William McComas Byron Jr, also known as Willing Byron, was born on November 29, 1997. He is widely known as an American professional stock car racing driver. He drove the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the NASCAR Cup Series. William Byron achieved the 2018 MENCS Sunoco Rookie of the Year award.
|Real Name||William McComas Byron Jr|
|Profession||American Professional Stock Car Racing Driver|
|Date of Birth||29 November 1997|
|Age (as in 2021)||24 years|
|Birthplace||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Hometown||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Current Residence||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|School||Charlotte Country Day School|
|Educational Qualification||Major in Business Communication|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5'9"
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
|Debut||2018 Daytona 500|
|Awards & Achievements||• 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East
• Rookie of the Year
• 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year
• 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year
• 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Parents||Father- Bill Byron
Mother- Dana Byron
|Net Worth [approx.]||$2 million|
William McComas Byron Jr. is known as William Byron. He was born on the 29th of November of 1997. His birthplace is Charlotte of, North Carolina, United States of America.
Byron started loving racing competitions and racing cars from his early childhood days. Byron began this driving career in his teenage days.
William Byron was born to his parents, Bill Byron and Dana Byron. He is the only child of his parents. His mother, Dana Byron, is suffering from a MALT lymphoma tumor in the left side of her brain.
William started his early schooling in Charlotte country day school. Later, he started online classes at Liberty University. He was studying a Major in Business Communication. He graduated in the year 2016.
William started his racing career when he was just 15 years old. His first race was in a legend competition. He won nearly 33 other races when he started his career. That year, Byron gained the title “Legend Car Young Lion’s Division Champion” for his car racing excellence.
He also took part while he was in university. He steered the No. 9 series of Chevrolet in Liberty University at North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway. He finished this race in 11th position along with a single win.
Later, Byron participated in the K&N Pro Series East of 2015. In this racing, he achieved four wins for Scott Motorsports.
William Byron also took part in Kansas NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2016. He secured the winning position in this series. He broke the rookie record in this series.
After this excellent skill and talent, Willing has signed a multi-year driver agreement with Hendrick Motorsports. He steered the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro SS for JR Motorsports in 2017.
In the year 2017, William achieved the Xfinity series Championship by NASCAR. In 2018, he was crowned as the MENCS Sunoco Rookie of the year. Byron began his 2019 season strongly as he won the Daytona 500 pole.
Byron also wins Duel 2 of the 2020 Blue-green vacation duels. It was his first achievement in the cup series. Again he started his 2021 season by qualifying second at the 2021 Daytona 500.
Byron went back to the Truck Series in June 2021, driving the No. 27 for Rackley WAR at Nashville Superspeedway.
Relationship, Wife, and Affairs
William Byron is currently dating Erin Blaney. Erin Blaney is the sister of another Cup Series driver, Ryan Blaney.
William Byron is a 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall and handsome car racer with a weight of 70 kg (154 lbs).
William Byron holds a net worth of $2 million as per the report in 2022.
Interesting Facts about William Byron
- William Byron’s birth flower is Chrysanthemum.
- William started his career at the Daytona 500.
- He strongly believes in God, and he believes that racing is the plan of God.
- Byron is quite a passionate and hard-working racer.