Jeff Gordon Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Nov, 2017
Facts of Jeff Gordon
Date of Birth: 1971 , August-4
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jeff Gordon
Birth Name Jeffrey Michael Gordon
Nick Name Jeff
Father William Grinnell Gordon
Mother Carol Ann Bickford Houston
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Vallejo, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Race car Driver
Net Worth $150 million
Salary $18.2 million
Weight in KG 68 KG
Married Yes
Married to Ingrid Vandebosch (m. 2006), Brooke Sealey (m. 1994)
Children Ella Sofia (b. 2007) Leo Benjamin (b. 2010)
Divorce Brooke Sealey (m. 2003)
Education N/A
Siblings Kim Gordon
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Synopsis

Jeff Gordon is a famous American professional stock car racer. He is retired from his racing career but now is an announcer for Fox NASCAR. He is a renowned racer who has won many awards and races. He has achieved a lot in his racing career.

He used to drive the number 24 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series seasons. He is not only a racer but also an actor as he has acted in many movies and TV series.

Early Life and Education

He was born in August 4, 1971. He is 44 years old right now. He was born in Vallejo, California which lies in United States of America. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is white. He is the younger child of William Grinnell Gordon and Carol Ann Bickford Houston. He has an elder sister Kim Gordon as his sibling.

He finished his schooling from Tri-West Hendricks High School which lies in Lizton, Indiana. He participated in schools cross country team. He graduated college in 1989.

Career

He started his career in racing in 1990 with the team of Hugh Connerty Racing in NASCAR Busch Series in which he appeared in 115th position.

He continued racing and has taken part in many races since then. He has won many races. His first victory was in 1995 with the team Hendrick Motorsports in NASCAR Winston Cup Series. He started his career in the movies with his debut movie Steel Chariots with the role of himself.

He started his career in the TV series with his debut show Arliss with the role of himself in the episode called Where Do Clients Come From? There were two documentaries he featured in and they are: Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story in 2009 and Beyond 200: The Hendrick Motorsports Story in 2012. He has even appeared as a guest in many shows. 

Personal Life

He dated his girlfriend Brooke Sealey secretly for a long period of time and then the couple got married in 1994. But sadly this couple could not last long as his wife Brooke Sealey sued him for divorce claiming him to have extra marital affairs with the professional model Deanna Merryman.

This couple got divorced in 2003. Then after sometimes he dated Ingrid Vandebosch for sometimes. They got engaged in June 24, 2006. They got married in the same year in November 7, 2006. This happy couple shares a daughter named Ella Sofia who was born in 2007 and a son named Leo Benjamin who was born in 2010 as their children.

He was always linked up with woman and is married to a woman so there is no possibility of him being a gay and he ever had a boyfriend. He is now happily married to Ingrid Vandebosch, so there is no chance of divorce for now.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

He is a tall man with the height of 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 68 kg. He is a very successful racer which is represented by his high net worth which is 150 million. This presents his hard work and his dedication towards his work. 

He is active in social networking sites.  He has a huge number of followers in Twitter which is 803 thousand. This proves his fame in the site. He has a huge number of likes in Facebook and that is more than 1 million which is in increasing side.

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