Robbie Knievel, a stuntman whose father was the daredevil Evel Knievel, has died at age 60.
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt performer who followed in the tire tracks of his thrill-seeking father by doing dangerous motorcycle jumps, including at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 1989 and the Grand Canyon a decade later, has died in Nevada, according to his brother Kelly Knievel. He was 60.
Kelly told the AP that his brother “was a great daredevil” and that the general public doesn’t “really understand how scary it is” to be a professional daredevil. Kelly said, “Daredevils don’t have easy lives.”
The outlet says that Robbie died at a hospice in Reno, Nevada, on Friday morning. He was being treated for pancreatic cancer there.
As a young boy, Robbie Knievel started riding his bike like his famous father, Evel Knievel, who died in Clearwater, Florida, in 2007.
In the wake of Robbie’s passing, fans are delving deeper into his personal and professional life. This post will take a closer look at his family, including his children and wife, as well as his accomplished career and estimated net worth.
Know About Robbie Knievel’s Wife And Children
Robert Knievel had two daughters. Their names are Krysten and Karmen. He also had a granddaughter named Analise and a grandson named Kane. However. there is no information known about his wife.
Robbie Knievel was the son of Robert “Evel” Knievel, a stuntman, and Linda, his first wife. Knievel was the third of four kids, two boys, and two girls. He was named after his grandfather.
Know About Robbie Knievel’s Net Worth And Career
Robbie Knievel was an American stunt performer and daredevil. At the time of his death, he had a net worth of $2 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Robbie died on January 13, 2023, when he was 60 years old. Robbie Knievel was born in Butte, Montana. His father, Robert “Evel” Knievel, was a famous stuntman. Before he went to kindergarten, he started jumping on his bike, and by the time he was in second grade, he was doing tricks on his motorcycle.
At the age of 8, he made his first big public appearance in a stunt show at Madison Square Garden. He uses a Honda CR500 Motocross bike for most of his jumps. Many of his father’s record-breaking jumps were done on a Harley-Davidson XR750, which is a much heavier bike. Robbie Knievel has broken 20 world records so far, and many of them have been shown on TV. He was also the star of his own series on A&E called “Knievel’s Wild Ride.” He undertook a 150-foot jump over a line of tractor-trailer trucks in October 2011. Besides touring, he owns Knievel’s Custom Cycles in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, which is a custom motorcycle shop.