Jake Harris does a lot of things including a writer, crab fisherman, reality TV star, among others. He starred in the Discovery Channel reality show, the Deadliest Catchalongside his father and his captain, and his older brother. He was a very promising crab fisherman, much loved by his father, who thought he would make a very excellent fishing boat captain someday in the future. He was very popular on the reality TV show and his youthful energy gave him a very unique dimension. Starring with his father and brother side by side, also brought a more family-oriented approach to the series. Although he is no longer on the reality show, many of his fans are hoping to see him return to the show in the near future.
Jake Harris – Biography,
Jacob Charles Harris was born on October 23, 1985, in Seattle, Washington DC, United States of America. Her father is Phil Harris, the captain of the Alaskan fishing vessel ‘Cornelia Marie’ – from which their reality show was filmed; his mother’s name is Mary Harris. Jake also has an older brother, Josh, who also stars in the same reality TV show.
In 2004, Jake started working as a commercial ‘crab fisherman’ with his father, older brother and the rest of the vessel ‘Cornelia Marie’ at the age of 19. Aboard the ship, he learned the rules and requirements of the fishing trade under the guidance of his father and captain.
Jake Harris is said to be worth around $100,000; For those who know and follow this reality TV star, her net worth seems a little low, especially when seen side-by-side with the rest of her family, who also co-stars on the TV show. His father, Phil, is said to be worth $2 million, while his brother, Josh, is said to be worth $800,000.
Jake’s low net worth could be related to his well-known addiction and gambling issues. His net worth could have been much higher if not for the influence of his known vices.
What happened to the deadliest star?
Jake Harris has been accused of stealing a car from his girlfriend, an act which led to police taking him into custody. The two men were staying at a motel and had a very heated discussion. furious, he took the keys of the only car present and left. His girlfriend called the police and reported that her car had been stolen. Police found the car abandoned in a parking lot near the motel and searched the car for drugs. Although he initially denied possessing the drugs, he later told his story and was arrested, but was later released on bail.
In early 2019 in Skagit County, Washington, park rangers dropped Jake off for a routine check. When asked to identify himself, he declined and instead decided to “take off” in his RV to lead the Rangers in pursuit at high speed. When they caught up to him, they realized he was under the influence of drugs and the police were called to investigate. Upon seeing Jake Harris, the police saw clear signs of intoxication. His face was pale, his eyes bloodshot, and even though he was trying to stay calm, his body was shaking uncontrollably as he spoke very quickly.
While searching his motorhome, the police discovered heroin, a shotgun and paraphernalia for manufacturing or selling drugs. He was hit with a four-count felony charge and had $200,000 bond. Due to these endless conflicts with the law, Harris leads a rather unstable life.
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Other interesting facts about Harris
• Jake’s father, Captain Phil Harris, was killed by Stroke and other heart conditions on February 10, 2010, ‘on air’ while filming an episode of the reality television show, Deadliest Catch. Family and TV sources believe his father’s stroke occurred when he found out Jake was a drug addict. His drug addiction began in high school when, after a skating accident in which he broke a limb, he took to abusing opiates.
• Jake Harris was last featured on the TV series in 2013; the title of the episode where he last appeared was ‘ The Bitter and Bloody End ‘.
• Jake’s father remarried a different woman who Jake and his brother never really liked. Their animosity towards her was so deep that they nicknamed her “satan”.