Kevin Harvick is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently drives the No. 4 Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He is a two-time Xfinity Series champion and the third-winningest driver in Xfinity Series history, with 47 victories.
|Celebrated Name:||Kevin Harvick|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kevin Michael Harvick|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 December 1975|
|Birth Place:||Bakersfield, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||DeLana Harvick (m. 2001)|
|Children:||Yes (Keelan Paul Harvick, Piper Harvick)|
|Profession:||American professional stock car racing driver|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$90 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2022|
Kevin Harvick Biography
Kevin Harvick was born on December 8, 1975, in Bakersfield, California, to JoNell and Mike Harvick. He has an older brother, Clayton, and a younger sister, Amber.
In 1980, Harvick’s father gave him a go-kart when he was in kindergarten. He won seven national championships and two Grand National championships over the next decade.
In 1992, he competed in the NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series while still in high school. His father built him his first car with the money he earned from running his garage in order for him to compete in the lower NASCAR Series.
Harvick attended North High School, where he won the CIF Central Section title while competing on the wrestling team. He attended Bakersfield College to study architecture but dropped out to pursue a full-time racing career.
Kevin Harvick Age, Height, Weight
Kevin Harvick was born on December 8, 1975, is 46 years old as of today, September 11, 2022. His height is 1.78 m, and he weighs 79 kg.
Kevin Harvick made his Craftsman Truck Series debut in the 27th position with his family-owned car No.72. Within a few years, he had improved and was finishing ahead of schedule for Spear Motorsports with No.75.
Harvick advanced to the NASCAR Grand National Division, AutoZone West Series in 1997. Before competing in the Winston West Series championship, Harvick had already won five races.
Due to ESPN2’s coverage of the 1997/1998 NASCAR Winter Heat Series at Tucson Raceway Park, he received significant exposure. Harvick raced in his first NASCAR Busch Series race in 1999. The following year, he drove for Richard Childress Racing in the Chevrolet No.2 car.
Kevin Harvick won his first Winston Cup in 2001, defeating Jeff Gordon by 0.006 seconds. In 2002, he became the fifth driver to win at least one race in each of NASCAR’s three national series. He also won his first NASCAR Cup pole at Daytona that year.
During his 16-year NASCAR Xfinity Series career, he made over 330 appearances. Harvick has also won three XFINITY Series races (2010), the Truck Series owner championship (2011), the 24th XFINITY Series pole (2012), eight NASCAR Cup poles (2014), and many more.
Kevin Harvick Achievements and Awards
Kevin Harvick won the ESPY ‘Best Driver Award’ in 2015. He won the Xfinity Series twice and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014. He also holds the record for most Cup Series victories, including nine at Phoenix International Raceway. In 2001, he was named NASCAR’s ‘Rookie of the Year.’ The same year, he was named NASCAR’s “Most Popular Driver.”
Kevin Harvick’s Net Worth in 2022
Kevin Harvick’s net worth is estimated to be more than $90 million as of December 2022. During his illustrious racing career, he amassed this fortune by winning major racing championships. He won $37,300 at the 35th annual TD Bank 250 in 2008. He has 25 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories to his credit, including the Brickyard 400, Southern 500, Coca-Cola 600, and Daytona 500. He is the current NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, having won the championship in 2014.
Kevin Harvick is widely regarded as one of the most popular racing drivers in the world. In his 18-year racing career, he has participated in over 617 races. He has won nearly every major racing championship, including the 2008 Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Camping World Truck Series, and numerous others. Harvick is also a philanthropist who runs the Kevin Harvick Foundation, which supports various programs that aim to improve the lives of American children.
Kevin Harvick Wife, Marriage
He married DeLana Harvick in 2001, and they have a son named ‘Keelan’ who was born in 2012.