Ty Murray

Rodeo Cowboy
Born Oct 11, 1969

Ty Monroe Murray is a nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and co-founder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders.

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    Growing Up With Jewel
    Huffington Post - Oct 08, 2015
  • Jewel: "I Love J. Lo's Body" But "I Will Never Have Her Little Waist Or Her Abs"
    US Magazine - Apr 22, 2013
  • Video: Pro Bull Riders Event Marks 20th Year At Nyc Event
    CBS News - Jan 04, 2013
  • Jeryl Brunner: Jewel On Motherhood (And Yodeling To Her Baby Son)
    Huffington Post - Nov 26, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ty Murray.


1969 Birth Born on October 11, 1969.


1987 17 Years Old Murray competed in the Arizona High School Rodeo Association where he was the All-Around Champion Cowboy and led Arizona to its first National High School Rodeo Association Championship in 1987. … Read More


1993 23 Years Old Additionally, Murray won the PRCA World Bull Riding Championship title in 1993 and 1998.
1995 25 Years Old After tearing his posterior cruciate ligaments, first in his right knee and later in his left, Murray had both knees reconstructed in 1995. … Read More
1996 26 Years Old In 1996, six weeks after his return to rodeo, he damaged his shoulder during the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Bud Light Cup Series' George Paul Memorial bull riding event in Del Rio, Texas. … Read More
1997 27 Years Old His comeback in 1997 was astonishing - then he broke his shoulder at the PBR Bud Light Cup Series event in St. Louis, Missouri, laying him off for another year.
1998 28 Years Old 1 More Event
After a total of three years off, Murray came back in 1998 to win the PRCA All-Around Championship for the record seventh time, as well as his second PRCA World Champion Bull Rider title.
1999 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999 Murray met singer/songwriter Jewel Kilcher, whose father had been an Alaska All-Around Rodeo Champion, and they became a couple. The two married in 2008 on a beach in the Bahamas. … Read More


2002 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2002, after a neck injury during the PBR's Bud Light Cup Series event in Billings, Montana, Murray officially retired from bull riding, and rodeo competition altogether.
2007 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 Murray, along with his wife Jewel, appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old In January 2008 he appeared as himself in an episode of CSI.
2009 39 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 8, 2009 it was announced that both Murray and Jewel would be contestants on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars, signifying the first time a husband and wife appeared as contestants on the show in the same season; however, Jewel had to withdraw from the competition due to an injury sustained during pre-season practice. … Read More


2010 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2010 Murray and Jewel appeared on the ABC reality series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
2011 41 Years Old On July 11, 2011 Jewel gave birth to their son, Kase Townes Murray.
2014 44 Years Old 1 More Event
As of 2014, he is an ongoing board member of the PBR. … Read More
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