Jeff Gordon Net Worth : $200 Million
An American Stock Car Racing Driver
Jeff Gordon Annual Income
Source of Wealth
Date of Birth
August 4, 1971
Obtain high school diploma from Tri-West Hendricks High School
Jeff Gordon’s Income & Total Net Worth
Jeff Gordon, a NASCAR driver, has an estimated net worth of $200 million. He accumulated his total net worth by indulging himself in various product endorsements. He, as a professional driver, earned huge chunk through prize money. He is the first NASCAR driver to earn more than $100 million from the Cup Series. He endorses various brands including, Coke, Gillette, Sunoco, DuPont and other brands, associated with his racing contracts.
Jeff Gordon is the co-owner of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet. He also holds an equity stake in his No. 24 team.
Properties: Private Fortune
He owns a luxurious apartment in New York. This residence has 3 bedrooms, a living room with an oak bar, each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, heavy wooden doors and marvellous cherry wood floors. In 2007, its value was $9.6 million. But now, this apartment is on sale for $30 million.
Jeff Gordon’s Career
At the age of five, Gordon started racing. He originally rode a BMX bike. At the age of thirteen, he showed keen interest in sprint cars, having 650 horsepower. He won 3 short-track races. At the age of 20, he became the youngest driver to win the championship. He went on to the Busch Series, driving for Bill Davis Racing, in 1991 and 1992. In 1992, he made a tremendous NASCAR record of capturing 11 poles in just one season. He won ‘Daytona 500 Qualifying Race’ in 1993 Winston Cup Season.
Awards and Honours
- He was introduced into the “National Midget Auto Racing Hall Of Fame” in 2009.
- He got the NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year Award, three times.
- He received Silver Buffalo Award for his humanitarian work.
He acted in a documentary named “24*24: Wide Open with Jeff Gordon”. He also performed in several films, including Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Taxi, Herbie: Fully Loaded, and Cars 2.
Television Appearances and Shows
He appeared in the following TV shows:
- Spin City
- The Simpsons
- Speed Racer: The Next Generation
- The Drew Carey Show
- Live! With Regis and Kelly (Guest appearance)
- Who Wants To Be a Millionaire
- I Get That A Lot
- Saturday Night Live (The first NASCAR driver to host this show)
He is the cover driver of video games, like Jeff Gordon XS Racing, NASCAR 98 and NASCAR Thunder 2002.
Jeff Gordon, a popular car racer, is also known for his charity works. He created “The Jeff Gordon Foundation”, an organization dedicated to find cure for children, struggling from cancer. This foundation raises funds through various programs. He also supports the campaign, named “Drive to End Hunger”. He supported various other foundations, like:
Athletes for Hope
Partners in Health
American Association of Retired Persons