Robert O’Neill Net Worth 2024: Very Interesting (Updated)

Robert O’Neill Net Worth

Robert O’Neill is a former US Navy Seal, a former Fox News contributor, and a motivational speaker. He has earned $2.5 million and a heroic status for his military service.

He is most famous for his participation in the 2011 Operation Neptune Spear, which led to the elimination of Osama bin Laden, the terrorist mastermind and the head of the Taliban. However, he also sparked controversy for stating that he was the sole shooter of bin Laden.

Do you want to know more about his biography, life, age, weight, height, and more…!

Come with us as we discover his success story and get motivated by his accomplishments.

Early Life And Education

Robert J. O’Neill is his full name. He was born on April 10, 1976, in Butte, Montana, US. His parents are Tom O’Neill, Jim and Diane Johnson. He has a brother named Tom O’Neill.

He grew up in a town where copper mining was the main industry. He attended Butte Central Catholic High School.

He joined the Navy SEALs after finishing high school. He was 19 years old when he enlisted in the Navy. He also studied at Montana Technological University. His father taught him how to hunt and took him on hunting trips.


Robert took part in more than 400 operations as a Navy SEAL. He left home 11 times during his career, thinking he would never come back alive. He was involved in Operation Red Wings, where he helped rescue Marcus Luttrell. The mission of Operation Red Wings was to capture Ahmad Shah.

Three out of the four SEALs died during the mission. A helicopter that came to help them was also shot down, killing eight special forces soldiers and eight Navy SEALs on board.

Robert also rescued Richard Phillips, an American merchant captain who was taken hostage by Somali pirates in 2009 on the MV Maersk Alabama. Robert was part of SEAL Team 6 during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on May 2, 2011.

Rob published his book “The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior” in 2017. He recently signed a deal for a movie adaptation of his book “The Operator.”

The movie rights were bought by Broadway Video and Universal Pictures, owned by Lorne Michaels. The screenplay is being written by Michael Russell Gunn. Gunn is currently working as a supervising producer on Showtime’s “Billions.”

Robert has received four Bronze Star Medals, two Silver Stars, three Presidential Unit Citations, a Joint Service Commendation Medal (with “V” device), and two Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (with “V” device).

He served with SEAL Teams Two (1996–2001), Four (2001–2004), and Six (2004–2012), and reached the rank of senior chief petty officer.

He left the Navy on August 24, 2012. He was still assigned to SEAL Team Six in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He had six months and 15 days of sea service to his name. O’Neill said in 2014 that he quit the military because he no longer felt.

Personal Life 

Robert O’Neill tied the knot with Jessica Halpin in August 2017 in a ceremony on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Jessica did not know he was the one who killed Osama bin Laden when they first met.

How Does Robert O’Neill Make Money?

O’Neill earned most of his money as a Navy SEAL. He started giving motivational speeches after he retired. He also became a contributor to Fox News. Rob also makes money from the sales of “The Operator,” his memoir that became a New York Times bestseller.

Moreover, Robert signed a movie deal in 2019 based on his biography. Therefore, former US Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.

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Robert O’Neill Biography/ Wikipedia

Full name / Real NameRobert J. O’Neill
Nick NameRobert
Professional NameRobert O’Neill
Birth DateApril 10, 1976
Age45 years old
Marital StatusMarried (Seperated)
Worth/salary / Income:$2.5 million
ProfessionFormer Navy SEAL, Author, Motivational Speaker

Final Words:

Robert O’Neill (full name Robert James O’Neill) is a former United States Navy SEAL and author who is best known for shooting the bullets that killed Osama bin Laden during the raid on his Abbottabad hideout. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.


Some Common Questions About Robert O’ Neill

Who Is Robert O’Neill?

He is an American navy soldier and motivational speaker.

How Old Is Robert O’Neill?

He is 44 years old. He was born on April 10, 1976.

Does Robert O’Neill Have A Wife?

Yes, he is married to Jessica. They got legally separated in February, 2013.

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