Is Courtney Force married? Yes, she is. Her husband is none other than American race car driver and the winner of the 1986 Indianapolis 500, Graham Rahal.
The couple celebrated their wedding on November 21, 2015. They are having a perfect conjugal life but to date hasn’t expanded their family by welcoming their children to the earth.
On January 24, 2019, Force announced her retirement from drag racing in order to give time for her family life. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Courtney:
Who is Courtney Force?
Full name Courtney Force-Rahal, she landed the planet on June 20, 1988, which makes her age be 32 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is a former drag racer who earned a great name from her participation in NHRA tour.
She used to drive for John Force Racing driving the Advance Auto Parts Chevy Camaro SS Funny Car. She earned her first national event in the Top Alcohol Dragster category on July 19, 2009.
Early Life and Education
Force was born in 1988 and her place of birth is in Yorba Linda, California, where she grew up. She was born to the parents named John Force (father) and Laurie Force (mother).
Her father is a 16-time Funny Car champion driver who owns and drives for JFR being noted for his 149 career victories making him one of the most dominant drag racers in the sport.
Discussing more Courtney’s family, she is the youngest daughter out of three to her parents. Her two elder siblings include Ashley Force Hood (born November 29, 1982, and married to Robert Hight) and Brittany Force (born July 8, 1986).
All the three sisters drove for John Force Racing and are highly influenced by their father. She is also blessed with a half-sister named Adria Hight. Talking more about her education and academic achievements, she was enrolled at Esperanza High School in Anaheim where she also sued to be a cheerleader. She has also completed her graduation of Cal State Fullerton majoring mainly in Communications.
Career and Professional Life
In January 2019, Courtney Force announced her retirement from her professional drag racing career. But before leaving the speed world, she has created several records and amazed everybody by her jaw-dropping performances.
First, she received NHRA competition driver’s license in 2005 and after three years she obtained her Alcohol-Fuel license. With her sister Brittany, she went to participate in Super Comp even before graduating to TA/D.
In 2009, she entered the final round twice at Pomona and Seattle where she grabbed the victory. Courtney has competed against her sister Brittany on three occasions and has always beaten her.
During the Pomona Raceway in 2009, she made her career-best with .006 of time in the final event.
BrandSource, Inc. was Courtney’s primary sponsor throughout her journey at Super Comp and the first year of Top Alcohol Dragster (TA/D). She was able to earn the sponsorship by Japanese Electronics Company Sanyo and American multinational automaker Ford in 2009.
She received her NHRA Funny Car license after testing a Funny Car during the 2011 Season. The remote control model manufacturer Traxxas became the primary sponsor of Force’s rookie season which was announced on January 10, 2012.
At the 52nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals, she made her first appearance in the Funny Car where she qualified twelfth. With a pass of 4.204 seconds at 497.72 km/h, she got victory over Bob Tasca III in the first round of eliminations.
However, she lost to teammate Mike Neff in the following round despite setting her career-best record of 4.143 ET at 505.14 km/h (313.88). Courtney became the winner of her first FC race on 5 August 2012, after getting the victory over Matt Hagan in The Northwest Nationals’ final round at Seattle, Washington.
She was qualified for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals securing the number 1 position. She earned the 100th win by a female driver in NHRA in 2014 at Kansas in the Funny Car final by defeating Cruz Pedregon.
For the purpose of giving time to her family, she announced her immediately effective retirement on January 24, 2019.
Former drag racer Courtney Force is married to IndyCar racer Graham Rahal. He is the son of former auto racing driver Bobby Rahal best known for being the winner of 1986 Indianapolis 500.
Force is six and a half months elder to her husband as the date of birth of Graham Rahal is on January 4, 1989. The married couple might be thinking to welcome their first child soon as Force has already retired. The entire Force family was featured on A&E’s reality show Driving Force.
Moving to her body measurements, Force stands at a tall height of 5 feet and inches (173 cm). She weighs about 59 kilograms and is blessed with blonde colored hair with hazel colored eyes.
Her bra size is said to be 38C and body figure measures 33-24-33 inches. Being a person from the sports field, she knows the importance of fitness and healthy-living activities.
Salary and Net worth
American former drag racer Courtney Force has an estimated net worth of 4 million USD. Although she retired in her young age, she has earned a big name in the industry with various records.
She has also endorsed various brands and has also appeared in television programs. It’s a matter of curiosity, what Force would choose her next profession as she has recently announced her retirement.
Wiki and Facts
The bio of Courtney Force is prepared by most of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia. You can find her on Twitter @courtneyforce where she is being followed by more than 15k followers now. Likewise, the former drag racer is also active on Instagram @courtneyforce where she has amassed over 174k followers.