Born and raised in the northern city of Alaska, Ariel Tweto is an accomplished private pilot and TV personality. She gained fame after appearing in the popular reality TV series, Flying Wild Alaska.
Despite being born with a silver spoon, Tweto was determined to make her mark and went on to become a pilot. As of now, Ariel has successfully turned her passion into profit and have gained fame along the journey. So, let’s know more about this remarkable woman and life that she led.
But first, here are some interesting facts about Ariel that you might have missed.
Ariel Tweto: Quick Facts
Ariel Eva Tuadraq-Atauchaq Tweto
December 14, 1987
Unalakleet, Alaska, USA
Chapman University in Southern California
The pilot, TV personality
Bio, Family, and Education
Born as Ariel Eva Tuadraq-Atauchaq on December 14, 1987, Ariel is the daughter of Jim and Ferno Tweto. Similarly, her parents met when her father, Jim, came to Alaska as a professional hockey player, trying his best to create interest in the game.
But during the process, he fell in love with Ferno, and together they went to aviation business, Era Alaska. Even after all these years, the duo has been genuinely in love.
Along with her sister Ayla Tweto, she grew up in the hometown of Unalakleet in the Nome Census Area in Alaska.
Also, Tweto holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity. Talking about her education, Ariel attended Emerson College and later graduated from Chapman University in Southern California in Communications.
Likewise, for many years the Tweto family has run the family airline business and was responsible for transporting people and supplies across the polar region. From there, Ariel picked up her rising interest and was even supported by her parents. Hence, Ariel became a pilot at the tender age of 21.
Age and Height: Ariel Tweto Birthday
Since Ariel was born in 1987, as of now, she is 33 years old. Ariel celebrated her birthday this year on December 14. Despite her age, Ariel still looks youthful and vibrant. She has also maintained her slim figure of 31-20-31 inches.
Along with that stunning figure, Ariel stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches(165 cm) and weighs around 45 kg(100 lbs). Besides, she also has attractive brown eyes and long brown hair.
Ariel Tweto: Professional Career
Ariel was an adventurous kid from her childhood, which led her to do some outrageous things. In 2008, she even participated in ABC‘s popular game-show, Wipeout. She failed to win the show’s cash prize, but her personality and charm won the hearts of many audiences.
Therefore, between 2008 and 2009, Tweto was cast as one of the original members. During the show, she was nicknamed ‘never been kissed’ by her fellow contestant after she admitted to having never been kissed at the time.
The show opened whole new opportunities for Ariel as many requests came flooding her way. And soon after, Ariel was seen collaborating with Discovery Channel for the reality show, Flying Wild Alaska, in 2011. The show was based on her family’s airline business.
Tweto’s father, Jim, was skeptical at first but still gave it a go. The show brought focus on the Tweto family and the struggles they go through to run the aviation business in Alaska.
While Jim took control as the bush pilot’s, his wife managed things on the ground. Their every triumph on the field made viewers celebrate with them.
It was during the show that Ariel received her pilot license. Since both of her parents are pilot, it was only natural for Ariel to take an interest in flying as well.
After doing several drills and fight training under FAA examiner, Tweto earned her pilot license on April 21, 2012. The show finally came to an end after three seasons and 31 adventurous episodes.
However, it was not the end of Ariel’s on-screen career. Since then, she has appeared in numerous shows like CraigFerguson‘s The Late Late Show, Travel Alaska, 2016 documentary Flying Again, 2018‘s The Pipeline, and Reality Rumble II. Apart from that, Ariel has also hosted Miss USA Alaska pageant for two consecutive years in 2013 and 2014.
Most recently, a series called “True Alaska” has debuted featuring Ariel as the pilot. We will have to see if the show lives up to the expectation.
What Is Ariel Tweto Worth?: Net Worth and Income
Talking about net worth, Ariel has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Also, Ariel makes an extra buck from her work as a private pilot amounting to $104,000 per annum. Also, Tweto earns more from her job as a TV host.
Moreover, she makes over $100,000 from hosting the shows. But still, she has not revealed any information regarding her assets, which includes cars, houses, and other things.
Personal Life: Boyfriend- Did Ariel Tweto Get Married?
When it comes to her own life, Ariel is very secretive and private. As of now, there have been no updates on her love life either. But she was once rumored to be dating her flying instructor. However, Ariel cleared the rumors by saying that she regarded him as her brother and nothing more.
It seems the TV personality is single and is more focused on her career than anything else. Besides, Tweto spends her spare time looking after her two puppies. She even plans to come up with an animated series titled ‘Ariel’s View.’
Ariel Tweto- Charity Work
Not only is a high-spirited girl who loves to help her family but is equally passionate about helping the community as well. With the increasing rate among the suicides of teenagers, Ariel co-founded a charity known as “Popping Bubbles.”
Similarly, she makes time to go around the community and to school to talk to youngsters about their lives and dreams. Ariel encourages them to live for their goals rather than giving out to depression. The things she does are hard to put into words, but Tweto is doing her work.