Richard Petty factsRichard Petty (Race Car Driver) was born on the 2nd of July, 1937. He was born in 1930s, in Silent Generation. His birth sign is Cancer and his life path number is 11. Richard’s birth flower is Larkspur and birthstone is Ruby. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Richard Petty
REAL NAME:Richard Lee Petty
PROFESSION: Race Car Driver
BIRTHPLACE: Level Cross, North Carolina, USA

1. Bio

Richard Petty, best known for being a Race Car Driver, was born in Level Cross, North Carolina, USA on Friday, July 2, 1937. NASCAR driver who won the Daytona 500 seven times over the course of his legendary career. His racing team Richard Petty Motorsports became one of the most successful teams on the circuit.

Family: He had four children, including NASCAR driver Kyle Petty, with his wife Lynda. They divorced in 2014. Richard Petty father’s name is Lee Petty and mother Elizabeth Petty. We will continue to update details on Richard Petty’s family.

Elizabeth Petty
BROTHER(S):Not available
SISTER(S):Not available

Education: The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Richard Petty is single .

Net Worth: Online estimates of Richard Petty’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney and NetWorthStatus does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Richard Petty’s zodiac sign is Cancer

Richard Petty zodiac sign is a Cancer. Dates of Cancer are June 21 - July 22. Those born under the zodiac sign Cancer need to be needed. They have an great desire to feel loved and appreciated in every part of their lives. This is needed so that they can develop a sense of security and identity. They are nurturing, supportive, healing, compassionate, and unconditionally loving. Although, they can be dependent, indirect, moody, passive, aggressive, and unable to let go.


3. He is currently 83 years old

The American race car driver has been alive for 30,561 days or 733,483 hours. There were precisely 1,036 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN:July 2, 1937
AGE: 83 years old
BORN ON:Friday
GENERATION:Silent Generation

Richard Petty was born on a Friday. Friday is ruled by Venus, the planet of love, balance, beauty, romance, elegance, and pleasure. People born on Friday are social animals, artistic, and obsessed with beauty and love.

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4. On Richard Petty’s birthday

The world’s population was and there were an estimated babies born throughout the world in 1937, Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was [Not available]. No song matches found..

On this day in history:

626 – Incident at Xuanwu Gate: in fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng.

1776 – Continental Congress resolves "these United Colonies are & of right ought to be Free and Independent States".

1823 – Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia.

5. Richard Petty’s height and weight

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WEIGHT (LBS):Under review
WEIGHT (KG)Under review


EYE COLOR:Dark Brown

6. The Year of the Ox

Richard Petty was born in the Year of the Ox. People with Chinese zodiac Ox bear persistent, simple, honest, and straightforward characteristics. They are talent leaders with strong faith, and strong devotion to work. Their strengths are honest, industrious, patient, cautious, level-headed, and persistent. But they can also be obstinate, inarticulate, prudish, and distant. Their lucky numbers are 1, 9, and lucky colors are red, blue, purple.

7. Richard Petty’s life path number is 11

8. Silent Generation

Richard Petty was born in the middle of Silent Generation.

9. Richard Petty’s birthstone is Ruby

Red rubies are tokens of harmony and peace. Their beauty speaks of strength and nobility of character. It was believed to protect its wearer from evil. Traditionally, the ruby has been regarded by ancient Hindus as the "king of gems"

10. Richard Petty’s birth flower is Larkspur

Larkspurs symbolize positivity and love. They come in a wide range of vibrant colors including indigo, purple and pink.

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