Ty Murray- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Ty Murray

Ty Murray is a bull rider from the United States. He is most known as a professional rodeo cowboy who has won nine World Championships. He is a board advisor and co-founder of Professional Bull Riders. Ty was inducted into the Colorado Springs Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in the all-around category. He also works as a television host.

Quick Facts

Real NameTy Murray
Nick NameTy
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1969
Age55 years old
BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States
ProfessionBull rider
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight73 kg
Hair ColorGrey
Eye colorBlue
Net Worth$6 million

Ty Murray’s Age & Early Life

Ty Murray was born on January 11, 1969, in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. He is 55 years old as of 2024. Ty Monroe Murray is his given name, and he was born under the sign of Libra. He is of American nationality and of Caucasian race. Ty Murray is the son of rodeo cowboy Butch Murray and bull rider Joy Murray.

Kim Murray and Kerri Murray are his sisters. He was reared on a farm by his parents since he was a child. In terms of academics, he attended Deep Valley High School before joining the gymnastics crew at an early age. He was the All-Around Champion Cowboy in high school, and he also helped Arizona win the inaugural National High School Rodeo Association Championship in 1987. Murray has also graduated from Odessa College and from school rodeo contests. He joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association at the age of 18 and became the PRCA’s youngest ALL-Around Rodeo Cowboy.

Ty Murray Height & Weight

According to bodily measurements, this cowboy measures 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm tall and weighs 73 kg or 161 Ibs. His hair is grayish in hue. Ty has little blue eyes and a petite face. There is no information available regarding his entire body dimensions, shoe size, or clothing.

Ty Murray

Ty Murray’s Net Worth

How much is Ty Murray’s net worth?  His net worth is increasing rapidly at the age of 54. His net worth is projected to be $6 million as of February 2024. There is little information available concerning his specific income.


In 1987, at the age of 18, this cowboy became a professional. He was able to become a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). He was named PRCA Rookie of the Year in 1988 after winning $45,977 in three rough stock events: bull riding, bareback riding, and saddle bronc riding. Murray finished the PRCA circuit after another year. He and his uncle, Mr. Butch Myers, were the only two cowboys who qualified for one or more competitions. In 1989, he and his uncle held a friendly competition in which his uncle Myers led him by $2,786 going into the finals.

He won $58,031 and beat Myers by $21,202. In 1989, he was the youngest all-around winner. At the age of 23, he became the youngest millionaire in rodeo history. In 1919, he also won the PBR Bud Light Cup World Championship event in Las Vegas. He has earned $265,000, which is the most ever won in a PBR event. Murray has been crowned World Champion nine times and is renowned as the “King of the Cowboys.” Murry and Jewel were featured in the ABC reality show Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race in 2007. In the first round of the tournament, he faced skateboarder Tony Hawk and actress Krista Allen.

Husband and wife will compete in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars for the first time. Jewel, on the other hand, had to withdraw from the tournament due to an injury sustained during pre-season practice. Ty was later paired with professional dancer Chelsie Hightower. He was, however, ousted in the tenth-week semifinals. Murray and Jewel also participated in the HGTV Celebrity Holiday Homes program in 2009. They also featured on the ABC reality show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition after a year.

Ty Murray Wife & Marriage

Who is Ty Murray’s wife? Paige Duke is Ty’s wife. The pair met in December 2014 while attending a 2014 after-party. Paige was an ERA reporter at the time. Ty took Paige on a lengthy climb to Hope Lake, Colorado, in 2016, and proposed to her at the summit. Murray and Duke married a year later on September 30, 2017, at The Quarry at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, North Carolina. They later had their first child, a daughter, on September 24, 2018.

He was previously married to Jewel. His ex-wife was a singer with whom he got engaged in 2008 and divorced in 2014. Paige Duke is his second wife, whom he married in 2017. Murray first encountered Jewel at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver, Colorado in 1999. Her full name is Jewel Kilcher, and she is the daughter of Alaskan all-around cowboy Atz Kilcher. She spent her childhood riding horses and participating in local rodeos. Ty and Jewel began their romance over the phone for the first nine months.

Jewel afterward relocated to Ty’s ranch in Stephenville, Texas. Murray and Jewel were married on August 7, 2008, and on July 11, 2011, Jewel gave birth to a baby boy. On July 2, 2014, Jewel announced their decision to split after years of marriage. The divorce was completed when Jewel and Murray were 40 and 44, respectively, and their son was three years old.