Jessica Routier

Jessica Routier is a professional barrel racer who has made a significant impact in rodeos worldwide. With three National Finals Rodeo qualifications and seven National Circuit Finals Rodeo qualifications, she has proven herself as a formidable competitor in the sport.

Here we have Jessica Routier’s net worth, career earnings, professional career, achievements, relationship status, and more.

About Jessica Routier

Born Jessica Mueller on June 20, 1983, in Buffalo, South Dakota, Routier was raised in Montfort, Wisconsin. 

Her parents, who had a little rodeo experience in their college and earlier years, introduced her to the world of rodeo. 

This exposure led her to compete in every girls’ event possible, winning numerous titles in the Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association.

Early Life

Routier’s early life was steeped in rodeo culture. She competed at Little Britches Rodeos and the Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association, winning the Wisconsin high school cutting title for four years, the goat tying for three years, and the pole bending and breakaway roping twice. She also became a three-time Wisconsin all-around champion.

With a rodeo scholarship, she attended National American University in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo four times, winning the national barrel racing title in 2003. She graduated in 2006 with a master’s degree in business.

Professional Career

Jessica Routier’s professional career has been marked by significant achievements. She has won major championships in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association in 2018 and 2019. 

In 2023, she won the NFR Open in Colorado Springs, CO, and several other rodeos, including the Buffalo Stampede (Kadoka, SD), the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, MT), and the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, MT). 

Routier has qualified for the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) six times and has earned a total of $118,973 through the 2023 regular season. She has also qualified for the Badlands Circuit Finals 11 times, winning the year-end title in 2022.


Jessica Routier has had a successful barrel racing career with the help of her exceptional horses. Smoothie, officially known as Especials Smoothie, was a filly that entered her mother’s training program when Jessica was in high school. 

Routier’s current horse is Fiery Miss West, also known as “Missy”, owned by Gary Westergren. Routier began riding Missy in 2017 as a futurity horse.

Jessica Routier’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Jessica Routier’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

However, her career earnings through the 2023 regular season amount to $118,973.

Career Earnings

Jessica Routier has had a successful career in barrel racing, with her earnings reflecting her accomplishments. As of the 2023 regular season, she has earned a total of $118,973.

In 2022, she dominated the Badlands Circuit and earned the year-end title with $23,984.05. By 2020, she had accumulated $643,308 in career winnings.

In 2023, she won a total of $94,615 at the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) and finished the year with $191,197 in earnings.

As of late 2023, she was less than $20,000 away from reaching $1 million in career earnings. Her horse, Fiery Miss West, has contributed significantly to her earnings, with lifetime earnings of $690,760.

2022$23,984.05 (Badlands Circuit)
2023 (Regular Season)$118,973
2023 (NFR)$94,615
Total (as of late 2023)$979,308 (approx.)

Personal Details

NameJessica Routier
Date of BirthJune 20, 1983
BirthplaceBuffalo, South Dakota
Net Worth $1.5 million 
Husband Riley Routier
OccupationRodeo competitor
DisciplineBarrel racing
Major Wins/Championships2018, 2019 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association


Jessica Routier is married to Riley Routier. The couple met while Jessica was attending university in Rapid City, South Dakota, and they got married in 2007. They have five children together.

How Old is Jessica Routier?

As of November 28, 2023, Jessica Routier is 40 years old.

What is her nationality?

She is American.

FAQs About Jessica Routier

Where was Jessica Routier born?

Jessica Routier was born in Buffalo, South Dakota.

What are some of her major wins?

She has won major championships in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association in 2018 and 2019. In 2023, she won the NFR Open in Colorado Springs, CO.

Who is her husband?

Her husband is Riley Routier.

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