Kenny Roberts. Birthday . Kenny Roberts Sr and Jr remain the only father-son duo to have won World Grand Prix Championships, and their racing pedigree is still held in high regard by racing fans the world over. Roberts' son, Kenny Roberts Jr., won the 2000 500 cc World Championship, making them the only father and son duo to have won the title. He and Nicky Hayden were both prominent figures on the motorcycle racing circuit. She has been married to Kenny Roberts since August 24, 1979. Musician Kenny Rogers, wife Marianne Gordon, and son Christopher Rogers attend the 10th Annual American Music Awards on January 17, 1983, at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Share photos and stories, or buy and sell your Kenny Roberts framed motorcycles. A year later, though, he would fulfill the ultimate dream of winning the 500cc World Road Racing Championship, making for the first father/son pairing ever to accomplish such a feat. became King Kenny in his own right, by following in Dad’s tyre tracks and beating the then much more potent Yamahas and Hondas to win the 2000 500GP title on his Suzuki RGV500. Motorcycle Racers. Kenny Jr’s 2000 title allowed Suzuki to break a six year long championship winning stint by Honda, and gave the factory a much needed boost for future endeavours. Sports; Driver, manager and dad: Kenny Roberts’ 69 years old. Kenny Roberts Is A Member Of . Most Popular ★ Boost . Content. January 1, 2021. They have two children. Kenny Roberts, the 2000 World Champion, though the “Jr.” attached to his name is long gone. December 31, 1951 (age 69) Birthplace . 0 California, United States. Motorcycle Racer #95811. Capricorn Named Kenny #9. Roberts Jr. made history with his title win in 2000, becoming half of the only father and son duo to both win 500cc World Championships. Associated With. Kenneth Leroy Roberts Jr. (born July 25, 1973 in Mountain View, California) is an American former professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer who won the 500cc Road Racing World Championship in 2000. He joins his father Kenny Roberts, as the only father-son … Tanya Welk was born on May 4, 1949 in Glendale, California, USA as Tanya Marie Falappino. Coincidentally, exactly two decades later, his son Kenny Roberts Jnr. His son, Kenny Roberts, Jr., won the 2000 500 cc World Championship. 69 Year Olds. She was previously married to Larry Welk. Kenny Roberts Popularity . Most Popular #137704. The Roberts are the only father-son duo to have won 500cc World Championships and be inducted into the MotoGP World Championship Hall of Fame.