Dale Earnhardt Jr Net Worth
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. net worth, career earnings and salary: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is a retired American NASCAR driver and media personality who has a net worth of $300 million. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was born on October 10, 1974 in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Racing has been a family business for three generations. Dale is the son of the late, great NASCAR legend. Dale Earnhardt, Sr., who died in February 2001 in a crash at the Daytona Speedway. Dale Jr began his racing career at the late age of 17 with his father, competing in the Street Stock division at Concord, North Carolina's Motorsport Park. Jr's first race car was a 1979 Monte Carlo. At the end of his career Earnhardt, Jr. drove the famous #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet Impala SS for Hendricks Sports. He also drove the #5 in the Nationwide Series races for JR Motorsports.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. drove in his first NASCAR race in 1988 and won his first race at the 2000 DirecTV 500. He won his first Nationwide Series race in 1998 at the Coca-Cola 300. Between the NASCAR Xfinity series and the NASCAR Cup Series Earnhardt, Jr. has won 60 total races in his career. He finished in the top ten more than 300 times and earned the Pole position at least 25 times. During the period from 2003-2016, he was voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver fourteen times in a row.
He became known as the "Pied Piper of Daytona" for winning the Daytona 500 twice, winning it 10 years apart in 2004 and 2014. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has appeared in various movies and TV shows as well as in music videos for artists including Jay-Z, Sheryl Crow, Trace Adkins, 3 Doors Down, O.A.R., Nickelback, and Kid Rock. He competed in more than 600 races for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with more than 25 wins and 250 Top Tens. Earnhardt has also competed in more than 130 races for the NASCAR XFinity Series with more than 20 wins and 90 Top Tens.
Career Earnings: At the peak of his career Dale earned $25 -30 million per year. Roughly $22 million of that amount was earned through endorsements. He earned at least $20 million every year from 2004 to 2017. He was the highest-paid driver in NASCAR from 2008 to 2015. In 2008 he earned a career-high $30 million. His primary sponsor throughout his career was Bud Light. He also had endorsement deals with Kraft, Drakkar, Chevy, Gillette, EA Sports, Pennzoil and Wrangler. By the time Dale retired in 2017, he had earned $410 million during his career through endorsements and winnings.
Businesses Assets: Earnhardt owns several businesses outside of racing. He owns a media production company called Hammerhead Entertainment that has created several TV shows. With a group of partners he partially owns Paducah International Raceway. He has a signature line of eyeglass frames, a car dealer and a restaurant with multiple locations. He has granted more than 250 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
He owns a number of private jets including a Learjet 60 and a Cessna Citation Latitude. In August 2019 the Citation crashed upon takeoff at an airport in Tennessee. Dale and his family survived with minor injuries.
Dale married Amy Reimann in 2015 at Richard Childress' vineyard in Lexington, North Carolina. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, in May 2018.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
|Net Worth:||$300 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 10, 1974 (44 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Race car driver, Presenter, Radio personality, Actor, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Dale Earnhardt Jr Earnings
- 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup$2,343,808
- 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup$5,741,833
- 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup$4,952,780
- 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup$4,029,363
- 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup$4,470,643
- 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup$3,969,643
- 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup$4,284,415
- 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup$5,088,015
- 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup$5,229,229
- 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup$5,601,654
- 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup$6,859,802
- 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup$4,652,593
- 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup$3,296,221
- 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup$4,309,905
- 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup$2,067,075
- 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup$162,095