Who is NASCAR Legend Jeff Gordon’s Wife, Ingrid Vandebosch?

Published 04/26/2021, 11:00 AM EDT
Jeff Gordon and his girlfriend actress/model Ingrid Vandebosch before the start of the New England 300 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at New Hampshire International Speedway on Sunday, July 17, 2005. (Photo by Bob Gevinski/WireImage)


Jeff Gordon is one of the biggest names in NASCAR history. A four-time Cup series champion, he can be called the most influential driver in NASCAR history as Gordon helped the game reach every household of America. Having started his career in the Busch Series with Hugh Connerty Racing, he started racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports in 1993.

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There is one person who has been spotted by the NASCAR fans regularly with Jeff Gordon during races. That person is Jeff’s wife, Ingrid Vendebosch. She has been a constant support to Jeff all through his career and has been seen with him in the Victory Lane.

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Who is Ingrid Vandebosch?

 

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Ingrid Vandebosch is a Belgian model and actress. She is the winner of the Elite Look of the Year Award in 1990. Vandebosch started her profession in Belgium in 1986. She then moved to Paris where she did projects for brands like Christian Dior perfume. She has even appeared in magazines like Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue among others.

When did Jeff Gordon meet Ingrid?

Gordon met with Ingrid Vandebosch during an event at the Hamptons in 2002. Gordon announced their engagement on June 24, 2006, at Meadowood Resort in St. Helena, California.

They then got married in a private function in Mexico on November 7, 2006.

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CONCORD, NC – OCTOBER 11: Wife Ingrid Vandebosch (L) and Jeff Gordon (R), driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, wait by his car before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway on October 11, 2008 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)

The couple has two children, Ella Sofia Gordon and Leo Benjamin Gordon. The family lives in the South Park neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina. Jeff feels his children are fortunate to watch him race.

“The cool thing is, and this is the part I feel fortunate, where other guys don’t get to experience this, my kids get to come on pit road and be right next to the car and look at racing in this cool, exciting way of getting up close and personal to it.”

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The couple has even appeared together in a film called Taxi. Vandebosch played a bank robber and Gordon made an uncredited cameo appearance at her invitation.

Before Marrying Ingrid Vandebosch, Jeff Gordon was married to Brooke Sealey. The couple got married on November 26, 1994. In March 2002, Jeff and Brooke parted ways.

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Abhay Aggarwal

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Abhay Aggarwal is sports analyst at EssentiallySports. Having joined ES in early 2020, he has over 300 NASCAR, Formula 1, and Tennis articles to his name. Abhay has been an avid motorsports fan for over a decade, and he even attended the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in 2011.

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