Erica Enders is a drag racing driver from the United States who has won three NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships in the Pro Stock class. Erica Enders also races in the NHRA Pro Modified class.
|Full Name||Erica Lee Enders Stephens|
|Birth Date||October 8, 1983|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas, U.S.A|
|Father’s Name||Gregg Enders|
|Mother’s Name||Janet Lee Enders|
|Age||38 years old|
|Height||5’8″ (1.76 m)|
|Spouse||Richie Stevens Jr.|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Erica Enders Biography
Erica Lee Enders, better known as Erica Enders, was born on October 8, 1983, in Houston, Texas, USA. She is currently 38 years old and of American nationality. Erica’s zodiac sign is Libra, and her ethnicity is unknown. Gregg Enders (father) and Janet Lee Enders are her parents (mother).
When it comes to his siblings, he has a sister named Courtney Enders. Erica and her sister Courtney used to race each other on their bikes when they were kids. She won the Division 4 Jr. Dragster Championship when she was nine years old. By the time she finished her junior career, she had already won 37 races.
Erica Enders Education
In terms of her academic career, she completed her high school education at Cypress Springs. Furthermore, she has not yet disclosed her additional university qualification.
Erica Enders Height, Weight
This drag racer is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 65 kg. Furthermore, the lady has brown eyes and brown hair. Furthermore, her bra size is 40 C (US), and her body measurements are 35-25-35 inches.
Erica Enders Net Worth And Awards
Erica has been nominated for the ESPYS Best Driver Award for 2020. Enders won the NHRA Camping Global Drag Racing Series championship last season, making her the most successful female NHRA champion of all time with four world championships.
As of August 2023, Her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million, which she earned from her racing career. Her current team, Elite Motorsports, pays her around $500,000 per year, according to online sources.
When it comes to her professional career, Erica’s began when she was sixteen years old, when she reached the finals of her first national event in Houston. She was named NHRA Sportsman Rookie of the Year as a result, and she became the NHRA’s youngest national event finalist. Following that, she faced four difficult years of honing her winning abilities. In 2004, she won the first race in the Super Gas class in Houston. She was the first woman to compete in the NHRA’s Pro Stock category since 1993, as well as the first woman to qualify for a Pro Stock race’s final round.
Erica is the first woman in NHRA Pro Stock history to qualify in the top half of a field. To put her incredible accomplishments into perspective, she won more races in 2005 than any other female driver in NHRA Pro Stock history combined. She also made history in 2006 by being the first female driver to qualify first in Pro Stock. She also set a new national Pro Stock speed record of 213.57 mph (343.71 km/h). Erica, on the other hand, was just getting started when she won her first NHRA Pro Stock World Championship in 2014. She made even more history by becoming the first female driver to win the NHRA Pro Stock World Championship for the second year in a row.
Her illustrious career came to an end in 2015, when she went through what was possibly her darkest period. Despite this, she set a new NHRA Pro Mod speed record of 260 mph. She, on the other hand, reversed her fortunes in 2019 after four years without a trophy. When she won the NHRA Pro Mod Championship, she became the first woman to win three global titles.
In 2003, a Disney Channel Original Movie based on Enders and her sister’s life, Right on Track, was released. Brie Larson played Courtney, while Beverley Mitchell played Erica.
Erica Enders Husband, Marriage
On December 7, 2012, she married Richie Stevens Jr. The couple dated for almost three years before getting married. Aside from that, there is no more information about their children.
As of now, this drag racer is not embroiled in any controversy or rumors, and she is concentrating on her career and personal life.