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Who Is Kyle Larson’s Wife?

Published 07/18/2023, 5:16 PM EDT

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It is no secret that Kyle Larson is one of the most talented drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series right now. The Hendrick Motorsports driver has time and again proven his worth on the track. Naturally, there’s a lot of support that has gone into him performing to his finest. In fact, it is not just his team members but also his wife, Katelyn Sweet, who has religiously believed in him and played a key role in supporting him.

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Who is Kyle Larson’s wife, Katelyn Sweet?

With all the success Kyle Larson has had in his NASCAR career so far, a lot of credit goes to his wife Katelyn Sweet for standing beside him. Born on 28 July 1991 in Grace Valley, California, Katelyn is the second child to parents Don and Jennifer Sweet.


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Brad Sweet is Katelyn’s elder brother, who also is a well-known American professional race car driver. While she went to Bear River High School, eventually, she ended up becoming a beauty and skincare expert. Interestingly, she also worked as an independent consultant for Rodan & Fields skincare.


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Not many know, but Katelyn is a former equestrian and marathon runner. Having said that, it is amazing how she met Kyle Larson for the first time.

Where did Kyle Larson and Katelyn Sweet meet?

Kyle Larson has always had an adventurous personality. During his younger days, he was quite the party animal. There was a time when his life consisted of partying all night, waking up hungover, winning the race the next day, and again ending celebrating by drinking.

As he spoke on the “Rippin’ It” podcast in 2021, Larson explained how he met Katelyn Sweet for the first time. It was during one of the post-race celebrations that he came across Katelyn. In fact, he admitted to drinking more than normal in order to impress her.

Speaking about the time, he said, “We’re all partying that night and I think I was probably trying to show off for her, and I end up getting wasted. She and a couple of my other friends, obviously I was passed out, like on the ground, in bad shape, and they colored all over me.”

While that was a funny act, it was the start of a beautiful love story between the two. After dating for a long period, the couple got engaged on 22nd December 2017. However, the following year, they tied the knot in September in grand fashion. Amazingly, their bond is blessed by the presence of three lovely children.

Do Kyle Larson and Katelyn Sweet have children?

Prior to their marriage, Kyle Larson and Katelyn Sweet enjoyed the parenthood of two wonderful children. On 22nd December 2014, they welcomed their first child Owen Miyata Larson. Four years later and just months before their wedding, the couple welcomed their second child, Audrey Layne Larson.

Unfortunately, with Audrey, an autoimmune disorder started causing her hair loss. Just 18 months after her birth, she began experiencing the effects. In a bold move, Katelyn spoke about it in an interview with in September 2022.

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The 32-year-old said, “I would stress about it and be very emotional about it because, as much as I knew nothing really bad was happening to her, it was just hair that was being lost, people would look at you and stare at you and ask, ‘Why does she always have a hat on her head? She kind of looked like she was going through chemotherapy losing her hair.

She explained how bringing light to this special situation was very important. Katelyn said, “I just wanted to protect her from anything that might come out later. But I also think it’s good to talk about it and let people know that things are happening in our lives.”

Both Larson and his wife are trying their best to draw attention to the dynamics around Alopecia. In fact, the couple has helped raised money and donated the full amount to National Alopecia Areata Foundation. While they have been trying to spread good vibes everywhere, they were blessed on 31st December 2022 with their third child, Cooper Donald Larson.

Kyle Larson’s Wife Katelyn’s NASCAR All-Star Race Celebration

It is no secret how Kyle Larson and his wife have had difficulties in their lives. At the same time, the couple have known how to enjoy it to the fullest. While Larson is known to be a party animal, Katelyn is no less in this regard. In fact, she has a certain reputation when it comes to celebrating her husband’s race victories.


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After Larson’s every win, Katelyn is found shot-gunning a beer. Over time, the celebration has not only gone viral but has delighted the fans to the core. Of course, this adds extra motivation for Larson to register a victory and also for the fans as they get to witness the stellar celebration.


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Most recently, she was witnessed performing this celebration after the Hendrick Motorsports star’s third-ever All-Star race victory at North Wilkesboro Speedway. While such lively acts keep the couple happy and energetic, there is nothing more their fanbase would want.

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Written by:

Priyank Mithani


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Priyank Mithani is a NASCAR writer at EssentiallySports with a passion for motorsports that began in his childhood. Over the years, he has been following the sport meticulously, and his insights are highly respected within the NASCAR community. Priyank is a devoted fan of Kyle Busch and has closely followed his career for years.
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Ranvijay Singh