Sue Aikens Bio, Age, Family, Height, Husband, Children, Career, Life Below Zero, Net worth

Sue Aikens Biography

Sue Aikens is a TV personality, producer, and entrepreneur originally from Chicago, Illinois. She is best known for the National Geographic Channel’s documentary series Life Below Zero. Aikens lived in Kavik river camp in Alaska, a wildlife refuge that she owns. She has however relocated from Kavik River Camp and now Aikens lives in a remote area of Alaska, almost 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

Sue Aikens Age | Birthday

Born on July 1, 1963, Aikens is 59 years old (age as of 2022). She celebrates her birthday on the 1st of July each year.

Sue Aikens Family

Aikens was born in Chicago, Illinois to her parents; mother and father. She has however not revealed the identity of her parents. Sue’s father and mother divorced between the late 1960s and early 1970s. After her parents’ separation, Sue’s mother took her to Alaska where she lives to date.

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Sue Aikens Height

Aikens stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 5 inches (approximately).

Sue Aikens Husband

Aikens is engaged to Michael Heinrich, a New York native who works as a journeyman electrician. The Life Below Zero star has however been married twice in the past. Aikens divorced her first husband and she was married to her second husband, Eddie James Aikens for 17 years (1987-2004). Aikens and Eddie separated in 2004, and shortly after their separation, Eddie passed away.

Sue Aikens Children

Aikens has two children with her ex-husband Eddie James. Aikens and her late husband, Eddi James share a son and a daughter. Her children are all grown up, married, and with Kids (Sue’s grandchildren).

Sue Aikens Education

Aikens attended an accelerated learning program at Lowell Whiteman School. She completed her high school at the age of 13.

Sue Aikens Career

Aikens is a television personality, producer, and entrepreneur. She has appeared in several TV Shows including Life Below Zero (2013-) Fox and Friends (2014), Flying Wild Alaska (2011), Sarah Palin’s Alaska (2010), and The Joe Rogan Experience (2009).

Sue Aikens Life Below Zero

Aikens is the host of the National Geographic Channel reality series Life Below Zero. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois. Aikens currently lives in Alaska. Life Below Zero debuted on May 19, 2013, and Aikens has been a host ever since.

“Life Below Zero” features families and individuals, including subsistence hunters and it centers on how people survive Alaska’s freezing and harsh weather conditions and their daily and seasonal activities. The show has won 5 Primetime Emmy Awards as of 2022.

Season 20 of “Life Below Zero” premiered on November 15, 2022, at 8 on National Geographic. The show will follow Aikens, the Hailstone family, and Ricko DeWilde’s family.

Sue Aikens Net worth

Aikens has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1 million. She is a producer, television personality, and entrepreneur. Aikens has been the host of National Geographic Channel’s reality series Life Below Zero.


Sue is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @sueaikens with over 52.7K followers as of November 2022.