Bernt Balchen Net Worth
Bernt Balchen made money by Directors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Bernt Balchen earned $36 Million. Exact sum is $36000000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: October 23, 1899, Tveit, Norway
Death date: October 17, 1973, Mount Kisco, New York, United States
Birth place: Tveit, Norway
Spouse: Audrey Balchen (m. 1966), Emmy Alvhilde Balchen, Inger Balchen
Children: Bernt Balchen, Jr, Lauritz Balchen
Parents: Dagny Balchen, Lauritz Balchen
Wikipedia Source: Bernt Balchen
Bernt Balchen was a pioneer polar aviator, navigator, aircraft mechanical engineer and military leader. A Norwegian native, he later became a U.S. citizen, and was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross. His service in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II made use of his Arctic exploration expertise to help the Allies over Scandinavia and Northern Europe. After the war, Balchen continued to be an influential leader with the U.S. Air Force, as well as a highly regarded private consultant in projects involving the Arctic and aviation.