Ryan Newman is an American race car driver he has a net worth of $950 thousand. Ryan Newman has earned his net worth as a professional driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he the #39 United States Army/Tornadoes/Haas Automation Chevrolet Impala for Stewart Haas Racing under crew chief Tony Gibson. New man was born on December 8, 1977 in South Bend, Indiana he earned a B.S. in vehicle structure engineering from Purdue University. He graduated from Purdue in 2001, and he is currently the only active NASCAR driver to have a college degree. He won the honor of Raybestos Rookie of the Year in 2002, Newman who is a car enthusiast and owns 14 cars, enjoys driving and working on vintage cars, particularly 1950s Chryslers. #39 Newman's race car was featured on the cover of the 2005 EA Sports computer game NASCAR SimRacing. Newman aka, Rocket Man was actively involved in its development. Newman and his wife, Krissie, operate the Ryan Newman Foundation, the foundation's purpose is to educate and encourage people to spay or neuter their pets and to adopt dogs and cats from animal shelters. It also has the mission to educate children and adults about the importance of conservation so the beauty of the great outdoors can be appreciated by future generations, they also provide college scholarship funding through the Rich Vogler Scholarship program, of which Newman himself was a recipient, to students interested in auto racing careers. The Indiana Board of Commissioners dedicated a half-mile stretch of newly-rerouted Lincoln Way West (formerly U.S. Route) near the South Bend Regional Airport to Newman. This road located in St. Joseph County, Indiana was dedicated to Newman on April 29, 2008. Newman was the winner of the 2008 Daytona 500 race. His first child Brooklyn Sage Newman was born on November 18, 2010.