Agnes Hailstone is one of the stars of the popular show ‘Life Below Zero’ which gets broadcasted on Nat Geo as well as on National Geographic Channel. Her husband is Chip Hailstone who is another star of the same show.

The couple gets involved in a number of activities on the show. Agnes stays in Alaska with her beloved husband and undertakes hunting for their survival in that extreme climate.

She belongs to the enormous household of Alaska and is a local Inupiaq who took birth and was raised in Alaska itself. She is considered as one of the most inspirational hunters and beholds the power of creating everyday objects such as bins, clothes, boats, nets, tents and much more.

Early life

Agnes took birth in Noorvik at Alaska where she presently thrives. Being a forty-five-year-old woman, she stands out with great strength and power to survive in that harsh weather condition since her birth. Her birth date gets matched with the date of the horrifying Agnes hurricane which hit the USA at that time.


Agnes has gained a lot of popularity which made her quite a well-known celebrity, especially having worked on the renowned show ‘Life Below Zero.’ She has been successful in attaining such a huge fan following and are greatly envied by each one of them.

Along with her beloved husband, Chip got featured in the BBC Worldwide documentary television series which fetched them the maximum number of fans and thus, gathered immense fame even being in one extreme part of the world.

Agnes earns most of the money from this TV series. The show mainly circles around six major characters which include Glenn Villeneuve, Andy Bassich, Sue Akins, Erick Salitan and Jessie Holmes.

All these characters show their ways of surviving in that extreme harsh condition of Alaska by making efficient use of whatever is available in the region. They portray the daily challenges that they come across in order to thrive in that freezing temperature. This TV series gained instant popularity and currently, its 9th season is being telecasted which is named as ‘Life Below zero Seasons of Change.’

Personal life

Agnes had a failed relationship before she got married to Chip. She was in a serious relationship with a man whose surname is Carter during her youth. They were a happy couple back then which resulted in their marriage and were together for some time. Likely to most young couples who get married at early years tend to have issues; even this couple’s bond started falling apart. Due to major marital problems, courageous Agnes decided to get rid of the relationship with Carter.

Agnes has got two sons from her previous marriage with Carter, and the names of both the sons are Douglas and Jon. She is a mother of five daughters from Chip; their names are Mary, Tinmiaq, Caroline, Qutan, and Iriqtaq. Almost 29 years ago, Agnes and Chip met each other which yielded in such a beautiful relationship, owning such a happy family.

Her son Douglas from her early marriage is now aged somewhere around the thirties who shares his marriage relationship with Gloria Iyatunguk and owns five children. Also her son Jon now has his own family, and all of his sons have become reputable hunters.

Agnes owns a tattoo on her chin which is quite unusual and grabs a lot of attention. People are very curious about this tattoo which was very unlikely to be in that part of the face. It is known that this tattoo was done to her being a part of some kind of ritual for the Eskimo girls and a further sign that the girl has already hit her puberty years. In addition to this, the skinny traces signify that the lady is sincere in her work and does not snort much. The Hailstone tribe usually moves about a number of places like Deering, Hotham Peak, Kotzebue, and Noorvik.

Agnes owns a Mosin Nagant, a rifle which she uses in all her hunting operations. The rifle belongs to bolt action navy category and is a five shot with an effective firing range varying around 500m. She also owns an all-purpose knife called Ulu.

Quick Summary

Full name: Agnes Hailstone

Date of birth: 14 June 1972

Birthplace: Noorvik, Alaska

Age: 45 years

Profession: Reality Television Star; Hunter; fisher; skinner

Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 cm)


Net worth: $100,000