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Jeff Gordon is an American former NASCAR racer who works as an announcer for Fox NASCAR presently. He was born on 4 August 1971 in Vallejo, California. Jeff’s parents divorced when he was a few months old. Jeff then lived with her mother and stepfather, John Bickford. He also has a 4-year elder sister Kim Gordon. From his childhood, Jeff loved to race.
He studied at Tri-west Hendricks High School and completed his graduation in 1989. His stepfather played a major role in his life and also gifted him a dirt bike. At a very young age of 16, he received his USAC license. In the year 1994, Jeff married Brooke Sealey. The marriage ended in 2003 and in 2006 Jeff married his present wife Ingrid Vandebosch. The couple is parents to two beautiful kids.
In the year 1991, Jeff started racing in the Busch series. The same year he won the Rookie of the Year Award. It was his remarkable performance which led him to the Winston Cup season where he won at the Charlotte Speed Motorway. Although he was young but still he proved that age cannot be a hurdle in one’s success.
With his hard work, he won the Winston Cup after a couple of years. Some other wins in Jeff’s record include Daytona 500, Coca-Cola 600 and Sharpie 500 night race.
Jeff Gordon Net Worth
Jeff Gordon net worth is estimated to be around $230 million. he has earned his income mainly through racing and also from various endorsement deals. He earns around $20-30 million annually. Currently, Jeff lives in the South Park along with his family.
Jeff Gordon Personal Details
|Real Name||Jeffery Michael Gordon|
|Date of Birth||4 August 1971|
|Place of Birth||Vallejo, California, United States|
|Marital Status||Former professional stock car racing driver|
|Profession / Occupation||actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman, and producer.|
Jeff Gordon Body Stats
|Hair Color||Light brown|
Jeff Gordon Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Ingrid Vandebosch (m. 2006), Brooke Sealey (m. 1994–2003)|
|Father Name||William Grinnell Gordon|
|Mother Name||Carol Ann Bickford Houston|
|Children||Leo Benjamin Gordon, Ella Sofia Gordon|
He owns a luxurious home with marvelous rooms, a wine cellar, a pool, and a giant play house which is special designed for her daughter. Jeff works really hard to achieve such a lifestyle. A list of awards and honors are an example of his hard work and struggle.
“I want to race as long as I’m having fun, it’s competitive and healthy, and who knows when that, you know, date comes when that’s not happening anymore.”- Jeff Gordon
Interesting Facts about Jeff Gordon
- In 2009 he was inducted to the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame and in 2016 to the Bristol Motor Speedway Legends Plaza.
- He was accolated the Best Driver EPSY Award in the years 1997, 1998, and 2007.
- In 2015, he won the Bill France award of Excellence.
- He has also been listed among the NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers.
- He has also been honored with the Silver Buffalo Award and Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
- In 2018, he was inducted to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America and Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame, and in 2019 to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.