Tom Oar
Tom Oar
Real Name/Full Name Tom Oar
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tom Oar
Birth Place: Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 November 1943
Age/How Old: 80 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs.
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blue
Parents Name: Father – Chike Oar
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Jack Oar
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jan Frazer (divorced)
Nancy Lewis
Kids/Children Name: Chad Oar and Keelie Oar
Profession: Television personality, former rodeo cowboy
Net Worth: $400 thousand
Last Updated: April 2024

Not many people in today’s life would choose to abandon modern life and opt for life off the land. There is one guy who made this choice and left modern life together with his friends and decided to live off-the-grid and his name is Tom Oar. He is famous for being one of the stars in the series Mountain Men on the History Channel. Tom lives in the terrains of Mountain Montana where he has a tanning business to maintain him and his wife.

Well, how well do you know about Tom Oar? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tom Oar’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tom Oar to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tom Oar was born in Northern Illinois, the United States on 5 November 1943. His father by the name of Chike Oar was a television personality and from 1870 to 1920 he was starring in US Wild West shows. His mother’s name is not known and he has a brother by the name of Jack. His motivation to live off-the-grid came from seeing his own father live his life in nature.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tom Oar in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tom Oar’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 5 November 1943. Though, he is 6′ 0″ n feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194 lbs in Pound and 88kg in Kilograms.


As far as the education background of Tom is concerned, there is no information that is available. It is not known if he went to school or not. If he attended school, there is no mention of the schools’ names.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tom Oar With Wife Nancy Lewis
Tom Oar With Wife Nancy Lewis

Oar is a very interesting person and he refers to himself as an old soul and he is not active on any social media platforms. He says that he likes living his life without any artificial thins. After moving to the mountains mountain with his wife, the couple lived in a hand-made wood house and they stayed for 17 years without running water and electricity.

Tom has been married twice in his life although the dates of the weddings are not indicated. His first marriage was to Jan Frazer and they were blessed with a son by the name of Chad, and a daughter called Keelie. Their daughter passed away in April 2015 at the age of 49.

Currently, Tom is married to Nancy Lewis and they do not share a child. Nancy is also from Northern Illinois and they met when Oar was a Bronco Driver. When she was 30 and Tom 35 they decided to leave their modern life and moved to Northwest Montana to a very remote area.

Is Tom Oar Gay?

Tom is not gay. He has been straight as far as we know and there has never been any gossip or rumor about his sexuality. He has been married twice in his life and he has fathered two children, a daughter and a son. He has been married for over 40 years and there is no sign of separation or divorce in their marriage.

Professional Career

When Tom was in his 20s he started career as a rodeo cowboy. This came as a result of him wanting to live in nature like his father did. His career as a rodeo cowboy blossomed within a very short time and he was famous for combo riding. He made it to the International Finals Rodeo a total of eight times as a profession but he later left after developing health problems.

After retiring as a rodeo cowboy he started became a tanner although he had not taken any training. It was at this time that together with his wife Nancy moved to the remote part basically in the woods in Montana. The couple stated that they wanted a peaceful environment and that is how they ended up there.

Once in Montana the couple started making various items from tanned deer skins. Some of the things they made were shirts, shoes, jackets, trousers and moccasins. They would sell their products whenever they attended an occasion in town and that is how they survived for aver 30 years.

He got a chance to appear on the popular series Mountain Men in 2012 after the creators of the show noticed him and his lifestyle. He appeared on the series alongside Jason Hawk, Morgan Beasly, Eustace, Conway, and Rich Lewis. The show documents the lives of people who live in remote areas under harsh weather conditions as well as against dangerous animals. Currently Tom and his wife lives in Yaak Valley in Montana and they live on food provided by nature. His wife also appeared on several episodes of the show as a guest member.


As far as awards are concerned, there are none that are under his name. His appearances on Mountain Men earned a lot of international recognition but not an award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tom Oar in ’2024’

Tom Oar Net Worth
Tom Oar Net Worth

Despite living in a very remote area, As of 2024, Tom has a net worth of $400 thousand so far. This wealth initially came from his skin tanning business where he used to make and sell products made from deer skin. He also made a lot of money after landing a casting role in the series Mountain Men in 2012.

Tom Oar started off his career as a rodeo cowboy and later decided to abandon his modern life for a life off-the-grid. In the company of his wife, the guy has lived in the remote area for more than 40 years and he seems contented with his life. His determination and courage are on the next level because most people cannot last a day in the place he lives.


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