Captain Sean Dwyer wiki/bio, age, net worth, wife, deadliest catch.

Unlike most of the captains featured on Deadliest Catch who are more often than not rage monsters, Captain Sean Dwyer is a mellow sort of fellow. On the helm of fishing vessel Brenna A, Sean is calm and calculating. But underneath his calm demeanor, Sean can also be calculating and manipulative. As shown in more than one instance, Shawn is loyal and trustworthy, but he won’t hesitate to pull the rug from under your feet. As the youngest captain of the fleet, Sean believes he has to prove himself to be accepted into the captains club. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki bio of Captain Sean Dwyer.

Early Life:

Sean Dwyer was born on March 8, 1992, in Washington, United States. He is the son of  Jenny Gore Dwyer and Pat Dwyer. He grew up in Kenmore, Washington. Sean was interested in fishing from a young age and it became easy for him to follow his passion since coming from a family of fishermen. He would join his father abroad the commercial fishing vessel Jennifer A.

Sean Dwyer
Sean Dwyer posing with his ship Brenna A 

While he learned the ropes of commercial fishing from his father Sean also pursued formal education. Sean studied at Inglemoor Senior High School and graduated in 2010. Then he enrolled at the South Seattle Community College where he studied Heavy equipment and Diesel Technology.

Professional Career:

For Sean whose only interest in life was fishing, there was no other career choice than commercial fishing. After finishing his degree, he joined his father’s ship “Jennifer A” and began working as an engineer. He spent three years side by side with his father. In 2005, his father Pat was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) which limited the movement of neuron muscles. Pat passed away from the disease on the 4th of June 2014 with a dying wish to see the return of Brenna A, back to the crabbing grounds.

Following his father’s wishes, Sean brought back the Brenna A and started as its captain. At age 21, Sean was the youngest guy on the ship but had years of experience behind him. He began his journey during the Salmon fishing season. On the helm, Sean did justice to his crew who had little fishing experience. Sean referred to his crew as The Lost Boys and was respected by his crew. After all, only a few of them had fishing experience and Sean managed to turn his ragged crew into a well-oiled machine.

Deadliest Catch:

“Deadliest Catch” is a popular American reality television series that first aired on the Discovery Channel in 2005. The show follows the lives of commercial crab fishermen who work on fishing boats in the Bering Sea, off the coast of Alaska. The show documents the challenges and dangers of working on these fishing boats, including harsh weather conditions, unpredictable ocean currents, and the struggle to catch enough crab to make a profit. Over the years, the series has become popular for its dramatic and intense depiction of life on the high seas. Sean joined the cast of Deadliest Catch in 2016 making his debut on Season 6 Episode 1 “Carpe Diem.” 

Deadliest Catch captain Sean Dwyer


Exit and Return:

After the Deadliest Catch debut, he regularly appeared on the show until the conclusion of Season 15 (2019). He did not appear in the following seasons 16 and 17. When fans quizzed about his absence, neither the channel nor the actor offered anything in terms of explanation. If we connect the dots, Sean was hit with two-season probation after violating ship standards. And after two seasons away from the show, Sean returned on Season 18 as the captain of Elinore J and later was seen piloting “Brenna A.”

More television appeareances:

In addition to Deadliest Catch, Sean has been part of its several spin-offs including  “Deadliest Catch: The Bait,” and “Deadliest Catch: Green Horn.”

Net Worth:

Sean makes his money as a reality television actor and commercial fisherman. As of now, he has a net worth of $650,000.

Personal Life 

Wife and Kids:

Captain Sean Dwyer is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Brianna Dwyer. Sean also calls his wife Brianna by the nickname “Breezy.” Bri is a photographer by profession and a native of Oregon. Sean and Brianna tied the know with a wedding ceremony on September 15, 2018, attended by their near and dear ones.

In the years as a married couple, the pair has given birth to a daughter Blakely Jade Dwyer. The baby girl was born on August 28, 2021. The family of three lives in  Washington.


Sean Dwyer wife Brianna Dwyer
Sean Dwyer & his wife Brianna Dwyer

Wiki/Bio Facts

Full nameSean Dwyer
Age30 years old
Date of BirthMarch 8, 1992
Place of BirthKenmore, Washington, United States
High SchoolInglemoor Senior High School
ProfessionTelevision personality, Commercial Fisherman
Net worth$650,000
Marita StatusMarried
WifeBrianna Dwyer (m.2018)
ChildrenBlakely Jade Dwyer
ParentsJenny Gore Dwyer, Pat Dwyer
SiblingsBrenna Dwyer
Social Media HandleFacebookInstagram

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