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What happened to Freddy Dodge from “Gold Rush”? His Wiki: Cancer, Net Worth, Daughter, Wife, Age

What happened to Freddy Dodge from “Gold Rush”?

Freddy Dodge was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 30 December 1966, in Colorado, USA, and is best known as a professional prospector and a placer gold miner, who gained recognition for his appearances in “Gold Rush”, the renowned TV series which follows the lives of people who search for gold in the Klondike.

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Wife, Daughter, Cancer

When it comes to Freddy’s relationship status, he is married to Lisa Dodge and it seems as that they’re living a prosperous life together. The couple has two daughter, Nikki and Sammi Dodge, with the older sibling, Nikki often taking part in “Gold Rush”, helping her father. Being in the entertainment field, Freddy is naturally active on social media such as Twitter and Facebook, and is followed by over 60,000 people on the former. Some of his latest posts include a photo of a gold pump from “Gold Rush”. Reportedly, the reality TV star had cancer, but it seems as if everything is alright now.

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Net Worth

So just how rich is Freddy Dodge as of mid-2018? According to authoritative sources, this gold prospector and miner has a net worth of $400,000, accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned fields. He hasn’t disclosed any information regarding assets such as houses and cars. Appearing in an acclaimed reality TV series has allowed Dodge to become financially stable.

Early Background and Life

When it comes to Dodge’s ethnicity, he is Caucasian. Despite the fact that he doesn’t share much information regarding his early life and upbringing, Freddy revealed that has been looking for gold since he was nine years old. He doesn’t share information about his family either, but his brother Derek has also appeared in the series.

Gold Rush

“Gold Rush”, previously entitled “Gold Rush: Alaska”, is a reality series which follows the story of six men who travel to Porcupine Creek, Alaska, to search for gold after they lost their jobs. The series is being broadcast on Discovery and its affiliate channels around the world – the majority of the events take place in Klondike, Yukon Canada, but some of the stars of the series were involved in businesses in the USA.


Speaking about the reception of the series, its first-season finale was the most-watched Friday night program on US television, watched by an audience consisting of males between the age of 18 ad 49, but by women aged 25 to 54 as well.  The series continued receiving a generally positive response from the audience in the following seasons, allowing its stars to gain more attention and recognition from the media. Premiering in 2010, the series has had 167 episodes so far. Appearing in it, Freddy had a chance to collaborate with people such as Todd Hoffman, Parker Schnabel, Jack Hoffman and Dave Turin. Ultimately, the series was rewarded with awards such as ASCAP Award. “Gold Rush” also has its official Twitter page, followed by an army of over 100,000 people. The account shares previews and sneak peeks from the episodes.

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