Kevin Michael Harvick, professionally known as Kevin Harvick, is a famous name because he is an American professional stock car racing driver. He took birth on the 8th of December, 1975. He participates in the NASCAR Cup Series, where he steered the No. 4 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing.
|Real Name||Kevin Michael Harvick|
|Nickname||Kevin, Happy Harvick, The closer|
|Profession||American Professional Stock Car Racing Driver|
|Date of Birth||8 December 1975|
|Age (as in 2021)||46 years|
|Birthplace||Bakersfield, California, United States of America|
|Hometown||Bakersfield, California, United States of America|
|School||North High School (Bakersville, California)|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5'10"
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 79 kg
in pounds- 175 lbs
|Hair Colour||Light Brown|
|Debut||1995 Spears Manufacturing 200 (Mesa Marin)|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Wife||DeLana Harvick [m. 2001]|
|Parents||Father- Mike Harvick
Mother- Jonell Harvick
|Siblings||Sister- Amber Harvick
Brother- Clayton Harvick
|Children||Son- Keelan Paul Harvick [born: 2012]
Daughter- Piper Harvick [born: 2017]
|Net Worth [approx.]||$30 million|
Kevin Harvick was born on December 8, 1975, in Bakersfield, California. He started racing from a very early age of life. His parents gave him a go-kart as a kindergarten graduation gift.
Kevin got massive success on the go-kart racing circuit. He also earned seven national championships and two Grand National championships.
Kevin Harvick was born to Mike Harvick and his mother, JoNell Walker Harvick. Kevin has raised with his two siblings, Amber Harvick (sister) and Clayton Harvick (brother).
Kevin Harvick started his racing career in 1995 at the Mesa Marin Raceway. This was a Craftsman Truck Series. After two years, in 1997, Kevin began to drive the No. 75 for Spears Motorsports mid-season.
In the same year, Harvick joined the NASCAR Grand National Division, AutoZone West Series. Next year he achieved five races to the Winston West Series championship.
Kevin achieved more and came to the spotlight during the winter of 1997 and 1998 on ESPN2’s coverage of the NASCAR Winter Heat Series. This took place at Tucson Raceway Park.
After one year, he had driven the No. 98 Porter Cable Ford for Liberty Racing. In 1999, Harvick entered into NASCAR Busch Series dated 23rd of October.
On the 11th of March, 2001, Kevin got to win his first career Winston Cup race in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He also got his second cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Kevin earned the NASCAR Rookie of the Year Award in the same year.
In 2002, Kevin started with the Daytona 500, but he ended with a car crash on lap 148. In the same year, he achieved his third cup at Chicagoland Speedway.
After one year, in 2003, along with Todd Berrier, Kevin won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis. In 2004, Kevin had driven the No. 29 Busch car in the season at Homestead–Miami Speedway. Kevin Harvick achieved his first Busch Series race of the 2006 season at Nashville Superspeedway.
In 2007, Harvick began the Nationwide Series season, where he won the Orbitz 300 at Daytona. In the 2008 Chase for the Sprint Cup, Kevin finished the race in the fourth position.
In the following season in 2009, he began the season with the winning of Budweiser Shootout. In the 2009 Daytona 500, Harvick has damaged his car, and he switched to the Shootout car. In the following year also, Kevin started by winning the Budweiser Shootout.
After three green-white-checkered situations, he also achieved Aaron’s 499, where he passed Jamie McMurray. Kevin Harvick also earned his first career in the Camping World Truck Series at Gateway International Raceway, where he steered his own No. 2 Chevrolet Silverado.
Harvick earned his first race at the 2013 Toyota Owners 400. Harvick won the pole by fan vote, both at Michigan and Indianapolis. At Texas Motor Speedway, Harvick got a second-place finish, while at Phoenix, Harvick won the race and swept both 2014 races at Phoenix.
In 2015, in the Sprint Unlimited, Harvick had scored an 11th-place finish. Harvick went back to the K&N Pro Series West event at Sonoma Raceway, his first race in the series after Iowa Speedway in 2007, where he steered the No. 4 for Jefferson Pitts Racing.
Harvick began his 2019 season where he won the Duel 1 of the 2019 Gander RV Duels at Daytona.
At the start of the 2020 season, Harvick finished fourth in Duel 2 of the Bluegreen Vacations Duels at Daytona. In the following season, Kevin started with three consecutive top-ten finishes.
Awards & Achievements
- 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship
- 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Regular Series Champion
- 2006 Busch Series Champion
- 1998 Winston West Series Champion
- 2002 IROC Champion
- 2013 Coca-Cola 600 Winner
- 2007 NEXTEL All-Star Challenge Winner
- 2009, 2010, 2013 Sprint Unlimited Winner
- 2014, 2020 CookOut Southern 500 Winner
- 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race Winner
- All-time wins leader at Phoenix International Raceway
- 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series
- Rookie of the Year
- 2000 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of the Year
- 2001 NASCAR Busch Series Most Popular Driver
- 1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Rookie of the Year
- 2015 ESPY Awards Best Driver
Relationship, Wife, Children
Kevin Harvick is married to DeLana Harvick. DeLana Harvick is a former co-owner and manager of Kevin Harvick Incorporated. On February 28, 2001, they tied the knot in Las Vegas, Nevada.
They are proud parents of their son Keelan Paul Harvick (born on July 8, 2012) and daughter Piper Grace Harvick (December 28, 2017). Their son Keelan has already joined his father in a NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race.
Kevin Harvick is a 5 feet 10 inches(178 cm) tall car racer with a weight of 79 kg (175 lbs).
Kevin Harvick possesses a net worth of $30 million US dollars.
Interesting Facts about Kevin Harvick
- Kevin Harvick is a big fan of the New York Yankees.
- Harvick is also a big fan of the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL.
- Kevin Harvick is very fond of Mexican food.
- Kevin Harvick loves to have pets. He already has two cats and three dogs in his home.