Bonnie Dupree, famously known as Bonnie Kilcher, was born on February 5th, 1954, in Saranac Lake, New York. Having lived there all her childhood and playing in the mud, she decided to move to her town at the age of 22 and experience life in another place. This is the point where she decided to trot the globe and finally settling in Alaska.
Bonnie Dupree Family.
There she found a whole new type of life and me and also met a man who would later become her husband, Doug Schwiesow was his name. Together they had a lovely marriage life.
They had so much in common esp living life in natural conditions and ended up moving into the wilderness near Homer, Alaska having nothing but a loft and a wood stove.
Unfortunately, Doug fell ill and finally succumbed to the illness while undergoing treatment leaving Bonnie with their two children, Karl and Hannah.
After Doug’s death, she decided to move to a homestead in Alaska, where she met a man by the name Atz Kilcher who originally came from Switzerland; he was a widower too with four children to take care of.
As the days passed, feelings grew, and they got married and started their farm life together. Bonnie decided to adapt to this kind of life. She would join the husband on the farms, and from there, she learned to gather food and store for the cold days going by the Alaska weather.
With both of them sharing a lot in common, Bonnie settled for a part in the American Discovery TV Series ‘Alaska, The Last Frontier’ together with the husband as one of the main casts in the same show. Her love for nature and skiing never died, she still does what she loves including listening to her music when she has her free-time or even working
Her Net worth.
The 65-year-old Bonnie’s net worth is estimated to be $7,000,000 together with her husband. This is the income they get from the Discovery Series, where they are on set together. Together they also happen to own a large spread of land of 61 acres and also real estate holdings where their net worth is $3.6 million. According to the locals, they claim that there 207 acres more than the Kilcher family happen to own around the city.
The TV show has seen Bonnie rise to her fame, her role and her ability to adapt in the weather won her a lot of audiences. He capability to use no modern tools to survive, but making things happen every other time.
Most of her fans keep wondering how she manages to do all this in zero-degree temperature. The weather allowed her to explore further her skiing skills, experience all the extreme weather and the challenges. Her down to earth character also radiates in real life.
Now at 65 yrs, she is settled with her big family of 6 children with no child added from the current marriage. Their kids from Bonnie’s previous relationship, Hanna is now a renowned Yoga Instructor, and her son Kart is now an artist. Her life ended up where she wanted, happy with her own family.