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Jeff Gordon

Biography

NASCAR great who also won his to begin many WInston Glass Series Championships in 1995. He received his 1st Daytona 500 in 1997 and be probably one of the most effective race car motorists in the annals of the activity. He began race one fourth midgets when he was five so when he surely got to his teenagers, his family thought in him plenty of to go from California to Indiana to greatly help further his race profession. He became the 1st driver to attain $100 million in profession income in the Glass series. He was wedded to Brooke Sealey before marrying his second wife, Ingrid Vandebosch, in November, 2006. He competed in story Richard Petty’s last competition.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jeff Gordon
Date Of Birth August 4, 1971
Place Of Birth Vallejo, CA
Height 1.73 m
Weight 68 kg
Profession Race Car Driver
Education Tri-West Hendricks High School, Springstowne Middle School, Annie Pennycook Elementary School
Nationality American
Spouse Ingrid Vandebosch, Brooke Sealey
Children Leo Benjamin Gordon, Ella Sofia Gordon
Parents William Grinnell Gordon, Carol Ann Bickford Houston
Siblings Kim Gordon
Awards Best Driver ESPY Award, Bill France Award of Excellence
Nominations Shorty Award for Athlete
Movies Cars 2, Pepsi MAX & Jeff Gordon Present: Test Drive, 24 x 24: Wide Open with Jeff Gordon
TV Shows Fox NASCAR
Star Sign Leo

  • Facts
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#Fact
1 Continuing to Race in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Circuit [November 2004]
2 Won his 68th career race, giving him a comfortable lead of thirteen races in first place of the active win list. [July 2004]
3 Co-owner, with fellow racers Richard Petty, John Force and Michael Andretti, of "Race Rock", a chain of race-themed restaurants.
4 Shares first and nicknames with another sports celebrity, WWE's Jeff "The Rainbow-Haired Warrior" Hardy (Jeff Hardy).
5 In 2004, his net worth was estimated to be $155 million.
6 Daughter, Ella Sofia, born 20 June 2007. She weighed 7 lbs, 1 oz, and was 20 inches long.
7 Engaged to Ingrid Vandebosch [August 30, 2006].
8 Together with Casey Mears and Jamie McMurray, had a small, non-credited part in a The West Wing (1999) episode: "365 Days". His picture for 2004's Chase for the Nextel Cup was shown to the first lady (Stockard Channing) as one of the reasons women love NASCAR.
9 Won 2005 Daytona 500
10 Won his third career Daytona 500 in 2005 for his 70th career win in the Nextel Cup Series.
11 The driver who holds the most second place finishes when he wins is Bobby Labonte.
12 The night after winning the first-ever Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis in 1994, he called a pizza delivery place from his hotel room and was told it would be an hour or two before he got his food because of the race. His reply to the pizza delivery worker was, "Well, will it help any if I'm the *winner* of that race?" He got his delivery within minutes.
13 Reached a settlement that guarantees his now-former wife, Jennifer Brooke Sealy, at least $15.3 million. Sealy filed for divorce on 17 March 2002 after seven years of marriage, citing marital discord. (13 June 2003)
14 Made "People" Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1997.
15 Has countersued his wife, the former Jennifer Brooke Sealey, for divorce in Palm Beach County (FL) Circuit Court, saying he should not have to equally split the couple's estate, as per her request, because he risked his life to collect it. [April 2002]
16 Raced the Busch Grand National Carquest Auto Parts 300 in a car painted to promote Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). His "copilots" were Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul. [May 1999]
17 As of March, 2000, Gordon has won four Winston Cup championships, 58 races and more than $45 million in prize money.
18 Raced the Brickyard 400 in a car painted as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Peanuts. Gordon's "copilots" were Woodstock, Joe Cool and Snoopy's WWI Flying Ace. [August 2000]
19 Has starred in several Pepsi commercials and has his own car dealership in Charlotte, NC, called Jeff Gordon Chevrolet. Has his own book out entitled "Portrait of a Champion" that highlights his phenomenal 1997 Championship. Also has been in several Frito Lay commercials, some featuring his wife. Has a leukemia patient down in the pits at every race.
20 Won 4 NASCAR Winston Cup Championships (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001), joining Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt as one of only three drivers to win more than three championships.
21 Was the first driver ever to win Rookie Of The Year in both the Busch Series and the Winston Cup Series.
22 Became the youngest driver in Winston Cup history to achieve 50 career wins.
23 Won 60+ NASCAR Nextel Cup Races
24 Won 2 Daytona 500's
25 Scored Hendrick Motorsports 100th Victory.
26 Pit Crew nicknamed "The Rainbow Warriors"


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero 2015 TV Series Rodeo Clown Announcer / Wacky Bustgutty
I Get That a Lot 2013 TV Series
Cars 2: The Video Game 2011 Video Game Jeff Gorvette (voice)
Cars 2 2011 Jeff Gorvette (voice)
Gran Turismo 5 2010 Video Game voice
Speed Racer: The Next Generation 2009 TV Series Turbo McCalister
Herbie Fully Loaded 2005 Jeff Gordon
The Drew Carey Show 2001 TV Series Jeff Gordon
Arli$$ 1998 TV Series Jeff Gordon

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
War, Inc. 2008 thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning America 2015-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Insider 2016 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2004-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Guest / ...
Sports Jeopardy! 2015-2016 TV Series Himself - Clue Giver
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Himself - NASCAR Driver
The Soup 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Rachael Ray 2009-2015 TV Series Himself
Knock Knock Live 2015 TV Series Himself
CBS This Morning 2015 TV Series Himself - NASCAR Driver
NASCAR on Fox 2013-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Hendrick Motorsports
Jeopardy! 2015 TV Series Himself - Video Clue Presenter
The Mask with Henrik Lundqvist 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Masters of the Clock: The Legend of Martinsville 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
I Am Dale Earnhardt 2015 Documentary Jeff Gordon
Fox and Friends 2015 TV Series Himself - NASCAR Racer
Toyota/Save Mart 350 2014 TV Movie Himself
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Daytona 500: Bash at the Beach 2014 TV Movie Himself (Host)
Test Drive 2005-2014 TV Series Himself - NASCAR Champ
Fashion News Live 2006-2013 TV Series Himself
Toyota/Save Mart 350 2013 TV Movie Himself
Fashion Police 2013 TV Series Himself
Jeff Gordon: Test Drive/Pepsi Max 2013 Short Himself
The 6th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute 2012 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Beyond 200 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Simpsons 2012 TV Series Himself
9th Annual Style Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
2012 Toyota/Save Mart 350 2012 TV Movie Himself
Top Gear 2012 TV Series Himself - 4 times Nascar champion
The Day; 1992 Hooters 500 2011 TV Movie Himself
Mike & Mike 2011 TV Series Himself - Telephone Interviewee
2011 Toyota/Save Mart 350 2011 TV Movie Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997-2011 TV Series Himself
Rome Is Burning 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - 3-Time Daytona 500 Winner / Himself
The 44th Annual CMA Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Pepsi Max 400 2010 TV Movie Himself
2010 Toyota/Save Mart 350 2010 TV Movie Himself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010 TV Series Himself
2010 Budweiser Shootout 2010 TV Movie Himself
Sesame Street 2009 TV Series Himself
The Jay Leno Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Pepsi 500 2009 TV Movie Himself
Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sneak Peek with Jeff Gordon 2008 Video short Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1995-2008 TV Series Himself / Himself - Top Twelve List Presenter / Himself - Top Ten List Presenter
Pepsi 500 2008 TV Movie Himself
2008 NASCAR Pennsylvania 500 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Lenox Industrial Tools 301 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Lifelock 400 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Pocono 500 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Crown Royal Dan Lowry 400 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Subway 500 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 Nicorette Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Samsung 500 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Daytona 500 2008 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
SportsCenter 2001-2008 TV Series Himself
EA Sports Nascar 09 2008 Video Game Himself (voice)
Conversations with Carlos Watson 2007 TV Series Himself
Nextel Cup UAW-Ford 500 2007 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 Pepsi-Dupont Chevrolet
Sharp Aquos 500 2007 TV Movie Himself
2007 Pennsylvania 500 2007 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
NASCAR Nextel Cup Allstate 400 2007 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
Soul of a Champion 2006 TV Series Himself
Speed, Guts & Glory 2006 Video Himself - Host
Sony HD 500 2006 TV Movie Himself
2006 Aaron's 499 2006 TV Movie Himself
V-Twin TV 2006 TV Series Himself
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview 2006 TV Series Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
60 Minutes 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - NASCAR Driver (segment "NASCAR Family")
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2005 TV Series Himself
Sony HD 500 2005 TV Movie Himself
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control 2005 Video Game Himself
Larry King Live 2001-2005 TV Series Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2005 TV Series documentary Driver
Life & Style 2005 TV Series Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2001-2005 TV Series documentary Himself
NASCAR Drivers: 360 2004-2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Super Bowl XXXIX 2005 TV Special Himself - Spectator
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 TV Series Himself
Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 2004 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 Dupont Chevrolet
Taxi 2004/I Himself (uncredited)
Pop Secret 500 2004 TV Movie Himself
Celebrity Poker Showdown 2004 TV Series Himself
Winston Cup Extreme Tribute 2004 TV Special Himself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest 2004 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2004 TV Series Himself
Miss USA 2004 TV Special Himself - Celebrity Judge
NASCAR: The IMAX Experience 2004 Documentary short Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2004 TV Series Himself
The Wayne Brady Show 2004 TV Series Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Looney Tunes: Back in Action 2003 Himself
HBO First Look 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Sidewalks Entertainment 2003 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 2003 TV Series Himself - Host
Player$ 2003 TV Series Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2001 TV Series Himself
NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM 2001 Documentary short Driver #24
Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Pole Position 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Fifty 1998 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Spin City 1998 TV Series Himself
ESPN Speedworld 1992-1998 TV Series Himself - No. 24 DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet driver / Himself
Charlie Rose 1997 TV Series Himself - Guest
Steel Chariots 1997 TV Movie Himself
1996 Daytona 500 1996 TV Movie Himself - Driver: #24 DuPont Chevrolet
SportsFigures 1995 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CMT Hot 20 Countdown 2011 TV Series Himself
Rome Is Burning 2007 TV Series Himself

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#Trademark
1 #24 Dupont Chevrolet

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