Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a second-generation stock car racing driver. Currently, he drives the 88 Nationwide Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in NASCAR’s top series. He is one of the most popular figures in the sports world. His competitive driving style and business ability are all his own.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. inherited racing from his parents. As his father Dale Earnhardt Sr. was an American stock car racing driver and is well known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR. His grandfather Ralph Lee Earnhardt was also a professional stock car racing driver. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was born as Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr.
He was born on October 10, 1974, and this makes his age 42 years now. He is an American. His ethnicity is white. His birth sign is Libra. His sheer determination, dedication, and commitment helped him to achieve a milestone in the racing world.
Earnhardt was born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina. His maternal grandfather, Robert Gee Sr., was a NASCAR car builder. Getting late start as a racecar driver, he went to High-Performance Driving School that was managed by Andy Hillenburg. In 1996-97, he performed in nine Busch Series races as a part-time driver for Dale Earnhardt Inc.
Since 2000, he has been overwhelming in his professional career. Throughout his career, he has earned success at Daytona International Speedway and got the nickname “Pied Piper” of Daytona. He has won the Most Popular Driver Award fourteen times in his career (2003-2016).
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Dale Earnhardt is an avid fan of Washington Redskins. In spare time, he loves to watch football and soccer on television. He is married to Amy Reimann. Amy is her longtime girlfriend and present fiancée. After winning his 14th Most Popular Driver Award in 2016, Dale announced their marriage would take place on New Year’s Eve 2016 and later got married got married at Richard Childress' Childress Vineyards in Lexington, North Carolina.
His brother Kerry Earnhardt is a former NASCAR driver. His sister Kelly Earnhardt Miller is an American NASCAR co-owner of JR Motorsports.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the co-owner of the JR Motorsports (NASCAR Xfinity and Truck Series team). In 2003, he and his stepmother established Chance 2 Motorsports. He is the owner of Hammerhead Entertainment, a popular media production company. He also has a bar named Whisky River. It was located in Charlotte. Later, he opened a second Whisky River in Jacksonville, Florida. In August 2012, he landed his steps into the automobile business. He is a good friend of fellow NASCAR Drivers, Clint Bowyer and Lary McReynolds.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is also a popular media personality and a famous person for his appearance in television and films. He made appearances in several music videos. He is a philanthropist. He works for the needy people through the non-profitable organization.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., racing sponsors partners are Nationwide, AXALTA, Wrangler, BAD BOY, Good Year and much more.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has an impressive salary. His estimated net worth is around $300 million, $250 million more in comparison to fellow NASCAR driver, Kyle Busch. He earned $23.8 million in 2015 including $9 million from endorsements. He has made more than $400 million from career earnings. Besides, he makes a huge amount from the endorsement deals with several companies and brands like Nationwide, Chevrolet, Axalta, Goody's, TaxSlayer and Wrangler.Earnhardt Jr owns a house in Mooresville, NC
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