About Jeff Gordon
Jeffery Michael Gordon, better known as Jeff Gordon, is a professional race driver from the United States. He races in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving No. 24 Drive to End Hunger/Axalta Coating Systems Chevrolet SS. Jeff holds four Daytona 500 champion titles and is ranked 3rd on the all-times wins list. He was victorious at NASCAR races nearly 90 times and with this result is considered to be one of the most accomplished stock car racing drivers in the world. Jeff Gordon net worth is currently estimated at $150 million.
Gordon was born in Vacaville, a small town in California, in a family of Carol Ann Bickford and William Grinnell Gordon. He was a second child in a family and has an older sister, named Kim. His professional career took off in early 90s and in 1994 he won at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the longest circuit in NASCAR rally. Jeff Gordon net worth was quite impressive by the time he met his future wife Brooke. At first the couple dated in secret, mostly at nights, because dating Ms. Winston was forbidden by the rules and that’s exactly what Brook was by the time she met Jeffrey.
They came out of a shadow and got married in 1994. Jeff’s and Brooke’s divorce in 2003 became a real bite for the tabloids all over the States. Judging from in-court papers, which were published soon after, divorce was neither amicable nor friendly. In the court Gordon’s ex-wife demanded for an exclusive right to use family’s house by the ocean (worth approximately $9 million), alimony and the right to periodically use their private airplane and numerous boats. Although this was a pretty costly divorce, Jeff Gordon net worth did not allow him to cry at nights.
The following year Gordon started dating Ingrid Vandebosch, an actress and model awarded as an Elite Look of the Year in 1990. The fact that those two has known each other since 2002 caused a rumor that Ingrid was the actual reason for the failure of Jeff’s first marriage. After two years of dating the couple got married in 2006, with only their families and closest friends invited to join the ceremony. The following year their first daughter Ella Sofia Gordon was born and in 2011 Vandebosch gave birth to a little boy. On his behalf it has to be said that Jeff Gordon net worth has paid for some really good deeds. In 1999 he established The Jeff Gordon Foundation, which aims to support children suffering from extremely serious, life-threatening illnesses. In 2007 Gordon along with a number of other famous athletes, including Lance Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, Tony Hawk, Alonzo Mourning and Andre Agassi, founded a charitable organization entitled Athletes for Hope.