Gold Rush: White Water is currently on air on Discovery Channel and “Dakota” Fred Hurt is making his name as a legend of modern-day gold mining. He has been a part of the Gold Rush franchise since 2011 and has appeared in more than 125 episodes. And supporting him constantly is his wife Jennifer Sheets and his son Dustin Hurt.
In this article, we tell you everything you need to know about Jennifer Sheets and Fred’s relationship with Jennifer.
Meet Jennifer Sheets, Fred Hurt Wife
Jennifer Sheets got married to Fred Hurt in July 2016. Previously, Fred was married to Lorrayne, and Jennifer was married to Carl Sheets (see below). Both of their ex-spouses had died. Lorrayne died in February 2015 due to a kind of long-term illness.
And Jennifer and Fred became Facebook officials in 2015. The rumors also have it that since Fred’s ex-wife was bed-ridden as she was suffering from illness for a while, his relationship with Jennifer had begun long before Lorrayne’s death.
Reports also mention that Fred had another marriage before Lorrayne. So, Jennifer is Fred’s third white. Fred has four children from his previous marriages.
Fred started his reality TV career in 2011 with Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush. He was a part of the original series up until 2020. But apart from the original series, he has also appeared on the spin-off series like Gold Rush: South America, Gold Rush: The Dirt, and Gold Rush: White Water. The latter was pretty much his show, with himself and his son Dustin as the main cast.
Who Is Jennifer Sheets Ex-Husband?
Before Fred, Jennifer was married to a man called Carl “Gene” Sheets. He died in August 2014 at his home in Sunny Valley, Oregon.
Jennifer had four children with Caril, Jeremy, Kayla, Zackary, and Eli. Not much is known about Jeremy and Eli. But Kayla and Zackary, or just Zack, appeared on Gold Rush. And so, the public is more familiar with them.
Kayla appeared in several episodes of the third season of Gold Rush: White Water. She was a rookie dredge tender, rookie dredge diver, and mini dredge operator. She eventually had to leave the show because of the tensions with her step-brother and one of the main cast members, Dustin Hurts.
Kayla was married to a fellow Gold Miner and the cast member of Gold Rush: White Water. Paul continued to be in the show even after his wife Kayla left it. Although it was widely reported that Paul was going to leave the show with his wife.
Apart from Kayla and Paul, Jennifer’s son Zach was also a part of Gold Rush: White Water. He appeared on the first season as a miner and a general laborer. He has not appeared on the show since. According to his Facebook, he is in a relationship with a woman called Ashley Herzog, who is a nurse. The couple lives in Wolf Creek, Oregon.
Reportedly, as of Jan 2022, Zach is 31 years of age and Kayla is 32 or 33 years of age.
Is Jennifer Sheets On Instagram?
No, Jennifer is not on Instagram. Among the many social media platforms, Jennifer is only present on Facebook. However, she does appear occasionally on Fred’s Instagram.
Jennifer Sheets Age
According to some reports, Jennifer was 53 years of age as of January 2022. We are more certain about the fact that she celebrates her birthday on the 4th of June. And thus zodiac sign is Gemini.
On the other hand, Fred is significantly older than her. He celebrated his 78th birthday in July 2021.
Jennifer Sheets Job
On her Facebook, Jennifer Sheets’s job is mentioned as “Camp Cook” at Raw TV. Raw TV is the production company for Fred’s new show called Gold Rush: White Water. Jennifer is the camp manager and a cook for Fred’s campsite.
In a Facebook post that Jennifer’s duties include “handling the hundreds of tourists that visited [their] site”, “delivering and picking up parts and repair items from town and airport, help with cleanout, keeping all the mining books up to date, dealing with MSHA, charging batteries” and so on.
Previously, Jennifer was a medical professional. She studied as an emergency medical technician and paramedic at Los Medanos College.
What Is Jennifer Sheets Maiden Name?
Jennifer’s maiden name is Jennifer Harris. After her marriage to Carl, she adopted the name, Jennifer Sheets. And now since her marriage to Fred Hurt, she has been using the name, Jennifer Hurt.
Where Is Jennifer Sheets From?
According to her Facebook profile, Jennifer is originally from Martinez, California. But she was currently living in Glendale, Oregon.
How Tall Is Jennifer Sheets?
Reportedly, Jennifer is less than 5 ft and 4 inches in height.
Does Jennifer Sheets Appear On Gold Rush?
Yes, Jennifer Sheets does appear on Gold Rush. As previously mentioned, she is the cook in Fred’s camp. And she has appeared as Fred’s wife and camp cook in about 8 episodes of Gold Rush: White Water, a spin-off of the original Gold Rush series.