Harley Race

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Harley Race

Harley Race

Who is Harley Race?

Harley Race is a Quitman, Missouri-based former wrestler, promoter, and trainer (USA). Harley Race began wrestling training when he was a teenager. Race received instruction from experts such as Buddy Austin, Wlasdek Zbyszko, Stanislaus Zbyszko, and Ray Hirsch.

He worked as a promoter for St. Joseph Wrestling from 1960 to 1965. Race was hired by Gust Karras for odd duties.

The veteran wrestlers assisted him with his training.

He moved to Nashville when he was 18 years old.

In addition, his complete genuine birth name is.

Early life and Childhood

Harley Race, a WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler, was born on April 11, 1943 (age 76 in 2019) in Quitman, Missouri (United States).

He was George Race’s (father’s) and Mary Race’s (mother’s) gorgeous son (mother).

He was also an early enthusiast of wrestling.

On the DuMont Television Network, he watched fight shows.

He, too, was afflicted with the polio virus.

Education Details

Harley Race is a high school pass-out.

In high school, he fought and hurt a classmate.

The school administration then expelled him.

Professional Career

Harley Race
Harley with his belt source: The Mirror

Race then joined Jack Long.

Meanwhile, he competed in the American Wrestling Association (AWA), the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), the World Wrestling Federation (WWF/WWE), and the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) (WCW).

He did, however, win nine belts, including the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, the WWA World Heavyweight Championship, and the NWA United States Heavyweight Champion.

He was one of six wrestlers inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame, the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame, and the WWE Hall of Fame.

In addition, following his retirement, he purchased a home.

He, too, worked as an actor in Hollywood films.

Net Worth and Salary

Harley Race’s net worth is $2 million US dollars as of 2019.

More Facts about Harley Race

Real Full Birth Name Harley Leland Jones.
Nickname Harley Race.
Profession Former Wrestler, Promoter & Trainer.
In The News For Declared dead at the age of 76 on August 1, 2019.
Age (As of 2019) 76 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday April 11, 1943.
Birthplace/Hometown Quitman, Missouri (United States).
Nationality American.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian) Straight.
Gender Male.
Ethnicity White Caucasian Descent.
Religion Christianity.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign) Aries.
House In St. Charles, Missouri (USA).
Date of Death August 1, 2019.
Cause Lung Cancer (Not Confirmed).
Place St. Charles, Missouri (USA).
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall) Feet & Inches: 6′ 1″.
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
Weight Kilograms: 102 Kg.
Pounds: 225 lbs.
Biceps Size 16.
Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips) 42-32-35.
Shoe Size (UK) 12.
Tattoo details? Yes, on his right hand.
Eye Color Black.
Hair Color Brown-Black.
Parents Father: George Race.
Mother: Mary Race.
Siblings Unknown.
Famous Relatives Grandparents:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital Status Married.
Dating History?
Girlfriend Not Known.
Wife/Spouse Name 1. Vivian Jones (Dead).
2. Sandra Jones (Divorced in 1990).
3. Beverly B.J. Jones (Dead).
Son Leland Jones & Justin Race (Amateur Wrestler).
Daughter Candice Marie.
Highest Qualification High School Pass Out.
School High School.
Alma Mater. Will update.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite Celebrities Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Emma Watson.
Dream Holiday Destination London.
Favorite Color Black.
Love to do Traveling & Watching Fights on TV.
Favorite Food Continental Dishes.
Net worth (approx.) $2 Million US Dollars.
Salary, Income & Earnings
Contact Details
Mobile or Phone Number
Office Address NA.
Official Website None.
Home Details Lived in St. Charles, Missouri.
Email Address Not found.

Relationship Status

Harley Race’s first wife was Vivian Jones.

Furthermore, they married in 1960.

Vivian perished in the crash five weeks after her wedding.

She was pregnant with Harley’s child at the time.

Mr. Race nearly lost his leg in the fatal tragedy.

In his book “King of Jones,” he discussed his personal life.

Sandra Jones was his second wife.

Sandra has given him a daughter, Candice Marie.

They did, however, part ways.

Harley’s third partner’s name is not known.

She asked Race not to mention her in the book.

They have a kid, Justin Race, as a couple (Amateur Wrestler).

Nonetheless, he divorced his mysterious third wife in the early 1990s.

Finally, in 1995, he married Beverly B.J. Jones.

Beverly, on the other hand, was the Vice President of a commercial bank in Kansas City.

Nonetheless, he died of pneumonia. Leland Jones is his other son.

Body Measurement

Race’s height is 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) and his weight is 102 kg (225 lbs).

As a result, he was one of the most powerful wrestlers in the United States.

Social Media

No information on his socials was found.


  • He was one of six wrestlers inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame, the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame, and the WWE Hall of Fame.
  • Harley Race’s net worth is $2 million US dollars as of 2019.
  • Race died on August 1, 2019, at the age of 76, in St. Charles, Missouri.
  • Harold was diagnosed with lung cancer, according to his close friend and wrestling manager Ric Flair.
  • On August 1, 2019, he was declared dead at the age of 76.