|“||There's sharks and minnows in this world, Jimmy, and if you don't know which one you are, then you ain't a fuckin' shark||”|
Rip Wheeler is a main character on Yellowstone. Rip is an employee at Yellowstone. He is the "fixer" and sometimes the bruiser for the Dutton family.
Rip is the long time ranch foreman for the Dutton family ranch. He came to the ranch as a teenager, after killing his abusive father shortly after his father had already killed the rest of his estranged family. Rip was later found by John Dutton hiding in a barn and John took him in as a farmhand. Rip has since considered the Duttons his family, regardless of their feelings towards him, and is willing to do anything they ask of him.