While movies and TV shows have mostly been a platform for actors or someone skilled in cinematography, reality TV shows, and docuseries introduced even more people to viewers. Mitch Blaschke is one such individual. He was doing quite well for himself working as a mechanic when on a certain day he was offered a job of gold mining in Discovery’s Gold Rush. And Mitch of course jumped at the chance.
Find out more about Mitch, who when not mining in Gold Rush, enjoys riding snowmobiles, dirt-bikes, quad-bikes, and kart racing.
Mitch Blaschke Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Born as an Aries on April 12, 1984, Mitch Blaschke turned 36 years of age in 2020.
Mitch Blaschke Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Hometown
Mitch comes from his hometown of Boring, Oregon.
His mother, Janet Blaschke, a seeming businesswoman, turned 61 in Dec. 2020. Further, her mylife.com bio went on reporting her religious belief as Christian, political affiliation as Republican, and her ethnicity as, Caucasian. During the mid-1970s, she went to James Madison High School in Portland, Oregon. She must have married Mitch’s father Robert Blaschke a.k.a. Todd sometime later.
For siblings, Mitch only has a brother. Named Randal, he is by some years older than Mitch.
Janet, who was raised by a very loving veteran father, considered Mitch and Randal as the “the best two gifts” her husband ever gave.
Height, Weight, Accident
Mitch Blaschke stands under 5′ 10″ and a lately reported weight of around 74 kg.
He went through a traumatic accident while boating and doing his mining job for the Discovery channel. It is said, the accident nearly cost his health and his gold mining career. He was on the jet with one of the series’s main cast Parker Schnabel.
This the Discovery said, happened in the recent season. Mitch broke his arm during that outing and it had been feared at the time that Mitch won’t be able to work again. Luckily he recovered well enough to be back on the mining scene.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Mitch entertained 63k followers on his Instagram account (until Feb. 13, 2021). Further, 59.071k and 19.8k followed him respectively on Facebook and Twitter.
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Mitch Blaschke Salary, Net Worth, Gold Rush
Having never mined before, Mitch joined Todd Hoffman’s crew in Season 3 of Gold Rush. The successful season at Quartz Creek led Mitch to follow Todd to Guyana on the promise of mining big gold. Then for the fifth season, Mitch was offered to work under Parker Schnabel.
This way, the show continued to follow Mitch until the last time when the series dropped its newest episode from the eleventh season on Oct. 23, 2020. It’s been reported Mitch Blaschke earned an estimated $100K as his salary per season each time the show renewed.
Further, Mitch Blaschke’s net worth as before Feb. 2021, was reported to be more than $200K. And as long as he continued to be the heavy equipment mechanic and foreman on one of Discovery’s top-rated shows, his wealth should sure escalate in numbers.
Speaking of Mitch’s educational background, he received a high school certificate from Sam Barlow High School. He started his career at 14, working in a collision repair shop after school to pay for his kart racing. He is a self-taught mechanic who since high school worked full time in the business.
Mitch Blaschke Wife, Daughter, Is He Still Married?
Yes, Mitch Blaschke is still married to his wife Hailey Blaschke. They even have a daughter together. They welcomed the young one on October 12, 2019. Baby Mia Blaschke was born at 6:07 am, weighing 7 lbs 5 oz and 20 inches long.
Mitch is very much a family guy. He regularly posts his family’s precious moments on social media. Especially his daughter has been an occasional feature on his Instagram, since day one of her birth. Clearly, he is a very proud father.
The family of three happily lived in Mitch’s hometown of Oregon near Portland in the town of Sandy.
Mitch married his fiancée of some years on July 23, 2016. They were already engaged by November of 2014.
This been said, at the time, Hailey’s family background or professional background could not be explained. Although as reported by IMBD, she made some appearances on the Gold Rush series. Also, her Instagram bio read: “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” And, on it, she regularly documented her life as a mother, wife, and a seeming homemaker.
Last modified: February 13, 2021