|Real Name/Full Name||Eugene Francis Haas|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Gene Haas|
|Birth Place:||Youngstown, Ohio, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||November 12, 1952|
|Age/How Old:||70 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|College:||California State University, Northridge|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Bernadette Haas (Died 29th June 2016)|
|Profession:||Sole stockholder, founder and president of Haas Automation|
|Net Worth:||$270 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Running businesses is fun but at the same time, it can be very hectic when things don’t work out to your advantage. What matters most therefore is your ability of fighting all the challenges you face in establishing the businesses. It is never about having enough capital but having the right people to run the business for you. For Gene Haas, he understood this pretty well but he still took the risk and set up Haas Automation.
However, since he is not sure he doesn’t have anyone who is as passionate to run the business like he is. This is the reason why he is in charge of almost all the most important positions in the company. These positions include being the sole stockholder, president and founder. He has also played a big role in motorsports as he is the founder of NASCAR team ad Haas CNS Racing. The motorsport is now known as Stewart-Haas Racing). Gene is also the founder of Haas F1 Team and Formula One.
Well, how well do you know about Gene Haas? If not much, here is what we know about Gene Haas to date.
Biography and Early Life
Gene Haas is a great man who is highly respected in the racing world. However, he has a tendency of keeping information about his personal life away from the public. Much of the information Gene Haas reveals to the public is about his career and what his plans for the future is. Therefore, it has proven a challenge to find out any information about his childhood life including the names of his parents and their occupation. He has also not revealed whether he has any siblings and the names of his siblings if any are also not known.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Gene Haas in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Gene Haas’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 30th May 2023 having been born on 12 November 1952. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.
Gene has very great interest in sports and business, but he started his life just like any other kid. However, just as we mentioned above, he is very secretive and doesn’t like talking about his life as a child. Therefore, the information of the school where he started schooling as a young child is still under review. After graduating from high school, he joined California State University, Northridge and majored in accounting and finance.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975. Haas originally majored in engineering but after Lockheed nearly went bankrupt, he switched to business. After graduating from high school, Gene he was not able to find a reliable job that offered him a salary that was over what he earned at a summer job he had in a machine shop. He worked at the shop as a CNC programmer and a machinist.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Your guess is as right as mine. This young man keeps everything about his personal life as it is ‘personal’. Therefore, getting to know anything about his wife and children is one thing that has proven to be quite challenging. However, with our deep research, we were able to confirm that Gene is a widower.
He was married to Bernadette Haas but the details about his marriage is not available to the public at the moment. Unfortunately, after being together for several years and having everything running smoothly, Gene’s wife passed away on 29th June in 2016.
It is not clear whether Gene and his wife had kids or not. Although we are still trying to find out whether Gene has started dating since his wife’s death, we haven’t found any information yet. Therefore, we will assume he is single for now until we get more information.
Is Gene Haas Gay?
There has not been any rumors connecting Gene with same-sex relationships. Although he seems to be very secretive, it is clear that he was in a long-time marriage relationship with his wife Bernadette. We might not be sure whether they had any kids or not, but their relationship is enough to prove that he is not gay.
Gene is the president, sole stockholder and founder of Haas Automation. He is also the founder of NASCAR team Haas CNC Racing currently known as Stewart-Haas Racing. In addition to this, he is the brain behind Formula One team Haas Formula. It has become a force to reckon with in the world of business.
Haas built and developed an indexer that had a stepper motor drive and later his company Haas Automation mass-produced them. The company is today known as the largest machine tool manufacturer under $1 billion in the U.S.
Although Haas has not received any awards or nominations yet, but Haas Automobile has. They won Roy Pinkerton Award which was offered by the prestigious United Way, Ventura County Chapter. He has CNC machines to many colleges which include; California State University Channel Islands, Polytechnic State University and California State University Northridge.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Gene Haas in 2023
The beauty and success of any business is determined by how much profit it is giving to the owner. Gene’s business is truly successful and he is proud of his work. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at $270 million all of which he has earned from his career as an entrepreneur and a businessman.
Gene is not only successful as an entrepreneur, but he is also a great philanthropist. He has supported many colleges both by donating machines as well as a cash grant. He gave a $1 million cash grant to Danville Community College in April 2015.