facebook twitter rss
Gene Cheeseman in "Gold Rush: Alaska"
Gene Cheeseman Gold Rush: Alaska
Gene Cheeseman from "Gold Rush: Alaska" stars in the Discovery Channel reality docu-series.

Gene Cheeseman is an expert contractor who has built roads and buildings across Alaska. Originally sent by Roger Schnabel to help Parker Schnabel, Gene's mechanical expertise and knowledge of overseeing large operations proved to be key to their success at Scribner Creek.

Gene has never been afraid of hard work. Eager to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and uncle, he ran his first piece of
heavy machinery at age six. He learned his strict work ethic from family and believes that leaders should never ask their crew to do anything they would not do themselves.

Gene likes variety in his work and is attracted to difficult jobs with the opportunity for problem solving. One of Gene's most challenging jobs was expanding a historic mountain mining road in Alaska with the daily use of explosives and heavy equipment along the mountain cliff's edge. This was among the most exciting but logistically dangerous jobs Gene has ever done. He later admitted that it was also one of the scariest jobs he's ever done.

Gene refused to rejoin Parker's crew this season after ending last season on bad terms; Tony was in need of a foreman on his dredge so offered Gene the chance. Gene jumped on the opportunity thinking that working on the dredge would be a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Ratings: 'Gold Rush,' Other Unscripted Series Lift Discovery to Big First Quarter
'Klondike' and 'Game of Thrones' star Richard Madden is a fan of Parker Schnabel from 'Gold Rush'
'Gold Rush' Season 4 Details, Premiere Date Revealed (Exclusive)
'Gold Rush: South America': Motley miners in 'man heaven'
Clinton Sparks Shows Making of 'Gold Rush' Clip
'Gold Rush': Season 4 nuggets
'Gold Rush' 3: Executive producer Christo Doyle on his feud with Todd Hoffman and the live finale
Discovery Channel Sets 'Gold Rush' Finale as Live 2-Hour Event (Exclusive)
Discovery Attempts to Strike Scripted TV Gold with Klondike Mini-Series
Discovery's 'Gold Rush' Outperforms Every Friday Series on Broadcast Nets


Hometown: Juneau, AK

"Gold Rush: The Dirt" host Matt Rogers Matt Rogers Named New Host of 'The Dirt' — Returning Friday, October 16, Discovery's "Gold Rush" companion series, which started off as an occasional pre-show, has grown to become a regular fixtue. Read more...
Pedro Pascal and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson in "Game of Thrones" 2014 Creative Arts Awards Emmy Winners — "Saturday Night Live" took home five awards while "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," "Game of Thrones," "Sherlock: His Last Vow" and "True Detective" each nabbed four. Read more...
Jack Hoffman and Todd Hoffman in "Gold Rush" 'Gold Rush' Season 4 Puts Lives on the Line — Premiering Friday, October 25, the new season of Discovery Channel's highest rated series is back with the teams braving malaria, poisonous snakes and quicksand to set up a mining operation in a patch of hostile jungle deep in Guyana, South America Read more...

Who is Gene Cheeseman dating? What do you think of Gene Cheeseman?

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
  BB code and links are not permitted.