Captain Lee Rosbach (Below Deck) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Wife, Children, Career, Net worth

Captain Lee Rosbach Biography

Captain Lee Rosbach (Harold Lee Rosbach; real name) is the charismatic and authoritative Superyacht Captain. He is best known for his role as a Yacht Captain on Below Deck, a reality TV show that follows the lives of crew members who work and live aboard a mega-yacht during charter season. Captain Lee is one of the most respected and experienced yacht captains in the industry. He has been in charge of various yachts for over three decades and has sailed across the Caribbean, Mediterranean, and Pacific oceans. Lee currently lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Captain Lee Rosbach Age | Birthday

Captain Lee was born on November 15, 1949, in Saginaw, Michigan. He is 73 years old as of August 2023.  Lee celebrates his birthday on the 15th of November every year.

Captain Lee Rosbach Parents

Captain Lee was born Harold Lee Rosbach (real name) in Saginaw, Michigan, in the United States of America. He grew up in a large family with six siblings. Lee is the second eldest child of his parents.

Captain Lee Rosbach
Captain Lee Rosbach’s Photo (Credit: Bravo TV/ Couch Talk)

Captain Lee Rosbach Height

Rosbach stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (approximately).

Captain Lee Rosbach Wife, Children

Captain Lee is married to Mary Anne Rosbach, whom he met in 1975. They have been married for over 45 years. Lee and his wife Mary Anne have five children together: Sean Rosbach, Glen Rosbach, Erin Rosbach, Joshua Rosbach, and Christopher Rosbach. They also have five grandchildren: Cody Rosbach, Breanna Rosbach, Alexa Rosbach, Carter Rosbach, and Makenna Rosbach.

Captain Lee’s family is very supportive of his career and proud of his achievements. They often watch him on Below Deck and cheer him on. They also visit him on the yacht when they can.

Captain Lee currently/now lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl with his family.

Captain Lee Rosbach Son Joshua

Captain Lee’s family also faced a tragedy in 2019. His youngest son Joshua Rosbach died at the age of 42 from an accidental drug overdose. Joshua struggled with addiction for many years. Captain Lee was devastated by his son’s death. He shared his grief and pain with the public. He also became an advocate for raising awareness and fighting against drug addiction.

Captain Lee Rosbach Education

Captain Lee attended St. Andrews Catholic School and Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw. He graduated from high school in 1967. After high school, Captain Lee did not go to college. Instead, he worked in various jobs such as construction, trucking, landscaping, and restaurant management.

Captain Lee Rosbach Career

Captain Lee has had a long and successful career as a yacht captain. He has been in charge of some of the most luxurious yachts in the world. However, Lee did not start his career as a yacht captain. He had no interest in becoming one until he was in his mid-30s.

Before he entered the yachting industry, Captain Lee owned several restaurants in the Turks and Caicos Islands with his wife Mary Anne.

Captain Lee changed his career when he met a friend who owned a 135-foot yacht. His friend invited him to join him on a sailing trip from Turks and Caicos to St. Martin. He then agreed, thinking that it would be a fun vacation. However, Lee soon realized that sailing was not easy. He faced many challenges and difficulties during the trip. He also had to learn how to operate and maintain the yacht, as well as how to deal with the guests and crew.

Despite the hardships, Captain Lee fell in love with sailing. He decided to pursue a career as a yacht captain. Lee obtained his captain’s license and started working as a freelance captain for various yachts. He gained more experience and skills as he sailed around the world. Lee also earned a reputation for being a professional, reliable, and competent captain.

Captain Lee Rosbach Below Deck

Captain Lee’s career took a turn when he was offered to join “Below Deck”,
a reality TV show on Bravo TV that showcases the behind-the-scenes of the yachting industry. Lee joined “Below Deck” in 2013 as the captain of the yacht Honor. Ever since, he appeared in all 10 seasons of Below Deck. Captain Lee became one of the most popular and recognizable figures on the show, earning the nickname “The Stud of the Sea”.

In addition, Captain Lee has clashed with several crew members over the years. He has also promoted several crew members over the years.

Captain Lee left season 10 of Below Deck early due to health issues. He revealed that he had nerve damage due to an injury in his left leg, which affected his ability to walk and forced him to leave the season early to undergo physical therapy.

Couch Talk with Captain Lee and Kate Chastain

Captain Lee Rosbach has a podcast called Couch Talk with Captain Lee and Kate Chastain. He hosts it with his former chief stewardess Kate Chastain, who worked with him on Below Deck for six seasons.

The podcast is a platform for Captain Lee and Kate Chastain to talk about all things Below Deck. They share their opinions, insights, stories, secrets, tips, advice, and more about the show. They also invite guests from the show or from the yachting industry to join them on their couch talk.

The podcast is a fun and entertaining way for fans of Below Deck to get more information about the show.

Captain Lee Rosbach Net worth

Captain Lee has an estimated net worth of $800,000-$2 million as of 2023. He earned income working as a Superyacht Captain and through his appearance on “Below Deck.” He also makes money from his book sales, podcast, and endorsements.


Captain Lee’s Instagram handle is @captain_lee_rosbach, with 880K followers as of August 2023.