Boyd Coddington was a designer and owner of Boyd Coddington Hot Rod Shop. He rose to fame after being the star of American Hot Rod on TLC and was well known for his endeavor. He died on the 27th of February, 2008 at the age of 63 due to the complications from a colon operation. He was divorced after the duration of 23 years from his wife and this divorce was talked about widely by his fans. What lead him to get a divorce from his previous wife?
Boyd made his name in the entertainment fraternity after he started his very own show called the American Hot Rod on TLC. He had the net worth of 12.5 million dollars at the time of his death. A native of Rupert, Idaho, he opened his own shop on 1977. He was known for his clean and elegant designs which were hugely successful with celebrities.
He was at the height of his career during his death. He died from complications from a colon surgery as he was suffering from diabetes from a long time. He had been married thrice and two of his marriages ended in a divorce and some problems between the pair seem to be the reason behind it.
He was married first to Peggy Jeanne King in 1965. The relationship of this couple ended in a divorce in 1971. From 1971 to 1996 he was married to Daine Marie Ragone Elkins. The couple’s relationship also ended in a divorce and then he got married in the year 2002 to Jo Andenise clause McGee. With Diane, he has three children and with Peggy, he has one child only. He has no children with Jo and was married to her up until his death. His legacy in the field of being a Hot Rod Designer and a TV Show Host will continue to live for a long time to come.