TJ Ott Biography
TJ Ott who was born as Timothy James Ott is an American fishing boat captain and a TV star of national Geography show Wicked Tuna and its spin-off Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks.
Ott earns a livelihood from commercial fishing, he hails on his 48-foot boat, Hot Tuna off the shore of Gloucester. When Tuna season ends, he turns to the sea of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. TJ can make as high as $20,000 from the sale of a single Bluefin Tuna.
TJ Ott Age
The American fisherman, Timothy James Ott, was born on December 3, 1979, in Broad Channel Queens of New York, United States. Ott is 40 years old as of 2019. He celebrates his birthday on December 3rd every year.
TJ Ott Height and Weight Loss
TJ is of average height. His exact height is currently under review. Before his massive weight loss, it is said that Ott weighed 10 kilograms which is equivalent to 374 lbs. During the offseason, TJ caught the eys of his fans by surprise after he lost 29-31 kilograms (65-70 lbs) through intensive diet management as well as hard work in the gym.
TJ Ott Wicked Tuna
Ott who is a veteran in the profession of fishing helps him successfully tackle the hostile nature of the sea and secure the fishes for livelihood. According to TJ, commercial fishing is not only a profession but also some kind of addiction to him.
Ott joined the National Geography Channel reality show “Wicked Tuna” in its third season. Ott began as the cast of “Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks,” a spin-off of the Wicked Tuna, from its premiere on August 17, 2014. Since its inception, TJ has received extensive viewership and fan followings.
TJ Ott Dating and Wife
Ott who is a television personality is known for maintaining a low profile about his personal life. He has not revealed any information about his dating history and what hi fans are left to do is to speculate about his relationships. It was once rumored that TJ was married to Kristin Doellman, but it was discovered that Kristin was married to TJ Ott but not the fisherman. On the latest episode of ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’, the young captain introduced us to his new dog.
While introducing the dog, he casually mentions that he adopted it with his girlfriend and fellow competitor, Marissa McLaughlin or Merm. Merm is on her brother Tyler McLaughlin’s crew on their vessel Pinwheel. OT and Merm might be rivals while fishing, but at other times, they make the cutest couple. These details will soon be updated.
TJ Ott Net Worth and Salary
Ott accumulates his fortune from his fishing career as well as being a television personality for the National Geography show Wicked Tuna. TJ is often fluctuations in his earning depending on how good his season plan out. About $30, 000 covers the salary for his employee and bill of running the boat. He makes an estimated yearly profit of $60, 000 as a commercial fisherman.
The salary from the show comes as pure profit. Though there is no clear data on how salary is distributed among the cast of Wicked Tuna, considering the popularity of the show TJ earns $7,000 to $10,000 per episode. He has an estimated net worth of $800,000.