Jeff Emig is a well-known American former professional motocross racer who competed in the AMA Motocross Championships from 1988 to 1999. The 52-year-old racer was one of the top American motocross racers of the 1990s.
In 2004, Emig was also inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. As of now, he is married to Jennifer Emig.
Jeff Emig Age and Nickname
Cam Jeffrey Emig was born on December 1, 1970, in Kansas City, Kansas. As of early 2022, his age is 52 years old. The former motocross racer is also recognized by his nickname, Fro. He holds an American nationality, and his birth sign is Sagittarius.
Emig started trail riding on motorcycles with his family. Likewise, he has an older brother, and he followed his brother in taking up the sport of motocross.
Who Is Jeff Emig's Wife? His Married Life & Kids
The former racer Jeff Emig is a happily married man who lives happily with his wife, Jennifer Emig. The actual date of their wedding is unexplored, but we are sure that the couple has been together with each other for a long time.
Jeff's wife is a co-founder of Speed and Sports Adventures. She has been around motorcycles her entire life and is very passionate about the sport. Moreover, the celebrity spouse began riding when she was only four years old. She has attended more than 100 AMA events around the country.
Jeff Emig with his daughter. SOURCE: Instagram @emig47
Furthermore, Jeff got into media prominence after marrying the former motocross racer. Together with the former racer, Emig is blessed with two kids named Presley and Jagger.
What Is Jeff Emig's Net Worth? His Riches & Earning Sources
Jeff Emig's net worth is around $1.7 million, thanks to his professional career as a motocross racer. He has participated in various championships and won many of them. So, we can say that Emig has won titles and has also received a fair sum of money.
Moreover, the former racer Jeff's major source of income comes from his profession as a motocross racer. But now, he is retired and is commentating/broadcasting the "World MotoCross GP."
On the other hand, he may earn something from sponsorship and endorsement deals. According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, Emig's estimated earnings from a single sponsored post on Instagram is around $525 - $875.
Details On His Career & Retirement
The former motocross racer Jeff was successful as an amateur racer prevailing in four championships at the AMA Amateur Motocross Nationals at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Tennessee. In 1990, he joined the Kawasaki factory racing squad acquiring a 5th place finish in the 1990 125cc national championship.
Likewise, Jeff received a contract to ride for the Yamaha factory racing team in 1991. And in 1992, he won his first AMA national race in the 125 class in Buchanan, Michigan. After that, Emig went on to win six of the seven nationals to earn his first AMA National Championship.
Jeff Emig is a former motocross racer. SOURCE: Instagram @emig47
In 1996, Emig came back to the Kawasaki team and had one of his best seasons in 1997. Moreover, he won 17 of the 26 motos that year, earning the 250cc motocross national championship. Apart from his professional life, he has also made headlines for some controversies.
Jeff Emig Was Arrested For Marijuana Possession
Emig was arrested for marijuana possession in 1999. After that, he pled guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia. Also, the charges for marijuana possession were dropped. But Emig lost his job with the Kawasaki racing team. In addition, Emig received his last major triumph just a few weeks after being dropped by Kawasaki, succeeding in the US Open of Supercross in Las Vegas.
Furthermore, Emig has also suffered some injuries that forced him to leave his career. In addition, the former racer suffered a horrific crash where he thrashed a vertebra in his back and compound cracked his right lower leg. After that, he retired. Despite his retirement, Emig is still involved in motocross on several levels.
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by dipesh, 06 Apr, 2022