Is John Force married? Yes, he is. He has tied his knot with Laurie Force who is his second wife. From their successful conjugal life, the couple has welcomed three daughters named Brittany Force (in relationship with Jim Underco), Courtney Force (married to Graham Rahal) and Ashley Force Hood (married to Daniel Hood).
With his first wife, John is a father to a daughter named Adria Hight (married to Robert Hight). John is now the grandfather of Autumn Hight. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and Force:
Who is John Force?
Born as John Harold Force, he landed the planet on May 4, 1949, which makes his age be 71 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an NHRA drag racer and an owner of a racing team. He is well noted for being a 20-time champion car owner as well as is the 16-time Funny Car champion driver.
He is the owner and driver of his self-owned John Force Racing (JFR). With more than 148 victories, he has set to become the most dominant drag racers in the sport. He has been nicknamed as “Brute Force” because of his continuous victories during his run of ten straight NHRA championships.
Early Life and Education
Force was born in 1949 and his place of birth is in Bell Gardens, California, the United States of America. He was born to the parents named Harold and Betty Ruth Force. He spent his childhood days in migrant farms, logging camps, Indian reservations and trailer parks.
He suffered from childhood polio which he successfully overcome through therapy and preservation of his family. Talking about his education and academic achievements, he was enrolled at Bell Gardens High School where he used to play football. He also went to Cerritos Junior College being interested to play football.
Force has other five siblings including four elder and one younger to him. Cindy Hem, Walker, Louie and Tom are elder to him whereas Dana (Baby Force) Marino is younger to him by ten years.
Career and Professional Life
Force was always passionate about sports from his school days. First, he put his control over the Jack Chrisman-built Night Stalker Mustang in 1971. He drove a Corvette as well as a Monza in his early racing career. After that, he switched to an Oldsmobile Cutlass in the 1980s.
From 1997 he served as a Ford driver and team owner until 2014. Just before that, he had earn sixty-seven of six World Championships, 203 NHRA national events and four of nine Big Bud Shootouts.
He was also sponsored by BP’s Castrol brand in 2000 and his relationship with the brand continued until 2014. His nickname “Brute Force” was given to him after the victory over his fourth Funny Car title in 1994.
Force made 5 events in his name in 2005 finishing third in the championship standings. The following year, he earned his 14th NHRA World Funny Car Championship. His partnership with Chevrolet was announced in 2015 and the same year, he grabbed a new sponsorship deal from Peak Antifreeze.
John Force has been married twice. His first marriage let him blessed with a daughter named Adria Hight who is now married to racer Robert Hight. John and his wife Laurie Force are having a perfect family life together.
Force has such an appealing, influencing and motivating capacity that people near him are quite successful. His three daughters Ashley, Brittany and Courtney are drag racers whereas his eldest daughter Adria is serving his team as the CFO.
American racer John Force stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 11 inches. Despite turning to the age of 70s, he looks much younger and active. He is a legend in racing and the credit might also go to his fitness and healthy lifestyle. However, te exact body statistics of John aren’t available.
Salary and Net worth
The American drag racer John Force has an estimated net worth of 12 million USD. He has been in the sport for many decades and is the owner of John Force Racing. He has made prestigious achievements in his name including 15 NHRA Championship wins.
John Force House
The record-making legend racer Force has a house in Yorba Linda, California, the United States. His house is well-decorated and not less than like a five-star hotel.
Wiki and Facts
Most of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb has provided the bio of John Force. Join his racing Instagram profile @jfr_racing where he has been followed by more than 104k followers. The Twitter profile is reachable @JFR_Racing with more than 105k followers.