JD Gibbs Biography – JD Gibbs Wiki
JD Gibbs born Jason Dean Gibbs, was a stock car racing driver, co-owner of Joe Gibbs Racing and the eldest son of Joe Gibbs.
After graduating from Oakton High School, he attended The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He played defensive back and quarterback at William & Mary from 1987 to 1990 while his father Joe Gibbs coached the Washington Redskins, which he led to three Super Bowl titles.
Gibbs served as president and later co-chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing. Before joining the organization’s senior management, Gibbs was an over-the-wall crewmember and a part-time driver, making 13 NASCAR national series starts from 1998-2002.
JD Gibbs Age
He was born on February 21, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on January 11, 2019 in Davidson, North Carolina aged 49.
JD Gibbs Parents
He was the eldest son of Joe Gibbs and Pat Gibbs.
JD Gibbs Wife
He was married to his wife Melissa.
JD Gibbs Children
He had four children: Joe Jackson, William Miller, Jason Dean II, and Zachary Taylor.
JD Gibbs Family
He was born to Joe Gibbs and Pat Gibbs. He was the grandson of Winnie Era Gibbs and Jackson Ceufud.
JD Gibbs Health – JD Gibbs Illness
JD Gibbs’ health became a serious concern in fall 2014, when he exhibited symptoms that led to a neurological diagnosis. In March 2015 as his son began treatment for the ailment, which had affected his speech and processing functions. In May of 2015, it was announced that JD was battling “conditions related to brain function.” He had been undergoing treatment in recent years.
JD Gibbs Death
He died on January 11, 2019 in Davidson, North Carolina aged 49. Joe Gibbs Racing confirmed his death in a statement: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joe Gibbs Racing Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, J.D. Gibbs, who passed away earlier tonight at the age of 49 from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.
“Joe Gibbs Racing appreciates everyone’s respect for privacy of the Gibbs family during this difficult time. Additional information regarding details for a memorial service will be forthcoming at a future date.”
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joe Gibbs Racing Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, J.D. Gibbs, who passed away earlier tonight at the age of 49 from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. pic.twitter.com/kmyKRHupeq
— Joe Gibbs Racing (@JoeGibbsRacing) January 12, 2019
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and his wife, Tanya said in a statement: “Tanya and I are heartbroken for the J.D. Gibbs family. For anyone who had the honor and privilege to know J.D., he was instantly recognized as a champion in life and in sports.
“On behalf of the entire Redskins organization, alumni and Redskins Nation, our hearts, prayers and love are with our Coach Gibbs and his wonderful family.”
A statement from Redskins owner Dan Snyder and his wife, Tanya. pic.twitter.com/pNpYJ7rdb6
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) January 12, 2019
JD Gibbs Cause of Death
He died from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.
JD Gibbs Net Worth
He had an estimated Net Worth of $11.1 million.