Latane Brown - Updated Feb 2024

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Latane Brown

Latane Brown is popular as the first wife of Dale Earnhardt. Latane Brown was with her husband for almost two years. Her husband then went on to have other two marriages.

Early Life and Childhood

Latane Brown was born on November 17, 1951, in the United States of America. She used to hold American nationality and her astrological sign was Scorpio.

The name and information regarding her parents have never come forward. However, it is known that she had three siblings but their names are not available as well.

Similarly that, information about her other family members such as her cousins, grandparents, relatives, and others was also not known.


Regarding Latane’s educational background and qualifications, no information was available. Considering her other things and the time of the era, it doesn’t seem that she went to any educational institutions. However, we cannot be sure as she could have gone to one if she was from a privileged family.


Latane Brown passed away on July 10, 2021, when she was 70 years old. She died almost two decades after her ex-husband, Dale Earnhardt passed away.

Latane Brown – Net Worth 2022

Talking about her income and net worth, no information is available. As her career was unknown, her net worth was also unknown.

Career and Professional Life

Latane Brown’s career as well as professional life has never come forward in the past or now as well. It seems that she was a private person and has always kept her private as well as professional life secret and away from the public and media view.

Little to no information regarding her career is available to us. Talking about her ex-husband, Dale Earnhardt was an American professional stock car driver and team owner. He used to race from 1975 to 2001 in the former NASCAR Winston Cup Series.

It is now called the NASCAR Cup Series. Dale was most notably driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Likewise,  his aggressive driving style earned him the nicknames “The Intimidator”, “The Man in Black”, and “Ironhead”.

He is also very famous as one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. Sadly, Earnhardt passed in a car accident on February 18, 2001.

Latane Brown

Caption: Latane along with her ex-husband, Dale Earnhardt (Source: RichAthletes)

Relationship Status

Latane Brown and Dale Earnhardt tied the knot in the year 1968 when they were both 17 years old. The couple had a son together whose name is Kerry.

Latane gave birth to Kerry after one year of their marriage. However, only after two years of marriage in the year 1970, the pair separated and finalized their divorce as well.

Likewise, Brown then went on to marry Jackie Lynn Key. They also welcomed a child together whose name is Janene. Sadly, Jackie passed away in the year 2007 due to some illness but they were together until then.

Moreover, Jackie used to work as a manager for Hardee’s restaurants. Apart from that, he also was an avid golfer and fisher.

Body Measurements

The body measurements of Latane Brown such as her height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, and other sizes have always been unknown. On the other hand, she had brown hair and brown eyes as well.

Latane Brown – Social Media

Latane Brown didn’t own any social media accounts and was not active on any social media platforms. Also, during that time, social media was not known and popular as it is now. So, it is understandable that it was not much in use in the past.