|Celebrated Name:||Bill Elliott|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William Clyde Elliott|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 8, 1955|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Cindy Elliott|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Chase, Starr, Brittany)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes(Cindy Elliott)|
|Is Bill Elliott Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional stock car racing driver|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Bill Elliott, with over forty-four career wins and 1988 Winston Cup championship, is one of the most popular and successful drivers seen ever. He is known for his professional stock car racing, and he last competed part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, where he drove at number 23 in a Chevrolet Camaro. He drove there for GMS racing. He has also won the ruthless Daytona for two times in 1985 and 1994. He won the Winston 500 in 1985. He also holds the track record for the fastest qualifying speed, which was recorded as 212.809 miles per hour in Talladega.
Maybe you know about Bill Elliott very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Bill Elliott’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Bill was born in Dawsonville, Georgia, on October 8, 1955. While growing up, he was very much passionate about the stock car racing, and he developed a great, early interest in fast cars. His many generations resided in that area in Georgia, and Bill was named after his two relatives. He was the youngest of his father’s three boys.
His father was also a racing enthusiast, and he created a lumber company. His father was a Ford Persona, and he later formed a Ford Dealership, which was new for his area. With the help of his siblings and father, he was able to win his first race in 1974 at the Dixie Speedway.
Bill’s son Chase is also a rising NASCAR Cup Series race winner. Bill himself withdrew his name from the ballot for the NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver Award after he won that award for 16 times. He withdrew this ballot in 2002. In 2005 it was declared that October 8 would be celebrated as the Bill Elliott Day in Georgia.
Talking of his married life, Bill Elliot has been married twice. His first wife’s name was Martha Elliott, whom he divorced in 1990, and later, he got married to Cindy Elliott in 1992. He also has two daughters, whose name are Starr and Brittany. He also has one son William Clyde II who is also known as Chase, and he is also a NASCAR driver. Brittany Elliott also joined the Air Force in Security Forces.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 8 1955, Bill Elliott is 65 years old as of today’s date 17th May 2021. His height is 6’1’’ tall, and his weight is 84 kg.
Bill’s curiosity in racing started at a very young age, and he made his debut in Winston Cup Series with the help of a car that was owned by his father. There he qualified as 34 in the field of 36 cars, and he got $640 for this. Then he tolled for five years in the Winston Cup Series without any corporate sponsorship. But soon, he started getting sponsorships, and he joined Junior Johnson & Associates in 1992 where replaced Geoffrey Bodine in the No.11 Ford, which was sponsored by Budweiser. He won five races in 1992.
Later he left Johnson’s team, and then he fielded his own Winston Cup race team. This happened from 1995 to 2000, and he used number 94 on his cars in honor of his nephew. Bill retired from racing in 2003 when he finally drove a Camaro in NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Awards & Achievements
Talking of his achievements and awards, here are the awards and achievements that he has earned from all his career.
- He is the winner of the 1985 Winston Cup Series.
- He is also the winner of the 1985 and 1987 Daytona 500 winner.
- He won 2002 Brickyard 400.
- He won the Winston cup again in 1986 and 1988.
- He has won the award, “NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers” in 1998.
- He was also considered as the Winston Cup Series Most Popular Driver for 16 times.
- He was inducted in NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2015.
- He had also been inducted in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2007
Net Worth & Salary of Bill Elliott in 2021
The total net worth of Bill Elliott is estimated to be around the $10 million as of May 2021, and he has earned most of his wealth car races. He has been known for his winning strategy and all the endorsements of different companies that he does. His son is also a NASCAR driver, so he is also expected to increase the family’s worth. Bill Elliott is the proper story of inspiration, and it is the story of rags to riches.
Bill Elliott is an inspiration for many racers, and he has been working very hard throughout his life. He has donated most of his life to racing, and we respect him for this. He is today a living legend in the racing industry, and we wish nothing but a healthier and longer life for him.