Bobby East Death News; His Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Wikipedia & Facts

Published Date: 17 Jul, 2022 Updated date: 17 Jul, 2022 By Phil

Bobby East was stabbed to death in Torrance, California recently on 13 July 2022. The stabber was a transient who had a warrant for a parole violation out on the NASCAR driver. The whole driving community is in shock after the driver’s sad passing.

Who is Bobby East wife? Find out about Bobby East kids, net worth, age, Wikipedia, family, and other interesting facts.

Bobby East was an American professional stock car racing driver. He used to race in NASCAR, ARCA, and USAC.

Bobby East Death Cause

Former NASCAR driver Bobby East was killed in a fatal stabbing recently on Wednesday, 13 July 2022, at a Southern California gas station. He was stabbed by Trent Millsap, who later got killed in a police shootout two days later.

The fatal incident occurred when Bobby was filling his car with gas at a 76 gas station in Westminster. Suddenly, Trent aggressively approached him and the two had a verbal spat. After that, the stabber stabbed him in his chest.


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Bobby was then taken to a trauma center where he died of his injuries. Two days later on 15 July 2022, Trent was killed in a shooting with the West Country SWAT Team. It turns out, he was hiding in an Anaheim apartment complex.

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Who Is Bobby East Wife? His Married Life and Kids

The personal life of Bobby was never out to the public. As a result, it’s not quite sure if he was married to someone and has kids.

In the meantime, fans may confuse him with a singer of the same name Bobby East. The singer Bobby on the other hand was reportedly married to a girl named Natasha Zulu in October 2019. They also raise a son together.

Bobby East NASCAR Career, Net Worth

Bobby summoned quite a riveting net worth thanks to his racing career. He was the youngest driver at 16 years old to win a feature USAC National Midget event back in 2001.

The racer completed full-time in the USAC National Midget Series where he was the champion in 2004. Bobby was the most victorious driver during the 2004 USAC season as he had 15 victories.

A year later, Bobby moved on to racing stock cars and he attempted to qualify for three races in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in Roush Racing’s No. 33 Ford. The same year, he made his ARCA debut.

Bobby East Wikipedia; Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height

The stock racing car driver was born Robert John East on 17 December 1984 in Torrance, California, the United States. Bobby was 37 years of age when he died on 13 July 2022. With American nationality, he had white ethnicity.

Bobby was born to his parents, Bob East and Janice East. His father, Bob, is a USAC Hall of Fame car builder. Bob is a renowned short-track car builder of sprints, midgets, and silver crown machines.

Bobby had been living in Brownsburg, Indiana. He had a tall height of 6 feet (1.8 meters).

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Some Interesting Facts About Bobby East

  • When Bobby won the USAC National Midget Series in 2014, he became the youngest national champion in the series’ history.
  • Bobby was a member of Ford’s driver development during his career in ARCA and NASCAR.
  • Bobby got honored as the USAC Driver of the Year in 2004.
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