Jeff Gordon is an American NASCAR driver was honored by NASCAR officials and his fellow competitors ahead of Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the latest driver-crew chief meeting. He was born on August 4th 1971 in Vallejo, California. His estimated net worth is reported to be around $200 million dollars with a yearly salary and endorsement of around $25 million.
Jeff’s net worth took a big blow when he was ordered a settlement over $100 million worth of property, cash and assets to his ex-wife Brooke Gordon when they divorced, she was also given exclusive rights to keep hold of the ocean front home that is valued around $9 million and Jeff’s private jets.
Jeff Gordon is retiring after today’s race, having won four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships, 93 race victories and 81 poles. He is due to battle for a fifth championship against last year’s title holder Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr, later today.
Then NASCAR vice chairman Mike Helton took the podium in today’s meeting and said:
“Jeff, congratulations on an outstanding career and thank you for all you’ve done for NASCAR and will do,” said Helton. “And certainly what all you’ve done throughout that career. You’re a true champion and cross over into a lot of venues as a top-shelf guy, so thank you.”