Tim O'Connell

Tim O’Connell is a renowned professional rodeo athlete, specializing in bareback riding. Born on October 24, 1991, in Dubuque, Iowa, he joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 2013. He is a three-time world title winner, in 2016-17 and 2018.

Here you can follow Tim O’Connell’s net worth, career earnings, biography, career, achievements, relationship status, and more.

About Tim O’Connell

Tim O’Connell was born on October 24, 1991, in Zwingle, IA.

O’Connell comes from a rodeo family. His father, Ray, is a PRCA pickup man, and his brother, Will, is a PRCA bullfighter.

He got married to his wife, Sami, in October 2015, and they have two boys, Hazen and Stratton.

Early Career

O’Connell graduated from Maquoketa High School in Iowa and received a waiver to compete in the Wisconsin state rodeo championships, representing that state in the National High School Finals Rodeo. He also competed in high school wrestling.

Professional Career

Tim O’Connell is a highly accomplished professional rodeo athlete, specializing in bareback riding.

Throughout his career, O’Connell has won three world titles in 2016-17 and 2018 and has qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) multiple times, with four qualifications between 2014 and 2017.

In 2017, he finished first in both the world standings and the WNFR standings, earning $371,416 that year.

O’Connell’s success continued into 2018, with numerous victories at various rodeos, including the Reno Rodeo, the California Rodeo Salinas, and the St. Paul Rodeo. He also won the River City Rodeo and was a co-champion at the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo.

In 2023, O’Connell had a great season, with over 25 85-point rides and 12 Go-Round wins. He also performed exceptionally well at the Calgary Stampede, where he had an 87-point ride.

Tim O’Connell’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Tim O’Connell’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

His career earnings are north of $2 million, as of 2023, which contributes to his net worth.

Career Earnings

As of 2023, O’Connell’s career earnings amount to approximately $2,439,990.

This is a significant increase from his earnings in previous years. For instance, in 2021, his career earnings were reported to be $2,187,479. His annual earnings have also been substantial. In 2017, he earned $371,416, and in 2016, his earnings were $374,272.

Here is a table summarizing his career earnings:

2021$2,187,479 (career total)
2023$2,439,990 (career total)

Personal Details

Full NameTim O’Connell
Date of BirthOctober 24, 1991
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight145 lbs
Place of BirthDubuque, Iowa, USA
ParentsRay O’Connell and Joann O’Connell
Marital StatusMarried to Sami O’Connell
ProfessionProfessional Rodeo Athlete, Specializing in Bareback Riding
Current Net Worth $5 million
Instagram officialtimoconnell


Tim O’Connell is married to Sami, and they tied the knot in October 2015.

Tim O'Connell wife Sami
Source: Instagram

How Old is Tim O’Connell?

As of November 28, 2023, Tim O’Connell is 32 years old.

How tall is he?

He stands at a height of 5′ 7″.

What is his nationality?

He is an American.

Career Highlights

  • Career earnings: $2,439,990
  • 2022 world standings place: 6th
  • 2022 Wrangler NFR standings place: 6th
  • 2022 Wrangler NFR earnings: $104,669
  • 2022 earnings: $234,232
  • Education: Iowa Central Community College (Fort Dodge) and Missouri Valley College (Marshall, Mo.)
  • World Titles: 3 (2016-17, 2018)
  • Wrangler NFR Average Titles: 3 (2016-17, 2018 – tied)
  • Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 9 (2014-2022)

FAQs About Tim O’Connell 

What is his net worth?

Estimated 5 million, as of 2023.

Who is his wife?


Where is he from?

O’Connell is from Zwingle, Iowa.

What is his main event in rodeo?

Bareback Riding.

When did O’Connell start his professional rodeo career?

In 2012 he joined the PRCA.

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