Justin Shearer is a popular American Television personality who is known as Big Chief on Discovery Channel’s super-hit television show called Street Outlaws. Passionate about cars, and racing, Justin and his TV show has gained a cult following over the years


Justin Shearer, popularly known as Big Chief was born on December 9, 1980 in Louisville in the United States of America. There are very few details about his formal education. Justin is known to be a gym enthusiast and regularly hits the gym when he isn’t too busy winning races or mentoring others on his reality TV show. Justin met his wife Allicia at the age of 18 at a full-time gas station where Shearer was working.

In an interview Shearer admitted that he saw Allicia and was nervous and almost instantaneously knew that he would have trouble with her, something which he cheekily admits is true till date.

The duo got married on September 29th, 2006. From his marriage to Allicia, Justin has two sons named Corbin Shearer and Cobil Shearer. Justin’s public image is that of a family man who genuinely cares about his sons and has great affection for them.

However, he has publicly expressed his regret for not being able to spend enough time with them as he has been passionately following his dream, he admitted that he has always chased better speeds, better performances from his cars, and the money too which he requires to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional race car driver. He has believed that he shall look back one day and mightily regret his childish ambitions.

Justin’s recent closeness to fellow racer, Jackie Braasch on his TV show shocked his fans who viewed Justin as a family man. With many reports claiming that Jackie is indeed his girlfriend at present. However, he has dismissed all such rumours.


Since his initial years in Louisville, Shearer has been highly interested in street racing. However, it was in Oklahoma City where his family moved to when he was 12 that his interest in cars and street racing further developed. His first racing car was 1972 Pontiac LeMans. His popularity in the street racing community of Oklahoma City was already at its peak when he was approached for a show on television.

Shearer’s current stint as Big Chief on the Discovery Channel reality show Street Outlaws is what has resulted in him receiving a great deal of fame. The show began in the year 2013, focusing on street racers getting a chance to showcase their talent, offering a deeper, more personal and intimate look at the lives of the racers as individuals.

According to reports, Shearer is pursuing his life-long dream of becoming a professional racer. And this dream of his is whole-heartedly supported by his rumored girlfriend Jackie Braasch, while it is speculated in many outlets of the media that the lack of support from his wife, Allicia is the reason of Shearer’s growing closeness with Jackie.

Last Modified: 02 Mar, 2018

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