Buckshot Jones Net Worth
During his career, Buckshot Jones has won more than 30 races. He has also earned a reputation for being an aggressive driver. He has been named as one of the most popular drivers in NASCAR. His net worth is estimated to be between $1 and $3 million.
When he was a young boy, Buckshot had a strong interest in motocross. But when his father suggested that he should take up stock cars, he agreed. He competed in sprint cars as well. In 1995, he moved to the NASCAR Busch Series. After a few years, he moved to the Winston Cup series. His best results were in the 1997 season. He finished in the tenth position twice. He made his first Cup start in the 1997 NAPA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
He was given the nickname “Buckshot” by his grandfather. He was born on July 23, 1970 in Monticello, Georgia. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is about 5 feet 6 inches tall. Despite his height, he has a muscular body. He weighs 60 kilograms. He prefers to keep his personal life private.
His family owned a race team. When he was a child, he was told that he could be in the team. But after the sixth race, he told his father that he wanted to be a NASCAR champion. His father helped him develop a five-year plan that would allow him to achieve his dream. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business in 1992.
After his college graduation, he returned to Georgia Pacific, a sponsor of his Winston Cup car. He ran 18 races in 1996 and was able to improve his standing to 21st in the standings. He had five Cup starts in 1998, and drove for Stavola Brothers Racing. He drove for Petty Enterprises in 2001. His best Cup position was 41st in 2001. He re-retired after the year ended. In 2007, he ran in the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series. He had an eighth-place finish at Dover International Speedway.
In the Busch Series, he had two wins. He also won the Gumout Long Life Formula 200 in 1998. In 2000, he earned his last pole at Michigan International Speedway. He was named the Most Popular Driver in 1998.
He was also involved in several controversy. He got in trouble with Dick Trickle at Daytona. He also crashed with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and had to enter treatment. He was suspended by both NASCAR and ESPN. He is currently battling alcohol and substance abuse.
In his last Cup race, he finished 25th. He had a career-high seventh-place finish in the 1997 season. He was a member of the Black Moon group. He released three studio albums, The Formula, Chemistry and The Solution. He appeared on songs by Kurupt, P-Money and KRS-One. He released a solo album in 1999. He appeared in the television series Flipmode Squad. He has appeared on Mack 10 and the song “Shot in the Dark.”
He dated Jina Cadena for a long time. They have been married since 1998. Their wedding was held at First Baptist Church in Duluth, Minnesota.