Ralph Earnhardt
Name: Ralph Earnhardt
Occupation: Race Car Driver
Gender: Male
Birth Day: February 23, 1928
Death Date: Sep 26, 1973 (age 45)
Age: Aged 45
Birth Place: Kannapolis, United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Ralph Earnhardt

Ralph Earnhardt was born on February 23, 1928 in Kannapolis, United States (45 years old). Ralph Earnhardt is a Race Car Driver, zodiac sign: Pisces. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.).

Brief Info

Former NASCAR driver and the father of legendary driver Dale Earnhardt.


He was the first driver to understand and use tire stagger.

Net Worth 2020

$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)
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Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Kaye Earnhardt Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Cathy Earnhardt Daughter N/A N/A N/A
#3 Taylor Nicole Earnhardt Granddaughter N/A N/A N/A
#4 Kelley Earnhardt Miller Kelley Earnhardt Miller Granddaughter $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) N/A 48 Celebrity Family Member
#5 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 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 Karsyn Elledge Great-granddaughter $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) N/A 20 Celebrity Family Member
#11 Bobby Earnhardt Great-grandson N/A N/A N/A
#12 Jeffrey Earnhardt Jeffrey Earnhardt Great-grandson $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) N/A 31 Race Car Driver
#13 Danny Earnhardt Son N/A N/A N/A
#14 Randy Earnhardt Son N/A N/A N/A
#15 Dale Earnhardt Dale Earnhardt Son $70 Million N/A 49 Race Car Driver
#16 Martha Coleman Spouse N/A N/A N/A

Does Ralph Earnhardt Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, Ralph Earnhardt died on Sep 26, 1973 (age 45).


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Before Fame

He grew up poor and worked in a North Carolina cotton mill.


Biography Timeline


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.

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Currently, Ralph Earnhardt is 94 years, 9 months and 9 days old. Ralph Earnhardt will celebrate 95th birthday on a Thursday 23rd of February 2023.

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