Ricko DeWilde is perhaps the most famous American hunter of our generation and a new cast of a hit TV show Life Below Zero. According to Ricko himself, he developed hunting and survival skills while he was still a teenager. The hunter grew up outside the modern world and had no idea that civilization existed. He would go long trips with his father and siblings where he would spend many days in the wilderness.
Ricko DeWilde Career Info.
Ricko DeWilde is an Indian-American and a popular hunter. He grew up in a small village in Alaska and was raised up in a traditional lifestyle. His family had no contact with the modern civilization.
Rico DeWilde is the 11th born of 14 kids born to Lloyd and Amelia who are now deceased. Ricko and his siblings were homeschooled by their parents. They spent most of their childhood, hunting, gathering, trapping, and farming. That was their means of livelihood. According to him, they lived in a completely isolated location. The place had no electricity, running water, television, etc. His father taught him different life and survival skills apart from school books.
Their parents taught them several cultural skills. Amelia, for example, would teach them many of these skills. These skills include but not limited to making fish nets, snaring rabbits, and sewing canvas mattresses. Their father Lloyd was also busy building canoes, boats, and fish trap. They also taught their kids how and when to hunt certain wild animals in the woods. He grew up in an isolated region and never enjoyed a modern civilization as a young man.
Though Ricko Dewilde grew up in Huslia, Alaska, he has now relocated to Fairbanks. Even so, he still comes back to Huslia to hunt and secure meat for his family.
DeWilde has a wife and five children. Apart from that, there is no further information about her private life.
Ricko DeWilde is a New Cast of Life Below Zero
Life Below Zero is a reality show that documents the life of several individuals who live in the woods. They support themselves by fishing and hunting – using archaic techniques. Life Below Zero season 11 is expected to come with a new cast – Ricko DeWilde. The show will air every Tuesdays this September. The show will reach the 100th season early next year.
Since it was launched in 2013, the show has won numerous nominations and awards. These include two Emmy nominations. It won Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program in 2016 and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Reality Program in 2017.
The previous cast members Glenn Villeneuve, Andy Bassich, Jessie Holmes, Hailstones, and Sue Aikens will still feature in the show.
Ricko DeWilde was born in a remote and isolated place in Alaska. He is a native Indian-American and was raised up with thirteen other kids. He was the 11th child. His parents and elder sister passed away. Ricko is married to one wife, and the couple is blessed with five kids. The hunter is expected to join the popular TV show “Life Below Zero” cast members this season.