Leeroy Yarbrough bio

Birth Name: Leeroy Yarbrough

Occupation: Race Car Driver

Place Of Birth: Florida

Date Of Birth: September 17, 1938

Date Of Death: December 7, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Leeroy Yarbrough was born on the 17th of September, 1938. He was best known for being a Race Car Driver. One of NASCAR’s finest superspeedway racers, he won the 1969 Daytona 500, the World 600, and the Southern 500.

Leeroy Yarbrough was born in Florida. Before he could ever drive, he was already putting cars together, mixing and matching bodies and engines. He had a meteoric descent from fame after his career, going from a mansion and an airplane to not having a dime to his name and eventually living in a mental hospital.

Leeroy Yarbrough was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Leeroy Yarbrough was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Leeroy Yarbrough is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Pascal Wehrlein

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Emiliano Spataro

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Personal Life

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

Leeroy Yarbrough was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Leeroy Yarbrough
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Leeroy Yarbrough 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: Leeroy Yarbrough was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Leeroy Yarbrough 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.

Leeroy Yarbrough’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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