Carolyn Wiger Biography
Carolyn Rose Wiger is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and reality tv star from Hugo, MN. She is widely known for appearing in Survivor 44 on CBS. Wiger currently works as a Drug Counselor in the Chemical Health Department at Washington County. Her father is a politician and member of the Minnesota State Senate, Charles W. ‘Chuck’ Wiger.
Carolyn Wiger Age | Birthday
Born on January 9, 1987, Wiger is 36 years old (age as of 2023). She celebrates her birthday on the 9th of January each year.
Carolyn Wiger Parents
Wiger was born in North St. Paul, Minn to her parents; her father, Charles W. ‘Chuck’ Wiger, and her mother, Christine Wiger. Carolyn’s father, Charles W. ‘Chuck’ Wiger is a politician and member of the Minnesota State Senate. Moreover, Wiger has an elder sister.
Carolyn Wiger Father
Wiger is the daughter of Charles W. ‘Chuck’ Wiger, who is a politician and Senate member of the Minnesota State Senate. Carolyn’s father, ‘Chuck’ Wiger is a member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL). He represents District 43, which includes parts of Ramsey and Washington counties in the northeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area. Moreover, Wiger’s dad graduated from Hamline University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor. Her father is also a graduate of the School for Institution Management at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Carolyn Wiger Height
Wiger stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches (approximately).
Carolyn Wiger Husband
Wiger is married to her Husband Mike Boche. The pair got engaged on March 8, 2014. According to some online sources, Wiger and Mike Boche tied the knot in October 2018, however, neither Wiger nor Mike has verified that information. Wiger and her husband share a son named Luca.
Carolyn Wiger Autistic
Some Survivor 44 fans are curious to know whether Wiger is autistic. To answer that question, Wiger is not autistic. She uploaded a video of herself on Instagram on April 18, 2023, answering most searched questions about her on the web. On whether she is autistic, Wiger answered that she is not.
Carolyn Wiger Drug Addiction
Wiger revealed that she battled drug addiction. She worked hard to overcome drug addiction and she is now a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Wiger has been sober since 2009, as she revealed through an Instagram post. Viewers of #Survivor44 were curious to know whether Wiger is still on drugs and she was happy to share that she has been sober since May 2009, making it 13 years of sobriety as of April 2023.
Carolyn Wiger ADHD
On her Instagram post dated April 18, 2023, Wiger revealed that she was diagnosed with ADHD. The post was dedicated to answering the most asked questions on the web about her. Wiger was answering the question of whether she is autistic to which she replied: “No, and why is it that we have to diagnose somebody who is different? But if you do want to diagnose me with something, you can diagnose me with ADHD because that’s what I have.”
Carolyn Wiger College
Wiger attended Metro State University where she graduated with a Community Leadership and Development degree in 2008. She then studied Chemical Dependency Counselling at Century College. Besides, Wiger went to North High School at North St. Paul in Minnesota.
Carolyn Wiger Job
Wiger currently works as a Drug Counselor in the Chemical Health Department at Washington County. She previously worked at Haven Chemical Health Systems, LLC as an on-call Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Wiger joined Haven Chemical Health Systems, LLC in 2011 as a LADC. She also had worked as an ADC-T at Juel Fairbanks, a rehabilitation center for addicts.
After graduating college in 2008, Wiger started her career working as an After-School Program Coordinator at t the St. Paul Public Housing Agency. She also worked as an Intern for seven months at American Indian Community Development Corporation Detox Center.
Carolyn Wiger Survivor 44
Wiger is one of the cast members of “Survivor 44” on CBS. She is a drug counselor from Hugo, Minnesota. Wiger’s hometown is North St. Paul, Minn.
Wiger describes herself as Passionate, a little bit loud, and open. She is most proud of “staying sober for the last 13 years (since 2009) and raising her son in recovery.”
Moreover, Wiger cites her dad and mom as her biggest inspiration. She says that her mom is the most selfless person she knows. She’s her rock and never hesitates to help, even when her own needs are pushed aside. On the other hand, her dad, Chuck Wiger dropped out of school and joined the circus. He decided to turn his life around so he went back to school, got a law degree, and was elected into the Senate. Her father believed in her when she didn’t believe in herself and pushed her to do better no matter what her past looked like.
Wiger’s battle with drug addiction is an experience that makes her feel ready to take on the challenges of Survivor 44. Besides, she wants to have fun like Tiffany Seely, be lovable like Maryanne, and be free-spirited and spontaneous like Noura as she plays her Survivor 44 game.
#Survivor44 premiered on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, on CBS at 8 pm EST. Catch new episodes of the CBS reality series on Wednesdays at 8 pm on CBS.
Survivor 44 Cast
The other cast members of the CBS reality series “Survivor 44” include:
- Brandon Cottom
- Josh Wilder
- Bruce Perreault
- Helen Li
- Carson Garrett
- Claire Rafson
- Danny Massa
- Frannie Marin
- Heidi Lagares
- Kane Fritzler
- Jaime Lynne Ruiz
- Lauren Harpe
Carolyn Wiger Net worth
Wiger has an estimated net worth of $300K-$1 million. She is currently working as a drug counselor in the Chemical Health Department at Washington County. Previously, Wiger worked as an on-call Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) at Haven Chemical Health Systems, LLC. Moreover, she is a reality TV star. She appeared on Survivor 44.
Carolyn is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @car0lynr0se with 18.4K followers as of April 2023.