J D Struxness

J. D. Struxness is a professional rodeo contestant specializing in steer wrestling. He has qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) four times (2016-17, 2019, 2022).

Here you can follow J D Struxness’ net worth, career earnings, biography, career, achievements, relationship status, and more.

About J. D. Struxness

Born and raised in Milan, Minnesota, J. D. Struxness has always been surrounded by rodeo culture. His family, including his father, Dan, his uncle, Ross, and his aunt, Janelle, were all involved in rodeo, providing him with a strong foundation in the sport.

Struxness now resides in Perrin, Texas, with his fiancé, Jayden, and their daughters, Everlee and Lilly.

Early Career

Struxness’s early career was marked by his participation in multiple sports, including football and wrestling, in addition to rodeo. He was a standout athlete in all these sports, with his wrestling prowess earning him the state runner-up title twice.

However, it was the rodeo that truly captured his passion and determination. He competed in 68 professional events in one season during his college years, demonstrating his commitment to the sport.

Professional Career

J D Struxness joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 2014. He has qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) four times in 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2022.

Struxness has also qualified for the Canadian Finals Rodeo. In 2023, Struxness won the Reno Rodeo and competed at the Calgary Stampede.

He also advanced into the semifinals at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo after winning the Wildcard Round.

Some of his major regular-season wins in 2023 include the San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo, Rodeo Houston, Reno Rodeo, Ponoka Stampede, Calgary Stampede, Ellensburg Rodeo, and Governor’s Cup Rodeo.

In 2022, Struxness entered the NFR in the No. 3 spot in the Steer Wrestling World Standings. He finished his fourth trip to the NFR with $73,579 in earnings over 10 December nights, with nearly $13,000 coming from a bonus for finishing seventh in the average race with a cumulative time of 41.9 seconds on nine runs.

Struxness has had some notable moments in his career, including a scary incident at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in 2023, where his horse tripped over a steer during a steer wrestling event. Despite the frightful incident, Struxness was able to walk away unharmed and even competed the next day.

J. D. Struxness’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, J. D. Struxness’ net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.

His earnings from various rodeo events provide some insight. For instance, he earned over $17,000 from the Reno Rodeo in 2023 and his earnings from the 2022 NFR amounted to $73,579.

Career Earnings

As of November 29, 2023, his career earnings amounted to $960,808.

In 2022, he earned $197,228, with $73,579 of that amount coming from his participation in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR).

His regular-season earnings in 2023 were $122,397. Throughout his career, Struxness has had several notable paydays. For instance, he won $17,361 at the Reno Rodeo and $12,750 at the Governor’s Cup Rodeo in South Dakota.

He also added more than $9,500 to his season earnings at a competition in Washington.

YearEarningsNotable Wins
2023$122,397 (regular season)Reno Rodeo ($17,361), Governor’s Cup Rodeo ($12,750)
2022$197,228 (total), $73,579 (from NFR)N/A
Total (as of Nov 29, 2023)$960,808N/A

Personal Details

Full NameJ.D. Struxness
HometownMilan, Minnesota
Height 6 ft 2 inches
Weight240 lbs
Current ResidencePerrin, Texas
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) MembershipJoined in 2014
FamilyFiancée, Jayden Crowe, and two daughters
Career Earnings (as of Nov 29, 2023)$960,808
Notable Achievements4-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier, Qualified for the Canadian Finals Rodeo
Current Net Worth $2.5 million
Relationship StatusIn a Relationship


Struxness’s partner is Jayden Crowe. The couple met in Calgary a few years ago and their relationship has since blossomed.

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Everlee Grace Struxness, in November 2019. They have since expanded their family with the addition of another daughter, Lilly Struxness.

Struxness and Crowe are currently residing in Perrin, Texas.

How Old is J. D. Struxness?

He is 29 years old, as of 2023.

How tall is he?

He stands at 6 ft 2 inches tall.

What is his nationality?

He is American.

Career Highlights

  • Career earnings: $960,808
  • 2022 world standings place: 7th
  • 2022 Wrangler NFR standings place: 7th
  • 2022 Wrangler NFR earnings: $73,579
  • 2022 earnings: $197,228
  • Education: Missouri Valley College (Marshall, Mo.) and Northwestern Oklahoma State University (Alva)
  • Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2016-17, 2019, 2022)

FAQs About J D Struxness

What is his net worth?

Estimated $2.5 million as of 2023.

Where is he from?

Struxness was born and raised in Milan, Minnesota.

What event does he compete in?

He competes in the event of steer wrestling.

How many times has he qualified for the Wrangler NFR?

As of 2023, J. D. Struxness has qualified for the Wrangler NFR five times.

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