|Occupation:||Race Car Driver|
|Birth Day:||February 23, 1928|
|Death Date:||Sep 26, 1973 (age 45)|
|Birth Place:||Kannapolis, United States|
Former NASCAR driver and the father of legendary driver Dale Earnhardt.
|#3||Taylor Nicole Earnhardt||Granddaughter||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#4||Kelley Earnhardt Miller||Granddaughter||$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)||N/A||48||Celebrity Family Member|
|#5||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||Grandson||$300 Million||N/A||46||Race Car Driver|
|#6||Kerry Earnhardt||Grandson||$8 Million (Approx.)||N/A||51||Race Car Driver|
|#7||Isla Rose Earnhardt||Great grandchildren||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#8||Kennedy Elledge||Great grandchildren||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#9||Kayla Earnhardt||Great grandchildren||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#10||Karsyn Elledge||Great-granddaughter||$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)||N/A||20||Celebrity Family Member|
|#12||Jeffrey Earnhardt||Great-grandson||$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)||N/A||31||Race Car Driver|
|#15||Dale Earnhardt||Son||$70 Million||N/A||49||Race Car Driver|
As per our current Database, Ralph Earnhardt died on Sep 26, 1973 (age 45).
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He grew up poor and worked in a North Carolina cotton mill.
Earnhardt began racing in 1949, and in 1953 it became his full-time occupation.
In 1956, he won the NASCAR Sportsman Championship, and was runner-up in 1955 and third in 1957.
He won the pole and finished second in his first Grand National Series race in 1956 at Hickory Speedway. In 1961, Earnhardt had his highest finish by finishing 17th in the Grand National point standings. 1961 also saw Earnhardt fill in as a relief driver for Cotton Owens in the Daytona 500, running more than 300 miles and finishing 5th.
In 1967, he was the reigning South Carolina state champion, and track champion at Columbia Speedway and Greenville-Pickens Speedway.
In 1972, he raced his son Dale Earnhardt at Metrolina Speedway in a race with cars from semi mod and sportsman divisions.
Earnhardt died from a heart attack on September 26, 1973 at the age of 45 while working on a carburetor at his kitchen table. He was found by his son Dale, who had stopped at Ralph's house to visit.
Currently, Ralph Earnhardt is 94 years, 5 months and 26 days old. Ralph Earnhardt will celebrate 95th birthday on a Thursday 23rd of February 2023.
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