How Rich Is Ken Block? Net Worth, Career, Salary

Ken Block, a well-known rally racer and one of the creators of DC Shoes, died on Monday, January 2, at the age of 55. In Woodland, Utah, he was involved in a snowmobile accident, which resulted in his death. Harley Morenstein, an actor and online celebrity, paid homage to him on Facebook, writing that he met Block after joining Gymkhana. He claimed that Block was quite helpful and provided them with the greatest counsel. The message went on to say,

“He was a fantastic resource, mentor, and all-around amazing guy. I’m really saddened to learn of his death, and we’re sending healing hugs and soothing prayers to his family and friends.”

Ken Block’s net worth

Although Ken Block was best known as an accomplished rally driver for the Hoonigan Racing Division, he was also a co-founder of DC Shoes with Damon Way, Danny Way, Clayton Blehm, Colin McKay, and Rob Dyrdek. Quicksilver acquired the firm for $87 million and then renamed it. DC Shoes was founded in 2010 to help Block compete in the World Championships. According to Hot Cars, Block’s successful career in motor racing, as well as his work with fashion brands and social media, has helped him amass a substantial fortune. DC Shoes started with a profit of roughly $1.5 million and quickly grew to a profit of $100 million each year.

Ken Block

Ken also founded Hoonigan Industries, which includes a massive array of sports equipment and accessories. In 2010, he also founded the Hoonigan Racing Division rally squad. The name of the team was then changed to Hoonigan Media Machine. Colin McRae: Dirt 2, Dirt 3, Dirt: Showdown, Need for Speed, Forza, Forza Horizon 3, Forza Motorsport 7, Forza Horizon 4, Forza Horizon 5, and CSR Racing 2 all featured Block. His YouTube Gymkhana videos were also the cause for his increased profits year after year.

All About Ken Block’s career

Ken Block, born on November 21, 1967, made his debut with the Vermont SportsCar team in 2005. He then competed in the Rally American National Championship in 2006 and 2008, finishing second in both years.

Ken Block

DC Shoes’ co-founder also competed in other action sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross. In 2006, he appeared on the Discovery Channel program Stunt Junkies and did several feats during his career. In 2010, he also co-founded Gymkhana Grid. He was the winner of an all-wheel-drive competition in 2014. His Ford Fiesta once featured in one of his Gymkhana films, which had over seven million views. In July 2012, the automobile was featured in another video that gained around five million views.

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