Phil Harris Net Worth – Biography, Wife 2016

By | September 23, 2016

Reality TV star of Deadliest Catch Phil Harris net worth is approximately $800 thousand. As per his biography, he was married twice, passed away in 2010. Phillip Charles Harris was an American Captain famous for being showcased on television in a reality show. His death was a shock for everyone as he was an active and fun loving adventurous individual always driven by new things. Through his business and television appearances it is estimated that Harris has a net worth of $800,000 million.

Phil Harris

Name Phillip Charles Phil Harris
Net Worth $800 Thousand
Source of Income TV Personality
Annual Salary $250,000
Monthly Income $20,800
Birth Date December 19, 1956
Ethnicity White
Passed Away February 9, 2010
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Wife Teresa Louise Harris (2003)
Mary Harris (1982-1991)

Harris was born on in 1956 on 19 December. He was born and brought up in Bothell, Washington DC in the United States. He is the son of a fisherman and took to sea very early in life. Harris started fishing from the age of eight years, right after high school and loved the feel of the sea and the entire fishing business.  Earlier in his career he served a deckhand and was not paid but he executed his duties effectively and was made the youngest captain of Bering Sea at the age of 21 years.      



Harris served as a Captain for the vessel named Cornelia Marie and has been into the fishing and crabbing industry for the last 32 years. He rose to fame and became a popular face on television through the Discovery Channels show Deadliest Catch in which he worked with other crew members like Johnathan Hillstrand, Sig Hansen, and Andy Hillstrand. His vessel was followed by the channel for several season portraying his humour, energy and quick wit mixed with straightforwardness, honesty and a big heart. His popularity rose in the episodes showcasing the hunt for the sunken ship Big Valley. He is also the co-owner of the vessel Cornelia Marie as well as a coffee brand Captains Reserve.

Harris suffered a major heart attack during the offloading of crabs at St. Pauls Island, Alaska in 2010, January 29th. He was immediately hospitalized and after a brief recovery he relapsed and suffered a brain haemorrhage and died on February 9, 2010. Earlier, while at sea, he was thrown from his bunker and injured himself in the chest. He coughed blood and suffered from pulmonary embolism for which he had to stay away from his work for a year. He regained work after that in 2009.

Harris was divorced twice, Marry Harris being her first wife. He has two sons Joshua and Jacob who are currently looking after his coffee business and expanding it in retail sales since 2011. Harris loved speed and owned a Harley Davidson bike and a Chevrolet Corvette. In spare time he loved building bird feeders. He has written his sea adventures in the book titled Deadly Catch: Desperate Hours. Part of his ashes is kept in the tank of his bike and remaining swept in the sea. An entire episode was telecasted showing tribute to him for his death. The audience still misses him and comments on his wall on social networking sites.

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