Boyd Coddington

Boyd Coddington bio

Birth Name: Boyd Leon Coddington

Occupation: Reality Star

Place Of Birth: Idaho

Date Of Birth: August 28, 1944

Date Of Death: February 27, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Boyd Coddington was born on the 28th of August, 1944. He was known for being a Reality Star. Hot rod enthusiast and designer best known for his appearances on the TLC reality show “American Hot Rod”. He is the former owner of the Boyd Coddington Hot Rod Shop.

Boyd Coddington was born in Idaho. He trained as a machinist and moved to California to build hot rods. He is widely remembered for the car known as ‘CadZZilla’, a custom car requested by Billy Gibbons of the band ZZ Top.

Boyd Coddington was a Virgo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Boyd Coddington was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Boyd Leon Coddington is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Boyd Coddington’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Boyd Coddington’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Boyd Coddington kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Boyd Coddington was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Boyd Leon Coddington
NICKNAME: Stradivarius of Car-Building
RELIGION: Christian
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Boyd Coddington was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Boyd Coddington was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Boyd Coddington had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Boyd Coddington’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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