Vernon Adkison

Vernon Adkison is a commercial ship pilot who used to be a merchant marine. He has been winding off successful gold-mining seasons on Discovery’s gold-mining series, Bering Sea Gold.

What is the net worth of Vernon Adkison?

Vernon Adkison has net worth is expected to be $1.5 million in 2021.

Childhood  of Vernon Adkison

Vernon Adkison was born in the United States on June 4, 1946, under the sign of Gemini. The 75-year-old commercial ship pilot is Native-American in ethnicity and of American nationality. He attended Laney College in Oakland, California, and then went on to the University of South Carolina to further his education.

Professional life and career

Merchant Marine was Adkison’s first job. He then worked as a commercial ship captain and in gold mining. He was the skipper of the VLCC ship for more than two decades and later relocated to Central Alaska, where he purchased his own mining dredge. By boarding the Wild Ranger, he set sail to change his fate.

Adkison was cast in Discovery’s Bering Sea Gold in 2012.Zeke Tenhoff, Cody Moen, Shawn Pomrenke, and Emily Riedel were among the captains he worked with during the series. In 2016, he took a break from the series, but he returned three years later.

Adkison has amassed a sizable fortune from his reality television career and daily activities. Wild Ranger is his business, and he makes a lot of money from gold mining missions.

Relationship status

Adkison has had three marriages. He married Mary Brocato, his first wife, in 1981 and divorced her after a few years. Elisia D Barlow, his second wife, was married to him in early 1989. Elaine Adkison was born in August of 1990, and Yvonne Adkison was born in August of 1992. Sadly, their marriage ended in divorce as well.

Arlene Adkison is Adkison’s current wife. The smitten couple married on September 26, 2003, and have been together ever since.


The skipper of the Bering Sea Gold is a very quiet individual who rarely speaks about his personal life. Nothing is known about his early childhood or his parents’ upbringing. It’s unclear whether he is his parents’ only kid or if he has siblings.

Body measurements

Adkison is a tall man, standing at 5 feet 10 inches tall. He is a tall man who weighs roughly 94 kilograms. His hair is completely greyed, and he has a lengthy grey beard.

Vernon Adkison Wikis

REAL NAME Vernon Adkison
BIRTHDAY June 4, 1946
BIRTHPLACE United States
ETHNICITY Native-American
PROFESSION Commercial ship pilot
MARRIED/WIFE Arlene Adkison
NET WORTH $1.5 million