Shane Kilcher: Son of Atz Kilcher, Wife, Family, and Injuries

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Shane Kilcher: Son of Atz Kilcher, Wife, Family, and Injuries

Shane Kilcher is an American reality TV star who is well-known for the role he played “Alaska: The Last Frontier” television series which aired on Discovery Channel. He is one of the cast members from the Kilcher family.

Recently, Shane got injured while he was working on his house in Alaska.


Shane Kilcher was born on 5 May 1971 in Idaho to parents Atz Kilcher and Lenedra Carroll. He grew up in Homer of Alaska with his siblings. According to his birthdate, currently, Shane is 47 years old.

He attended Homer High School and later went to Homer Senior High School. Shane participated in the volleyball team Alaska Anchorage Seawolves and played for them in some tournaments. Shane has a brother named Atz Lee Kilcher, half-brother, Nikos Kilcher and a sister, Jewel Kilcher.

His parents separated a long time ago. Shane spent most of his life in Alaska, and now he is residing with his wife, Kelli Kilcher.


Shane Kilcher is a hunter and farmer. Shane came to the spotlight after he featured in the reality series “Alaska: The Last Frontier” which aired on 29 December 2011 in Discovery Channel.

The whole family of Kilcher is the cast member of the reality TV series. The show has completed the season seven which last aired on February 12, 2018. The show “Alaska: The Last Frontier” of season eight look set to return later in 2018—but what the date will it start? The eighth season of the show was confirmed when Jane revealed that Kilcher family returned to homestead after the short trip.

However, the date has not been fixed yet by discovery channel. Season nine will be airing in either in the first or second week of October. Alaska: The Last Frontier will follow a similar start date, likely to premiere in the second half of September or early October 2018.

Shane Kilcher Wife, Kelli Kilcher

Shane and Kelli Kilcher have been married for over two decades. Shane and Kelli were high school sweethearts. The couple met at first in high school, and soon they fell in love. The couple tied in June of 1992 after three years of the love affairs.

Both of them appeared in the reality show, “The Last Frontier”. Shane Kilcher with Kelli Kilcher Shane Kilcher with Kelli Kilcher Kelli is from Anchorage, Alaska and continued her education even after marriage. His wife, Kelli graduated from Maric College in 1999 in nursing.

Shane and Kelli are parents of four children: Keena Tarik Kilcher, Jareth Kilcher, Reid Kilcher and Jenna Kilcher. Shane Kilcher Family Shane Kilcher Family Shane building his new home in Alaska.

Shane Kilcher’s Family

Shane is a brother of Atz Lee Kilcher, Nikos Kilcher and famous singer Jewel Kilcher.

Shane sister is an American singer who has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. His brother Atz Lee Kilcher is a reality star and appeared in discovery channel show, ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier.’ He is of Swiss descent and his grandparents Yule and Ruth Weber fled from Switzerland to Alaska during the second world wars.

After they immigrated to Switzerland, they settled there. Shane Kilcher is the third generation of Kilcher family. Shane born to father Atz Kilcher who is a musician and TV personality and mother, Lenedra Carroll who is also a singer.

Later his father married Bonnie Dupree. His stepmother, Bonnie is previously married to another guy with whom she has a son Karl and daughter Hanna.

Shane Kilcher’s Horrific Accident

Shane Kilcher got a horrific accident while he was working on his new home in Alaska.

According to the discovery channel, he fell from the ladder and broke his L2 vertebra. Shane admitted to Central Peninsula Hospital Alaska. Hife wife, Kelli explained what happened in the accident. Kelli continued saying that, “He’s not moving, and if he’s not gonna be able to get around, and he’s supposed to take care of things and he does all the heavy lifting, and he’s doing all the building, so…” Inquisitr reported that Shane’s brother, Atz Lee Kilcher suffered from the punctured lungs and multiple ribs in August 2015.

Net Worth

Shane earned a significant amount of money from the reality show of Alaska: The Last Frontier. The exact salary and net worth are not revealed. Some sources reported that Shane earns around $10,000 per episode of the show. The show in IMDb and rated 7.9 and 8.6.