Who is Kelley Earnhardt Miller?
Kelley Earnhardt is the co-director of the popular NASCAR Company, JR Motorsports. She runs the business with her brother Dale Earnhardt Jr. She empathized with her brother’s burden of running the business alone and decided to join him.
Kelley Earnhardt Miller is not a pushover but has a kind, and fair approach to issues says her brother. She has succeeded in what they would call a man’s career.
Read through the articles to know about Kelley Earnhardt Miller’s married life wife with husband, LW Miller III, and children. Also details about Kelley Earnhardt Miller’s net worth and wiki/bio.
Biography, Early life
Kelley Earnhardt was born as Kelley King Earnhardt on August 28th, 1972, making her 56 years. She was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina USA, to her father Dale Earnhardt a NASCAR motorsport racer, and mother, Brenda Lorraine. Her mum was the second wife of his father. She grew up with her one brother, Dale Jr.
She also has half-siblings, Kerry (older half-brother) and Taylor Earnhardt (younger half-sister), from her father’s first and third marriages respectively.
Kelley’s parents divorced when Dale Jr. had just been born, leaving them in the hands of their mother, Brenda. Their house was destroyed by fire when she was only eight years old. This forced their mother to send them to live with their father before he married his third wife, Teresa Houston.
Kelley Earnhardt was a fierce car racer from a very young age. She would race in her father’s farm at the age of 13 years. One of her cousin Eury defines Kelley as one of the best drivers of their age. She had the mental tenacity and will to take a car to its limits. She was more talented than the boys who she always won in any competition. Her father believed that she would be the next family’s driver.
As Kelley raced at Hickory Motor Speedway and Myrtle Beach Speedway, she pursued an education. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte around 1996. At this time Kelley Earnhardt Miller decided to pursue a career in motoring but not in the sector of racing. She got a full-time job at Action Performance, which made her stop racing in the afternoons after work.
Five years later, a tragedy hit her family in February 2001. As Dale Jr. and Earnhardt Sr. were participating in a NASCAR race, a deadly accident took away their father’s life. It was after their father’s death that Kelley Earnhardt decided to help her brother in managing the business. She was saddened by her father’s death. She went over it and has now risen through the ranks to become the vice president of procurement and sales. Dale describes his sister as the family part of the business.
Kelley has helped the business grown from using souvenirs to a race team with high-quality cars. Kelley managed to sign in Hendrick Motorsports who brought in a large investment into the business, boosting their net worth. Rick Hendrick, the owner of Hendrick Motorsports, describes Kelley as the heart of the business. He says Kelley knows every employee of the company by name and believes that the company thrives on happy employees. Hendrick says in an interview, “She knows that if the company doesn’t care about the people, the people won’t care about the company.”
Kelley has received several business recognitions such as Top 25 Women in Business Achievement Award by Charlotte Business Journal in 2007. She also won the Opportunity Award winner by Lyn St. James’ Women in the Winner’s Circle Foundation in 2010.
Kelley Earnhardt Miller Net Worth
Do you know how much Kelley Earnhardt is worth? Imagine someone who worked with Action Performance then later joining her brother in JR Motorsports rising to a vice president level. She must be worth a lot. From credible sources, Kelly Earnhardt has a net worth of $50 million.
This is a net worth she has built mainly from her position at JR Motorsports. They are said to have made a good deal of money after signing in Hendrick Motorsports.
Kelley Earnhardt Miller House
It is not well known whether Kelley owns a house and how much it would be worth, but she definitely has a good net worth. Her major investments are the racing cars the company uses to race.
Kelley Earnhardt Miller Husband, LW Miller III, and Children. Why Divorced with the first husband?
Kelley Earnhardt fell in love with a former NASCAR driver L.W. Miller and got married to her in 2011. The wedding bells rang at the family church, St. Mark’s Lutheran in Mooresville, North Carolina. The Earnhardt family was in attendance amongst other guests. The couple is now happily married for about eight years now. There has not been any mention of a divorce or any marital problems.
New family picture:) and everyone is looking and smiling for the camera! It's a miracle.
Before marrying Miller, she had been married twice. First, to her first husband, Ray Holm. They later divorced with no child in mention. She later got married to Jimmy Elledge in the year 1999. They were blessed with two children, Karsyn, and Kennedy. They later divorced, leaving Kelley searching for love.
Kelley Earnhardt has now found true love with her husband L.W Miller. They both share a daughter, Wyatt Miller. Kelley has her two daughters following in her footsteps. The eldest daughter Karsyn Elledge raced for her first time in the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals earlier this year, winning her heat. She hopes to keep racing in the USAC for the 2019 season. Kelley will have to keep supporting her to grow her career as she runs the business.
Kelley Earnhardt Miller Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Facts
|Date of birth (age)
|August 28, 1972 (46 years)
|Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
|Brenda Lorraine Gee
|Motor-race car owner
|L.W. Miller III (2011 to-date) and Jimmy Elledge ( 1999–2008)
|2 (Karsyn Elledge, Kennedy Elledge)
|6 feet 1 inch