Timothy James Ott was born in Broad Channel, Queens, New York, the United States, on December 3, 1979, and he is now 42. He has been in love with hunting and fishing ever since he was a child, and he caught his first bluefin tuna at the age of 12.
TJ’s passion led him to become a reality television star which opened new doors. The show’s viewers love him for being a fantastic fisherman and a charming personality.
If you want to know more about the personal information of the reality television star TJ Ott, keep reading this Wikipedia-type article because we have details about his wife and girlfriend.
TJ Ott is not Married. Dating a Girlfriend: Marissa McLaughlin.
According to various online sources, TJ Ott has never been married in the past, but he is dating Merm, also known as Marissa Mclaughlin. There have been many rumors circulating online the two started their romance in Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Season 7, but there was no confirmation.
Although TJ and Marissa were always seen in the television show, the two did not share any information regarding their relationship. TJ is a private person and prefers to keep his details away from the public, and maybe he knows the showbiz industry too well.
Both of them show love for each other in different ways. TJ is a sweet guy and prepared breakfast for Merm when she lost the fish she caught.
They may be rivals in the show, but they still know how to express their care and love for each other.
Marissa McLaughlin’s Biography
Wicked Tuna also included Marissa McLaughlin as a cast member of the show and her famous brother Tyler McLaughlin. She rose to fame after appearing in the series and getting involved in a romantic relationship with TJ Ott.
Marissa was born in Rye Beach, New Hampshire, on April 17, 1990, and is now 31. The Wicked Tuna star attended Suffolk University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations degree.
Marty McLaughlin is her father, but the star does not reveal the identity of his mother. According to sources, she came from a wealthy family, and her father owns a McLaughlin Transportation firm.
She also had a history with Regan Communication Group since she was a former employee there. Marissa is a philanthropist that has a heart for contributing to and helping nonprofit environmental organizations.