Ott DeFoe


Ott DeFoe is a professional angler on the Major League Fishing and Bassmaster Elite Series. Ott DeFoe is a household name and his loyalty to the outdoors is deeply rooted.

Quick Info:

  • Birthday: September 17, 1985 (age 33)
  • Ethnicity: N/A
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Angler

Salary and Net Worth 2018

Ott DeFoe salary and net worth are yet to be counted. Ott is a truly passionate angler who has dedicated a significant part of his life to fishing at every available opportunity.

He has been around and has been catching bass fishes for a long time, but it seems like he really comes into prominence in 2016 when he won the Bassmaster Elite Series. No doubt, Ott being the best and competitor angler, he might be making some hefty cash out his career!

Quick Info:

  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Salary: N/A

Professional Career

Ott DeFoe is much admired and popular figure throughout the American fishing industry. He is one of the competitors on the Bassmaster Elite Series, having won the 2011 Bassmaster All-Star Champion & the Rookie of the Year award.

Ott fished his first tournament around the fall of 1994 with his dad and didn’t catch a single fish! From that next spring till fall, the father-and-son duo fished in more than 50 tournaments. Even though they didn’t achieve a lot of success, it didn’t stop young Ott from trying.

Career Timeline

  • 2010- Got qualified to do fishing at the Bassmaster Elite Service after fishing Bassmaster Southern Open at the 5th place
  • 2013-2015- Presented a charity event for ‘Goodwill & the Mountain Music Kids Event
  • 2016- Really come into prominence when he won the Bassmaster Elite Series on the Mississippi River

It took them over two years of fishing at local tournaments before they received their first check. He joined the East Tennessee Bass Anglers club when he turned 12 and there learned most of the skills he has today. After that, he made his way up to the FLW Tour & got selected for numerous FLW Cups.

Upon fishing the 2010 Bassmaster Southern Open at 5th place, Ott got qualified to fish at the prominent Bassmaster Elite Series. He became the first angler from the Tennessean in the Elite Series after accepting the invitation to fish against the best 100 Bassmaster anglers in 2010.

In 2011, he won the Bassmaster Rookie of the year award, finishing 4th in the points & later ended the tournament by winning the Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.  He completed the AOY standing at the second place in 2012, followed by the 13th place finish in 2013. Next year, he won the Bassmaster Northern Open game on Douglas Lake.

Ott achieved his first Elite Series victory in 2016 on the Mississippi River. In addition, he also participated in the Major League Fishing Selects & Cups.

Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Ott DeFoe is a handsome angler who is charming, talented, witty & funny. He is a tall man with a height of 6 feet and considerable weight of 80 kg.

With an athletic built, muscular upper body and likable demeanor, it’s no wonder that Ott has amassed the huge crowd of the fanbase at just 33 years of age. His tall height, toned physique with hazel-colored eyes gives him an appealing presence.

Quick Info

  • Height: 6 feet (182 cm)
  • Body Measurements: N/A
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 80 kg (175 pounds)

He is a very sexy, intelligent man who is an avid outdoor enthusiast and a big-time adventurer. The pictures of him trying some outdoor activities like fishing, visiting new places are available on his social networking sites.

Ott lives an active and cheerful life with his family. His Instagram account is filled with the pictures of his family and foremost his fishing event. The page already has 36.8k followers as well as possesses a self-titled YouTube channel which has 963 subscriptions as of May 2018.

Family and Personal Life

Ott DeFoe has happily married American beauty Jennie DeFoe & together they have 3 children. The family of five currently resides in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Ott is a typical country boy who has a strong connection with the place he grew up in. Ott was born with love, talent, and drive for catching fishes and his deep-seated passion for fishing took a shape when he in Okeechobee, Florida, a place where he discovered his interest for bass fishing.

Quick Info

  • Parents: Bud and Erieka DeFoe
  • Wife: Jennie DeFoe
  • Children: Abbie, Parker, and Elizabeth
  • Marital Status: Married

Ott’s personal life biography is enlightened with very limited information. He happens to share a little information about his married life as we know nothing more than his wife’s name, which is Jennie. The precise date of their wedding is also not disclosed. However, it has been known that Ott and Jennie have three children, daughter Abbie and twins Elizabeth & Parker.