JB Mauney is known as a bull rider who rose to prominence after competing against professional bull riders on the Built Ford Tough Series. He competes in the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) circuits. As of 2021, JB Mauney has a net worth of nearly $5 million.
|Full Name:||James Burton Mauney|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Date:||9th January 1978|
|Birth Place:||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Wife/Spouse:||Lexie Wiggly(2012-2015), Samantha Lyne(2016 to date)|
|Is JbMauney Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
Jb Mauney Early Life
Tim Mauney (Father) and Lynne Mauney (Mother) gave birth to J B Mauney (Mother). His sister’s name is Jessi Proctor. Anthony Mauney (son) and Bella Mauney (daughter) are his children (Daughter).
Jb Mauney didn’t have a “Plan B” for his future when he was growing up in Charlotte, North Carolina—he devoted all of his time and energy to bull riding. JB began riding bulls at the age of three, and at the age of 15, he purchased his first bull.
Every day was a new day for him to train hard in the hopes of one day following in the footsteps of the professional bull riders (PBR) legends. He couldn’t help but grow up idolizing some of the world’s most famous superstars, including Tar two-time world champion Chris Chivers, the world’s most famous PBR Iron Man J.W. Hart, and other bull riders like Justine McBride and Jerome Davis, who demonstrated their bull riding unparalleled prowess in the arena.
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Jb Mauney Net Worth & Career
In 2009, JB Mauney became a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). On the Built Ford Tough Series, he is one of only two bull riders to stay on Bushwacker for the entire 8 seconds (BFTS). Mauney is also one of only five riders to qualify on Asteroid, which he did on the BFTS in San Antonio, Texas in August 2012 with a score of 93.50. On November 5, 2016, he became the first bull rider in PBR history to earn $7 million in career earnings.
JB Mauney suffered a significant injury to his right arm in 2017, necessitating surgery to install a screw and 13 anchors. His riding career has been plagued by injuries over the years, but he has made a significant impact in the sport. In 2019, he tied Justin McBride, another two-time world champion, for the most televised wins in the PBR’s 26-year history.
JB Mauney was crowned World Champion Bull Rider in 2013 and 2015. He also won the World Finals two years in a row, in 2009 and 2013. He was named Rookie of the Year in 2006. Some of his titles and accomplishments include: 2015 PBR World Champion, 2013 PBR World Champion, 2013 PBR World Finals Event Champion, 2009 PBR World Finals Event Champion, 2006 PBR Rookie of the Year, and many others.
Mauney has twice been crowned PBR World Champion Bull Rider, in 2013 and 2015. He also won the PBR World Finals twice, in 2009 and 2013. In 2006, he was named Rookie of the Year in his first year of competition. In his career, he qualified for the PBR World Finals 15 times (2006-2020).
Mauney has been a part owner of Ultimate Bullfighters (UBF), an American freestyle bullfighting organization, since 2020.
Mauney announced in July 2021 that he would retire from PBR riding to focus solely on PRCA riding and qualifying for his first-ever National Finals Rodeo.
Jb Mauney Personal Life
From 2012 to 2015, Mauney was married to Lexie Wiggly. He married Samantha Lyne in 2016. Mauney and his wife Samantha welcomed their first child on January 23, 2019. Mauney also has a daughter from a previous relationship (born in 2011). Mauney and his family lived in Mooresville, North Carolina, where he had spent the majority of his life, until 2019. They now reside in Cotulla, Texas.
Jb Mauney Net Worth
JB Mauney has participated in many bull riding events and became champion numerous times. With that and earnings from other sources, he has built up a sizeable chest from his bull riding career. As of 2021, JB Mauney has a net worth of nearly $5 million.