King of the ice road
That representation is hardly limited to the show. Debogorski is a popular fixture on the trade show circuit and has made celebrity appearances in dozens of cities throughout the world, says his son and business manager, Curtis Debogorski, 36.
“He’s got an air of unpredictability and is a real blue-collar guy,” he says. “People are drawn by his authenticity and, of course, his storytelling.”
The sixth season is finished and next year’s plans are uncertain. Typically, “They let us know in December and then it’s back on the road,” Curtis says. “But the ratings are strong, so that’s always a good sign. Viewers always say they love his big personality and great laugh.”