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Supercross Austin Forkner Biography – Early and Personal Life, Career, NET Worth 

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Austin Forkner gets discharged from the hospital after the massive spinal and scapula injury he suffered in Round 7 of the Supercross Series. Austin Forkner is a well-known name in the world of American motor racing. Here’s what you need to know about Austin Forkner.

Supercross Austin Forkner Biography 

Austin Forkner was born to Mike and Julie on 2 September 1998. His hometown or place of birth is Richards, Missouri, United States.

Austin has a sister or half-sister, Mandy, who share the same birth date. His mum calls Miracle Boy as he was born when Julie had the least chance to become a mother when she had lost all hope to conceive again.

He is a professional motor racer and is also known as Farm Boy. He has been passionate about racing since his early childhood.

He started racing motocross at the age of five and when he won the Show-Me Fall series, he knew he was hooked to motorcycle racing.

He earned ranks in his amateur career, he bagged a professional contract with Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki in 2015. 

Full Name  Austin Forkner
Nickname  Farm Boy or Moniker Farm Boy
Born on  2 September 1998
Place of birth Richards, Missouri, United States
Zodiac Sign  Virgo
Height 5’8”
Profession  Motorcycle racer
Motorcycle ride Kawasaki KXTM 250
Age  25 years
Nationality American
Father’s Name Mike 
Mother’s Name Julie
Spouse Rylee Jean Kirk 
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Early and Personal Life of Austin Forkner

Austin Forkner has grown up on a farm, his family has 4000 hogs, 100 cattle, and 1200 acres of land to look after. Racing is in his blood as both his parents are into racing. His father Mike was a motocross rider, and his mother Julie was a barrel racer on horses.

Forkner’s dad Mike was a crop farmer before his son became a professional moto racer. Austin had the full support of his parents when he wanted to make a career in motorcycle racing. He started motocross at the mere age of five. 

Austin used to race in amateur events and attended public school through seventh grade. He had worked to earn money when he needed to buy bicycles or video games. 

He was married to Rylee Jean Kirk after a long dating period. She has been a great support for Austin throughout his journey and the setbacks he faced due to his injuries.

Austin Forkner Career

Austin started motocross when he was a five-year-old child. He participated in many amateur events with his family and won the Show-Me Fall series in his first year of racing.

In Ponca City, he enrolled in the Amateur National Event, where he ranked in the top 10. In 2010, he was the only young rider to bag two National Titles under his name at Loretta’s. His personality and talent made him a popular name in the field. 

When he won his first AMA National title at Loretta’s, he got the offer to join as the factory-supported rider in the amateur team Kawasaki Team Green. Later on, in 2015, he finished his career at the Loretta Lynn National Championships with a good amateur rank. He won two of six titles at Loretta’s. 

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In his first pro game, he finished 4th in the season. He joined Hangtown Pro MotoCross in California and from there he joined many events with his team and performed well as a rookie.

In 2017, he debuted in the Supercross season and picked up 2 podiums. He has continued with his motorcycle racing skills and he bagged 2 wins and 3 podiums in 2018.

In 2019, he grabbed 4 out of 5 wins in the Supercross season. He showed why he was the brightest star of motorcycle sports.

Accomplishments of Austin Forkner

Throughout his career, Austin Forkner has achieved many things, let’s see the titles he has under his name:

Year Title 
2016 Rookie of the Year at Pro Motocross 250 Class
2019 3rd Place at Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship 250SV East 
2016 4th Place at AMA Pro Motocross Championship 250 
2020 3rd place at Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship 250 SX West 

NET Worth of Austin Forkner 

He has won multiple awards and titles throughout his career and has been one of the most successful racers in the sport. As of 2024, his net worth is around $5 million and he has more than 300,000 followers on Instagram.

Austin Forkner is quite a popular name in motorcycle racing. He has suffered many injuries throughout his career, but every time he has come back stronger than before. So, this time hope he gets well soon. 

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