Vaughn Gittin Jr Biography
An American self-taught professional drifter Vaughn Gittin is best known for his work on Formula D (2005), Mustang Drift (2009) and Octane Academy (2013). He completed the Formula D series in 2015 and he himself is the creator of the series Formula D.
Vaughn Gittin Early Life
Vague was born on September 20, 1980, in Joppa, Maryland. It is also accepted by Vaughn in several interviews that he just love the cars growing up.
Vaughn Gittin, Source: speed hunter.com
He remembers his father having multiples cars and how he dreamed of becoming a rider some day. Vaughn’s very first car was a 64 Cutlass with hydraulics, which was his father’s gift for his 16’th birthday.
Vaughn Gittin’s first car 64 Cutlass, Source: sppedhunters.com
His father rewarded him with 64 Cutlass just because he secured good grades in schools. He also said his passion for cars made him work every low-end job possible and at 19, he was able to earn some money and support his passion.
Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s Career as Drifting
Vaughn is one of the most popular drifting figures who is known as the only American to win a D1 Grand Prix event twice.
When Formula D was announced, Falken contacted him and in 2004; he hit all the formula D stops with a truck and an open trailer.
Vaughn Gittin during Formula D Championship, Source: speedhunter.com
In 2007, he won the D1GP World Championship and in 2010, earned the first Formula Drift Championship and became the second-ever Champion who had a strictly-drifting background to win it.
Vaughn Gittin, Source: Soeedhunter.com
In 2011, he competed in China’s premier drift series and brought home a Championship from China as well. He always held the first position until 2012 where he stood second in one of the competitions.
Vaughn Gittin, Source: Celebritybio.com
Through out the career of Formula Drift, he achieved five wins and multiple podiums. During an interview he said’
“People may or may not understand it, but drifting is my life dude, and my involvement in drifting is very selfless.”
He has made a good life from drifting and is living a lavish life which according to him, was possible from his passion in drifting.
Let’s watch a video where Gittin the Jr. does what he does the best:
Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s Personal life
Vaughn is married to Mrs. Gittin but he had not revealed her name to the media. The detail information about his personal life is not mentioned clearly but we are into it. So, more will be dealt soon enough.
Vaughn Gittin Jr. with his wife, Source: Speedhunter.com
Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s Own Brand
Vaughn was involved in the Mustang community he feels like an extended family which became the reason and he started his own brand which is the version of a Mustang, the RTR.
Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s Own Brand RTR, Source: speedhunter.com
He was asked why did he started his own brand then he reply:
“It’s not a project to get me rich or anything like that, it’s for me to have some fun and show my passion.”
Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s Net Worth
Well, walking through the successful career of Vaughn he had collected huge amount of sum so that he is able to live a luxurious life style. Talking about his net worth he had an estimated net worth of $900,000.