America’s reality television personality TJ Ott (real name Timothy James Ott) is best known as the captain of the boat 'Hot Tuna' in a popular reality TV series ‘Wicked Tuna’ that airs on National Geography Channel. You might have seen him a number of times on your television screen and might have some idea about his professional career. Well, his career as a fisherman is exciting but what about his married life? Let’s scoop the details of captain T.J. Ott!
TJ’s Professional Life & Net Worth
TJ’s life work revolves around fishing. He was raised in a family whose primary business has always been fishing and hunting. So, he took on the family business from his father Tim Sr., and at the age of twenty, he began to captain his family boat, the Hot Tuna. Well, for TJ, fishing isn't just a job, it's his passion and a way of life.
TJ’s television career began in 2012 from the show called ‘Wicked Tuna,’ which is broadcasted on National Geography channel. He appeared along with his crew as a captain of his boat, the Hot Tuna. The Hot Tuna has regularly been one of New England’s top-earning boats during the several fishing seasons, due to Captain TJ Ott’s unfailing ability to find the tuna.
Being featured on several episodes of ‘Wicked Tuna,’ TJ Ott made a sum net worth of $500,000, but his salary per episode is still undisclosed.
Is TJ Ott Married?
With the rising popularity and the age, TJ is speculated to be a married man. However, till 2015 he was not married to any women which he confirmed through his Twitter post.
TJ is also not much seen with women but is regularly seen posting pictures of the children on his Instagram account.
In regards to his love life, he has not yet disclosed any details about his girlfriend or wife. He surely is quite secretive when it comes to revealing his dating affairs to the public.
TJ Ott and Weight Loss
The lead cast of Wicked Tuna, Capt. TJ has always been seen as the big man with a short height ever since he joined the television. However, over the recent years, he had a massive weight loss.
TJ Ott before and after weight loss ( Photo: photonicslim.com)
It seems like Tj is now genuinely concerned about his body weight. Nevertheless, he hasn't revealed about his weight loss plans.
TJ Ott was born as Timothy James Ott on 1979 on a small island called Broad Channel, N.Y. and celebrates his birthday every year in 3rd of December. He is close to his father Tim Sr. Ott and gives credits to him for his success. TJ recently shared a picture of his father on Instagram wishing him happy birthday on 8 March 2018.
As TJ began to captain the family boat, the Hot Tuna when he was just 20 years old, there is no information available about his educational background in his wiki.