As a professional stock car racing driver, Kyle Larson is a current competitor in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Chip Ganassi Racing and also has a part-time stint in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. His successful racing career is not without some recognition among which include being named the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year in 2012 as well as the champion, the Rookie of the Year in the Nationwide Series in 2013, overall winner of the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2015 and a few others.
If you are conversant with the love story between the popular American car racing driver Kyle Larson and his long-standing girlfriend and baby mama Katelyn Sweet, you would know that Kyle has finally popped the big question and asked Katelyn for her hand in marriage. Katelyn who is the sister of Brad Sweet, another race car driver and Kyle’s close friend has been in love with the race car star for a long time. Although the time of their first meeting is not clear, the couple has dated long enough to have two kids together and fans who believe that the marriage proposal has been a long time coming welcomed engagement with positive responses and are expectant that the wedding ceremony should follow closely behind.
Brief Bio of Kyle Larson, Age
The famous American professional stock car racing driver Kyle Miyata Larson was born in Sacramento, CA on the 31st day of July 1992. His parents are Mike and Janet Larson who have two other children apart from Kyle. The budding car racer saw his first car racing sports a week after he was born but joined the gang at seven years of age. The records have it that Kyle acquired basic education as he practised his sports. He is reputed to be a caring sort of guy who loves water and hopes to take his family on a cruise.
Kyle started with outlaw karts in Northern California and today, he is currently driving the No. 42 Chevrolet SS for Chip Ganassi Racing and is competing full-time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Although he has a sort of limited schedule with Xfinity Series where he drives a No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for CGR, the car racing star is also into Camping World Truck Series, with No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado as his race car.
Parents, Wife (Katelyn Sweet), Girlfriend
The famed race car driver was born as the youngest of three siblings to a Japanese American mother Janet Larson and a Caucasian father Mike Larson. It is on record that Kyle’s parents have spent time in Japanese internment camp in the past. A week after he was born, his parents took him to see his first car racing sports and he started to actively participate in the sports at the age of seven, driving in outlaw karts in Northern California.
Kyle is currently in a relationship with Katelyn Sweet who is a sister to his close friend Brad Sweet, also a race car driver. Katelyn who was born on the 28th of July 1991 is used to being in the limelight because of her brother’s profession, but she is a nice and creative person in her own right. She has a social media presence through her Twitter account that was opened in June 2010. In addition to her social media account, Kyle’s beautiful girlfriend has worked for Rodan & Fields skincare as an independent consultant.
It has been hinted that the couple must have gotten to know each other from their mutual passion which is car racing. Although how they met for the first time has never been discussed, it is very likely to be in one of the after-parties and get-togethers for racers. Their relationship has remained strong, and it seems unshakable. Though they are not married yet, the couple has two kids together, their first child Owen Miyata Larson, a boy, was born on the 22nd day of December 2014 and just recently, on the 7th day of March 2018, their second child Audrey Layne Larson came into the world.
Kyle and his baby mama became engaged on the 22nd day of December 2017, according to the driver of the No. 42 Chevrolet, the marriage proposal has been long overdue. He posted pictures of him and his soon-to-be official family on social media with Katelyn brandishing her giant engagement ring as they jet off to New Zealand for the off-season. The couple appear to be in a great relationship and as Kyle Larson said, it’s about time and they couldn’t wait to spend the rest of their lives together, taking care of their children.
Height, How Tall Is Kyle Larson?
The stock car racing driver is not very tall, unlike in the basketball games, great height is not a prerequisite for entry into car racing sports. Kyle stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.68 m. The American-born race car driver weighs 61 kg or 135 lb but details of his other body statistics are not currently available to the public.