Vernon Adkison

Vernon Adkison Wikis

Real NameVernon Adkison
BirthdayJune 4, 1946
BirthplaceUnited States
Zodiac SignGemini
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityNative-American
ProfessionCommercial ship pilot
Married/WifeArlene Adkison
Net Worth$1.5 million
ParentsN/A
SiblingsN/A

Quick summary of Vernon Adkison

  • June 4, 1946

    Born in the United States

    Hailing from the United States, Vernon Adkison was born on 04 June 1946 under the star sign Gemini. The 75-year-old commercial ship pilot is American by nationality and belongs to the Native-American ethnicity.

  • 2021

    In millions

    Adkison has managed to rake up a hefty sum of money from his career in reality TV and his daily exploits. He owns and operates Wild Ranger and makes a lot of money from gold mining expeditions.

  • September 26, 2003

    Married to Arlene Adkison

    Adkison is currently married to Arlene Adkison. The love-struck couple tied the knot on 26 September 2003 and have been together ever since. 

Vernon Adkison is a former merchant marine who now works as a commercial ship pilot. He is a regular at Discovery’s gold mining series, Bering Sea Gold, and has been wrapping up successful gold-mining seasons.

Hailing from the United States, Vernon Adkison was born on 04 June 1946 under the star sign Gemini. The 75-year-old commercial ship pilot is American by nationality and belongs to the Native-American ethnicity. He attended Laney College in Oakland, California and later studied at the University of South Carolina.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Adkison began his career as Merchant Marine. Later, he transitioned to a commercial sea captain and gold mining. For over two decades, he captained the VLCC ship. Later, he switched to Central Alaska and bought his first mining dredge. He then set out to sea to change his fortune by boarding the Wild Ranger.

In 2012, Adkison joined the cast of Discovery’s Bering Sea Gold. The series saw him work with captains such as Zeke Tenhoff, Cody Moen, Shawn Pomrenke, and Emily Riedel. He went on hiatus from the series in 2016 but returned back three years later.

Adkison has managed to rake up a hefty sum of money from his career in reality TV and his daily exploits. He owns and operates Wild Ranger and makes a lot of money from gold mining expeditions. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.

Married, Wife, and Children

Adkison has married three times. He married his first wife, Mary Brocato in 1981 and divorced her after a couple of years. In early 1989, he married his second wife, Elisia D Barlow. The two welcomed two daughters; Elaine Adkison in August of 1990 and Yvonne Adkison in August of 1992. Unfortunately, their marriage also ended in divorce.

Vernon Adkison Married, Wife, Daughters

Adkison is currently married to Arlene Adkison. The love-struck couple tied the knot on 26 September 2003 and have been together ever since.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

The Bering Sea Gold captain is quite a private person and doesn’t talk much about his personal life. Nothing is known about his early childhood and upbringing by his parents. It’s unclear whether he is the single child of his parents or he has siblings.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Adkison is a tall guy and stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. He is a man of heavy stature and weighs around 94kg. He has long grey beard and fully greyed hair.

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