Who is Jeff Gordon? Biography, Marriage And Religious Beliefs

Jeff Gordon — faith, religion and marriage

Jeff Gordon

Who is Jeff Gordon?

Jeff Gordon is an American former professional stock car racing driver.

Biography

Jeff Jordan was born Jeffery Michael Gordon on August 4, 1971, in Vallejo, California. As of August 2022, Jeff is 50 years old. He was born of Scotch-Irish descent. His mother’s name is Carol Ann Bickford and his father goes by —William Grinnell Gordon.

Is Jeff Gordon Still Racing?

Jeff is no more racing. He has retired. He raced full-time from 1993 to 2015 with No. 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in the former NASCAR Winston Cup Series and also Sprint Cup Series which is now called NASCAR Cup Series. He has the record of having the most wins in NASCAR’s modern era from 1972 to present. Although Jeff is retired —he is one of the most popular drivers in the history of car racing.

Is Jeff Gordon married?

Jeff got married to Ingrid Vandebosch in 2006. This came after having divorced his former wife Brooke Sealey. Sealey filed for divorce in 2002 which finally and officially ended the marriage in the long run.

Jeff Gordon with wife and kid
Jeff Gordon and wife Ingrid Vandebosch play with their kid at Coldwater Canyon Park Los Angeles, California – 18.02.09

What Is The Religion Of Jeff Gordon?

Jeff Gordon was born a Christian. So he belongs to the Christian religion. According to Jeff, he started being curious about Christianity and so followed some drivers to the weekly chapel one week. Through this, he came to know more about God. His curiosity somehow got satisfied and he was happy to believe in God and His Son Jesus Christ.

Jeff demonstrated this Christian faith by having Bible verses taped to his steering wheel. He has granted a couple of interviews about his faith and he is proud and happy to have God being part of his personal and professional life.

In 2015 he responded in one interview:

“I wasn’t brought up [with religion]. It was something I got introduced to when I came into the Cup Series. I explored it and learned a lot from that experience. I feel it’s helped make me a better person, but I choose to do it more privately now.”

He has also shared several Bible-inspired quotes to prove his faith in God. Below is one of them:

“God takes care of me, and gives me confidence. I can’t afford to be scared when I’m racing. At those speeds, I have to take chances. I drive that car as hard as I possibly can.” —Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon in a handshake with rock group foreigner
Jeff greets the rock group foreigner

Finally, he credits part of his success in racing to God. He believes God has always been there with him —whether he finished first or last.

He is third on the all-time Cup wins list with 93 career wins. Jeff is holding a record for the most wins in NASCAR’s modern era. He is a man worth celebrating because he has made so many achievements and showcased the power and glory of God to the world.

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