Linda Knievel- Tragedy Of Robbie Knievel Mother

by Pragya Wed Jan 18 2023 Updated On Wed Jan 25 2023
Linda Knievel- Tragedy Of Robbie Knievel Mother

Linda Knievel is the mother of the late American daredevil Robbie Knievel. 

Linda Knievel's husband and son.
Linda Knievel's husband and son. Source: Facebook

Married Life Of Linda 

Linda was married to Evel Knievel, the late stuntman. They got married to each other in 1959 and shared four children together. 

She had two daughters named Tracey and Alicia and two sons named Robbie and Kelly with her former husband. 

Linda remained married to Evel for more than three decades, and after that, they got divorced. They ended their marriage in the year 1997

After Linda divorced her ex-husband, her ex married another woman named Krystal Kennedy, but their marriage also didn't last long. 

Her ex-husband died in the year 2007 because of pulmonary disease. 

Talking about Linda, it's unknown if she married anyone after her divorce or not. 

Linda Knievel with her ex-husband, Evel Knievel.
Linda Knievel with her ex-husband, Evel Knievel. Source: Facebook

Age And Net Worth 

The age and net worth of Linda are unknown. However, her late son Robbie was 60 years old. 

He had a net worth of $2 Million.

Linda Knievel's son Robbie Knievel.
Linda Knievel's son Robbie Knievel. Source: Instagram

Who Is Linda's Son Robbie?

Robbie was a daredevil. He was born to his mom and dad in Butte, Montana.

Robbie grew up with his three siblings. His birth name is Robert Edward Knievel II, but professionally he is known by the name Kaptain Robbie Knievel

Robbie died on Jan 13, 2023, because of pancreatic cancer.  

Ex-husband Was An Abuser

The promoter of Linda’s ex-husband, Saltman, wrote a book named Evel Knievel on Tour that was published describing about the character of Evel. 

In that book, it was indicated that Linda and her children were abused with drugs by Evel

This accusation was a big question on Evel’s character, so he was pissed off. 

Evel went to California with his friends. His friends grabbed Saltman and Evel hit Saltman with an aluminum baseball bat until he was unconscious. 

Saltman’s arms were totally smashed, and he needed to undergo several surgeries after the incident. 

Saltman case a filed against the stuntman, and he was found guilty of physical violence. He was jailed for three years.

Robbie Followed His Father’s Legacy

Robbie grew up in the family of a stuntman, as his father, Evel, was a professional motorbike stunt rider. 

So, stunts were in the blood of the young Robbie from the beginning. 

In his adulthood, he also made his father proud by pulling out insane stunts. 

His father even got emotional at one moment when he pulled a difficult stunt. 

Even after his father’s death, he and his brother Kelly were on the field of stunts. 

Robbie’s brother Kelly even uplifted his father’s products and worked with Harley-Davidson for the museum.

Robbie Was Late To Find The Cancer

Robbie has done many dangerous stunts throughout his life. Many of the stunts were even life-threatening ones. 

He also has got himself through some serious injuries more than multiple times. But his life ended because of pancreatic cancer. 

Pancreatic cancers are one of the rarest cancers around the world, which are very difficult to detect in time to save anyone. 

The same thing happened with Robbie as well. His cancer was also not detected unless he got seriously ill because of cancer. 

As it was too late, as he was stated dead in the hospital in Reno, Nevada.

Robbie Is Full Of World Records

Robbie is famous for the stunts that he performed on his bikes. He also has his own arena and stunt place, which is very large. 

The arena is expanded to a very large area where he shows his stunts to the world and he also earns money from the same job. 

But by providing entertainment to people, he has also achieved a lot of records through his stunts. 

He has carried out many highest, longest jumps and stunts that have set a total of 20 world records. His records are very hard to achieve by any other stuntman.

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