Rick Ness was born on March 5, 1981, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is 39 years old. His mother was named Judy Marie Ness. Sadly, she passed sway not too long ago after a valiant battle with brain cancer. Rick’s father is named Richard Ness.
Rick Ness Early Life
According to starbio.com, Rick’s parents had divorced a long time ago, when Rick was still a teenager, and after that, Judy moved to Rhinelander, Wisconsin, and soon after that, Rick moved there to live with her. She ran a sandwich shop named Subby’s, and was also a secretary and correctional officer for the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department. Rick always had a close relationship with his mother, and was there by her side when she passed away. He had a lot of love and support from his crew and fans, and credits all of them with helping him get through life during that trying time. He has a twin brother, Randy, who is a mechanic, and worked for Roy Ness Contracting, which was a sales company that was run by their grandfather, in Michigan. Rick attended Escanaba Area High School, and graduated in 1999.
Rick Ness Career Details
He was originally a college football player, and while he was a great player, his career was cut short by several injuries. He chose music after his career ended. In 2004, h began a career as a bassist in a band called the .357 Stringband. The group released its first album, Ghost Town, and they recorded more music while continuing to tour, and the albums were titled Fire & Hail, and Lightning From The North. The band has released three albums over the last seven years. While growing up, Rick’s parents owned a construction company as well, and he would work on heavy machinery. In 2011, Rick met Parker Schnabel, the man behind the Gold Rush crew, while he was on tour with his group at the Southeast Alaskan State Fair, and he told Parker that he was interested in working for him. Rick was then invited to join Gold Rush in the third season. He was a foreman to Parker, and he had no previous experience, only working with his family construction company. Even though he did not have any experience in mining, his work with heavy machinery proved him to be an asset, and he has learned a lot from all his years on the program. Rick was able to prove himself as a capable excavator and rock truck operator. He was a quick learner, and he assisted the crew in their goal of gaining 4000 ounces of gold. Beginning in the program’s ninth season, Rick became his own boss.
Rick Ness Body Measurements
Rick is a big fan of tattoos, and has many tattoos which include the word “stay” on his knuckles, and some on his right arm and neck. His height is estimated to be about feet 11, which measures out to be 1.79 m. As of yet, his body weight is not disclosed. However, it is apparent to viewers of Gold Rush that Rick has a fit figure. His eye color is brown, and his hair color is brown as well.
Rick Ness Net Worth
His net worth has been a topic of debate among many sources, with some saying it is $5000,000, and others saying it is closer to $2million. Besides that, he is thought to be earning around $150,000 from each episode of Gold Rush. His love for expensive cars is clear. Rick owns a Datson Classic Car that costs around $40,000. He also owns a rock pickup truck named Tacoma which cost $25,550. He currently owns a mansion, and resides in Milwaukee. He is also an avid hunting fan, and loves to hunt deer during hunting season. (articlebio.com)
Is Rick Ness Married?
There are not any reports of what Rick’s relationship status is. He is not known to have ever been married, and it is not known if he currently has a girlfriend, either. He is very popular on social media, especially on Facebook and Twitter. He has 10,000 followers on Facebook, and on Twitter, he has about 70,000 fans. He loves sharing news about his career, and also uses social media to promote his work on all of his endeavors.