Helga Estby

About Helga Estby

Birth Day: May 30, 1860
Birth Place: Oslo, Norway
Died On: Apr 20, 1942 (age 81)
Birth Sign: Gemini

Helga Estby Net Worth

Helga Estby was bornon May 30, 1860 in Oslo, Norway. She walked across the Unites States coast to coast to win $10,000 for her impoverished family.

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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About

She walked across the Unites States coast to coast to win $10,000 for her impoverished family.

Before Fame

After her family farm fell on hard times during the crisis of 1896, she devised a wager with a party in New York that she could walk across the United States within seven months.

Trivia

She completed her journey unfortunately past the deadline, and did not collect her prize. Worse yet, she was accused of abandoning her family.

Family Life

She was born in Oslo, Norway and moved to the U.S. with her parents in 1871.

Associated With

She became a minor Celebrity upon arrival on the east coast, getting to meet presidential candidate william McKinley.