The American former stock car racer and racing commentator, Michael Curtis Waltrip aka Michael Waltrip has been able to win the two-time Daytona 500 and many other championships as well. With his racing career, Michael Waltrip's net worth has reached the next level.
The racing sensation, Michael Waltrip got divorced from his longtime wife in 2010. Although the racer didn't face success in his personal life, he always faced success in his professional life. We will let you people know the professional side of the car racer and include things like his net worth, salary, career, house, and many more.
Michael Waltrip's Net Worth Details- How Rich Is He?
The professional car racer, Michael Waltrip who is also the co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing has spent more than three decades in his professional field and has already become a multi-millionaire.
Michael Waltrip's net worth is estimated to be around $35 million while his salary is still under the radar. And if we talk about his income source there is no doubt it all came from his professional racing career.
Michael wrote a book entitled In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and the Day that Changed Everything in 2011 which became the New York Times Best Seller. His book might have helped him to add an extra fortune to his net worth.
The racer has failed to disclose all the detail regarding his house, gadgets, car and other properties he owns. But having such a huge amount, it is obvious he must have been living his life fully in a luxurious way.
Waltrip's career Highlights
Michael Waltrip started their stock-car career in 1981 and in the same year, he has been able to win the Mini-Modified division track championship. In 1983, Michael won the Goody’s Dash Series championship with was voted as the most popular driver in 1983 and 1984. Michael made his Cup debut in 1985 in the Coca-cola 600 at Charlotte driving.
The car racer has become the Daytona 500 race winner two times in 2001 and 2003. The racer has also been the favorite contender for the 2002 and 2005 Gatorade Duel. While talking about his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins, then he has won at least four with his classic #66 car. Not to boast, but he also has 11 wins in the Nascar Nationwide Series.
Besides his racing career, he has appeared as the cast member of Dancing With the Stars back in 2014. He has also appeared in the two episodes of My Name Is Earl.
Short Early Life Details Of Michael Waltrip
Michael Curtis Waltrip aka Michael Waltrip was born on April 30, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky. He is 59 years old as of 2022.
Waltrip is the younger brother of Darrell Waltrip, a three-time NASCAR champion. He has a height of 6 ft 5 inches and a weight of 95 kg.
Waltrip was married to Elizabeth "Buffy" Franks from 1993 and was divorced in 2010. They have one daughter, Margaret Carol. Michael has an older daughter from a previous relationship, Caitlin Marie Waltrip-Kinnaird, who is married and has 2 kids of her own.
The former racer currently lives in Huntersville, North Carolina. Likewise, he has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of 2022.