Ty has had thirty 90-point bull rides in his career.
Ty rode 175 of his 270 bulls, which gives him a riding percentage of 64.81%.
Ty competed in 160 events during his time with the PBR.
Ty broke all of the records in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) while attending Odessa College in western Texas.
At age 20 Murray became the youngest rider ever to win the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) All-Around World Championship. He was also the first to win the PRCA All-Around and the NIRA Men's title in the same year.
By age 12, Murray had saved enough money from breaking colts to buy his own mechanical bucking bull (which he nearly wore out the first day).
Ty Murray was inspired by (and wanted to beat the record of) Larry Mahan, who won six All-Around World Championships.
Now retired, Ty spends much of his time on his 2,100 acre ranch in Stephenville, Texas.
In 2004 he became president of the PBR.
Ty has undergone multiple reconstructive surgeries on both of his knees and shoulders.
In 1992 he was a founding member of a new group, Professional Bull Riders (PBR).
In 1993, at the age of 23, he became the youngest millionaire in rodeo history.
In order to train for bull riding, Ty walked miles of fence line, learned to ride a unicycle (to aid his balance), juggled (to improve his coordination), and trained with his high school gymnastics squad.
By age 1987 Murray already had three titles: All-Around in the National High School Rodeo Association, Senior Men's All-Around in the National Little Britches Rodeo Association, and Bareback in the National High School Rodeo Association.
By age 8, Ty was helping his father break wild horses.
Ty won the Little Britches Rodeo Competition 30 years (to the day) after his mother, Joy, won.
Ty Murray made the Dean's list at Odessa College.
Ty Murray's father, Butch, was a former rodeo hand and his mother, Joy, was a young rider in the National Little Britches Rodeo Association.
Ty Murray retired from professional bull riding on May 12, 2002.
Ty Murray rode his first bull when he was nine.
The toughest bull that Ty Murray ever rode was White Lightning. He has tried unsuccessfully five times.
Ty Murray's worst injury while bull riding was when he tore his posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
If Ty Murray could only eat one food the rest of his life, it would be something Mexican.
In 2000, Ty Murray was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame.
Ty Murray is 5'8" tall.
As of September of 2007, Ty Murray has earned $1,038,240.64 in the rodeo career.
Ty Murray's rodeo sponsors are Wrangler Jeans and US Smokeless Tobacco Co.
Ty Murray's nickname around the rodeo circuit is "King of the Cowboys."
As of 2007, Ty Murray is dating Jewel.
Ty Murray holds more All-Around World Championship titles than anyone else, currently seven.
Ty Murray's favorite movies are Forrest Gump and The Outlaw Josey Wales. His favorite country music artists are Chris LeDoux and George Strait.
Ty Murray enjoys fishing.
At 23, he became the youngest Rodeo millionaire.
Murray stars in a commercial for Miller Lite as a Member of the Square Table creating Man-Laws. (2006)
Ty Murray: If I could be President for only one day, I would like to find out about top secret missions and issues that our government is currently involved in that most the U.S. citizens do not have access to or are unaware.
Ty Murray: My goal is to continue doing what is fulfilling and makes me happy. If I can do that, I can achieve all of my goals.
Ty Murray: My most memorable career moment was when I won my seventh all-around championship at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas in December of 1998. The seventh all-around was special because there were people who didn't think I'd make the NFR again after the injuries I suffered in 1995, 1996 and 1997.
Ty Murray: I have loved the cowboy life – everything about it – since the day I was born. There's no other feeling on this Earth like making great rides on great animals.
Ty Murray: I don't care about going down in history as a great bull rider or bronc rider. I hope people will remember me as a great cowboy.