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Atz Kilcher Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Homer, USA
46 years old
Birth Date
August 26 1977

Atz Kilcher Facts

Child Star?
Reality TV Star
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Lenerda Carroll, Christina Jane Kilcher
Atz Lee, Shane Kilcher, and Jewel
Atz Kilcher, Leandra Caroll
Otto Kilcher, Wurtilla Hepp, Fay Graham, Catkin Kilcher Burton, Stellavera Kilcher, Mossy Kilcher, Sunrise Sjoeberg.

About Atz Kilcher 

Atz Kilcher is the reality TV star of the Discovery Channel show 'Alaska: The Last Frontier'.

He protects his family and their cattle from the harsh weather of Alaska and maintains the homestead. Atz Kilcher is a reality TV star, musician, author, and athlete.

Atz Kilcher Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Atz Kilcher’s net worth?

It is estimated that the net worth of Atz Kilcher is about $5,000,000 as of 2022.

How much does Atz Kilcher earn per year?

Atz Kilcher's earnings per year are not known as of 2022.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Atz Kilcher?

He is about 5 ft 9.6 in (177 cm) tall.

How old is Atz Kilcher?

Born on September 2, 1947, in the city of Homer, Alaska, the USA, Atz Kilcher is 74 years old as of August 2022.

Childhood And Education

Atilla Kuno 'Atz' Kilcher was born on September 2, 1947, in the city of Homer in Alaska. He grew up and still lives in that place. He has seven siblings. In their childhood, due to the remote place, until their teenage, Atz and his all siblings were all home-schooled.

Yule Kilcher was the father of Atz Kilcher. He was a state senator and was the second person who crossed the Harding Icefield of Alaska. He passed away in 1998. Ruth Kilcher was Atz's mother. She was a poet, a professional classical singer, and a writer. She gave her children music lessons. She performed music in several clubs in Alaska.

In the 1930s, to get away from World War II, Atz's parents shifted from Switzerland to Alaska and settled in the city of Homer. There Yule Kilcher built Kilcher Homestead on federal land of 160 acres (64.7 ha). He built the Kilcher Family Trust in the 1990s, he included all his children as trusty members, and they would work for the land and the homestead to protect the land in the future.

In 1974, the Kilcher family moved to Anchorage, about 218 mi (350 km) southeast of Homer, to settle on the family’s 770 acres (311 ha) homestead. In 1981, again, they shifted to Homer. Atz's parents had eight children. He was the fourth among them and the eldest son of his parents.

He has one brother named Otto, who was the co-star of the TV show. And six sisters named Fay Graham, Sunrise Sjoberg, Catkin Kilcher Burton, Stellavera Kilcher, Mossy Kilcher and Wurtilla Hepp.

After making a road near their house, they went to the nearest public school. In Europe, he studied at a private high school for two years. During that time, he participated in sports like basketball, skiing, cross country, and wrestling.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Atz Kilcher’s partner?

At present, Bonnie Dupree is the partner of Atz Kilcher.

Atz Kilcher married thrice. Lenedra Carrol was his first wife. The couple had three children: Jewel Kilcher, Shane Kilcher, and Atz Lee Kilcher. They divorced in 1982.

Shane Kilcher appeared in more than 50 episodes of the TV series 'Alaska: The Last Frontier'. Shane Kilcher, his family, and brother Atz Lee Kilcher live on their homestead in Homer, Alaska, as of August 2022.

Jewel Kilcher is a folk singer who won the prestigious Grammy Award. At present, she lives in Texas. Her debut album 'Pieces of You' was released in 1995. She has a total of 13 musical albums up till August 2022; among them, several were multi-platinum.

After divorce, he had an affair with Linda, and they have a son named Nikos Kilcher, who is also a singer. This affair did not last long. The present and the third partner, or second wife, Atz, is Bonnie Dupree, who was a reality star on TV also.

They stay on their homestead in Homer. The couple has no children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Atz Kilcher is best known for being the father of folk singer Jewel Kilcher and as a member of the reality show 'Alaska: The Last Frontier'. Since his childhood, Atz has been fond of music and performing arts. He writes, composes, and sings songs based on his life experiences. In his early life, Atz sometimes performed with his daughter Jewel.

Since December 2011, Atz has been a TV star on the reality show the Discovery Channel, 'Alaska: The Last Frontier'. In this reality show, Atz is the main person who protects his family from harsh weather and his herd of cattle from local carnivores like wolves, bears, and coyotes.

The famed Atz Kilcher wrote a book, 'Son of a Midnight Land: A Memoir in Stories', published in 2018. The book was based on his childhood living on a homestead and some interesting facts about his life.

What awards has Atz Kilcher won?

In 2018, he was nominated for the Voice Arts® Award.

Atz Kilcher’s Hobbies And Interests

Atz has an interest in music and writing.

Other Interesting Atz Kilcher Facts And Trivia

  • In 1967, Atz Kilcher was conscripted for the Vietnam War. But he served the army for two years and then returned to Alaska.
  • He is active on social media. He has 56,000 followers on Instagram and about 116,000 followers on Facebook.
  • The Kilcher family now offers tours of their homestead. An original cabin of the homestead became a museum. There, old agricultural tools are displayed that were used for farming in past.

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