Dakota Eldridge

Dakota Eldridge is a professional rodeo contestant known for his exceptional skills in steer wrestling, team roping, and tie-down roping. Born on August 9, 1991, in Elko, Nevada, Eldridge has made a name for himself in the rodeo world, earning multiple qualifications for the prestigious Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

Here you can follow Dakota Eldridge’s net worth, career earnings, professional career, achievements, relationship status, and more.

About Dakota Eldridge

Eldridge was born to parents Mark and Veronica and grew up in a family that was deeply involved in rodeo and horse-related activities. His father taught him how to ride and steer wrestle, while his grandfather was an avid rodeo fan. 

Eldridge’s love for rodeo was evident from a young age, and he spent much of his childhood on horseback, learning the ropes of the sport.

Early Career

Eldridge’s early career in rodeo began in high school, where he initially focused on team roping and calf roping. His first horse was Hank, with whom he would often help his grandfather run cattle.

Eldridge’s passion for rodeo continued into college, where he began to take the sport more seriously. Despite initially having no particular love for steer wrestling, Eldridge decided to pursue it to earn all-around points.

Professional Career

Dakota Eldridge’s professional career in rodeo began when he joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 2012.

Since then, he has had a successful career, with highlights including winning the Rowell Ranch Rodeo in 2023 and qualifying for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo ten times.

Eldridge has also won the NFR average twice, in 2015 and 2017. Despite a knee injury that required surgery and rehabilitation in 2018, Eldridge has remained a consistent performer in the rodeo circuit.

In 2023, Eldridge had a successful run at several rodeos. Eldridge’s professional career is marked by his dedication, skill, and passion for rodeo. 

Dakota Eldridge’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Dakota Eldridge’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Career Earnings

Dakota Eldridge’s career earnings as of 2023 stand at $1,676,748. His earnings have been accumulated from various rodeo events and competitions throughout his professional career.

In 2022, Eldridge earned $159,256, with $55,158 of that amount coming from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR). 

In the 2023 season, Eldridge had a successful run at several rodeos. He won the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, earning $12,379, including $9,354 for capturing the average.

He also pulled checks at three different rodeos, including the Lynden PRCA Rodeo (Washington), Canby Rodeo (Oregon), and Caldwell Night Rodeo (Idaho), adding more than $7,000 to his earnings

In August 2023, Eldridge was ranked 6th in the PRCA Steer Wrestling World Standings, with earnings of $97,589.

Total Career Earnings (as of 2023)$1,676,748


Eldridge has received sponsorships from several companies, including American Ag Credit, Remington Construction, ECVA (Explore Elko), Elko Federal Credit Union, and Logan Coach Horse Trailers. He is also a sponsored rider for Nutrena and Ariat.

Personal Details

Date of BirthAugust 9, 1991
Place of BirthElko, Nevada
Weight220 lbs
Net Worth $5 million 
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseQuincy Freeman
ChildrenSally and Ruby
ResidenceElko, Nevada


Dakota Eldridge is married to Quincy Freeman. The couple met during a high school rodeo. They have two daughters, Sally and Ruby.

How Old is Dakota Eldridge?

As of December 1, 2023, Dakota Eldridge is 32 years old.

How tall is he?

He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.

What is his nationality?

He is an American.

FAQs About Dakota Eldridge

What events does Dakota Eldridge compete in?

Dakota Eldridge competes in steer wrestling, team roping, and tie-down roping.

How many times has he qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo?

As of 2023, he has qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo ten times.

What is his net worth?

As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

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