Captain Phil Harris’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Fishing, TVBirth Place: Bothell, Washington, United StatesMarital Status: Married Mary Harris (m. 1982–1991)Full Name: Phillip Charles “Phil” Harris Nationality: AmericanDate of Birth: December 19, 1956Ethnicity: AmericanOccupation: Fisherman, TV Personality

Captain Phil Harris net worth was estimated to be at $2 million by the time he passed away in 2010.He was the captain of the Cornelia Maria, he appeared on the Deadliest Catch TV series and was also the founder of a coffee company known as the Captains Reserve. Phil Harris was born in Bothell, Washington in December 19th, 1956.

Harris began fishing with his father at age 8, after high school he began crab fishing. Initially he worked on a crab boat without pay until he proved his worth at 21 years of age when he became the youngest captain on the Bering Sea.

From 2004 until he died, Harris and his boat were followed by an embedded film crew for the series Deadly Catch which earned him most of his wealth. His boat, Cornelia Marie was first featured on television during the opilio crab portion of Season 1 as a partner ship of F/V Maverick. The boat was heavily involved in the search for Big Valley, a sunken vessel. Captain Phil Harris suffered a massive stroke on January 29, 2010 and was flown to Anchorage for treatment. Initially he showed signs of improvement but his condition worsened and he died from intra-cranial hemorrhage on February 9th, 2010.