Jeff Gordon Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Jeff Gordon net worth is
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Jeff Gordon Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Jeff Gordon is also known as J. M Gordon, Rainbow Warrior, Jeffery Michael “Jeff” Gordon and J. M Gordon. Jeff is considered to be one of the greatest race car drivers nowadays who has been able to amass net worth estimated as amazingly high as $220 million. This is surprisingly high for a driver, but it could be explained simply if we take a look at Gordon’s earnings which have increased his net worth. For only the Nascar Sprint Cup in 2012 Gordon received more than 6 million dollars, and if we notice that he started to earn huge amounts of money in 1992 in Nascar, this is not surprising at all.

Jeff Gordon Net Worth $220 Million

Jeffery Michael Gordon was born on August 4, 1971, in Vallejo, California, United States. He was interested in cars since as a young boy: when Jeff was only 4, he had the ability to ride BMX, bought by Gordon’s stepfather. At the age of 5 Gordon was already racing and only one year later already had a great success not only among kids, but also was able to set several records on the track.

Gordon’s net worth started to rise early, but the first serious input was made in year 1992, when he raced in the Nascar Winston Cup. Then Jeffery received more than 6,000 dollars, but it was only the beginning of a great career – only one year later Gordon’s earnings were 10 times bigger than the previous year. This is the reason why in 1994 Gordon’s net worth increased one more time – then he received about one and a half million dollars after the Nascar Winston Cup.

After such a great beginning, Gordon later appeared in the Nascar Nextel Cup – this was one more great way to increase his net worth, as he received more than six million dollars for his appearances in 2004. So now you can better understand how rich is Jeff Gordon, but it was not the end. In 2008 his career in the Nascar Sprint Cup started, and Jeff was able to earn more money than ever before.

Actually Jeff nowadays is known in all around the world because he was also able to beat one more record – Gordon is the first personality ever who received more than $100 million from the famous Cup Series.

Jeff Gordon has already entered the history of car racing. Furthemore, Gordon’s net worth and popularity could only increase after he was announced in the list of the 50 Greatest Drivers by Nascar.

Nowadays Jeffery Gordon lives together with his second wife, Ingrid Vandebosch, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Together the couple have two children: Leo Benjamin and Ella Sofia. And it looks like the career of Jeff is not finished at all, and he will definitely be able to earn even more money thanks to his awesome talent in car racing and also a huge will to be a winner.

So now you know how big is the net worth estimated by J. Gordon.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 4, 1971
Birth place: Vallejo, California, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:150 lbs (68 kg)
Profession:American race car driver, Actor, voice actor
Education:Annie Pennycook Elementary School, Springstowne Middle School, Tri-West Hendricks High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Ingrid Vandebosch (m. 2006), Brooke Sealey (m. 1994–2003)
Children:Ella Sofia Gordon, Leo Benjamin Gordon
Parents:William Grinnell Gordon, Carol Ann Bickford Houston
Siblings:Kim Gordon
Awards:Best Driver ESPY Award, Bill France Award of Excellence (2015)
Nominations:Shorty Award for Athlete, NASCAR Hall of Fame (eligible for 2018), 50 Greatest Drivers (NASCAR (NASCAR), 1998 list), Winston Cup Series Champion, 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona overall winner, 1991 USAC Silver Crown Series Champion, 1990 USAC National Midget Series Champion
TV shows:Cars 2 (2011), Pepsi MAX & Jeff Gordon Present: Test Drive (2013), Fox NASCAR (since 2001), 24 x 24: Wide Open with Jeff Gordon (2007)
Books:Jeff Gordon: Racing Back to the Front--My Memoir (2001), Jeff Gordon: Burning Up the Track (2002), Vermeil: The Essence Of Leadership (2003)
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Gordon


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Continuing to Race in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Circuit [November 2004]
2Won his 68th career race, giving him a comfortable lead of thirteen races in first place of the active win list. [July 2004]
3Co-owner, with fellow racers Richard Petty, John Force and Michael Andretti, of "Race Rock", a chain of race-themed restaurants.
4Shares first and nicknames with another sports celebrity, WWE's Jeff "The Rainbow-Haired Warrior" Hardy (Jeff Hardy).
5In 2004, his net worth was estimated to be $155 million.
6Daughter, Ella Sofia, born 20 June 2007. She weighed 7 lbs, 1 oz, and was 20 inches long.
7Engaged to Ingrid Vandebosch [August 30, 2006].
8Together with Casey Mears and Jamie McMurray, had a small, non-credited part in a The West Wing (1999) episode: "365 Days". His picture for 2004's Chase for the Nextel Cup was shown to the first lady (Stockard Channing) as one of the reasons women love NASCAR.
9Won 2005 Daytona 500
10Won his third career Daytona 500 in 2005 for his 70th career win in the Nextel Cup Series.
11The driver who holds the most second place finishes when he wins is Bobby Labonte.
12The night after winning the first-ever Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis in 1994, he called a pizza delivery place from his hotel room and was told it would be an hour or two before he got his food because of the race. His reply to the pizza delivery worker was, "Well, will it help any if I'm the *winner* of that race?" He got his delivery within minutes.
13Reached a settlement that guarantees his now-former wife, Jennifer Brooke Sealy, at least $15.3 million. Sealy filed for divorce on 17 March 2002 after seven years of marriage, citing marital discord. (13 June 2003)
14Made "People" Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1997.
15Has countersued his wife, the former Jennifer Brooke Sealey, for divorce in Palm Beach County (FL) Circuit Court, saying he should not have to equally split the couple's estate, as per her request, because he risked his life to collect it. [April 2002]
16Raced the Busch Grand National Carquest Auto Parts 300 in a car painted to promote Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). His "copilots" were Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul. [May 1999]
17As of March, 2000, Gordon has won four Winston Cup championships, 58 races and more than $45 million in prize money.
18Raced the Brickyard 400 in a car painted as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Peanuts. Gordon's "copilots" were Woodstock, Joe Cool and Snoopy's WWI Flying Ace. [August 2000]
19Has starred in several Pepsi commercials and has his own car dealership in Charlotte, NC, called Jeff Gordon Chevrolet. Has his own book out entitled "Portrait of a Champion" that highlights his phenomenal 1997 Championship. Also has been in several Frito Lay commercials, some featuring his wife. Has a leukemia patient down in the pits at every race.
20Won 4 NASCAR Winston Cup Championships (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001), joining Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt as one of only three drivers to win more than three championships.
21Was the first driver ever to win Rookie Of The Year in both the Busch Series and the Winston Cup Series.
22Became the youngest driver in Winston Cup history to achieve 50 career wins.
23Won 60+ NASCAR Nextel Cup Races
24Won 2 Daytona 500's
25Scored Hendrick Motorsports 100th Victory.
26Pit Crew nicknamed "The Rainbow Warriors"


Trademarks

#Trademark
1#24 Dupont Chevrolet


Pictures



Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero2015TV SeriesRodeo Clown Announcer / Wacky Bustgutty
I Get That a Lot2013TV Series
Cars 2: The Video Game2011Video GameJeff Gorvette (voice)
Cars 22011Jeff Gorvette (voice)
Gran Turismo 52010Video Game voice
Speed Racer: The Next Generation2009TV SeriesTurbo McCalister
Herbie Fully Loaded2005Jeff Gordon
The Drew Carey Show2001TV SeriesJeff Gordon
Arli$$1998TV SeriesJeff Gordon

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
War, Inc.2008thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning America2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Guest / ...
Sports Jeopardy!2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Clue Giver
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - NASCAR Driver
The Soup2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rachael Ray2009-2015TV SeriesHimself
Knock Knock Live2015TV SeriesHimself
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself - NASCAR Driver
NASCAR on Fox2013-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Hendrick Motorsports
Jeopardy!2015TV SeriesHimself - Video Clue Presenter
The Mask with Henrik Lundqvist2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Masters of the Clock: The Legend of Martinsville2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
I Am Dale Earnhardt2015DocumentaryJeff Gordon
Fox and Friends2015TV SeriesHimself - NASCAR Racer
Toyota/Save Mart 3502014TV MovieHimself
Larry King Now2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Daytona 500: Bash at the Beach2014TV MovieHimself (Host)
Test Drive2005-2014TV SeriesHimself - NASCAR Champ
Fashion News Live2006-2013TV SeriesHimself
Toyota/Save Mart 3502013TV MovieHimself
Fashion Police2013TV SeriesHimself
Jeff Gordon: Test Drive/Pepsi Max2013ShortHimself
The 6th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute2012TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Beyond 2002012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Simpsons2012TV SeriesHimself
9th Annual Style Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
2012 Toyota/Save Mart 3502012TV MovieHimself
Top Gear2012TV SeriesHimself - 4 times Nascar champion
The Day; 1992 Hooters 5002011TV MovieHimself
Mike & Mike2011TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee
2011 Toyota/Save Mart 3502011TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997-2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2008-2011TV SeriesHimself - 3-Time Daytona 500 Winner / Himself
The 44th Annual CMA Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Pepsi Max 4002010TV MovieHimself
2010 Toyota/Save Mart 3502010TV MovieHimself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 Budweiser Shootout2010TV MovieHimself
Sesame Street2009TV SeriesHimself
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Pepsi 5002009TV MovieHimself
Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sneak Peek with Jeff Gordon2008Video shortHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1995-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Top Twelve List Presenter / Himself - Top Ten List Presenter
Pepsi 5002008TV MovieHimself
2008 NASCAR Pennsylvania 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Lenox Industrial Tools 3012008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Lifelock 4002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Pocono 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Crown Royal Dan Lowry 4002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Subway 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 Nicorette Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Samsung 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Daytona 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
SportsCenter2001-2008TV SeriesHimself
EA Sports Nascar 092008Video GameHimself (voice)
Conversations with Carlos Watson2007TV SeriesHimself
Nextel Cup UAW-Ford 5002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 Pepsi-Dupont Chevrolet
Sharp Aquos 5002007TV MovieHimself
2007 Pennsylvania 5002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
NASCAR Nextel Cup Allstate 4002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
Soul of a Champion2006TV SeriesHimself
Speed, Guts & Glory2006VideoHimself - Host
Sony HD 5002006TV MovieHimself
2006 Aaron's 4992006TV MovieHimself
V-Twin TV2006TV SeriesHimself
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2005TV Series documentaryHimself - NASCAR Driver (segment "NASCAR Family")
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Sony HD 5002005TV MovieHimself
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control2005Video GameHimself
Larry King Live2001-2005TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2005TV Series documentaryDriver
Life & Style2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2001-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
NASCAR Drivers: 3602004-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Super Bowl XXXIX2005TV SpecialHimself - Spectator
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself
Bass Pro Shops MBNA 5002004TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
Taxi2004/IHimself (uncredited)
Pop Secret 5002004TV MovieHimself
Celebrity Poker Showdown2004TV SeriesHimself
Winston Cup Extreme Tribute2004TV SpecialHimself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself
Miss USA2004TV SpecialHimself - Celebrity Judge
NASCAR: The IMAX Experience2004Documentary shortHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Looney Tunes: Back in Action2003Himself
HBO First Look2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Sidewalks Entertainment2003TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2003TV SeriesHimself - Host
Player$2003TV SeriesHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM2001Documentary shortDriver #24
Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Pole Position1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Fifty1998TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Spin City1998TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Speedworld1992-1998TV SeriesHimself - No. 24 DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet driver / Himself
Charlie Rose1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Steel Chariots1997TV MovieHimself
1996 Daytona 5001996TV MovieHimself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
SportsFigures1995TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself

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