Jeff Gordon – Net worth, Money and More

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 Net Worth: 150 million USD

It’s time for adrenaline driven enthusiasts to look over a great upcoming season of NASCAR promising to be one of the most stirring season of all. Riding high on No.24 Axalta Chervolet is our very own Jeff Gordon. The season has mounted to a lot of excitement and curiosity among the fans for its bewildering changes in the format asserting the drivers to their limits. With the engines roaring, it’s time for Gordon to gear up for a robust show of his lifetime.

Career

Jeffery Michael “Jeff” Gordon born on August 4, 1971 is from Vallejo, California, and was evidently raised in Pittsboro, Indiana.  He initially started with Busch series with Hugh Connerty Racing and later joined Hendrick motorsports in 1993. Moving ahead with his winning streaks he went on to win Sprint Cup Championship in the year 1995-2001. He consequently won Daytona 500 three times. Furthermore, he ranks 3rd on the all-time cup wins list with 88 career wins. In 1998, he was mentioned in the 50 greatest driver’s list by NASCAR. He is also the first NASCAR driver to have achieved a milestone of 100 million USD in terms of career winnings. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina along with his family.

Infested with adrenaline and speed, he never misses a chance off track. He had participated in various off-road events namely, 2002 race of champions to name a few. He was supposedly running it again in 2004 against Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher, but was unable to go on because of flu. In 2007, he went on to complete Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona for the very first time. His passion for speed is unparalleled. For racing enthusiasts he has been an epitome of success and speed.

 

Net Worth

Reportedly Jeff Gordon has a net worth of 150 million USD.  He earns a whooping annual salary of 22 million USD, of which 15 million USD comes from endorsing various brands enlisted in his racing contracts. He endorses Gillete, coke, DuPont, Sunoco and various others. He significantly has an equity stake in his own team. Recently, during his controversial divorce with his wife Brooke Gordon, he paid her over 100 million USD in property and assets. She was also given the rights to the couple’s ocean front home valued affluently at 9 million USD. She also got herself with the exclusive rights to receive alimony and access to his private jets and boats as well. No doubt it does get hard when you lose such hefty amounts you earned. But so is the life isn’t it?  We do hope Jeff takes out all his aggression on his race track.

 

Philanthropist

Being a millionaire often tends to bring on a new social frontier in one’s personal aspect. And so does our Jeff Gordon, who established the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation to help support children in need and facing life threatening and chronic diseases. He went along with Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Andre Agassi, Tony Hawk, Warrick Dunn, Andrea Jaeger, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Mario Lemieux, Alonzo mourning, lance Armstrong etc. to form Athlete For Hope, a charitable organization which tends to bring on awareness by bringing various professional athletes of different field together and  involving them in charitable causes.  It does encourage other volunteers from various sections and society to come and help spreading awareness. In 2011, Gordon came up with AARP as sponsor’s in process with the Drive to End Hunger program, which took initiative to offer meals to hunger relief organizations. He eventually started campaigns in favor of senior citizens working along with Global Clinton Initiatives.

 

Media

Along with racing, Gordon has been seen working on unexplored segments of his life, which is quite evident of him featuring in various popular media on numerous occasions. He always tends to push his way out, with an ideology as such, he endeavors perfection in every aspects.   He has acted in various films and televisions shows. He has also been seen hosting “who wants to be a millionaire” and “Saturday night live” etc. to name a few. He has made several guest appearances on shows like “Extreme Makeover: Home edition” and “I get that a lot” along with few others. With regards to filming scenario he has worked on projects like steel chariots, taxi etc. he is likely to be a great actor in coming times with the deliberate amount of enthusiasm he has shown in the media context.

 

Awards and achievements

Gordon’s philanthropy got him with a three time recipient of NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year Awards in the year 1997, 2004 and 2011. He also achieved the award for the Heisman Humanitarian Award for his consistent work in children’s cause. He was introduced in the National Midget Racing Hall Of Fame in the year 2009. Conspicuously, he was mentioned in the Watkins Glen International Hall Of Fame in recognition for his astounding success on the race track. He has been a consistent performer in regards with his racing abilities. He has firmed himself as an eminent racer in the past and continues to do so regardless of his personal impediments and controversies. Success synonyms Gordon are it on track or off track.

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