Sue Aikens is a celebrity who hails from Alaska. She was born on July 1, 1963, in Mount Prospect, Illinois. At one point of her life, the 52-year-old lived on a tropical island that she doesn’t even remember its name. Sue spent her childhood years moving from one place to the other. Sue moved to Alaska when she was 12 years old when her mother decided to leave her father. At that time she was able to carry only a few pairs of socks, tiger doll and a monkey toy to Alaska.
Sue was then left by her mother all alone to fend for herself in the harsh conditions of Alaska. One of her most trying times was back in 2007 when was attacked by a bear leaving her with severe limb wounds. However, she was able to overcome all the extreme conditions of Alaska and in 2013; she joined five other Alaskans in Life below zero. Life below zero is the most popular show in the National Geographic Story. It depicts her life together with 6 other participants who are paid very well to appear in the show. Each of the participants receives around 4500$ in a week. Sue, of course, is the highest paid and she is believed to be worth a whopping 500,000 dollars.
Sue Aikens’s Husband, children, family
Little is known about Sue Aiken’s private life. However, she has 2 daughters who are both married and living in the United States. She also has grandchildren whom she is very proud of. Sue Aikens sees her children every few years because they are so far away and her grandkids get to visit her mostly in the summer season. She mostly communicates with them on social media like Facebook.
When she is in trouble, she has a code that she sends via Facebook and other platforms to notify her kids. In her life, Sue has dated three men. Two of them died while the third left her for a younger girl. She is now single and living a happy life at Kavik River Camp which is located a few miles from Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Short bio on Sue Aikens
Sue Aikens is 54 years old. Throughout her life, she has learned to cope with the extremely harsh conditions that she lives under in the wild. From the early age of 12, Sue Aikens has encountered so many challenges and hardships but she has always found a way to come out on top. Low food supplies, Bad Weather, and Fuel shortage are some of the challenges she has encountered. At one time in 2007, she was seriously wounded by a bear but still managed to kill it. She has been married three times.
She has two daughters who live in the United States with their families. Besides Life below zero, Sue Aikens has also appeared in other TV shows; Sarah Palin’s Alaska and Flying Wild Alaska. Sarah Palin’s Alaska was the first show that she ever appeared. In her Second show, Flying Wild Alaska, she only appeared in two episodes. Sue Aikens has not shied away from the technology world.
She admits to spending some of her time on Facebook. She says that technology makes it easier to converse with other people. When asked how she copes living alone in the wilderness, She answered that she is most happy when she is alone. Surprisingly as a child, she always wanted to become a lighthouse keeper so that she can live alone. Today, Sue Aikens runs a camp called Kavik River camp. She has been running the camp for over ten years now.