Richard Childress
Richard Childress
Celebrated Name: Richard Childress
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Childress
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 21 September 1945
Birth Place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.70  m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Judy Childress
Children: Yes (Tina Dillon)
Profession: former NASCAR driver and the current team owner of Richard Childress Racing
Net Worth in 2024: $300 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Richard Childress is a marvelous man who used to be a former NASCAR driver and presently owns the ‘Richard Childress Racing’ team. Richard has been addressed as the wealthiest man with a remarkable net worth in North Carolina. In addition to this, Richard has invested in a vineyard business, which is chiefly located in North Carolina. Richard Childress has also strongly held the position as a board of directors at the ‘National Rifle Association.’

Over the years of utmost hard work and labor, Richard Childress has achieved and gained great potential in achieving every little thing with great passion and dedication. Richard Childress is a passionate man who has loved his driving work with utmost pleasure and love. This dedication towards his dream journey has made him acquired a great net fortune, which is highly significant and noteworthy to a great extent.

Maybe you know about Richard Childress 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 Richard Childress’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

Richard Childress was born on 21 September 1945 in North Carolina in the United States, and thus he was born with an American nationality. There is not much known about Richard Childress’s parents and his educational background. At an early age, Richard was a peanut seller in the local market in order to support his family financially. As a child, Richard has always idealized the remarkable racing driver, such as ‘David Pearson’, and the other was the ‘Cale Yarborough.’ These commendable people have inspired him to acquire his dream career, where he can be a professional stock car racer.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 September 1945, Richard Childress is 78 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024. His height is 1.70  m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Richard bought his first racing car by purchasing an old taxi along with his childhood friend. This old taxi cab cost them about $20, which is a big sum of money in that era. The two of the friends have decided who is going to drive the car by flipping a coin, and significantly, Richard has won the toss where he got the chance to drive the vehicle before his friend.

In the year 1969, Richard got the first breakthrough by participating in the ‘NASCAR-Car Event’ where the other racing drivers boycotted to drive any cars for some unknown issue. On the other hand, Richard got the opportunity to enter into the field as the first racing driver. With this opportunity, Richard gave a remarkable entry with a unique finishing.

Initially, Richard has been performing varied roles in the field, such as a head mechanic, driver, chief engine builder, and much more. Thus, Richard, for a long time, has played as a one-person team.

With great struggle and difficulties, Richard has established his own independent motorsport team entitled ‘Richard Childress Racing.’ Soon afterward, Richard Childress was declared as the wealthiest man in the North Carolina of the United States.

Awards and Achievements

Childress has been bestowed by the ‘NASCAR Hall of Fame’ award.
He has been bestowed by the ‘Champion Car Owner’ at the Winston Cup Series.
Next, Richard Childress has been bestowed by the ‘Champion Car Owner’ at the ‘Busch Series.’

Net Worth & Salary of Richard Childress in 2024

Richard Childress Net Worth
Richard Childress Net Worth

Therefore, the total estimated net worth of Richard Childress is about $300 million approximately as of June 2024.

Henceforth, this remarkable man has been a driving expert in various championship tournaments across the world. Richard has established a successful career with wild dreams of achievement in the motorsports fraternity. Significantly, Richard Childress has remarkably earned more than over 190 victories added by more than over 12 NASCAR championships. Thus, Richard Childress is a legendary man who has put forth his capabilities and potential to the maximum level of successfulness and victory.


  1. I admire him for what he had accomplished and also what he has given back to the community & children, a wonderful person..


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