January 9, 1987 |
Mooresville, North Carolina, United States
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||140 lb (64 kg)|
|Spouse(s)||Lexie Wiggly (m. 2012-2015) Samantha Lyne (m. 2016-) |
|Awards||2013 PBR Built Ford Tough Series Champion,
2015 PBR Built Ford Tough Series Champion
2009 PBR World Finals Champion
James Burton "J.B." Mauney (pronounced "Mooh-nee"; born January 9, 1987) is an American professional bull rider on the Professional Bull Riders tour. He won the World Championship in 2013 and 2015.
One of two bull riders to stay on Bushwacker for the full 8 seconds on the Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) its elite series, and one of three bull riders to stay on Bushwacker for the full 8 seconds during Bushwacker's career. He is also one of only five riders to get a qualified ride on Asteroid which he accomplished on the BFTS in San Antonio, Texas, in August 2012, for a score of 93.50 points. Asteroid earned a high score of 46.25 points.
On November 5, 2016 J.B. made PBR history by being the first bull rider to reach the $7 million mark in career earnings.