He is known for his race car driving skills in the pit, and now he is the announcer for Fox NASCAR, Jeff Gorgon is the man with a plan. A once former racer and still is a Philanthropist has his name spread all around the world with sponsors deals and his name plaster on every drinkable liquid and substance. Earning a reputation in with the big boys he is also a winner of many awards and honors such as NASCARS’s 50 Greatest Drivers.
Career and Progressions:
Gordon began racing BMX bikes at age four, and the following year he slipped behind the wheel of the quarter for his first competitive driving experience. Winning the national quarter-midget championship at ages eight and 10 and continued to dominate older children in go-kart events. He moved to Pittsboro, Indiana so that he could race powerful sprint cars.
Despite his recent success, Gordon announced in 2015 that he would be retired. On May 21, Gordon proclaimed on NASCAR Race Hub that he would join Fox Sports as a full-time analyst, beginning with Speedweeks at Daytona in 2016.
How Much is Jeff Gorgon Net Worth?
He has an estimated net worth of $200 million dollars, with salary up to $14 million dollars including the endorsements he made according to some wiki sources. He earned most of his wealth in endorsements and product placements during his races. He is third on the wins list after having 87 career wins. Being the first NASCAR driver to reach $100 million in career earnings from the Cup Series and won five Cup championships from 2006 to 2010.
Has Jeff Gorgon Married Again?
He was married to his first wife, Brooke Sealey The couple was married from 1994 until 2002 and did not have children together. They first met in February of 1993; she was a model and Miss Winston at the time and was dating in secret as the rules state that model and race car driver are not allowed to date. Soon after the marriage of 8 years, Sealey filed for divorce. The most expensive divorce known in sports history he lost an airplane, a boat, two cars and alimony resulting to a large 15.3 million dollars.
Gordon is now married to Ingrid Vandebosch, stopping any gay rumors as his new wife is a former supermodel and actress. They first met in 2002 and were married four years later in 2006 in a private ceremony in Mexico. They had two children together Ella Sofia in 2007 and Leo Benjamin in 2010 and are already in racing gear like their father.
Jeff Gorgon’s Short Bio:
Born August 4, 1971, and now is 45 years of age and grew up in Vallejo, California. His parents are William Gordon, his step-father and Carol Bickford, his mother, were divorced after he was six months old. Though they have not much information about them, they share the mixed ethnicity of half Irish and Scottish with their son Jeff. He has a slightly lower than average height but is still in good shape for a person his age. He holds an American nationality and has a cousin named James Bickford.