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Jessie Mae Holmes Biography

Updated On 25 Apr, 2021 Published On 25 Apr, 2021
Jessie Mae Holmes

Facts of Jessie Mae Holmes

Date of Birth :
Age : 40 years old
Family Name : Mae
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 5 Feet 10 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Jessie Mae Holmes

What is Jessie Mae Holmes marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Jessie Mae Holmes have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Jessie Mae Holmes having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Jessie Mae Holmes Gay ? No

Jessie Mae Holmes, aka Jessie Holmes, is a television show personality, dogsled racer, and carpenter who is best known for being one of the cast members in the documentary TV series" Life Below Zero." 

Jessie Mae Holmes's Early Life and Family 

Jessie Mae Holmes spent his childhood in Odenville, Alabama, raised by his parents. No information about his siblings has been revealed in public yet.

Jessie Mae Holmes with his puppy dog.
IMAGE SOURCE: Jessie Mae Holmes Instagram

At the young age of sixteen, Holmes decided to move to Alaska after realizing his life-long dream to spend in the wilderness. Along the way, he stopped in Montana, where he worked as a carpenter for three years.

In 2004, the Alabama native finally reached Alaska and settled in Nenana, and began sustenance living with activities such as hunting, fishing, trapping, and mushing.  

Jessie Mae Holmes in 'Life Below Zero,' Earning, House and Net Worth

Jessie Mae Holmes is actively working as a cast of the National Geographic Channel's show "Life Below Zero" since 2013. The show is the documentation of the daily and seasonal activities of people living in harsh conditions. Other cast members in the show include Sue Aikens, Ricko DeWilde, Andy Bassich, Erik Salitan, Martha May Salitan, Chip Hailstone, and Agnes Hailstone.

Along with being a Television reality star, Jessie has an intense passion for ultra dog- marathons. He has been participating in the mushing since 2016. He won the Kobuk 440 in 2017 and placed seventh in the 2018 Iditarod. Also, now he owns and operates a competitive racing kennel named Team Can't Stop! 

Jessie Mae Holmes with his sled dogs
SOURCE: Jessie Mae Holmes Instagram

Talking about earning, much of the star's money comes from his participation in the reality TV show Life Below Zero. Each of the main cast members earns around $4,500 per episode; Jessie has appeared on about 68 episodes to date. 

The 39-year-old also makes extra income from carpentry, fishing, hunting, fur trapping during the winter. Also, he earns from sponsorships and prize money in sled dog racing events. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $500,000. 


Jessie, despite having significant wealth, does not live in a big house or owns luxurious cars. He instead lives in a cabin, like many residents of the region of Alaska. He recently rebuilt a 40-year-old house.

Is Jessie Mae Holmes Dating?

Jessie Holmes spoke about one of his past relationships in the series Life Below Zero. He mentioned that he was seriously dating a girl and even intended to marry her. But sadly, things did not work between them, and he and his girlfriend broke up after more than six years of dating.

Since then, Holmes has kept his love life away from the eyes of the public. Nonetheless, from his social media accounts, it seems like the reality star is currently single. There are no photos that suggest he is dating someone, and most of his Instagram feed is filled with photos of his dogs. 

Jessie Holmes: Quick Facts

  • Jessie Homes was born on 21 February 1982 in Alabama, United States and as of 2021, is 39-years-of age.
  • His zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • He is active on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Currently, he is based in Brushkana Creek, Alaska.
  • There were rumors of his death after one of the Life Below Zero cast members; Sue Aiken was attacked by a grizzly bear. There were reports that Holmes and other cast members died in the incident. 

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Jessie Mae Holmes Affairs

  1. First Affair with Unknown

    Jessie Mae Holmes dated a girl for six years. Sadly, things did not work out between them, and they got separated.

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