Who is Marty Meierotto?
Marty Meierotto is an American fur trapper, television personality, radio traffic controller and a pilot. You might be familiar with him from the survival outdoor television series, ‘Mountain Men’.
In this series, Marty drives his SuperCub into some very hazardous off-airport landscapes. This is just an introduction so keep scrolling to understand everything you need to know about him.
Marty Meierotto Age
Meierotto is 56 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 10, 1966 in Wisconsin, United States.
Marty Meierotto Height
Meierotto stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Marty Meierotto Education
Meierotto graduated from APS’ Professional Pilot UPRT course and also completed the Spin Enhancement program.
Marty Meierotto Parents
Meierotto’s parents are Thomas Meierotto and Karen Meierotto. He grew up with his two siblings namely Jeff Meierotto and Steve Meierotto. He has however not revealed further details about his family.
Marty Meierotto Wife | Daughter
Meierotto is married to Dominique Meierotto. They are blessed with one child, a daughter named Noah Jane Meierotto. Not much is known about his wife.
Marty and his family
Marty Meierotto Net Worth
Meierotto is has an estimated net worth of $150,000.
Marty Meierotto Mountain Men
Meierotto Mountain Men is an American reality television series that premiered on May 31, 2012. The plot revolves around Eustace Conway as he hosts guests to whom he teaches essential outdoor survival techniques.
He also makes money by harvesting firewood while adopting traditional methods. Conway struggles to keep title of his land after it was threatened by a lien. Marty was a cast member from the first to the eighth season.
Marty left Wisconsin, where he was employed as a logger, and relocated to Alaska in 1985. He made his Smokejumper debut in Alaska in 1994 and began fighting wildfires in 1988.
He flew any mission that was required of him while he was a pilot. One particular flight that came to his memory was only intended to last an hour.
Marty on a Mission
Marty Meierotto Plane Crash
In one of the episodes of Mountain Men, Marty’s aircraft came dangerously close to crashing and killing him. He was stuck there the entire night without any of his essentials for survival.
Marty Meierotto Retirement
Marty ended a 31-year career fighting wildland fires at BLM Alaska Fire Service as a hotshot, smokejumper, and pilot. On his last day, he took a flight out of Fairbanks to transport two firefighters to their new assignments.
He was welcomed by surprise upon his return to Fairbanks to mark his final day of flying missions with the BLM Alaska Fire Service. As soon as he arrived on the tarmac, about a hundred people came to greet him and expressed their congratulations on a job well done.
He will be remembered for his humorous remarks and voice as he supported remote firefighting operations while flying all around Alaska.
Marty wants to spend more time with his family in Alaska’s vast open areas in his retirement while also exploring his passion for trapping.
Marty Meierotto Socials
Where is Meierotto From?
Meierotto is a native of Wisconsin, United States.