What We Know About Jeff Gordon's Wife Ingrid Vandebosch: Family Bio

Jeffery Michael Gordon is an American former professional stock car racing driver. Gordon was born on August 4, 1971, in Vallejo, California. Gordon weighs 68 kg and is 1.73 m tall. Jeff's horoscope is Leo while his Chinese zodiac sign is The Metal Pig. He is currently 49 years old. Although Gordon wasn't brought up in religion, he became a born-again Christian when he entered the Cup Series. Let us take a look under the hood of Jeff Gordon Wife Ingrid Vandesbosch: what We Know About Them

Gordon's Family And Childhood

Jeff's parents are Carol Houston and Billy Gordon. He has a sister Kimberly Coykendall who is four years older than him. His parents divorced and his mother married John Bickford who was a car builder and parts supplier. Carol worked in the billing department for a medical supply company called Robin-Aids. Gordon's cousin James Bickford currently competes in the K&N Pro Series West. Jeff was only four years old when John gave him a BMX bike. He started competing in Quarter Midget racing while he was only 5 years old. Jeff won 35 main events and earned a local championship by age 6. He began racing nationally in 1979 in the quarter midgets. Gordon began competing in kart racing by the age of nine.

The Gordon Couple
 Gordon and his wife Ingrid Vandebosch

Jeff Gordon Education

Gordon attended Pennycook Elementary School and Springtown Middle School in Vallejo, California. He then attended Tri-West Hendricks High School in Lizton, Indiana. Gordon started competing in sprint car racing while he was only 13 years old. He became the youngest driver ever awarded a USAC license while he was only 16 years old.

Jeff Gordon Relationship Status

Jeff Gordon is currently married to Ingrid Vandebosch. Jeff was previously married to Brooke Sealey but they divorced due to Sealey accusing Gordon of marital misconduct with a professional model Deanna Merryman. Their divorce was finalized on June 13, 2003. Brooke was a model and had won the Miss Winston Cup Model. They dated in secret because racers weren't allowed to date the models. Jeff married Brooke on November 26, 1994, but by March 2002 they were ready to call it quits. In the same year after their divorce was finalized, Gordon started a relationship with a model Amanda Church and he later moved in with her in New York City.

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Gordan with Wife Vandebosch

How The Couple Met Each Other?

Gordon met Ingrid during a dinner party at The Hamptons in 2002 through a mutual friend. They started dating in 2004 where Gordon announced their engagement on June 24, 2006, at a croquet event at Meadowood Resort in St.Helena, California. They were married in a small private ceremony in Mexico on November 7, 2006. They live in the South Park neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Jeff Gordon's Wife Ingrid Vandebosch

Ingrid Vandebosch was born on 8 November 1970 in Zichen-Zussen-Bolder,Limburg Belgium.She is a model by profession. Jeff's wife worked with Christian Dior perfume. Ingrid has featured in magazines such as Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, and Glamour. She moved to New York where she became the face of Artistry a cosmetic line owned by Quixtar. She also featured in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Ingrid Gordon
Ingrid Gordon

Jeff Gordon Kids

Gordon shares two kids with his wife. His daughter Ella Sofia was born on June 20, 2007, while their son Leo Benjamin was born on August 9, 2010.

Gordon And His Family
Gordon And His Family

Gordon Random Facts

Gordon loved waterskiing. He loves video games. Gordon enjoys skateboarding and breakdancing. Gordon paid 15.3 million US dollars to Brooke in their divorce. Gordon established the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation in 1999 to help support children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses in1999. He opened the Jeff Gordon Children's Hospital at the NorthEast Medical Center in 2006. Gordon helped found Athletes for Hope in 2007. He has received endorsements from Pepsi and coca-cola.

Jeff Gordon Net Worth and Career

Jeff's net worth is currently estimated at 220 million US dollars. He earns around 20 to 30 million US dollars annually from salary and endorsement deals. Gordon currently works as an announcer for Fox Nascar and a top executive for Hendrick Motorsports. Gordon owns JG Motorsports. He also owns a dealership Jeff Gordon Chevrolet located in Wilmington, North Carolina. He also partnered with different wine companies. He is a four-time Cup Series champion. Gordon won the Daytona 500 three times. He has won a total of sixteen Crown Jewel races. Gordon is third on the all-time Cup wins list. Jeff was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2019. He has made a total of 515 million US dollars in his career.

Gordon Bonding With His Son
Gordon Bonding With His Son
Gordon Kids
Gordon Kids