Sue Aikens Bio: Age, Height, Career, Husband, Net Worth
Sue Aikens is an American television personality who rose to fame for starring in the US documentary television series “Life Below Zero.”
Sue Aikens age
Sue was born July 1, 1963, in Chicago, Illinois. While she was young, her mother left her father and relocated them both to Alaska.
They settled in a village 80km north of Fairbanks; however, she was abandoned by her mother, who left to pursue her own life after a while.
At the age of 12, young sue had to learn how to fend for herself in the cold wilderness of Alaska, and this later influenced her decision to participate in the show ” Life Below Zero” several years later.
She graduated from Lowell Whitman School.
What does Sue Aikens do for a living?
Sue’s journey into the limelight began after becoming a cast member of the documentary series ” Life Below Zero,” produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the National Geographic Channel.
The show documents the daily living of people trying to survive in the coldest part of Alaska and their struggles in such an environment.
The show, which started airing on May 19, 2013, soon recorded large viewership; its success increased Sue’s popularity.
In addition, her extraordinary survival skills in the Alaskan jungle made her quite famous.
During the show, Sue faced attacks from wild animals and battled the harshest weather conditions among several challenges.
As a result, the show won 5 Primetime Emmys. Besides “Life Below Zero,” Sue has also made other television appearances.
In 2009, she appeared in the show “The Rogan Experience,” later followed by another appearance in “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” in 2010.
Finally, in 2011, she made an appearance in “Flying Wild Alaska.” Subsequently, she appeared in “Fox and Friends” in 2014.
Sue’s Legal Battle With “Life Below Zero”
In February 2017, Sue Aikens filed a lawsuit against the producers of the television document.
She was made to work in an unsafe environment, which led to her experiencing emotional stress.
Sue also claimed that the producers did her work without a face mask or helmet in dangerous environments. Some of her claims include being forced to drive a snow machine.
She also claimed a delay in being rescued when injured because the crew wanted to capture more footage of her struggling with her injury.
Is Sue Aikens married?
Sue Aikens has been married thrice. Her second marriage, which lasted for 17 years, ended after the death of her then-husband, who died.
Although she has two grown-up children with her former husband, the children both have their own families. Sue is currently in a long-distance relationship with Michael Heinrich.
Sue Aikens Net Worth
Sue’s net worth is estimated at $500,000.