Leah Pritchett is an American dragster racer for Don Schumacher Racing and is known as one of the top female dragsters in the United States and around the world. She previously worked for Bob Vandergriff Racing, which closed in April 2016.
Leah made her Top Fuel debut in 2013, when she joined Dote Racing after competing in Pro Mode and Nostalgia Funny Car. She won the Carquest Parts NHRA Nationals in Arizona as her first professional-level win when she defeated Brittany Force on February 28, 2016.
|celebrated name:||Leah Pritchett|
|Real name/Full name:||Leah Christine Pruett|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Date of birth:||May 26, 1988|
|Birthplace:||Redlands, California, United States|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Husband/husband (name):||Gary Pritchett|
|Children/Children (son and daughter):||no|
|Is Leah Pritchett a lesbian?:||no|
|Net worth in 2022:||$5 million|
Leah Pritchett Biography
Leah Pruett was born on May 26, 1988 in Redlands, California, to parents Linda and Ron Pruett. Lindsey Pruett, her sister, has also delved into the racing world. Leah is an American of Native American descent.
Leah finished high school in her hometown of Redlands. She moved to San Bernardino to complete her education after receiving a scholarship from California State University for her athletic skills.
She is very dedicated to her job and her work speaks for itself. Because she prefers not to perform in public very often, little is known about her early life and upbringing.
Leah Pritchett Age, Height, Weight
Leah Pritchett was born on May 26, 1988 and will be 34 on September 8, 2022. Her height is 1.76 m and she weighs 62 kg.
Throughout her career, Leah has gone through ups and downs. She became known for her talent, dedication and determination to outperform the competition. A young woman who started in Pro Mode and Nostalgia Funny Car became the best dragster in the country. Leah started her winning streak in 2018 when she won the NHRA SAMTech Factory Stock Showdown Championship.
DSR’s first series championship came in their first year in their class. Leah showed her genius by becoming the first female winner of the course in its short history. Leah won the Nostalgia Funny Car Championship in 2010 while competing in the NHRA Hot Red Heritage Series as a rookie. She has won a total of 11 events, including eight Top Fuel races and three Pro Modified races. Her best ET of her career is 3.361 seconds and her top speed is 334.15 miles per hour.
Leah Pritchett Achievements and Awards
Leah has been a role model for all young people who want to be a part of the racing world. She has made progress in her career and has shown tremendous potential as a young racer, and it is her sheer love of racing that has propelled her to such heights. Leah is now considered the best dragster in the country, but she remains humble to this day. She has 1 factory showdown win and 11 event wins, including 8 Top Fuel and 3 Pro Modified wins. To this day, she continues to win more awards and championships while keeping audiences on the edge of their seats.
Leah Pritchett’s Net Worth in 2022
Her salary is not determinable because racers are paid per race. As of September 2022, her net worth is estimated at $5 million. Leah was one of the highest paid racers at the Atlanta Dragway, making $9,500. In 2016 she signed a contract with Don Schumacher Racing. Since then she has raced with Tony Schumacher and Antron Brown. A one-season win for Leah entitles her to an income of over $10 million. She will receive $5 million after sharing her share with the team.
Leah Pritchett has shown to all young aspiring racers aspiring to be at the top that there is no substitute for hard work and dedication to the sport. She has been a part of this sport since childhood and grew up with it. Despite everything that has happened this year, the will to race remains strong in her heart. Leah Pritchett continues to win races and keep the crowd on the edge of their seats.
Leah Pritchett Husband, Marriage
Leah Pritchett is married to Gary Pritchett, a crew member of the NHRA Top Fuel Drag Racer Steve Torrence and clutch specialist. Even though they were rivals on the track, the couple married in 2013 and proved to have a strong bond. Sadly, on July 31, 2019, Leah filed for divorce in Indiana. Since then, there have been no more updates on the couple’s situation. For a family going through such a difficult time, we hope Leah and Gary will be okay and their bond will be stronger than expected.