Ken Block is a professional American rally driver who is not only good in rally driving but has also developed a certain amount of interest in Snowboarding, Motocross, and Skateboarding.
He was quite talented and after ending his first rally he was awarded American Rookie of the year. He has started his career in the year 2005 with Vermont Sportscar team. He was once the owner and the CBO of DC Shoes. Currently, he co-owns the Hoonigan Industries. Now let’s have a close look on Ken Block’s net worth in 2019.
Kenneth Block popularly known by his professional name Ken Block was born in the month of November in the year 1967 in Long Beach California in the United States of America. He spent a good deal of his childhood there. Most of his early life has not yet come under the spotlight like things about his parents or siblings.
The only documented part of his life is after he started participating and performing well in the rally tournaments and seasons. He has started two businesses one of which (DC shoes) has been sold and the current one is the Hoonigan Industries. Ken has been married to Lucky Block and lives with his family in California, United States.
Ken had started his career in the year 2005 with Vermont Super Cars and had performed quite well in the events. During the seasons he had ranked as one of the top five in the five games. Ken had also won the American Rookie of the year award.
In the year 2006 Ken and his partner, Travis had made a new sponsorship deal with Subaru. He also participated in the first-ever X Games and was able to win the third prize. He had also participated in the Rally America National Championship and came in at second.
In 2007 he again participated in the X Games and this time won the second prize. He was third in the Rally America National Championship. By the end of the year, he has had eight victories and nineteen podiums.
In the year 2008, he was given a new car with which he performed well in Canada Rally Championship. He went on to win and perform well in various different rallies and placed second in the Rally America National Championship.
In the year 2010 Ken Block had finally ended the partnership with Subaru and had linked up hands with Ford. During this year he also became the first American driver to have campaigned in the World Rally Championship.
He has made several appearances on the Automobile Show Top gear. He has started two companies viz. DC shoes and Hoonigan Industries. He had later sold the DC shoes and is currently the co-owner of Hoonigan industry.
Awards & Achievements
Ken has been wonderful in his performance in the rally and has been awarded multiple times for being so. In the year 2005 after his first rallying, he was awarded the American Rookie of the Year Award. He has also had several victories and top-five finishes in many rally events. Recently in the year 2016, he got the Autoweek Car Culture Award.
Net Worth of Ken Block
Ken Block has an estimated net worth of $200 million which has been earned due to his hard work and dedication to his field.
Most of the money comes from his rally company Ford (previous company Subaru) and sponsors. He also generates some amount from his TV appearances like that of Matt LeBlanc.
He also used two own two companies namely DC shoes and Hoonigan Industries one of which (DC Shoes) have been sold by Ken. He still continues to work for Hoonigan industries.
Ken Block has been one of the greatest and most tenacious players of the rally; he has proved himself to one of the leading Rally drivers which have resulted in him getting many victories and podiums. Due to his hard work and dedication, he has even created two companies DC shoes and Hoonigan Industries. Currently, he is the co-owner of the Hoonigan Industries which sells men’s apparel and much more.