Leighton Berry

Leighton Berry is a professional rodeo contestant specializing in bareback riding. He hails from Weatherford, Texas, and is a three-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier, having joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 2018.

Here you can follow Leighton Berry’s net worth, career earnings, biography, career, achievements, relationship status, and more.

About Leighton Berry

Berry was born into a family with a rich rodeo legacy. His father, Kirby Berry, was a successful bareback rider, and his younger brother, Kade, also competes in the sport.

Growing up, Berry was surrounded by the sport of rodeo and was particularly influenced by bareback riders. He initially started with roping calves and team roping but switched to bareback riding in high school.

Early Career

Berry’s early career in rodeo began with roping calves and team roping. However, he switched to bareback riding in high school.

He honed his skills while competing at the collegiate level at Weatherford College. After graduating, he turned professional and quickly became one of the top rodeo athletes in the country.

Professional Career

Berry joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 2018 and has since qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo three times.

He has won several prestigious rodeos, including RodeoHouston, where he earned $54,375. He has also claimed victories at the San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo, Rodeo Austin, and San Angelo Stock Show Rodeo.

Berry has faced challenges in his career, such as a broken back in 2021, but he has persevered and continued to excel in the sport.

Leighton Berry’s Net Worth in 2023

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

His earnings from his successful rodeo career, endorsements, and potential other sources of income contribute to his overall wealth.

Career Earnings

In the 2023 regular season, Berry earned $157,955. He has also won significant prize money from various rodeos, including the San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo ($23,500), Rodeo Houston ($57,375), Rodeo Austin (Texas) ($13,686), San Angelo (Texas) Stock Show Rodeo ($10,825), and Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Stampede ($7,000).

As of 2023, his career earnings count $488,870.

2022$242,091 (as of December 2022)
2023$488,870 (as of November 2023)


Berry’s skill and athleticism have earned him the backing of sponsors such as Hooey, Wrangler Jeans, Resistol Hats, and Justin Boots.

Personal Details

Full NameLeighton Berry
HometownWeatherford, Texas
Height and Weight5-10, 170 (as of 2023)
ProfessionProfessional Rodeo Contestant (Bareback Riding)
PRCA MembershipJoined in 2018
NFR Qualifications3-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier
FamilyFather: Kirby Berry
Current Net Worth $1.5 million
Relationship StatusDating Kodi
Instagram Handleleighton_berry


Leighton Berry is in a relationship with Kodi Smalygo, who was crowned Miss Rodeo Oklahoma in 2019. The couple enjoys spending time together, with one of their trips being to a friend’s polo ranch at South Padre Island.

Leighton Berry girlfriend Kodi Smalygo
Source: Instagram

How Old is Leighton Berry?

As of November 2023, Leighton Berry is 24 years old.

How tall is he?

He is 5’10” tall.

What is his nationality?

He is American.

Career Highlights

  • Career earnings: $488, 870
  • 2022 world standings place: 3rd
  • 2022 Wrangler NFR standings place: 5th
  • 2022 Wrangler NFR earnings: $137,080
  • 2022 earnings: $267,274
  • Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 2 (2020, 2022)
  • Education: Weatherford College for two years, Tarleton State for one year

FAQs About Leighton Berry

What is Leighton Berry’s net worth?

His estimated net worth is $1.5 million.

Who is his girlfriend?

Kodi Smalygo, who was crowned Miss Rodeo Oklahoma in 2019.

Who are his sponsors?

Berry’s sponsors include Hooey, Wrangler Jeans, Resistol Hats, and Justin Boots.

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