John Force Bio

(Drag Racher)

Relationship Statistics of John Force

What is John Force marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did John Force get married ? (married date):September 26, 1981
How many children does John Force have ? (name):Four(Ashley, Brittany, and Courtney)
Is John Force having any relationship affair ?: No
Is John Force gay ?: No
Who is John Force wife ? (name):Laurie Force

More about the relationship

John Force is a married man. He is married to Laurie Force. The couple exchanged wedding vows on 26 September 1981. From their marriage, the couple has three daughters, Ashley, Brittany, and Courtney.

He and Ashley went head-to-head in the first round of NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta in 2008 and it was Ashley who came out on top. She is married to Daniel Hood since 13 December 2008. His other daughter, Courtney is married to Graham Rahal since November 21, 2015.

Previously, he was married to Lana Bonee from 22 November 1968 to 1972. From that marriage, he has one son.

Who is John Force?

John Force is an American NHRA drag racing legend and businessman. He won the NHRA 16 times and is a 21-time champion car owner and holds the more all-time records than any other driver in NHRA history. He owns and drives for John Force Racing (JFR).

John Force: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

John Force was born in Bell Gardens, California, on May 4, 1949. As of 2020, his age is 70. He was born to parents Harold Force (father) and Betty Ruth Force(mother).

He has four older siblings- Walker, Louie, Tom (now deceased), and Cindy Hem, and one younger sibling, Dana Marino. Walker and Louie have worked with John but currently, only Walker works with him. Most of his family members still attend NHRA National events.

He spent his childhood days living in Indian reservations, logging camps, trailer parks, and migrant farms. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about his educational background, he went to Bell Gardens High School. After graduation, he attended Cerritos College.

John Force: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, John Force has an estimated net worth of around $14 million. His primary source of income is driving, sponsors, and JFR. He made his fortune throughout the years by winning the titles. He is the richest driver alive.

John Force: Professional Life, Career

In 1971, Force started driving a Night Stalker Mustang which was his first funny car. Early in his career, he used to drive a Corvette, a Monza, and in the 80s, he switched to an Oldsmobile Cutlass until the end of 1993.

His breakthrough came in 1987 after winning an NHRA. The victories started becoming easier and in 1990, he won his first-ever Funny Car title. John Force Racing became one of the top teams in the sport.

He won an incredible 10 straight Funny Car titles from the year 1993 to 2002. Along the way, he gained fame and became a fan favorite.

In 2015, John announced a partnership with Chevrolet. In 2015, he competed with a new sponsorship deal from Peak Antifreeze.

On August 4, 2019, he won his 150th race at the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Northwest Nationals breaking a 25 race winless streak. The same year, he also won the U. S. Nationals.

Awards and Achievements

The list of his achievements is a very long one. Some of his major awards and achievements are listed below:

  • 16 NHRA Funny Car Championships.
  • Lee Iacocca Award.
  • 151 Career Victories.
  • 21-time Champion Car owner.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

John stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. He weighs around 79 kg. Moreover, he has salt and pepper hair and green eyes.

Rumors and Controversies

In 2009, he was fined $10k for making physical contact with an NHRA official during the controversial event with driver Tony Pedregon. He faced his teammate, Robert Hight in the semifinals of the nationals. It Robert had won, he would make it to the Countdown to One but if John won, Pedregon would qualify.

Hight won which led the allegations that John took a dive to help him qualify for the Playoffs.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Force is active on social media sites. He has around 631k followers on Facebook and around 110.7k followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Instagram account has around 121k followers.

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