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Teresa Earnhardt - Late Dale Earnhardt's Wife Till His Death

sajju Published On Wed Oct 06 2021   Modified On Wed Oct 06 2021
Teresa Earnhardt - Late Dale Earnhardt's Wife Till His Death

Teresa Earnhardt is a celebrity wife who is best known as the third wife of the late American professional NASCAR driver and team owner, Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. who raced for 26 years i.e. from 1975 to 2001.

Unfortunately, the 76 times Winston Cup winner passed away on 18th February 2001 at the age of 49 in a three-car crash during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. 

Wiki, Parents, & Education:

Teresa Earnhardt Houston was born on 29th October 1958 in Hickory, North Carolina, the United States. She is the daughter of Hal Houston.

She is also the niece of Tommy Houston, legendary Busch Series driver. 

As per her DOB, she belongs to the birth sign Scorpio. By nationality, she is an American and belongs to the white ethnicity. Talking about her education, Earnhardt attended Bunker Hill High School in Claremont, North Carolina where she graduated with a degree in commercial art and interior design. 

Wedding with her husband, Dale Earnhardt:

Teresa Earnhardt tied the wedding knot with her then-husband, Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. on 14th November 1982. She is the third of the late NASCAR driver. The pair first met each other at a race in the late 1970s.

Teresa Earnhardt with her late husband, Dale Earnhardt Source:

 They were blessed with a son and an adorable daughter named Taylor Nicole Earnhardt born on 20th December 1988 who is married to Brandon Putnam, a professional rodeo performer. They were together until his death in 2001.


Before getting married to Teresa, Dale Earnhardt was firstly married to Latane Brown in 1968 with whom he has a son named Kerry Earnhardt born in 1969, and the following year they separated. 

Dale Earnhardt's second wife, Brenda Gee and son Source: USA Today

In 1971, Ralph exchanged rings with his second wife, Brenda Gee with whom he shared two children named Kelly King Earnhardt born in 1972, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. born in 1974. Soon in 1979, they divorced. 

Who is her late spouse, Dale Earnhardt?

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. aka Dale Earnhardt was born on 29th April 1951 in Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA. He was the third child of Martha and Ralph Earnhardt. He was an American professional NASCAR driver and team owner who raced from 1975 to 2001. 

The 76 times Winston Cup winner was regarded as one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history who earned him nicknames like "The Intimidator", "The Man in Black", and "Ironhead".

Death of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt:

Teresa Earnhardt's husband, The Winston Cup winner Dale Earnhardt was racing cars as usual when he was killed in a three-car crash, the incident took place on 18th February 2001 during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. 

Car Crash of late Dale Earnhardt Source: Clampart

His death was officially announced at the Halifax Medical Center. At the time of his death, he was 49 years old. His funeral was held on 22nd February at the Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Net Worth & Salary:

The late "Man in Black" used to hold a huge net worth of $70 million while he was alive. After his death, his wife, Teresa Earnhardt looks after his assets and property. We can say that Mrs. Earnhardt owns a net worth of $70 million.

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