Who was he?
Darrell Ward was a famous American TV personality, most famous for his career as a truck driver in the Ice Road Truckers series. He passed away in a plane crash. Read along to learn more about his life, career, and earnings.
Personal Life and Career
Darrell was born on August 14, 1964, in Montana, USA. He was close to his family as a boy. His family ran harvest rings. With his wife Gwen, he has two children, Reno and Terra Ward. The pair divorced in 2012. In 2016, Ward sadly died in a plane crash near Montana, which shocked the fans of the show. At 52 years old, he still had half of his life ahead of him.
He used to love different outdoor activities, like hunting and fishing, as well as riding dirt bikes. Many, including himself, viewed him as an adrenalin junkie.
Trucking was the biggest part of his life. On the popular show, he was known to assist his rivals on multiple occasions. He was loved by his colleagues and the fans alike.
Before his passing, Darrell Ward had an estimated net worth of around $500,000. Due to the popularity of the show, he would have probably made more in the following years.