Who is Chip Hailstone?
Edward V Hailstone, otherwise known as Chip Hailstone, is an American subsistent hunter and TV Personality, well-known for his appearance on the hunters’ series show, “Life Below Zero.” He is married to Agnes Hailstone, born on June 14, 1972, in the United States of America: a native of Alaskan Eskimo and a member of the Inupiat Tribe.
In this article, I will share Chip Hailstone’s biography, career, age, wife, children, daughters, net worth, and a few other interesting things you probably didn’t know about him. Before we continue, let’s take a quick look at his profile summary.
|Name||Edward V Hailstone|
|Date of birth||March 8, 1969|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Occupation||Naturalist and educator|
Chip Hailstone Biography
Chip Hailstone was born Edward V Hailstone on March 8, 1969, in his home country, the United States of America, and he was 53 years old. He celebrates his birthday on March 8, so his zodiac or birth sign is Aries. Then again, he has a White Caucasian ethnic background.
And speaking of backgrounds, Chip Hailstone was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana, the United States, by his working-class parents, Daniel Franklin Hailstone (father) and Mary Lois Hailstone (mother). According to a report on the internet, Chip started learning the tricks and trade of hunting during his early years and would later start hunting after he moved to Alaska in 1988 at nineteen.
Chip Hailstone Education
Chip Hailstone had his elementary and high school education in local schools in Kalispell, where he’d obtain his elementary school graduate certification and a high school diploma. Upon graduating high school, he proceeded to one of the prestigious Universities in the US, where he obtained his first degree (Bachelor’s degree).
Chip Hailstone Career, Life Below Zero
Reports say Edward V Hailstone started hunting at nineteen when he came to Alaska in 1988. Before he visited Alaska, however, Chip Hailstone had taken an interest in the trade and tricks of hunting.
In 2013, Chip became one of the cast members of the famed US-based Nat Geo reality TV show “Life Below Zero” upon its inception in 2013. Accordingly, the show captures Chip and his family’s lifestyle. And speaking of that, Chip has appeared in about 129 until it went on a break in 2020.
Nat Geo’s reality TV show “Life Below Zero” featured other famous figures, including but not limited to Erik Salitan, Sue Aikens, Glenn Villeneuve, Andy Bassich, Jessi Holmes, and a couple of other figures.
You can find Chip on Twitter, under the handle, @HailstoneChip, he is not available on Instagram.
Is Chip Hailstone Married? Wife, Kids
Yes, Nat Geo reality TV show cast member, Edward V Hailstone, is married. He has been married to his long-term girlfriend, Agnes Hailstone, for over two decades. The duo has five daughters, having been married for so long.
As it is, Tinmiaq Hailstone, Iriqtaq Hailstone, Mary Hailstone, Caroline Hailstone, and Qutan Hailstone are their daughters’ names. Side by side, Chip’s wife, Agnes Hailstone, has two sons from her previous marriage. Douglas and Jon are the names of her two sons, who are hunters.
According to a report on the internet, Douglas is married to his long-term girlfriend, Gloria Iyatunguk, with whom he has five children. On the other hand, Jon is married with kids.
Chip Hailstone Net worth
Chip Hailstone has an estimated net worth of about $250k thousand. He earns his net worth from his TV personality and hunter career. According to a report on the internet, a cast member of Life Below Zero earns $4,500 per episode.
Chip Hailstone Parents, Age, Birthday, Nationality
Daniel Franklin Hailstone and Mary Lois Hailstone are Edward V Hailstone’s parents. He was 53 years old and celebrated his birthday on March 8, so his zodiac or birth sign is Aries. Then again, he is an American-born American and belongs to a White Caucasian ethnic group. He is originally a native of Kalispell, Montana, the United States of America. He also has a white skin color and a pair of dark brown-colored eyes.
Chip Hailstone Arrest, Imprisonment
Reports say Chip Hailstone was arrested in 2017 and convicted on one count of providing false information to officers and two counts of perjury. He was, according to reports, incarcerated in the Anchorage Correctional Complex and was supposed to serve a fifteen-month sentence for the charges.
Hailstone, during his conviction, purported that the Alaskan state trooper physically assaulted his then 17-year-old daughter, while trying to talk to him, because according to him, the trooper had a submission hold on his daughter. Moreover, he filed for a restraining order against the airing trooper, but that didn’t have water because he was charged with perjury and sentenced still.
According to the court judgment that sentenced him to a fifteen-month prison term, he would serve about three years in probation after serving his prison term. While this is so, the fans of the Hailstones on the Life Below Zero show felt the court judgment wasn’t right.