Kenneth Paul Block Death — Kenneth Paul Block, popularly known as Ken Block (November 21, 1967 – January 2, 2023) was an American professional Rally driver with Hoonigan Racing Division, known formerly as the Monster World Rally Team.
Block was also one of the co-founders of DC Shoes. However after selling his ownership of DC Shoes, he shifted his business focus to Hoonigan Industries, an apparel brand for auto enthusiasts.
Ken Block Death & Profile
Full Name: Kenneth Paul Block
Born: November 21, 1967
Place of Birth: Long Beach, California, U.S.
Died: January 2, 2023
Age: 55 Years
Wife: Lucy Block (2004)
Education: Orange Glen High School, Palomar college
TV Show: Octane Academy
Car Number: 43
Ken Block Biography & Death
Kenneth Paul Block, popularly known as Ken Block, is a 55 year old American Motorsport legend and You Tuber.
Born in Long Beach, California, United Stated on November 21, 1967, Block attended Orange Glen High School and Palomar college before becoming a professional rally driver.
Ben Block earned a wide renown life for his “Gymkhana” video series on YouTube which has over 2 million subscribers.
A rally driver since 2005, Block was Rally America’s Rookie of the Year in his first season. Later went on to win rallycross medals at the X Games and podium finishes at the World Rallycross Championship.
Is Ben Block Died? Cause of Death
Yes, Popular American Rally Driver Ben Block is died. He died at the age of 55 years old.
Block was riding a snowmobile up a steep slope in Wasatch County, Utah, when the vehicle upended, landing on top of him.
According to local sheriff reports, Block had been riding with a group but was alone when the crash happened.
The American Rally Association said it was “gutted” at the news of Block’s passing.
“He was a massive influence on everything he touched, including the global world of rallying,” it said in a statement on social media.
Other racers also paid tribute to Block, with former British Formula One world champion Jenson Button calling him “a talent that did so much for our sport”.
Nascar Xfinity Series driver Ryan Vargas said watching Block’s videos “shaped my personality and interest in cars”.
Ben Block Wife Lucy Block
Ken’s wife Lucy Block has stayed away from the spotlight. She has been doing with her husband Ken, supported and cheered him on during his celebrated career as a rally car driver.
They got married in 2094 although he was previously married to writer Tracy Montgomery in 1999.
Ken himself liked to keep his personal life private. He was always very reserved when it came to his wife and children.
However, driver and has taken part in All-Wheel Drive (AWD) competitions. Apart from this, she is also an entrepreneur.
Ben Block Children
Block and his wife Lucy welcomed three kids together, all daughters. The couple’s eldest daughter Lia Block who is 16 years old has followed in the footsteps of her father and she is also a driver.
So far, the names and ages of the other two kids have not been disclosed publicly.