|Real Name/Full Name:
|Kerry Dale Earnhardt
|54 years old
|December 8, 1969
|Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Jeffrey Earnhardt, Bobby Earnhardt, Kayla Earnhardt)
|Yes (Rene Earnhardt)
|Is Kerry Earnhardt Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Kerry Dale Earnhardt, who is named Kerry Earnhardt is a former NASCAR driver and is also the eldest son of the seven-time Winston Cup Series Champion named Dale Earnhardt. He is also the half-brother of the previous Cup series driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. He was also once employed by the Dale Earnhardt Inc. as a consultant, and he specialized in the driver development, and he worked till the year 2011. Jeffrey Earnhardt, who is his younger son, also began racing in the year 2007 for DEI, and he currently competes in the NASCAR Cup Series. He is known for his physical similarities to his father, Dale.
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Early Life & Biography
Kerry’s mother is the first wife of the Dale Earnhardt, and Dale was just 18 years old and the local North Carolina dirt racer when Kerry was born. The couple got divorced later when Kerry was only one year old. Latane, who was the first wife of Dale, was then married to Jack Key, who also adopted the Kerry and used his stepfather’s last name for most of his life. He didn’t know about Dale until 16.
Before his racing career began, Kerry dropped out of high school and worked in many jobs to support his family. He worked at Pizza Hut, and later, he started working in the Cannon Mills, which is in Kannapolis, North Carolina, and his grandfather, Ralph Earnhardt, used to work there.
Talking of his personal life, Kerry got married to Rene in 1999, and they also have a daughter named Kayla. Kerry has two sons named Bobby and Jeffrey from his previous life, and Rene has a daughter named Blade from her earlier marriage. Bobby, his son, raced in the ARCA Racing Series in the year 2017, and he drove the number 3 Chevrolet for the Hixson Motorsport, and he also drove the number 96 Ford for the Brian Kaltreider Racing.
Bobby then also made his NASCAR debut in the Xfinity Series, and he then drove the No. 40 Chevy Camaro for MBM Motorsports in 2017 at the Richmond. His other son, Jeffrey, also races part-time in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and even in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He drove the Number 81 for the XCI Racing and later at number 18 for the Joe Gibbs Racing. Jeffrey and Bobby are currently the fourth generations of the family in the motorsport business.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 8 1969, Kerry Earnhardt is 54 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024. His height is 6’1’’ tall, and his weight is 79 kg.
Kerry has also driven the race cars in the early 1990s, and he then entered the racing world as a competitor in the year 1992 racing street stocks. Kerry raced in the same season in the NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series, and he raced various tracks in 1993. It includes the East Carolina Motor Speedway, which is near Robersonville North Carolina, and also at the Langley Speedway which in Hampton, Virginia.
In the year 2000, Kerry made his debut in the Winston Cup at the Michigan driving for Marcis Auto racing, and he drove against his father Dale Earnhardt and his other half-brother, Dale Earnhardt Jr. He was wrecked out of the race during the fifth lap, and later in 2001, his father was killed at Daytona.
Kerry also raced in the six Nextel Cup races for the Richard Childress Racing in the No. 33 car. In the year 2007, in the end, he announced that he was retiring from competitive racing.
Awards & Achievements
Kerry has won the pole for the season-opening of the Florida Dodge Dealers 250, and he has also won a pole and also recorded 8 top 5s and the 40 top 10s and has won the Rookie of the Year Honors in 1994.
Net Worth & Salary of Kerry Earnhardt in 2024
Today the estimated net worth of this professional race car driver is $55 million as of February 2024, and he has earned most of his net worth from racing and driving cars. After he announced his retirement in 2007, Kerry, with his wife, started to design the “Earnhardt Collection” which is a collection of homes built by Schumacher homes. This has contributed explicitly to his net worth, and thus his worth has increased over the years.
Kerry Earnhardt is one of the greatest ever race car drivers who have won many races. He is one of those racers who started from the absolute bottom, and he is the son of legendary Dale Earnhardt Sr. who is known for his winning strategies. We wish nothing but a healthier and happier life for Kerry.