Facts of Kye Kelley
|Full Name:||Kye Kelley|
|Age:||32 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||May 19, 1987|
|Birth Place:||Mississippi, USA|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Kye Kelley also called as Shocker is a popular and famous drag racer who appears on the Discovery Channel’s show ‘Street Outlaws: New Orleans’.
The fun and good old days!
Kye Kelley is a native of a small town in Mississippi. It is reported that the town was so small that it had just one traffic light. It lacked any sort of supermarket. He was born and raised her. But his date of birth and hence his age is not known. Some websites have put it as 19 May 1987. He belonged to a poor family. When he was 14, he developed a liking for bikes and cars and street racing. This was enough to keep him busy and occupied. He started with dirt bikes before switching to cars.
Talking about his childhood days, an excited Kye Kelley told Drag Illustrated:
“There was an old black guy down the road from my house named Otis, and everyone would meet up there on Sundays. We’d have 50 or 60 people out in the yard, boiling peanuts, racing, and hanging out,”
Kye Kelley completed his high school and received a partial scholarship for junior college. However, he could not complete his college due to lack of funds. He decided to work to earn money and started immediately with full vigor. He started racing cars for a living. That became his career and profession.
Kye Kelley’s career and work
Kye Kelley started with working in the oil industry. Kye Kelley made his hobby into a profession. He soon took to his passion for racing cars and began earning money from it. He had never imagined that he would make it so big at the national level. Talking about it, Kye said:
“Going from that to the whole United States knowing my name is awesome, but I never thought in a million years that it would happen, and I’m putting my whole heart into making it work,”
Kye Kelley also got a chance to be on the show on Discovery Channel called Street Outlaws: New Orleans. He earns money from being on the show as well. He has been a winner and this drives him to more competitions. It is an expensive and thrilling but at the same time risky way of earning money. Kelley’s car had caught fire on one occasion during the competition.
Kye Kelley has acquired a legendary position among OKC Street Outlaws. He is challenged by an increasing number of fellow contestants due to his frequent wins. He got the name Shocker since he drives the Chevrolet Camaro called Shocker which is heavily upgraded. He keeps his car in top form with regular maintenance and checkups.
He now owns a performance shop in McComb, Mississippi.
He is also the leader of the New Orleans racers and wants them to work together rather than against each other.
Kye Kelley’s relationships and love life
Kye Kelley had a long-term girlfriend whom he married in 2015. Her name was Alisa Mote. But the couple separated in 2016. The couple shares a daughter together who was named Kenadeigh Alexa Kelley.
This is Kye’s second child. There are no details available about Kye’s previous relationship or of his first child (son with an undisclosed woman). Alisa’s profession or life after divorce update is also not available.
Kye started dating his fellow drag racer Lizzy Musi. Musi’s family owns the Musi Racing Engines Shop. Her father is Pat Musi who is famous amongst the racing circle. Musi’s Instagram account contains a lot of pictures of the two new lovebirds together. Kye does not have a social media. Lizzy Musi rose to fame in 2014 when she competed and won the PDRA’s race. She is the first woman to break 200MPH in eighth-mile Pro Mod racing.
There are rumors doing the rounds already that there is trouble in Paradise with Lizzy!