Michael Hall Shelby is the son of Carroll Shelby. Michael Hall Shelby’s father gained massive recognition as an American automotive designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur. Carroll is well known for his involvement with the AC Cobra and Mustang for Ford Motor Company, which he modified during the late 1960s and early 2000s.
Michael Hall Shelby: Bio Summary
|Michael Hall Shelby
|son of Carroll Shelby
|76 years old as of 2022
|Date of Birth
|November 2, 1946
|Place of Birth
|United States of America
|Sharon Anna Shelby, Patrick Shelby
|Carroll Shelby, Jeanne Fields
Michael Hall Shelby was born on November 2, 1946, in the United State of America. He is the second oldest child of Carroll Shelby and his wife Jeanne Fields. As of 2022, he is 76 years old. He has a brother and a sister- Sharon Anna Shelby and Patrick Shelby.
Who is Michael Hall Shelby’s mother?
Michael Shelby’s mother is Jeanne Fields. His father has been married 7 times and they all ended in a divorce. Michael Shelby’s mother is the first woman he got married to. Their marriage lasted 15 years just like his last marriage.
There isn’t much information available regarding how they first met, however, they got married in they married on December 18, 1943, in a beautiful ceremony in the presence of their friends, family, and loved ones. Carroll’s last marriage was to Cleo Shelby who was 25 years his junior. They were in the process of divorce when he died in 2012
His father suffered from heart valve leakage problems from a young age
Though Michael was a healthy boy while growing up, his father didn’t have it like that. His father suffered from heart valve leakage problems from a very young age. This made him experience related health complications throughout his life which later lead to his death.
Because of what he went through as a child, he established the Carroll Shelby Children’s Foundation to cover the medical bills for children who have heart disease but are unable to pay for treatment. Carroll received a heart transplant in 1990.
Bitter custody battle over his father’s body.
The former race car driver and creator of the muscle car’s body was been kept frozen in a Dallas morgue since his May 10 death at the age of 89 because Michael Hall Shelby and his siblings were in a bitter custody battle over their father’s body with their stepmother Cleo Shelby.
Michael Shelby and his siblings, Sharon Anne and Patrick Shelby said their father signed a directive the same year he died to have his remains cremated and split between them and a plot in his native East Texas. However, their stepmother who is their father’s seventh wife, Cleo Shelby, called that directive a forgery and said another document signed two years ago gave her power over his affairs.
After a long battle, both sides reached a compromise shortly before a civil trial. The agreement allowed Shelby’s body to be cremated but with the ashes split five ways instead of four – with an extra share for their stepmother- Cleo Shelby. ‘We’re not happy with it but we want to get my dad in the ground,’ said Michael Hall Shelby after he was asked about his thought on the final agreement according to Dailymail.
Where is Michael Hall Shelby now?
Though he is the son of a famous personality, Michael has been living a very private life away from the media. It is unclear what he does for a living. But we are sure he and his family are doing very well. Though the net worth of Michael Hall Shelby is unknown his father on the other hand has a net worth of $40 Million according to CelebrityNetworth.