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Richard Petty Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Richard Petty Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth—

Richard Petty is a retired American race car driver. Richard raced in the former NASCAR Grand National and Winston Cup Series from 1958 to 1992.

During his prolific career, he won a record 200 races, and became the first driver to win the Cup Series championship seven times.

Additionally, Petty scored a record number of poles with 127, and had over 700 top ten finishes in a record 1,184 starts.

Richard Petty
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Richard Petty Age

He was born Richard Lee Petty on July 2, 1937 in Level Cross, Randolph County, North Carolina, U.S. In 2023, he turns 86 years old.

Richard Petty Parents

Richard Petty, also known as “The King” in the world of NASCAR, was born to Elizabeth Petty (née Toomes) and Lee Arnold Petty.

His father, Lee Petty, was also a notable figure in NASCAR, being one of its early pioneers and a successful racing driver.

Richard Petty Sibling

Richard Petty has three siblings: Maurice Petty, Sharon Petty Farlow, and Elizabeth Rebecca “Reba” Petty.

Richard Petty Wife

Richard Petty was married to Lynda Petty for 55 years until her passing in 2014.

Richard Petty Children

Petty and Lynda had four together children: Kyle Petty, Rebecca Petty Moffit, Lisa Petty Luck, and Sharon Farlow.

Richard Petty Net Worth

As of March 2024,Richard Petty’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $65 Million.

Richard accumulated his wealth through a successful career in NASCAR racing, sponsorship deals, endorsements, and business ventures.

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