Aron Ralston - Famous Mountaineer

Aron Ralston Net Worth


With a net worth of $4 million dollars, Aron Ralston is famous for his extraordinary achievements in mountaineering, outdoor exploration, and motivational speaking. Born in Marion, Ohio and raised in Denver, Colorado, Ralston made history by becoming the first person to solo climb all fifty-nine 14,000-feet high ‘fourteneers’ in Colorado, including his remarkable winter climbing accomplishment in 2005. His awe-inspiring story of survival after being trapped by a boulder for five days, which led to his decision to amputate his own arm, was portrayed in the highly acclaimed film ‘127 Hours’, starring James Franco.

Key facts:

  • Aron Ralston is an American mountaineer, outdoorsman, and motivational speaker.
  • He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and French.
  • In 2005, he became the first person to climb all fifty-nine of Colorado's 'fourteeners' solo and in the winter.
  • In 2003, he famously amputated his own arm after being trapped by a boulder while on a solo climb.
  • His life-changing ordeal was later depicted in the Oscar-nominated film, "127 Hours."

Basic Information About Aron Ralston

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Authors
ProfessionsMountaineer, Motivational speaker, Engineer, Actor
Net worth$4,000,000
Date of birth1975-10-27 (48 years old)
Place of birthMarion
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJessica Ralston - (August 2009 - ?)Β (1 child)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Aron Ralston win?


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Aron Ralston awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
USC Scripter Award - Nominee127 Hours2011

Aron Ralston roles

Movie / Series Role
127 HoursWriter
127 HoursSelf (uncredited)
The Simpsons911 Dispatcher 1 episode, 2011
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowSelf 1 episode, 2004
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf 1 episode, 2010

Aron Ralston's Quotes

  • I limited myself to one shout a day. But I didn't like the sound of my voice. It sounded panicked, it sounded scared. And I knew from experience you can't hear more than 50 yards either way down a canyon.

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Interesting Facts about Aron Ralston

  1. April/May 2003: With no water and little hope of survival, Aspen mountaineer Aron Ralston used a pocketknife to amputate his own arm and free himself from a boulder weighing 800-1,000 pounds that fell and trapped him for five days in a remote desert canyon in eastern Utah. His story 'Between A Rock And A Hard Place' was later published by Simon & Schuster.
  2. Admits that the accident that left him pinned in a canyon for five days was no one's fault but his own, because he failed to inform anyone as to his location - the number one rule in hiking alone.

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