David Freiburger's passion for reviving rusty vintage and classic cars can easily make one mistake it for an obsession. After bringing them to life, he sells them at a good value to people who find prestige in owning classic cars. Besides having a flourishing car re-sale business, he has been an editor at various magazines and produced television shows that share informative content about automobiles.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Profile summary
- Who is David Freiburger?
- How old is David Freiburger?
- Educational background
- Career history
- Has David Freiburger's Roadkill Garage been cancelled?
- What is David Freiburger's net worth?
- What is David Freiburger's salary?
- Where does David Freiburger live?
- Who is David Freiburger's wife?
- Who are David Freiburger's kids?
- What is David Freiburger's height?
- Facts about David Freiburger
The transcendence of David Freiburger's career has seen him work for 30 years at Hot Rod magazine, where he held different positions, including radio and TV show host, before rising through the ranks to Chief Editor. He is also an editor at Rod & Custom magazine. David Freiburger's biography reflects his career journey and net worth.
|Date of birth
|August 21, 1968
|55 years (as of 2024)
|Place of birth
|El Segundo, California, USA
|5'9" (174 cm)
|California State University, Los Angeles, USA
|Automotive Production and Technology degree
|Television show host, entrepreneur, and a former magazine editor
|$1 million - $5 million
Who is David Freiburger?
David Freiburger is an American TV show host, YouTuber, entrepreneur, and former magazine editor. He is known for being the Chief Editor of Hot Rod magazine and currently hosts the Roadkill Garage show on MotorTrend.
How old is David Freiburger?
David Freiburger's age is 55 as of 2024. The former Chief Editor of Hot Rod magazine was born on August 21, 1968, in the United States.
According to his LinkedIn profile, David Freiburger studied Automotive Production and Technology at the California State University, Los Angeles, between 1985 and 1987.
David Freiburger's love for muscle cars started in his early teens, having owned a 1970 Super Bee before getting a driver's license. As a result, he became a spare parts seller at a Dodge dealership in 1985, immediately after graduating high school.
Freiburger worked there for two years, then landed the role of a machine shop assistant at Glendale Machine and Balance. He served the position for five months and went to Jacobs Electronics in 1988, where he worked as a sales and marketing manager for three years.
David encountered a big break into the print industry when he submitted a freelance piece to an off-roading magazine before joining the Hot Rod network in 1991. He moved up to the editor's position in 2001 and later became Chief Editor.
Besides being a magazine editor, Freiburger was subsequently a returning special guest on the Hot Rod Garage automobile show and co-hosted the 3K Hooptie Challenge.
What happened to David Freiburger?
In 2018, Freiburger announced his departure from Hot Rod magazine but only left for good after celebrating his 30th anniversary at the magazine in February 2022.
According to his X (Twitter) profile, other magazines David Freiburger has worked with as an editor are Hot Rod Deluxe, Car Craft, Rod & Custom, and 4-Wheel & Off-Road.
What does David Freiburger do for a living?
Currently, Freiburger hosts the Roadkill, Roadkill Garage, and Engine Masters series for MotorTrend. Aside from car shows, he sells restored vintage and classic cars and created the Hot Rod Drag Week competition to market and manage automotive events.
Additionally, David Freiburger's shop and the car restoration videos he shares on his YouTube channel have significantly contributed to his wealth. He sells hoodies, T-shirts, caps, and other types of merchandise in his online shop.
Has David Freiburger's Roadkill Garage been cancelled?
MotorTrend still airs the Roadkill Garage show, which David Freiburger is hosting.
What is David Freiburger's net worth?
David Freiburger, who hosts Roadkill, is said to have a net worth range of $1 million to $5 million. He has accumulated wealth from his earnings and salaries from hosting car shows, doing magazine editorial work, sharing car restoration content on his YouTube channel, and selling restored vintage and classic cars.
What is David Freiburger's salary?
He used to earn $110,000 annually, alongside other benefits, when he was the Chief Editor of the Hot Rod magazine.
Where does David Freiburger live?
The Roadkill host, David Freiburger resides in El Segundo, California, USA.
Who is David Freiburger's wife?
People know David Freiburger is married, but he has not publicly shared much about her. His friend used to call his wife "Petersen bride" because they met at the office when Freiburger was still working at the Hot Rod magazine.
Who are David Freiburger's kids?
His online fans are yet to meet his children because David keeps his family away from public scrutiny.
What is David Freiburger's height?
The Roadkill host is 5'9" (174 cm) tall.
Facts about David Freiburger
- David Freiburger's father, Jim, influenced him growing up and sparked his love for restoring vintage cars.
- For over 50 years, Freiburger has been restoring stalled vintage cars to a functional state, using them for a while, and then selling them at a good value.
- His car ownership spans over 170, most of which have been restoration projects.
- The vast collection in his garage is mostly the F-Bomb Camaro, Mopars, 942 Ford GPW Green, Dodge, Jeep, Pontiac, Chevrolet, Plymouth, and other classic cars dating back to the 1950s.
- He prefers to keep his marital and family life private but not a secret.
Car enthusiast David Freiburger is invested in transforming old classic cars to make them look better and compete at high speeds. Having worked on over 170 vehicles proves he is highly knowledgeable in what he does.
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