past marriage. Trish had a daughter, Amelia from her ex.
As to how Glenn and Trisha met is quite interesting. They both met through Facebook, at the time Trisha was living in Massachusetts and had a job there. Nearly after three months of online chatting and conversation, they had the first date in Alaska. The relationship took no time to another major step. A few months later in Nov of 2014, Trisha and her daughter moved with Glenn in Alaska.
Glenn and his partner Trisha now share a child together. Their daughter Agatha Villeneuve was born on June 22, 2017. Like previous deliveries, Glenn took her to Fairbanks for safety reasons.
Glenn Villeneuve TV career, why he Left Life Below Zero?
Glenn featured in over 77 episodes until 2019 when he exited the show. Glenn was not given proper goodbye or explanation. It was showrunners’ decision to left him out of the show. His last “Life Below Zero” appearance came on season 13 premiere episode on September 24, 2019.
The exit from the show has come as a blow to Glenn Villeneuve, not just a major TV platform also one of the main sources of income too. Nevertheless, Glenn knows it better and has been investing in real estate and stock markets for some years now. As of 2020, Glenn Villeneuve has a net worth estimated at around $500,000.
Glenn Villeneuve Lifestyle
Glenn is a hunter and gatherer and gets most of the food from nature. His cabin home is located by a lake in the Brooks Range, 200 miles north of Fairbanks, and a 60-mile walk from the nearest road.
During winters he uses snowshoes to get pats thick snow and during summer with the help paddled canoe he goes on the hunt. His hunt includes moose, caribou, sheep, and small game. Including in Glenn’s usual lifestyle, he also fishes in the lake and creeks, gathers wild plants and other foods. Among the different animals, Glenn loves caribou meat and the boiled moose tongue is his other favorite.
As much Glenn loves nature and living in the mountains, he and his family spend about half of the year in Fabriansk, Alaska. There he attends his business affairs.
Glenn Villeneuve Wiki/Bio facts
Glenn Moved To Alaska in 2000.
Glenn and his first wife did not live in their wilderness in the Brooks Range until 2004
Glenn spends his time divided between the wilderness of the Brooks Range and Fabriansk Alaska.