Darrell Wallace Sr is an American businessman who is well-known as the father of professional American stock car racing driver, William Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. is popularly known as Bubba Wallace.

Bubba Wallace is the first Africa-American to win the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series thanks to his father, Darrell who encouraged and motivated him in his tough times. Darrell is the biggest supporter of his son.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Darrell Wallace Sr.
Birth Year
Birth Place
Alabama, United States
5 feet 10 inches
180 cm
70 kg or 154lbs
Desiree Wallace (Divorced)
William Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.,
aka Bubba Wallace and
Brittany Wallace
Social Media
Darrell Wallace Sr
Source: YouTube


Darrell Wallace Sr was born and raised in Alabama, United States. He hasn’t disclosed his exact birthdate but he is believed to have been born in the year 1969. Darrell has not disclosed further information about his parents or childhood but he was born and raised by an American parent. Darrell has American nationality and white ethnicity.



Darrell hasn’t opened anything regarding his educational background yet. He probably graduated from the local high school in his hometown, Alabama. Since he is a businessman, we believe he has a degree in business administration.



How did Darrell become famous?

Wallace Sr is a businessman and he owns a cleaning company. He is also the greatest supporter of his son, Bubba Wallace. Darrell introduced his son, Bubba to stock car racing in his early years. Bubba also thanks his father for supporting him from the beginning.

Today, Bubba is the full-time racer in NASCAR Cup Series. Bubba is one of the first African-American winners of the 2014 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series. He also has the record of being the highest finishing African-American in Brickyard 400, Daytona 500, and youngest driver to win Franklin County Speedway.


Body Measurement

Darrell turned 52 years old in 2021. He is a handsome man and a supportive father. Darrell possesses blonde hair and brown eyes. He has a tall and average body build. He stands 5 feet 10 inches which are about 180 cm and weighs 70 kg or 154lbs. Darrell has a straight sexual orientation.


Personal Life

Wallace Sr is a divorced man yet a proud father of two. He was married to a beautiful African-American woman, Desiree Wallace. His wife is a University of Tennessee graduate who is currently serving as a social worker. She was athletic in her early days and ran track in her university. Desiree gave birth to Brittany Wallace and William Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. Their son who is well-known as Bubba Wallace was born on 8th October 1993.

Darrell Wallace Sr's children and ex-wife
Wallace Sr’s children and ex-wife Source: Republic World

Darrell Wallace Sr’s daughter was a basketball player. His wife, Desiree highly supported their daughter to join basketball while Darrell focused on Bubba and encouraged him to join the stock car race since his childhood. Darrell and his wife, Desiree have already ended their marital relationship for a long time now. Yet their separation hasn’t affected a bit on their children’s life.


Social Media

Darrell is not an active social media user. However, he does have a Twitter account where he has about 654 followers. His profile picture on Twitter is of Bubba Wallace’s childhood picture and he can be connected through @DarrWall. Darrell does not use his social media platform to share her interests or matter. On the other hand, his son, Bubba Wallace is an active social media user. He has over 467 thousand followers on Instagram and can be connected by @bubbawallace.


Darrell Wallace Sr with his son, Bubba Wallace
Darrell  with his son, Bubba Wallace Source: Motorsport Images

Net worth

There has been no estimation regarding Wallace Sr’s net worth yet but he is a successful businessman and is making a fortune from his cleaning business. On the other hand, his son, Bubba Wallace has a net worth of $3 million as of 2021. Darrel is living a luxurious life yet supporting his son through every race and being his biggest motivator.



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