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Robert Hight Wiki Biography
Robert Hight was born on 20 August 1969, in Alturas, California USA, and is best known as an NHRA drag racer, who is also the president of John Force Racing.
So just how rich is Robert Hight as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, this drag racer has net worth of over $20 million, with his wealth being accumulated from his over two decades long career in the previously mentioned field.
Robert Hight Net Worth $20 Million
Prior to becoming a racer, he was interested in car restoration, and restored a Plymouth Belvedere as a teenager, as he developed a love and passion for mechanics. Robert used the mentioned car as a way of transportation to college in Sacramento, California. There, he earned two degrees – in business and accounting. During that time, Hight was also working at Tognotti’s Speed Shop, and then went on to work as a mechanic for Top Fuel which was the basis of his net worth.
Despite having the possibility to become a racer, Robert didn’t take it, but had another chance to accomplish that later on. Robert has been a fan of racing for a long time, and he eventually decided to pursue his career on a more professional level in 1995, joining the team as a clutch specialist for John Force Racing. He remained on the staff until 2005, when he decided to start racing, when he became a driver of the auto club called Funny Car. In the same year, he finished fifth in points and with two victories. As of the following season, Robert was second in points and had three victories and six final rounds, and continued achieving similar results throughout the next seasons. However, he lacked good performances in 2009, but despite that, he had three victories, still steadily adding to his net worth.
Speaking about more recent past, in 2016 he had a victory in Gainesville and was number one in St. Louis and Dallas. However, he finished eighth when it came to the final points, but in 2017 he entered his 13th season in the business, and was teamed up with Mike Neff, Jon Schaffer and Jason McCulloch. Despite having a poor start, Robert’s team earned its first number one position.
Generally speaking, Hight has won 37 races throughout his career, which makes him fourth on the Funny Car victory list thus it is safe to say that he has made a successful career for himself.
As of 2012, he was named the President of John Force Racing, which surely was significant and honorable for his career. He still remains on the mentioned position as of today, and his obligations include overlooking all segments of the race team there.
When it comes to his personal life, Hight has been married to Adria since 1999, and the couple has one daughter, named Autumn. He is a passionate fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Besides being active in driving, Robert was also successful in trap shooting and he almost competed with the US Olympic Team.
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Date Of Birth||August 20, 1969|
|Place Of Birth||Alturas, California, USA|
|Profession||NHRA Drag Racer|