Net Worth $12.5 Million USD
Boyd Coddington August 28, 1944 February 27, 2008 was the owner of the Boyd Coddington Hot Rod Shop and star of American Hot Rod on TLC. Coddington grew up in Rupert, Idaho, reading all the car and hot rod magazines he could, and got his first car a 1931 Chevrolet truck at age 8. He attended machinist trade school and completed a three-year apprenticeship in machining.
He soon became known for building unique hot rods and in 1977 he opened his own shop, Hot Rods by Boyd, in Cypress, California. He realized quick success: his first major customer was Vern Luce whose car, a 1933 coupe, won the Al Slonaker Award at the 1981 Oakland Roadster show.