Born and raised in Kalispell, Montana, Chip Hailstone is an American hunter best known for his appearance in the popular Emmy award-winning documentary series Life Below Zero.
Just like in the show, his life also full of drama and adventure. As of 2018, he is in prison and only his wife and children run the show. What was the reason for his conviction? We have all the details of Chip’s Personal and professional life here.
Chip Hailstone was born in 1969 to Mary Lois Hailstone and Daniel Franklin Hailstone. He was interested in adventure since childhood and started learning hunting and fishing at an early age. He moved to Alaska at the age of 19, though it was a temporary visit, destiny had different plans for him.
Chip life changed completely when he met his future wife Agnes and eventually he became the permanent resident of Noorvik, a small but beautiful city.
As of 2018, the 48-year-old reality star is in jail. He was convicted of manipulating police by giving false reports. From July 2017, he is sentenced to three years in jail.
If we believe the sources, Hailstone’s net worth is estimated to be $125,000 with a $45,000 annual salary.
On the other hand, his wife Agnes Hailstone’s net worth is around $100,000 with a $25,000 annual salary. Life Below Zero not only helped him to achieve a huge name and fame but also helped him to accumulate an impressive income.
Hailstone is married to longtime girlfriend Agnes Hailstone-she is an Inupiaq born in Noorvik. The pair met when were just teenagers. They started off as friends and eventually turned into lovers. Chip actually left his hometown and began living with her in Noorvik.
The couple is blessed with a blissful relationship. No matter whatever was the situation we have always seen them together going strong as a husband and wife.
Chip Hailstone, an American hunter known for his appearance in the reality show Life Below Zero
They have five children together; one son (Tinmiaq Hailstone) and four daughters (Mary, Quatan, Iriqtaq, Carolina Hailstone). Iriataq is at the University at present. She graduated from high school in 2015. She also has a child whose identity has not been revealed yet. Their other daughter Mary is an athlete who served as her school’s basketball team captain.
Agnes also had two children; sons from her first marriage-Jon and Douglas. Both of them are full-time hunters. Douglas is a happily married man. He tied the knot to Gloria Iyatunguk and the couple has five children together. Jon is also a husband and a father.
In July 2011, Chip filed a complaint against Alaska Trooper Christopher Bitz accusing him of assaulting his 17-year-old daughter Tinmiaq. According to the report, “Chip related that the officer held his daughter in a submissive hold after she stretched her hands towards him while talking”.
For the safety of his daughter and family, he filed the restraining order against the topper but he was still found guilty and was ordered to serve three years at the Anchorage Correctional Complex.
1. Chip was born Edward V Hailstone in 1969 to Mary Lois Hailstone and Daniel Franklin Hailstone.
2. Chip moved to Alaska when he was only 19.
3. Chip resides in the isolated town of Alaska, Norrvik near Kobuk River. The city has less than 1000 people.
4. Chip is happily married and has seven children.
5. Since Chip is not a local native, as per the tribal’s hunting rule he is not allowed to kill mammals.
6. As of 2018, Chip is serving at the jail for reporting the false crime to the police. He claimed that Trooper Christopher Bitz assaulted his 17-year-old daughter, Tinmiaq.