The famous American Tanner and Former Rodeo Star, Tom Oar is a TV personality who started working in the rodeo circuit at the young age of 20. He is enjoying his life in a remote area from which a normal grocery store is fifty miles away. He is one of the famous six characters who was featured in the ‘Mountain Men’ Series which was broadcasted on History Channel. Are you interested in knowing the net worth of Tom Oar in 2018? You can read this article for his checking out his net worth and earnings.
Early Life & Biography:
Tom was born in the year 1943 and he was born in Illinois, United States. His father’s name was Chike Oar who used to work for Wild West Show. He has not revealed anything about his early life to the media and public. He started working in the rodeo circuit when he was in his twenties. He is American TV personality who has become of the famous, ‘Mountain Men’ TV reality series which was featured on History Channel.
He is happily married to his wife named Nancy who also got roles in the show, ‘Mountain Men’. They met each other when Tom was a Bronco Driver and they lived together as a team for more than forty years. They are originally from Northern Illinois but they shifted to Troy after Tom left work at the rodeo circuit. They lived in the hand-made wood home for five years and then they shifted to Montana. They have also told the media that they were deprived of the technology as there was no electricity and running water in Montana for first 17 years. Now, they have settled in Montana’s Yaak Valley and living on the food provided by Nature.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
His career started when he joined rodeo circuit when he was young in his twenties and he got physically weak of this job as it affected his legs directly. After leaving the rodeo circuit, he started doing work as a tanner. He didn’t take any training for becoming the tanner and that’s why we can say that he is self-taught tanner. He wasn’t known by the people till he got the role in the famous TV series on the History Channel. He played the role of one of the famous six characters in the ‘Mountain Men’ which was loved by people a lot.
Net Worth & Earnings:
He is a famous TV personality which made him earn $200,000 per year. As of now, his total net worth is estimated at $500 thousand. His total earning comes from the TV show and earlier he used to earn from the rodeo circuit and then he worked as a tanner. He is a hard-working and passionate man who lives with his wife in Montana’s Valley.
In fact, he is not among those to manifold his net worth and buy big mansions for himself. He still lives in a log cabin built by himself and survives his family’s living on hunting the whitetail deer. He once told that he sold $600 value of Muskrat skins so as to pay for his living and old things. The show did provide him fame and a stipend but he earns his living from the sale of pelts.
Even in his old age, he is fit and fine as he is living far from the modern technology in the Montana Valley along with his wife. There is no electricity and running water in his house but he is living happily as he enjoys living close to nature. He hadn’t any dream of becoming an actor but he used to work as a tanner after which he got a role in the famous TV series, ‘Mountain Men’ which made him famous.