Sue Aikens: Net Worth & Why She’s Perfect For ‘Life Below Zero’

Sue Aikens

The popular Life Below Zero series is back with new episodes for both Life Below Zero and Life Below Zero: Next Generation. Some of the usual suspects have returned. Chiefly, Sue Aikens will be returning for this season to continue updates about her Alaskan adventures. Undeniably, Sue Aikens has been a fan favorite and a big contributor to the show’s fandom. What made Sue such a perfect fit for the series?

Sue Aikens Is Such A Character

Certainly, Sue Aikens is well-known as an American television personality. Specifically, she gained popularity for starring in Life Below Zero (2013-2023). Generally, this reality TV show documents her life in the wilderness. Sue Aikens has built a great following.  For example is she has nearly 70K followers on her Instagram page. Furthermore, she frequently shares her life by posting pictures of Alaskan sunsets, selfies, memes, and motivational quotes. And for anyone who follows her, she shares lots of coffee-love on her profile.

Sue Aikens has been an inspiration for so many people. She works hard and is very relatable. Sue shows her everyday challenges in the wild, but also in her personal life. For instance, she allowed the world to see her go through lifestyle changes and lose over 75 lbs. Furthermore, she found ways to modify workouts to fit her body after several injuries. One in particular was from a bear attack!

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Growing Up Fast And Hard

Unfortunately, during an interview on The Ellen Show, she told Melissa McCarthy, that her independent survival started young. Sadly, at the young age of 12, Sue’s mother decided to leave her alone in Alaska. In other words, Sue Aikens started her survival techniques training from childhood. Fortunately, she was able to graduate high school at the age of 13.

What Makes Her The Perfect Fit For Life Below Zero?

Mainly, Sue Aikens was sought out for the isolated life she lives in a remote area in Alaska. She isn’t near much else since her location is nearly 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. According to Legit, National Geographic producers approached Sue Aikens and requested her to join the show in 2013. As most can see, she was more than qualified. Combining her heart for adventure, unique personality, and dry humor makes her very lovable as a reality TV star.

No one can deny her impressive survival skills. That paired with an intense amount of determination and courage, she’s a certain choice. After living through difficult weather conditions and wild animal attacks, no one would blame her if she stepped away now that she turned 60 years old. However, it isn’t in her nature. She perseveres and continues to amaze viewers. Accepting the role bolstered her life and made the show incredible.

It also gave Sue Aikens an avenue to promote her wildlife refuge, Kavik River Camp, that she owns. It provides an opportunity for people to fish, bird watch, hunt, and camp. Anyone interested can reach out to her there to make reservations. She also provides support for people on their adventures.

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What Is Sue Aikens’ Net Worth?

According to reports, Sue Aikens has an estimated net worth of $500,000. Also, Buzz South Africa sneak peeks that she earns $4,500 per episode of the show. Notably, she is one of the highest-paid actors on the show. Undeniably, Sue Aikens has been a great addition to Life Below Zero.

Are you ready to see what Sue Aikens has been up to? What do you love about Life Below Zero? Give us some feedback in the comments below. And come back for more news.

Life Below Zero, Season Premiere, Monday, September 4, 9/8c, Nat Geo (Airs Tuesdays, 9/8c, Nat Geo)

Life Below Zero: Next Generation, Season Premiere, Monday, September 4, 10/9c, Nat Geo (Airs Tuesdays, 10/9c, Nat Geo)

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