Robert Hight wife Leslie Hight is a professional wildlife photographer from Yorba Linda. Robert's eldest daughter Autumn Hight was born in 2004.
Robert is the president of John Force Racing and the National Hot Rod Association(NHRA) drag racer. Winning the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series three times, he won the NHRA Arizona Nationals Funny Car championship in 2023.
Hight drives the Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car.
Robert started his career with John Force racing in 1995 as a clutch specialist and worked as a crew member. During his first race in 2005, he finished fifth in points.
He won the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car championship twice, in 2009 and 2017.
With Jon Schaffer and Jason McCulloch serving as co-crew chiefs and Mike Neff serving as crew chief, he started his 13th season of racing in a Chevrolet Camaro.
Robert Hight Has Family Ties To John Force
Robert Hight was previously married to Adria Hight in 1999. Robert and his ex-wife Adria both work at John Force Racing.
The couple welcomed their daughter Autumn Hight in 2007. They both grew up in the same neighborhood, and they first met when Robert was the clutch specialist on her father's car.
However, their relationship didn't go well and after sixteen years of marriage, Adria filed for divorce on February 10, 2015.
The divorce was filed in Orange Country Superior Courts in Orange, California and finalized on September 1, 2017. Despite their separation, they are close friends and work for the same company.
After separating from Adria, he is happily married to Leslie Ford Hight.
Leslie is a nature and wildlife photographer. She has created her photography page on Facebook and Instagram, where she has posted many beautiful pictures of nature and animals.
Leslie posted a fantastic reflection picture of a swan on her photography page, writing life is only a reflection of what we allow ourselves to see.
Apart from her photography, she enjoys traveling to different places to explore the natural beauty. She went on for hiking at Utah National Park on September 10, 2019.
She supports and cheers up her husband in his racing. Robert and Leslie enjoyed their weekend in Vegas at Carrie Underwood Residency at Resort World in 2022.
Adria has been a chief financial officer at John Force Racing since 1988. She is the daughter of NHRA drag racer John Force and Lana, and John later married Laurie.
Adria has three step sisters Brittany, Courtney, and Ashley Force Hood. All the siblings are involved in the family company.
Ashley works in the administrative department, while Brittany and Courtney are active drivers. Brittany was chosen for the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association's All-America Team.
Robert Hight Children
Robert Hight has two children, a daughter named Autumn Hight and a son Robert Hight Jr. Autumn was born in 2004, while Jr is around ten years old.
Robert's son and daughter have followed their career following in his footsteps to become a racer. Growing up in a racing family, Autumn followed her family's tradition at eight.
She raced at NHRA Jr. Dragsters and moved through the age divisions. Due to Robert's busy competition schedule, she couldn't attend as many tournaments as her family would want, but she still did well in 2020, placing third overall in her class.
Robert Hight Jr is also actively involved in racing as he was seen dressed up together with his dad at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2021.
Robert with his life partner and kids is living happily, and they were seen at Bristol Dragway on June 20, 2022.
Autumn Hight Is A Junior Driver
Autumn graduated from Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School and started fielding Super Comp dragsters.
Robert made Autumn sit in a Super Comp car at their shop to practice the procedures before participating in school. She drove with full confidence and determination, and she even had the fastest speed because of her weight advantage.
Autumn was part of the Frank Hawley Drag racing school; she stated, "I learned a lot more than just driving the actual race car, and Frank made sure that everyone was very involved in the overall classes and learning about everything.”
John Force Racing team wished her a happy 17th birthday on September 10, 2021. Talking about her personal life, Autumn is in a relationship with Wes Miller.
She is open about her dating life, as she has shared pictures with her boyfriend on her Instagram account.
Robert Hight Was Raised In California
Robert Hight grew up with his family in Alturas, California. Robert currently resides in Yorba Linda with Leslie.
Hight's mom was a journalist, and his dad was a painter. With the support and motivation from his parents, he has established himself as a well-known drag racer.
Robert has a family of four with Leslie and two children. When Autumn made her first win in the race on May 27, 2018, Robert and all his family members were there to enjoy the moment.
However, in his childhood, he used to work on cars with his father, and as a dream of becoming a drag racer, he teamed up with his father-in-law John Force.
Working with John, he achieved great success in the drag racing industry. Robert wished Happy birthday to John through his Instagram account on May 4, 2022, writing From a crew guy to a rookie driver to today, I’ve been fortunate enough to learn from John and be a part of all.
His ex-brother-in-law Graham Rahal is also a race driver. He participated in the IndyCar series with Rehal Letterman Lanigan Racing.