Forrest Lucas
Forrest Lucas
Real Name/Full Name Forrest Lucas
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Forrest Lucas
Birth Place: Ramsey, Indiana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 February 1942
Age/How Old: 81 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Raymond Lucas
Mother – Marie Lucas
Siblings: 3
School: Indiana High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Charlotte Lucas (m. 1982)
Kids/Children Name: Bobby Lucas, Morgan Lucas and 5 others
Profession: Producer, Businessman
Net Worth: $550 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Forrest Lucas is an American businessman who founded the famous American Manufacturer and Distributor of oil and lubricant company named Lucas Oil. He later started his own film production house named Forrest Films, through which he has produced a number of successful movies and series.

Well, how well do you know about Forrest Lucas? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Forrest Lucas’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Forrest Lucas to date.

Biography and Early Life

Forrest was born in a lower-class family. Though Elkinsville was his birthplace, his family relocated, and he grew up in Ramsey, Indiana. He was the eldest child of his parents. His father’s name was Raymond Lucas, and his mother was Marie Lucas. His parents used to harvest and had a very small farm of their own. Forrest has three younger sisters. In an interview, he revealed that he was deprived of a lot of things in his childhood as he and his family lived in a rural area.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Forrest Lucas in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Forrest Lucas’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 31st March 2023 having been born on 13 February 1942. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Forrest was never too much interested in formal studies. He always wanted to be independent and dreamed of having his own business. He attended a local high school named Indiana High School, from where he earned his graduation certificate in 1960. As he belonged to a very low-income family, he couldn’t attend college or any other higher studies. Thus, he finished his studies after passing high school to start his own business.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Forrest Lucas With Wife Charlotte Lucas
Forrest Lucas With Wife Charlotte Lucas

After dating for a few months, he got married to his first wife. The name of his first wife or their marriage date isn’t available as Forrest didn’t talk much about her later. However, he revealed that they parted their ways because of their different style of living. Her first wife was a homemaker, and Forrest accused her of spending all his money without his knowledge. He also stated that his first wife never was interested in saving money. However, the couple divorced a few years after their marriage.

In 1982, Lucas got married for the second time to Charlotte Lucas. She is currently the observer of Lucas Oil Company. The couple had a total of seven children, including Charlotte’s child Bobby from her first marriage. His son Morgan Lucas is a famous car racing driver and also the President of Lucas Oil Company.

Is Forrest Lucas Gay?

No, Forrest Lucas is not gay. He is a straight man with a big family. He and his second wife have been married for more than thirty years. He also was married once before that. He has seven children with his second wife that proves his heterosexuality. He has never dated any men either.

Professional Career

Forrest was drawn towards independent business from a young age. After finishing high school, he didn’t continue to study; instead, he started his own moving company by buying a truck. He used it to transport various industrial items around Indiana. Two years later, he saved enough money to buy a semi-trailer. He expanded his business with that car. He started to do a side job at another moving company named Mayflower Transit to increase his income.

Slowly he bought more than ten trucks and started doing cargo transportation business. In 1980, he earned a full driving license that allowed him to transport in 48 states of America. Eight years later, he founded his own Oil Company named Lucas Oil. His company provides a range of oil, lubricants and additives. But his company is most famous for producing racing car engine oils.

He later founded his own film production house named Forrest Films. He produces movies that show various social issues and talk about current affairs.


Forrest Lucas has achieved a number of prestigious awards and lifetime achievement. He also has started giving awards under his name from his oil company to people from various fields. In 2014, he won the American Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to American Business. In 2019, he won the Oil Speedway Award for his company’s contribution to the car racing industry. In 2011, he won Three-Point Philosophy Award for his charity works and philanthropy.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Forrest Lucas in 2023

Forrest Lucas Net Worth
Forrest Lucas Net Worth

Forrest Lucas is a very successful American businessman who has an estimated net worth of around $550 million as per the year 2023. His company provides one of the best racing car oils in the world. He also owns a film production house that earns millions of revenue per year. In the last decade, he has expanded his oil company and increased the earning margin immensely.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Lucas is a huge wildlife lover and donates a lot of money to save local wildlife.
  • He likes to call himself an “animal activist”or simply an animal saver because he is very generous towards wild animals.

Forrest Lucas has successfully inspired a number of American businessmen by his own hard work and dedication. Businessmen like Bill Gates or Alan Musk have praised him openly. He is famous for his risk-taking behavior. He currently lives in Indiana with his children and grandchildren on a huge property.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here