Dave Kindig is TV star popular for Velocity TV show ” Bitching Rides.” He had interest in Hot Wheels, Legos and drawing from an early age, seeing Dave making a career out of it is not a surprise. In fact, he has gained immense success as the owner and the chief designer of custom car fabrication shop Kindig-It situated in Salt Lake, Utah. In this 27,000 square feet workplace, he and his skilled team perform redesign on old and new cars; from carving a model in a paper to bringing the idea in effect.
Dave openly says his service is expensive, not affordable for everyone stills he has customers lining up pretty good. You must be eager to learn how rich Dave could be? In this Wikipedia like bio, we will bring you details of his birthdate, age, married life, wife, kids, and approximation of his net worth.
Dave Kindig age; When was he born?
Dave Kindig also known as Dave Rick Kindig was born in Salt Lake, Utah on 6th February 1971. This 47 years old car designer is the resident of Salt Lake. Apart from that, he has lived in Draper, UT, and Midvale, UT.
Dave Kindig is married and father of two kids
Dave is married to more than 25 years of wife Charity Kindig and has two children Baylee and Drew Kindig with her. When Dave and Charity met at a dance club, she was in high school. Like Dave, Charity was interested in cars from she was little, part of the reason the couple fell in love is their passion for vehicles.
They had affairs for some time before getting married on July 11 of 1992. Charity has been a big part of Dave success; from encouraging and supporting to being part of his business. Even after 25 years has passed the couple shares a wonderful relationship.
While Dave wanted to follow his passion and own a business, there was no guarantee of success. She allowed Dave to quit his job and follow his instinct once their first child, Baylee was born. Well, the decision has paid off with success of Kindig it. Also, the work done on the car makes the story of the TV show “Bitching Rides”.
Charity is a co-founder and vice president of the Kindig-IT. During the company was in startup she filled in as secretary. Their 21-year-old daughter Baylee also involved in the firm; she looks after designing and selling Kindig-It Design apparel.
Dave Kindig Career and Net Worth
Although Dave likes to joke he had an engineering degree in Hot Wheels and Legos he is a self-made designer and fabricator. He did not go to art school or even did not attend college. Dave got into car design all out of his passion. Begining at the age of 5 he would make the drawing of cars and would chop and change legos until he would make a design out of it.
Fast Forward to 42 years later, he has a TV show “Bitching Rides” which is among most-watched show in Velocity network. Even before the show premiered in 2014, Dave had established as one of best in the business. Now with the added marketing power, he is further flourishing.
Like we said at the beginning Dave’s service is costly. In average he earns a six-figure (higher end) sum for the redesign of each car. When Dave started Kindig-it in 1999, he had no thought of becoming a millionaire from the work he does for fun. Yet again he finds himself making millions from the job.
The official data about his net worth is not available after going through various sources Dave Kindig net worth is estimated at $5 M.
Dave worked at high-performance coatings for years during this time he learned a lot about the restoration business, and he got to know people in the industry. As Dave did not see himself working week in week out for others, he started Kindig it design using $4,800. Initially, the business that started out subletting a 4,500-square-foot workspace near 40th South and State Street now occupy the entire 27,000-square-foot building — and Kindig owns it.
Dave Kindig awards and achievement
When Dave started Kindig-it in 1999, he did not use the computer to make a design, in fact, he sticks to paper and pencil to carve the remodel of a car which would take him about 2 hours. He excels in drawing car model and implementing that raw idea into metal work through years of experience. Due to impressive work, Dave has gained recognition among the wide range of customers, also, he has won several awards in the process. In Dave’s flourished career he has won 2007 GM Design Award, 2008 Utah Hot Rod Inductee, 2012 Master Builder Award, 2012 Trendsetter Award (Goodguys), 2013 Ford Design Award.
Dave Kindig Wikipedia facts
|Profession||TV Personality, Bussiness owner, Designer|
|Date of Birth||6th February 1971|
|Birth Place||Salt Lake, Utah|
|Children||2, Baylee Kindig and Drew Kindig|
|Net worth||$5 M|
|Residence||Salt Lake, Utah|