Ken Miles Net Worth: Ken Miles was a British engineer and racing driver who had a net worth of $ 100,000 at the time of his death in 1966 (adjusted for inflation). He is perhaps best known for being played by Christian Bale in the Ford v Ferrari movie.
Ken Miles was born in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England in November 1918 and died in August 1966. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the British Army. Miles won the USAC Road Racing Championship in 1961 driving a Porsche 718 RS 61. He won the Daytona 24 Hours in 1966 for the Shelby American Inc. team with Lloyd Ruby. Ken Miles won three 12 Hours of Sebring races in 1963 in an AC Cobra, 1965 in a Ford GT40 and 1966 in a Ford GT-X1. He was known to be a British pilot competing with American teams. Miles was inducted into the American Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2001. His son Peter is the executive administrator of a vintage car collection valued at over $ 80 million. Ken Miles died on August 17, 1966 at the age of 47 in a racing accident.