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Jonathan Hillstrand Net Worth, Wife, Daughter, Weight Loss

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• Jonathan Hillstrand was born in Alaska and is the second eldest of five children.
• He is a third-generation fisherman and had his first experience on a boat at three years old.
• Jonathan owns the family fishing vessel, Time Bandit, is the captain, and the family owns multiple businesses under the Time Bandit name.
• Jonathan is married and has two children from a previous marriage and a stepbrother in the Christian music industry.
• He has a net worth of over $2.2 million, as of mid-2020.

Discovery Channel often sheds light on unconventional careers that are poorly portrayed in the mainstream media. One such show is “Deadliest Catch”, which allows the public to gain a glimpse into the lives of crab fishermen in the Bering Sea, off the Alaskan coast. Jonathan Hillstrand is the celebrated captain of the F/V Time Bandit, which was heavily featured in the show during the first 14 seasons. However, he departed the show with little explanation before the filming of the 15th season. Jonathan is a husband and father who is well known for his love of pranks and a light-hearted personality when the fishing boat is not at sea.

Early Life and Family

Family

Jonathan Hillstrand was born on 5 August 1962, in Alaska, USA to John Hillstrand, Senior. Jonathan is the second eldest of five children, his older brother David working on Alaska’s North Slope, and one of his younger brothers, Michael, based in Georgia where he works as a medical professional. His two other brothers, Andy and Neal worked alongside him in the fishing industry. Although we do not know the name of his biological mother – John Senior’s first wife – his stepmother Nancy Hillstrand is a positive force in his life. Nancy owns the family seafood distributing company and serves as the glue that keeps the family together.

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Jonathan also has a stepbrother, Lincoln Brewster, who is involved in the Christian music industry.

Childhood

As a third-generation fisherman, it is unsurprising that Jonathan had his first experience on a boat when he was only three years old. This was the beginning of a lifelong passion, and he was independently fishing by the age of seven. Jonathan attended school like any other child, but he knew right from the start that his career would not follow an academic path.

Education

Although Jonathan did finish his high school education, he immediately entered the commercial fishing industry, having applied for and received all the necessary licenses while he was still a teenager.

Most of what Jonathan knows about seafaring and fishing was taught to him by his father, John Sr.

Career

Fishing Career

Jonathan did not initially begin his career in the family crab fishing business, but spent some eight years fishing for lobster off the coast of New England. The prized family fishing vessel was designed and built by Jonathan’s father in 1991 and is still in use to this day.

To extend the crab fishing seasons, many Alaskan fishing vessels began hunting for different crabs according to the seasons and conditions. However, this can be extremely taxing on the crew, as it requires the boats to spend months at a time away from land, minimizing the time that can be spent away from work, and so with family.

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The Hillstrand family has figured out how to make the best of both the changing seasons and the crew they have. During the King Crab season, Jonathan oversees the Time Bandit, while his brother Andy Captains the boat during Opilio season. Neal, however, is the sole engineer on the boat, and therefore works during both fishing seasons.

Family Businesses

When not at sea, there is an entire plethora of family businesses under the franchise name “Time Bandit” that need to be maintained. The family owns Time Bandit Fireworks, Time Bandit Gear Store, Time Bandit Entertainment, Time Bandit Productions, and Time Bandit Spirits – which includes their own brand of vodka and a Bloody Mary mix.

Their entertainment company boasts a mobile escape room package, and provides customized entertainment for weddings, parties, and more.

Reality Television

Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” premiered on 12 August 2005, and documents the high-risk lives of crab fishermen in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska. The freezing and erratic weather and sea pattern pose a large risk to the fishermen on their vessels, as they are often far out to sea and hours away from assistance.

The show documents the drama and lives of the boat crews and their captains, and unlike other Discovery Channel shows that have been criticized for their simulated drama and tension, the events on “Deadliest Catch” are all too real.

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Occasionally the producers have been known to re-appropriate footage to create greater impressions of the storms at sea, but these allegations are few and far between.

The Time Bandit is somewhat of a unique vessel on the Bering Sea, as it’s been custom fitted by the Hillstrand family with comforts that allow for a more pleasurable stay at sea. The 133-ft boat has often been referred to as a houseboat as opposed to a fishing vessel, due to amenities such as a sauna, a dishwasher, and staterooms. The boat only takes a crew of six, and most of the time it is the brothers who make up 50 percent of that crew.

The Time Bandit first appeared in “Deadliest Catch” during the second season, and became a fan favorite until it was mysteriously cut after the conclusion of the 13th season.

At the time it was unclear what prompted Hillstrand’s departure from the show, his comments and posts sending mixed messages to audiences across the globe. Hillstrand told fans “You see me back out here again, kick me right in the nuts and gouge my eyes out. I’ll do it myself … if I come out here again. I’ll kick myself in my own nuts and poke my own eye.” He called his withdrawal from the show a retirement, but continued to post photos of his fishing ventures, frustrating and confusing the disappointed fanbase.

However, this retirement was short-lived, and by the time the 15th season rolled around, there were rumors that Time Bandit would be returning to the show. However, Hillstrand was forced to sit out the season when the engine of the beloved family boat exploded, shoring them for a significant period.

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The Hillstrands were eventually forced to sell the boat, but were able to return for the 16th season of the show, to much celebration and excitement of long-time fans.

Personal Life

Jonathan Hillstrand has two children from a previous marriage. While he often mentions his son Scott, there is little known about his daughter. Scott Hillstrand initially set out to follow in his father’s footsteps in the fishing industry, but was fired from the Time Bandit by his uncle, Andy. He now runs Hillstrand Construction Company, and has a son named Sawyer.

Jonathan started dating Heather Hamilton, with whom he enjoyed a long courtship, before the two eventually married on 6 November 2017. Heather is happy to assume the surname Hillstrand, and has several children of her own from a previous marriage.

Appearance and Weight Loss

Jonathan Hillstrand has a full head of pale brown hair, and often sports a small beard. Although he has aged well, it is unclear whether or not he has lost any significant amount of weight over the past few years. He is 5ft 2ins (1.85m) tall, and weighs 175lbs (80kgs).

Net Worth and Salary

Jonathan Hillstrand has a bevy of business from which he collects his revenue, from the entire Time Bandit franchise to the seafood distribution businesses. The cast of Discovery Channel shows is also purportedly paid a significant salary for their appearance on the show. In addition to these businesses, Hillstrand is also the author of several books, both for adults and children. He has a net worth is estimated at over $2.2 million, as of mid-2020.

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Faye Hadley’s Biography – Age, Husband, Net Worth – Wiki

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Who is Faye Hadley?

Faye Hadley is an American television personality and automotive technician, probably best known to the world for her appearance in the reality show “All Girls Garage”, which she joined in 2019. She specializes in repairing Toyota cars, and has shown her skills in the aforementioned show. She is the owner of the Piston & PixieDust repair shop.

Faye Hadley Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education

Faye Hadley was born on the 25th September 1986 in the USA – she hasn’t revealed her birthplace.

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Her father, who has a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), had a lot of influence on her career, as under his wing, she took an interest in mechanics, and was more of a tomboy than a lady. As she was grew-up her interest in the automobile industry intensified. While at the university she took a road trip in a Volkswagen GTI which had its engine die, and as she didn’t have enough money to pay for a new engine, she entered a car repair shop as a volunteer to learn all about engine repairing. This turned useful for her later career, but before she started living off repairing cars, Faye studied at Harvard University, from which she obtained a degree in psychology in 2010.

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Career Beginning

Faye was a psychologist before she switched hospitals and private offices for garages and repair shops – she moved to Portland where she joined a repair shop on an unpaid internship. After a while, she was employed  a Toyota dealership, where she earned a few certifications which enabled her to move further in her career. She joined a garage that specialized in older vehicles, and eventually started her own auto repair and education foundation, Piston & PixieDust. Based in San Antonio, Texas, it is a repair shop but also an educational course about cars for women by women.

Rise to Prominence

Her career progressed and she was becoming more successful – numerous people heard about her work, and she started teaming up with other women car repairers. This earned her stardom in the US, but she broke to international fame in 2019, when she joined the reality TV show “All Girls Garage”. The show was hosted by Jessi Combs, who sadly died in a car crash in August 2019 while trying to break the women’s land-speed record which she had set in 2016. Teaming up with other female mechanics, Faye worked on such vehicles as BMW 325i, Ford Mustang GT, Chevy Camaro 1971, GOT Convertible from 1967, and many others in the 15 episodes in which she appeared in the popular show.

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YouTube Popularity

In addition to her success on television, Faye has also launched her online career with a YouTube channel. Although she opened her channel in 2013, her first video was uploaded just four years ago, since when she has claimed more than 50,000 subscribers, and has around three million views. Her channel features videos related to her profession, which often feature her classes and advice to various car problems.

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Some of her most popular videos include “How to Service a Sealed Toyota Transmission”, which has around 350,000 views, then “I Bought my Work Truck from a Junkyard!!… Here’s Why.”, (280,000 views), and “How I Started my Mobile Mechanic Business, and How I Market Myself?”, with just over 200,000 views, among others with thousands of views that have contributed to her wealth and popularity.

Faye Hadley Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Faye Hadley has become a well-known car mechanic and is not the only woman to do so. Her wealth has increased in the last few years accordingly, and it is estimated that Faye Hadley’s net worth is over $5 million as of early 2020.

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Faye Hadley’s body measurements are unknown, as well as her height and weight. She has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Faye Hadley Personal Life, Boyfriend, Dating, Single, Married?

Faye has rarely spoken about her personal life, but some information about her love life has come to surface. Faye is taken; she has been married to Brandon Hadley since 2016, having held the wedding ceremony on the 25th September. The two started dating in 2015, and in less than a year became engaged and then married. They don’t have children.

Faye Hadley News, Facts, Influence

Faye Hadley has become an international star in the last few years and is continuing to build her career and fame. Numerous magazines have written about her and conducted interviews, including the San Antonio Mag, and Hot Cars also did a review on her and the rest of the “All Girls Garage”, in addition to other magazines.

Faye is also one of the founders of the #WomenAndMachine, which is an organization of women who host workshops about cars for other women across the USA.

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Faye has launched a website for her repair shop, and you can book an appointment if you have problems with your vehicle.

Faye is also building fame on Instagram, on which she uploads her newest work and adventures from various workshops. She has certainly helped a lot of young women who have an interest in cars, and might have inspired them to become car mechanics.

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The Untold Truth Of Kevin Hart’s Daughter – Heaven Hart

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Who is Heaven Hart, Kevin Hart’s daughter? Wiki Bio

Heaven Hart was born in Santa Barbara, California USA, on 22 March 2005, so her zodiac sign is Aries and she holds American nationality. She is a TV celebrity, but best known for being the daughter of Kevin Hart, a famous American actor and comedian, and her mother Torrei Hart who is also an actress.

Childhood and education

Heaven spent the first five years with her parents, before they parents decided to split in February 2010, filing for divorce citing ‘irreconcilable differences’.

Heaven has a brother named Hendrix, and both Kevin and Torrei agreed on joint custody of their two children – the divorce was finalized in November 2011.

Heaven began attending elementary school, but spent a lot of her time travelling between her parents’ houses. On 18 August 2014, her father proposed to Eniko Parrish, marrying her on 13 August 2016. Heaven seems to be in good relations with her stepmother, as Eniko occasionally uploads pictures with her onto her Instagram account. In 2017, Eniko gave birth to Heaven’s half-brother named Kenzo Kash Hart, although on 15 December 2017, Kevin admitted that he cheated on Eniko while she was pregnant – nevertheless, the two are still together.

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Is Heaven going to become an actress?

Heaven has been taking acting lessons since she was eight years old, and has featured in two of the movies which her father has appeared in, however, she doesn’t appear to be very interested in acting, and is rather considering a career in medicine, hoping to become a nurse in the future.

Family, friends, love life and relationships

Heaven seems too young to be dating, and there have been no rumors regarding any boys whom she might have dated. She was seen spending her free time with a mysterious boy on two occasions, while it was later reporter that this is only her friend from school, and that they are often studying together.

Heaven is a highly sociable girl who enjoys spending time with her brother and her half-brother. She often acts as their big sister, taking care of them, giving them sweets and preparing food, while she also has many friends at school who have described her as humorous, friendly and outgoing. She is also very close to her mother, who has named her business called Heavenly Hart Hair Care after her daughter. The two are spending a lot of their free time together, and Heaven has occasionally kept her mother company during the filming of her movies and TV series.

Hobbies and other interests

Heaven is a huge fan of the film industry, with her favorite actors and actresses being Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis and Cate Blanchett, while some of her favorite movies include “Catch Me If You Can”, “The Aviator”, and “The Fifth Element”.

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She likes to listen to music too, especially to today’s popular singers such as Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga, while some of her favorite songs are “Shape of You”, “Baby”, and “Shallow” which is the soundtrack of the “A Star is Born” film that she enjoys watching.

Heaven likes being outdoors rather than stuck between four walls, and enjoys spending her time in nature surrounded by trees and mountains. She was a girl scout when she was young, and often camped with her friends learning how to set up tents and make knots with ropes. Heaven is a lover of animals too, and has a pet dog and a pet cat.

Appearance and net worth

Heaven is 14 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 2ins (1.58m) tall, and weighs around 106lbs (48kgs). As of early 2020, her father Kevin’s net worth is estimated at over $200 million; her mother’s is unknown.

Who is Kevin Hart?

Kevin Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, on 6 July 1979 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds American nationality. He is a stand-up comedian, producer and an actor, best known for his roles in movies such as “Paper Soldiers” released in 2002 and “Scary Movie” shot in 2003. Kevin was raised solely by his mother, Nancy Hart who worked at the University of Pennsylvania as a systems analyst, as his father Henry Witherspoon was addicted to cocaine, and spent a lot of time behind bars.

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Kevin has an older brother named Robert, and the two found comfort in comedy when having to cope with their family situation. Kevin attended George Washington High School, and after matriculation moved to Brockton in Massachusetts, finding a job and not enrolling at college.

He started working as a shoe salesman, while occasionally performing in stand-up comedy clubs around Brockton. His first major performance was at the Laff House in Philadelphia, which wasn’t that good as he was booed, however, he worked on his material and next time made the entire audience laugh.

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He has since been on several comedy tours, making $15 million from “Laugh at My Pain” tour which he undertook in 2009. His latest comedy tour began on 9 April 2015 called “What Now? Tour”, which ended on 7 August 2016 after nearly a year and a half of travelling all around the world.

He made his debut film appearance in “Paper Soldiers” in 2002, while he became famous after starring in movies such as “Scary Movie”, “Soul Plane”, and “Death at a Funeral”. He appeared in many movies and also made occasional TV series appearances between 2002 and 2015, in which year he starred in two movies – “Get Hard” and “The Wedding Ringer”, and the next year in “Central Intelligence” and “The Secret Life of Pets” films.

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He became famous worldwide after his role in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” in 2017, and then produced his first film in 2018 entitled “Night School”. He reprised his role in “Jumanji: The Next Level” in 2019, while he has recently been cast to appear in the film “Fatherhood”, set to be released in 2021.

Kevin was arrested on 14 April 2013 after he nearly hit a tanker truck, with the suspicion that he was driving while intoxicated, and was sentenced to three years probation. He was involved in a car accident on 1 September 2019, when a car he was riding in crashed near Calabasas in California – Kevin was taken to a hospital and was released 10 days later.

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Untold truth of Weather Channel meteorologist, Heather Tesch

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Who is Heather Tesch?

Heather Tesch was born in Buffalo, Minnesota USA, on 2 May 1967 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds American nationality. She is a meteorologist, who is probably known best for the work she has done for The Weather Channel (TWC).

Early life and education

Heather was raised in Buffalo an only child, by her mother who was a nurse at a private clinic, and her father who was a real estate agent.

She became interested in weather at a very early age, becomings amazed by how it changes, as well as curious about what causes rain, snow and even hurricanes and earthquakes.

Heather went on to enroll at a local high school, at which she was interested in practicing posing in front of a camera, which is mostly why she was a member of the school’s drama club, and appeared in many plays performed there. After matriculation in 1985, she enrolled at the University of Minnesota from which she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism in 1989, then Heather enrolled at Plymouth State University, from which she obtained her Master’s degree in meteorology in 1991.

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Career as a meteorologist

Heather launched her career five years after obtaining her Master’s degree, working as an on-camera meteorologist for the network WCCO-TV, staying with them until late 1998 when she was offered a position with TWC. She had to move to Atlanta in Georgia to work for TWC, in the position of an on-camera meteorologist (one of many who worked for TWC). Heather appeared on TWC for the first time in January 1999, and while she was mainly in charge of doing live-air work, she also produced animal welfare and pet cat stories and appeared in these.

She stayed with TWC for almost 14 years, when in 2012 they let her go after the company was sold to three companies which decided to cut the workforce.

In January 2016, Heather joined the network WXIA-TV as their freelance meteorologist and stayed with them for the next four years before quitting in December 2019.

In November 2016, Heather released her book “HairDoodle by Heather Tesch: A Calming and Brain-Building Adult Doodle and Coloring Book” which has received ten 5-star ratings on Amazon.

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Since early 2017, Heather has been working as a part-time meteorologist at The Weather Company, an IBM Business (former TWC). When she was let go, the company was owned by NBCUniversal, Bain Capital and the Blackstone Group, and the three companies sold the already renamed The Weather Company to IBM on 29 January 2016, however, they remained the owners of TWC cable network until early March 2018, when it was sold to Entertainment Studios.

Love life and husband

Heather is one of those people who prefer to keep their personal matters to themselves, and hasn’t shared any details concerning her love life, however, it is known that she is a married woman, and it’s believed that she met her other half while attending Plymouth State University, and that they married sometime in the 2000s. Heather is the mother of their two children, but has been keeping their names as well as her husband’s hidden from the media, as to give them an opportunity to lead a normal and private life.

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She hasn’t talked about any men she might have dated before meeting her husband, but was once allegedly in a long-term relationship with her high school sweetheart, and it is rumored that the two were also engaged before they decided to call everything off for unknown reasons.

As of November 2020, Heather is married and has two children.

Hobbies and other interests

Heather’s main hobby is volunteering at a local animal shelter, and urging people to adopt animals rather than to buy them.

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She has spoken live on-air on various occasions about her love for animals, as well as advising people concerning animal safety and pet adoption – one time when a tornado hit Ringgold in Georgia, Heather found several kittens and fostered them, while one of these kittens is today still living with her, and she has four other cats and a lizard.

She is today working as a columnist for the Orange County Post, and is writing about life, pets and weather – Heather is also keen on helping people, and has taken part in several charitable events.

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She enjoys watching movies in her spare time, and her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, while a few of her favorite movies are “Titanic”, the franchise “The Pirates of the Caribbean”, and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”.

Age and height

Heather’s age is 53. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, her height is 5ft 2ins (1.57m) and she weighs around 110lbs (50kgs).

As of November 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.

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