|Real Name/Full Name||Kerry Dale Earnhardt|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Kerry Earnhardt|
|Birth Place:||Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||8 December 1969|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 175 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Dale Earnhardt
Mother – Latane Brown
|Siblings:||Dale Earnhardt Jr.|
|Kids/Children Name:||Kayla Earnhardt, Bobby Earnhardt and Jeffrey Earnhardt|
|Profession:||former NASCAR driver|
|Net Worth:||$55 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Luck comes in many ways. This is because, there are many people who have become successful in their career of choice thanks to the support they have from the family. At the same time, from a very young age, all what they know is doing things in a certain way. Before they know it, it shifts from being a hobby to becoming something that they would want to be involved in for the rest of their lives.
This is the exact thing that has happened to Kerry Earnhardt. Kerry’s father Dale Earnhardt was very famous and is today remembered as the Winston Cup Series champion. After being raised by a champion, Kerry also desired to become one and is currently known as a former NASCAR driver. Not only him but also his half-brother Dale Earnhardt Jr. At the same time, Kerry’s son has also followed in his father’s footsteps and the list seems endless.
Well, how well do you know about Kerry Earnhardt? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kerry Earnhardt’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 Kerry Earnhardt to date.
Biography and Early Life
8th of December 1969 remains to be a great and super day in Earnhardt’s family as they were blessed with a wonderful son that day. They decided to name him Kerry Dale Earnhardt and he has remained to be a great blessing in the family. Kerry was born to Dale Earnhardt and his wife Lalane Brown. At the time of his birth, Dale (Kerry’s father) was only 18 years old and was a dirt racer at local level in North Carolina.
Unfortunately, before Kerry learnt to say his name (at 1 year), his parents divorced and his mother got married to Jack Key. Jack adopted Kerry and gave him his surname which Kerry has used for much of his life. He saw very little of his father Dale when he was young until he was 16 years old.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Kerry Earnhardt in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kerry Earnhardt’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 25th September 2023 having been born on 8 December 1969. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 175 lbs in Pound and 79 kg in Kilograms.
Although he was the son of a very rich racer, it seems like his biological father didn’t support him financially. Since his stepfather and his mom were not doing well financially, Kerry was forced to drop out of high school to support his family. He worked in different companies including working in the Cannon Mills located in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
His grandfather Ralph Earnhardt also worked there. He also worked at a Pizza Hut. He has however not mentioned the name of the school he attended. Considering he is a high school dropout, it is very clear that he did not join any college or university.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Kerry is not only successful as a career man but also as a family man. This is because, since 1999, he has been married to the same woman and they are doing very well together. His wife’s name is Rene and they have a daughter together named Kayla. Before Kerry married his current wife, he was in a marriage relationship with another woman whose name is not revealed. He had two sons from his previous married named Bobby and Jeffrey and his wife also had another daughter from her previous relationship named Blade.
As mentioned above, his son Bobby has also followed into his father’s footsteps and in 2017, he raced in the ARCA Racing Series as a part-time driver. He drove a Chevrolet number 3 for Hixson Motorsports as well as Ford number 96 for Brian Kaltreider Racing. In the same year, he made his NASCAR debut driving the No. 40 Chevy Camaro owned by MBM Motorsports in the Xfinity Series at Richmond. His other son Jeffrey Earnhardt is also a racer in the Xfinity Series riding for JD Motorsports. At the same time, Jeffrey has also participated in the Cup Series as a racer. Jeffrey and Bobby are the fourth generation of Earnhardt’s to be involved in professional motorsports.
Is Kerry Earnhardt Gay?
Kerry is definitely not gay. Before he got married to his wife Rene, he was involved in another relationship that produced two sons. He has also been married to his current wife Rene and has a daughter out of the marriage. This is enough to prove he is straight.
In the early 1990s, in his early 20s, Kerry drove race cars and in 1992, he officially entered as a competitor in the racing street stocks. In the same season, he joined NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series as a racer and in 1993, he raced in various tracks inckuding the East Carolina Motor Speedway located near Robersonville in North Carolina as well as Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia. He was able to score 2 top 5s and 8 top 10a in a total of 11 races. This earned him the 1992 Rookie of the Year title.
Kerry was a great racer and as a result, he won most of the races he participated in. He has also received many accolades including 2 Rookie of the Year Honors in 1992 and 1994.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kerry Earnhardt in 2023
Although he is no longer a NASCAR racer, he earned enough wealth to enable him live a comfortable life to date. As of 2023, he has a net worth of $55 Million, all of which he has earned from his career as a racer.
Nothing feels better than watching your children grow and have a promising career. Apart from being a great rider, Kerry has also passed the same to his sons and they are all doing well.