Ken Block Net Worth
Ken Block is an American professional rally driver. He has a net worth of $200 million. He was born in Long Beach, California. Ken Block is a rally driver with the Hoonigan Racing Division. Ken made his wealth primarily from his earnings from D.C shoes. His rally career started with Vermont SportsCar in 2005. He came second the following year competing in the 2006 rally America National Championship.
On February 27, 2010, Block won the Rally in the 100 acre Wood continuously for five years breaking the record held by John Buffum. Ken Block entered the top-ten Mexican rally in 2013. Block is also a lover of skateboarding, snowboarding and motocross. Ken turned his attention to Hoonigan Industries after selling his stake in D.C. shoes.
Ken Block was born on November 21, 1967 in Long Beach, California. Ken was bred and raised in California. Ken went to Orange Glen High School in Escondido, California. He was raised by his parents. Block has chosen to keep it discrete when it comes to his family.
He started his career as a draughtsman but dropped it. He later had a stint in snowboarding in Colorado which didn’t succeed leading to his return back to California.
Ken Block’s career started in 2005 with Vermont SportsCar. His great talent in the sport earned him “Rookie of the Year” in the Rally America Championship that same year. Ken has the enviable accolade of five X Games medals. In 2013, he won silver at Global X Games Barcelona RallyCross.
Ken’s talents in driving and marketing earned him global acclaim. His Gynkhana series of videos is a major success with over 50 million views on the franchise. The franchise made the top ten viral video charts including the One Show Interactive Gold Pencil Award in the Online Films & Video/Long Form category.
Ken became one of only four Americans to ever score points in the World Rally Championship in January 2010 when he signed with Ford. Block gave his team the name Hoonigan racing Division. He came second overall in 2015. The rally driver switched to racing full time in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. He competed in many rallies in 2018 including rallycross. He was also involved in the Gymkhana GRID final that same year.
Ken Block was previously married Tracy Montgomery. The relationship lasted for a brief period. The two separated through a divorce. Ken got married to Lucy in July 10, 2004. The couple have been happily married since then. Ken and Lucy are blessed with three beautiful kids.