Tom White (Motorcycle Racer) Age, Death Cause, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Tom White

Real Name/Full NameTom White
ProfessionMotorcycle Racer, Businessman, Philanthropist, Historian
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1949
Birth PlaceHuntington Beach, California, USA
Date of DeathNovember 2, 2017
Place of DeathNot Known
Age (at the time of death)68 Years
Death CauseCancer (in intestines, liver and lungs)
HometownVilla Park, California, USA
FamilyNot Known
HobbiesSocial work
Favourite Things
Favourite Bikes1968 Suzuki TM250, 1967 Greeves 360 Challenger, 1967 Greeves 250, Redline 650 Triumph, 1961 Lito 500 MX, 1959 Monark 500 MX, 1976 Puch Twin Carb 250, 2014 KTM 350 SX-F
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDani White
Wife/SpouseDani White
Tom White with his wife and son
ChildrenSon- Brad, Michael
Daughter- Kristin

Tom White

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tom White

  • Did Tom White smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Tom White drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Tom spent the majority of his childhood in Huntington Beach, California, where he grew up surfing.
  • When he first rode a motorcycle,  he hit a Cadillac.
  • At the age of 15, he developed an interest in the motorcycle racing. at age 15.
  • He tasted success in the early 1970s and earned AMA National number 80, which listed him among the top 100 flat track motorcycles racers in the U.S. Tom White in younger days
  • In the mid-1970s, he co-founded White Brothers Cycle Specialties with his twin brother Dan, which later became a huge success. In 2000, they sold the company and started focusing towards restoring and collecting vintage motocross bikes. Tom White in 1970s
  • His son Brad developed an interest in motorcycles, much earlier than Tom had. But on an awful day in 1997, his son met with an accident that crushed his larynx, after which he suffered a major brain injury that left him blind and quadriplegic.
  • In 2014, White was inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame.
  • In 2017, he was honored with Glen Helen’s Walk of Fame.
  • In early 2017, when he was just about to go a motocross race at Glen Helen, he felt stomachache, which he initially thought was indigestion. After having a PETscan, he was diagnosed with Cancer in his intestines that had spread to his liver and lungs. Tom White during his battle with Cancer
  • He had a massive collection of more than 170 motorcycles. Tom White bike collection
  • Edison Dye was his inspiration. Edison Dye

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