The reality TV star Shawn Pomrenke got the fame from Bering Sea Gold whose net worth is about $5 million. His bio revealed her real age, family, wife and children. Shawn Pomrenke is a rising reality star and also the co-owner of a sea vessel. He and his family work together to put up the show and find gold buried deep in the sea.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
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Biography & Family
38 year old Pomrenke shifted to Nome, Alaska at the age of 13 years where he was brought up. Pomrenke attended the Nome Beltz High School in his hometown. He started gold digging from the age of 14 year along with his father Steve and had a dream of taking up gold mining his profession which was also his passion.
The full time family business turned out to be lucky for the Pomrenkes as they were approached by Discovery Network to follow them onscreen through the reality show Bearing Sea Gold and Bearing Sea Gold: Under The Ice. Shawn often termed as Mr. Gold, is seen onscreen to be full of energy and passion after his father. He is the boss of the vessel Christine Rose which he co-owns with his father.
The show Bering Sea Gold revolves around the Pomrenke family and is a reality show filmed in Nome, Alaska. The show follows dredges during the fall and summer season and films the gold mining procedure in different setups like ocean, shallow and northern latitudes. Other cast of this show are Zeke Tenhoff and Emily Riedel
Pomrenke is portrayed as a very efficient yet short-tempered person during the show. He is extremely dare devil and takes enough risks to venture into the dark waters in search of the treasured dirt. Last year in 2015, he was successful in digging up about 100 ounces of gold and is expecting more this time.
What’s the net worth of Shawn Pomrenke?
His eccentric method of gold digging has shot his popularity and fetched him a net worth of $5 million (last updated in 2018)! Additionally it is estimated that, Shawn is able to earn about $450 thousand as a salary every year.
Pomrenke is married and has a son although he is seen onscreen only with his son. In 2012, Shawn went into altercation with a non-local in a pub in Norton and was stabbed by him on his back. He was hospitalized for several days for this accident. He was also charged with three allegations of driving under alcohol influence, driving the car without insurance as well as a third degree assault of a pedestrian whom he bumped his car and drove off with ignorance and smirk. He loves his work and has spent 10 long years on the Bearing Sea. He has future plans to visit The Bluff and start mining there. His plans are withheld by his father until he meets the target of 300 ounces of gold to be dug inland! Till then he needs to hang on!