Who Are Ross Kenseth & Kaylin Nicola Kenseth, Matt Kenseth Kids?

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Ross Kenseth and Kaylin Nicola Kenseth are two of Matt Kenseth’s five children, and they are half-siblings.

Matt Kenseth has surprised the world of racing after his announcement to return to NASCAR. He is set to join Legacy Motor Club as the new competition adviser. 

The latest news has made the fans even more inquisitive about the former racer’s personal life. More specifically, the fans are keen to know how Ross and Kaylin Nicola are related to each other.

Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth (Source: Frontstrech)

Matthew Roy Kenseth is a professional stock car racing driver in the NASCAR Cup Series. He was born on March 10, 1972 in Cambridge, Wisconsin.

His career started in 1988, when he was only 16, at the Madison International Speedway. Following a series of win racing tracks in Wisconsin, he got his full-ride in the NASCAR Busch Series in 1997.

Kenseth racer has been awarded the 2000 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year and named one of NASCAR’s 75 greatest drivers. He also recorded a maximum Slinger Nationals win, winning it eight times.

Furthermore, he has won the Daytona 500 twice, the 2013 Bojangles’ Southern 500, and is a 2004 Sprint All-Star Race winner. 

The 51-year-old decided to hang his boots after racing the 2020 Season Finale 500 held in Phoenix.

After 25 years on the race track, NASCAR inducted Kenseth into the Hall of Fame in 2023. 

Matt Kenseth Kids: Ross And Kaylin Nicola

Ross and Kaylin Nicola Kenseth are Matt Kenseth kids. While the two have the same father, Ross is Kenseth’s son from a previous relationship.

Kenseth was in a relationship with Ross’ mother, Lisa Winus, before marriage. The couple gave birth to Ross on May 25, 1993. 

Matt Kenseth With His Family
Matt Kenseth With His Family (Source: Pinterest)

Not much information is available on whether Kenseth was married to Lisa before. Furthermore, it is difficult to know why the relationship ended or how long the relationship lasted. 

However, in 2000, Kenseth tied the knot with Katie Martin. With Katie, the racer has four daughters, Kaylin Nicola, Grace Katherine, Clara Mae, and Mallory Karen. 

Unfortunately, there is not much information available about Kaylin Nicola. The 14-year-old even is not available on any social media platforms like Instagram.

While she was featured in a few vacation photos that Kenseth posted, the NASCAR racer has mostly kept her away from the spotlight.  

Ross Kenseth

Following in his father’s footsteps, Ross Kenseth also picked up stock car racing and currently drives a Blizzard Series race part-time at the Five Flags Speedway. 

He started his racing career at the age of 14, after racing in a Legends Car, and then gradually moved into Late Models at the Columbus 151 Speedway. 

Ross Kenseth With Wife And Children
Ross Kenseth With Wife And Children (Source: X)

Furthermore, in 2009, he won the Big 8 Late Model Series championship. In addition to that, he qualified as the second fastest for the Snowball Derby that same year.

Moreover, in 2012, Ross managed wins at the Winchester 400 at Winchester Speedway along with the All-American 400 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. 

However, he debuted in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on June 20, 2015, at Joe Gibbs Racing, qualifying second, leading the first lap, and finishing sixth.

The 30-year-old retired from racing in 2016 and started working as an accountant for a real estate firm in Miramar Beach. 

However, in a surprising turn of events, Ross decided to get back into racing and started driving the Blizzard Series. 

Discussing his personal life, Ross is married to his loving wife, Amber Odom. The couple got engaged in 2015 and officially married in December 2016.

Ross is a loving father of two kids, a boy and a girl. In a recent post on Twitter, Ross seemed emotional attending his daughter’s preschool graduation. 

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