John Menard
John Menard
Celebrated Name: John Menard
Real Name/Full Name: John Robert Menard, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 84 years old
Birth Date: January 22, 1940
Birth Place: Eau Claire in Wisconsin
Nationality: American
Height: 1.6 m
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Fay Obaid
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Paul Menard and five others)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is John Menard Gay?: No
Profession: Entrepreneur and founder of Menards
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 billion
Last Updated: April 2024

John Robert Menard Jr. is a famous American entrepreneur and billionaire owner and founder of Menards company. He was also the owner of the INDYCAR racing team a few years back. He is the 136th wealthiest person on the globe and ranks on the 68th number in the list of rich people in the United States. His company is the Midwestern chain of home improvement stores.

Maybe you know about John Menard very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of John Menard’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

He was born on 22 January in the year 1940 in Eau Claire in Wisconsin. He is the eldest of his eight siblings and was born in a Catholic family. He has Norwegian, French, Canadian, and German roots. He used to go to Eau Claire High School and then completed his graduation from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and got a degree in Psychology minor and business.

Personal Life

He got married to Paula Cristine, but they got divorced in the year 1993. He stayed single for a few years, but then he met Fay Obaid. They got married to each other in the year 2008, and until now, they are living a happy life together. He has three kids, including Paul Menard, who is a car racing professional driver.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on January 22, 1940, John Menard is 84 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024. His height is 1.68m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.


In the year 1964, he started his first hardware store and owned around 287 Menards Store in 2014. In the yar 2005, his gross sales were about $.55 billion. In the year 2013, his net worth was $8.6 billion as per the Forbes list. In the year 1997, he got caught when he was using his pickup truck to haul wood ash and chromium filled plastic bags for disposal along with household trash. His company was fined with an amount of $1.7 million for around 21 violations. In the year 2013, he had to pay $6 million because he mischaracterized his salary as $20 million.

John’s son, Paul, is the driver of Menards Ford, and Menard owns an engine shop located in the UK. He is the sponsor for Team Penske with driver Paul Menard and Ryan Blaney in the NASCAR cup series. In the Xfinity series, he sponsored Joe Gibbs and Brandon Jones. He has sponsored many more racing drivers until now. For several years, he sponsored Frank Kimmel in Re/Max series. In NTT IndyCar Series, he sponsored Simon Pagenaud. The sponsored cars by Menards can be recognized quickly as these are painted with yellow livery highlights.

Awards & Achievements

He hasn’t won any awards till now, but he has got an achievement by making himself rank amongst the billionaires of the world. As he is one of the wealthiest people in the world, there can’t be an any better achievement than this.

Net Worth & Salary of John Menard in 2024

John Menard Net Worth
John Menard Net Worth

The net worth of John Menard is around $10 billion as of April 2024, which he has earned by working as a billionaire and entrepreneur. He is the owner and founder of Menards, a home improvement chain in the Midwest. He owns around 89% of the Menard Inc., and it is one of the top 50 retailers in the US with annual revenue of $10 billion. Today, he controls more than 300 stores in the United States.

John Menard used to own a racing car company earlier, but then he focused on his business only. The reason due to which he is doing great in his business is because he has given his time and hard work to it. Not only is he ranked amongst the wealthiest people in the world, but he is also involved in philanthropic works.

In the year 2008, he gave around $15 million to support the Midelfort Hospital of Eau Claire. In the year 2015, he donated around $10 million to support the YMCA of Eau Claire. He is a supporter of several conservative issues and has given money to the Koch brother’s political group.


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