It was a sad and shocking news that has just been reported on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Josh Owens, a cast member of Discovery’s Moonshiners since 2012, has been seriously injured following a deadly motorcycle race accident at the Daytona International Speedway. As the news spread like wildfire, many fans are now sending out their prayers for his safe recovery. Continue reading.
Who Is Josh Owens?
Josh Owens is the son of legendary moonshiner Jim Tom Hedrick and was born on August 28th, 1977 in Columbus North Carolina. He is currently 45 years old and first joined the Moonshiners cast when he was 35. Over the years he has become an important part of the show and his presence will be missed if not recovered soon.
What Happened To Josh Owens?
Details about the accident and what led to it are still unclear but what we do know is that it happened at the Daytona International Speedway during a motorcycle race event. The extent of Josh’s injuries are still unknown but some online sources have stated that it is severe enough for him to be hospitalized and undergo treatment.
Josh Owens Networth
Before joining Moonshiners in 2012, Josh worked as an auto mechanic which means he had prior experience with motorcycles as well as cars. Along with being an auto mechanic, Josh also owned his own construction business before joining Moonshiners which definitely contributed to his net worth of $1 million dollars according to some online sources.
Netizen reaction on Social Media
Prayers going up for my Brother Josh Owens. We love you Josh and praying you have a speedy recovery.
Smoky Mountain Stoned
Please send healing prayers & positive thoughts to our buddy Moonshiner Josh Owens, he had a bad wreck on his bike racing in New Smyrna today ?
At this time our thoughts and prayers go out to family members of Josh Owens as well as everyone affected by this tragedy. We hope that he recovers soon so that he can continue sharing his passion for moonshining as well as life with us all again! Let us all hope for a swift recovery for him while we await further updates regarding this situation. Please keep him in your prayers!