Clint Bowyer is one of the most revered and beloved professionals in the world of motor racing. His popularity has grown steadily in recent years as he has participated in a variety of different series and racing events. Let us introduce you to the classic car racer – here you can find out how much we know about this speed specialist.
Clint Bowyer Bio (Age)
Clint Bowyer was born on May 30, 1979, in Emporia, Kansas. Already as a child, he had a passion for racing and started racing at the age of 5. Motocross was his arena and he conquered it with up to 200 victories and championships in the following 8 years.
In 1996 he started road racing at the famous Thunderhill Speedway in the city of Mayetta, Kansas. Over time, he won the Modified Championship in 2000, after which he turned pro in 2004 when he started racing NASCAR.
Clint’s career break came in 2003 when he finished second in a race for the Nashville Superspeedway. Car owner Richard Childress offered him a job, which he has been expanding ever since. In 2007 Clint won his first race at Sylvana 300 in 2007. He is currently a professional stock car racer and has participated in a variety of different series throughout his career: Busch series, Xfinity series, ARCA Remax series, and others.
In addition to his motor racing career, Clint Bowyer is also a television personality in his own right, having appeared in episodes of the popular television series A&E’s Duck Dynasty. He has also co-hosted episodes of the popular television series Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Sports and television have put Clint Bowyer in the spotlight, and he has responded with his charity work. He was also a guest star in two episodes of Inside NASCAR.
The first annual Clint Bowyer charity golf event was held in Emporia, helping raise $160,000 for the Emporia Community Foundation. Clint also raised money to build a community center that could accommodate a variety of events in Emporia. The center was inaugurated on March 12, 2012. He has a true love of his roots and in interviews, he revealed that he is a fan of the Kansas City Royals baseball team and the Kansas City Chiefs football team.
Clint Bowyer Wife, Family
Clint made the alliance in 2014, he married Lorra Podsiadlo. The racing driver proposed to his girlfriend at the time while the couple was in bed. He had woken her up, upset her, and said he had something she might want to see. When she turned around, he asked the question.
The couple was married in April 2014 in the Bahamas. A few weeks after their union they announced that they were expecting a child and on October 1, 2014, their son Cash Aaron Bowyer was born. The couple would give the family another new face when they announced on 15 June 2014 that they were expecting a second child. On December 9, 2016, Lorra Bowyer gave birth to a baby girl, Presley Elizabeth.
Apart from his own beautiful family, Clint Bowyer also has siblings. Two brothers – Andy and Casey Bowyer. His parents, Jana and Chris Bowyer played a big part in his success story, as he started racing at a young age and would have needed their support and approval.
Car racing brought Clint Bowyer out into the world and he was able to accumulate an impressive fortune. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and drives the Ford Fusion No. 14 for Stewart-Haas Racing. Prior to Stewart-Haas Racing, he drove for eight years for Richard Childress Racing, four years for Michael Waltrip Racing, and one year for HScott Motorsports.
Throughout his racing career, Clint has won the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Midwest Division in 2002, the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2008, 2011 Prelude to the Dream, and 2014, 2015, 2017 Sprint Showdown. He has raced in over 650 races and has a total of 20 wins, 314 top-ten finishes, and 13 pole positions. His estimated net worth is estimated at an astonishing $30 million.
Clint Bowyer is blessed with an athlete’s typical physique, standing at a height of 6 feet (1.83 m). His whole body weighs a healthy 73 kg.