Ken Block Net Worth
Ken Block Net Worth and salary: Ken Block is an American professional rally driver who has a net worth of $200 million dollars. Ken Block was born December 21, 1967 in Hampstead Long Beach, California. He is an action sports enthusiast and a rally driver with the Hoonigan Racing Division. Block has built his financial portfolio as a professional rally driver, but the majority of his wealth came from D.C. Shoes, where he was a co-founder and the company's Chief Brand Officer. Block began his rallying career with Vermont SportsCar team in 2005 and went on to compete in the 2006 Rally America National Championship, finishing second overall. By the end of 2007, Block had amassed 19 podiums and 8 overall victories in rally events. He competed in the 2008 Rally America National championship, where he finished second overall and on February 27, 2010 Block won the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood (Rally America) for the 5th consecutive time, breaking the record formerly held by John Buffum. On March 23, 2011, Block and his co-driver Alex Gelsomino were taken to hospital, having rolled their Ford Fiesta RS WRC during the shakedown stage of the 2011 Rally de Portugal in Faro, Portugal. A representative of the Monster World Rally team later announced that both men were okay. In 2013, Block entered in the top-ten of the Mexican rally getting his first six points for the championship and scored a best-ever 7th overall finish. Block has also competed in many action sports events including skateboarding, snowboarding and motocross. Since selling his ownership of DC Shoes, he shifted his business focus to Hoonigan Industries, an apparel brand for auto enthusiasts, of which he is co-owner.