Darryl Starbird Biography / Wiki
Born in 1933, Darryl Starbird isn American custom car and hot rod designer and builder, known for his innovative and futuristic space-age car designs, often featuring bubble tops. He is also known as the “King of the Bubbletop”.
He was the second son of four children born to Austin and Marie Starbird of Auburn, Kansas. As World War II broke out Austin moved his family to Wichita, Kansas, to work for the Boeing Airplane plant. Some of his best-known cars include the Predicta, the Electra, the Cosma Ray, the Big T, and the Lil Coffin.
Starbird currently owns and operates Darryl Starbird’s National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum in Afton, Oklahoma, which features many of his cars as well as other notable examples from the history of custom car and hot rod culture.
Darryl Starbird Girlfriend / Wife / Dating / Children
He married Donna Starbird and has a son Cliff Starbird.
Darryl Starbird Net Worth / Age / 2021
As of 2021, Darryl is 88 years old and has a net worth of $3 million.
- Full Name: Darryl Starbird
- Nick Names: Darryl Starbird
- Birthday: 1933
- Age in 2021: 88
- Birth Place: USA
- School: N/A
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- Profession: Car Builder, Designer
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
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- Net Worth: $4 million
- Height: 5 feet 10 inches
- Weight: 75 kg
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- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Father: Austin
- Mother: Marie
- Siblings: 3
- Wife / Spouse: Donna Starbird
- Girlfriend / Dating / Affairs: N/A
- Children: Cliff Starbird
Trivia / Facts
- A notable car in the museum is the Reactor Mach II which appeared on multiple television programs.
- Some of his best-known cars include Futurista, Predicta, Electra, Cosma Ray, the Big T, and Lil Coffin.
- He is one of a group of designers and artists including Ed Roth, George Barris, Norm Grabowski, Dean Jeffries, Bill Cushenberry, and the great pinstripe artist Kenny Howard (nicknamed Von Dutch), who presided over one of the most productive and creative periods of American custom car and hot rod design.