Jeff Gordon is an American NASCAR driver, born on 4tg August,1971 in Vallejo, California.
Jeff Gordon Networth, Salary, Earning and Endorsements
Jeff Gordon has a net worth of $200 million and earns an estimated $20 - $30 million every year from salary and endorsements. Of that income, roughly $20 million comes from endorsements. Gordon’s net worth is probably lower than many of his fans might expect. This can be attributed to Jeff’s divorce from ex-wife Brooke Gordon where as a settlement, he paid her over $100 million of cash, property and assets.
During his career to date, Jeff Gordon has earned over $140 million in on track winnings. Jeff won the Winston Cup now known as Sprint cup series. Jeff has over 90 wins and more than 445 top tens. In the nationwide series, he has more than five wins with 32 top ten finishes.
Jeff endorses Gillette, Pepsi, DuPont, Sunoco and many other brands affiliated with his racing contract. Jeff also has an equity stake in his racing team and is the first driver ever to earn over $100 million in earnings from the cup series. Gordon announced that 2015 would be his last season as full-time driver although he did rule out retiring from the sport altogether. He served as a substitute driver for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2016. In 2017, he was the overall winner at the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
He has been named one of NASCAR’s 50 greatest Drivers of all time and by ESPN as #10 in the 25 Greatest Drivers of all time. Gordon is married to model and actress lngrid Vandebosch and has two children.
Jeff Gordon has also been sponsored by Edy’s, Frito-Lay, Kellogg company, and Ray-Ban. As the owner of JG motorsports, Gordon receives a good chunk of money from licensed products. In 1998 alone, these items racked up a whopping $112 million.
When it comes to business ventures, Gordon owns a dealership-Jeff Gordon Chevrolet-in Wilmington, North Carolina and also partnered with Bob Lutz in 2005 to open the Jeff Gordon Racing School. That same year, he partnered with Briggs & Sons Winemaking Co. to open his own line of wine, which has won a number of gold medals, proving that the race track isn’t the only place where ‘Wonder Boy’ has been a Winner.
Then, of course Gordons broadcasting career. On April 10, 2015, he made his broadcasting debut for Fox Sports 1 for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 At Texas motor Speedway.
|SOURCE OF WEALTH||Stock car racer, Endorsements, Jeff Gordon Racing School, Briggs & Sons Winemaking Company partnership and broadcasting.|
|NET WORTH||$200 million|
|ANNUAL SALARY||$20-$30 million|
|PRIVATE JET||Hawker 800|
|CARS OWNED||Jaguar XK8, Oldsmobile Super 88, Chevrolet Impala and Tahoe Hybrid both, Camaro ZL1,|
|RESIDENCE||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|FIRST RACE||Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (1992)|
|LAST RACE||Goody's Fast Relief 500 (2016)|