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Dale Earnhardt

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Net Worth $ 300 Million
  • Birthday1st Jan, 70
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusSingle
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Born Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has an estimated net worth of $300 million. Earnhardt, Jr., son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt, Sr. is an American stock car racing driver and team owner. Earnhardt, Jr. began his racing career at the late age of 17 with his dad Dale Earnhardt, competing in the Street Stock division at Concord, North Carolina's Motorsport Park. In 2000, Earnhardt, Jr. competed for the Raybestos NASCAR Rookie of the Year Award in 2000 and had his first win in the DirecTV 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. In 2001, Earnhardt, Jr. took his second restrictor plate win as he won the EA Sports 500 at Talladega where he earned a Winston No Bull 5 $1 million bonus. In 2003, Earnhardt, Jr., scored a victory at Phoenix in October, recording a career best 3rd place effort in the standings, with 13 top-five and 21 top-ten finishes. He also took home the NMPA Most Popular Driver award for the first time in his career. On September 9, 2006, Earnhardt, Jr. made it to the 2006 Chase for the NEXTEL Cup after finishing 17th in the Chevy Rock and Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway. On May 27, 2007, Dale Jr. rode a camouflage No. 8 car in the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day to raise money for the families of military troops. On August 5, 2007, Dale Jr. earned his first pole position in a race since 2002 at Pocono Raceway. In 2008, Earnhardt started the season by winning the 2008 Budweiser Shootout a non-points paying exhibition. On the same year, Earnhardt Jr. won his 6th consecutive NASCAR most popular driver award after he set a NASCAR record for merchandise sales. On February 6, 2010, Earnhardt Jr. qualified second overall for the 52nd 2010 Daytona 500 after losing the pole position to teammate Mark Martin. He started 1st in the Gatorade Duel No. 2 on Thursday, February 11, 2010. On Friday March 5, 2010, he won the pole for the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and now holds the record for fastest recorded qualifying time of 28.76 in a Car of Tomorrow at 192.8 mph (310.3 km/h). On July 2, 2010, Dale raced the No. 3 blue and yellow Wrangler Chevrolet and drove it to victory lane in the Nationwide Series Subway Jalepeño 250 at Daytona. On December 2, 2010 Dale Jr. won the NMPA Most Popular Driver award for the 8th consecutive time. On February 13, he earned his first pole position at Daytona International Speedway, as well as his first at a track that uses restrictor plates. On December 1, 2011, Dale Jr. won the Most Popular Driver award for the 9th consecutive time. On November 29, 2012, Dale Jr. won the NMPA Most Popular Driver Award for the 10th consecutive year. As of 2013, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has his own signature line of eyeglass frames, partnering with NY Eye Inc.

Quotes

  • "There's some sorta big bar-be-que goin' on here in turn three. There's smoke all over the track! Some fan's got a big one goin' on."
  • "I felt like the track came to us, but then it went beyond us."
  • "Find me a safe place where I can spin out!"
  • "In what other sport do you get a 15-second break every hour?"
  • “You learn more from your mistakes than you do from your success, and last year I learned a lot. That was an unfortunate season but maybe I needed to experience it to get back mentally to where I need to be.”
  • "The motor's like an old man -- it'll get up, run for a while and then fall back asleep."
  • “I'm just going to keep driving and have a good time doing it.”
  • “I'm focused on the season and winning races, so I'm not interested in a stunt like this.”
  • “Fame is a lot of fun. Fame gets you to boxing matches, football games and cool stuff.” -
  • “It'd be fun if we could run farther apart, but that's not going to sell many tickets.”

Family & relationships

Dale Earnhardt Estates and Homes (1)

Cleveland, N.C Property

Earnhardt installed a new pool, complete with palm trees, at his 200-acre residence at 151 Bullet . The property has a full bar in one basement room of his house and pool table in another. Earnhardt's sister Kelley and mother Brenda also have houses on the 200-acre property.

Dale Earnhardt Autos and Cars (2)

#88 Hendrick Motorsports

1967 Camaro, 1972 Camaro

NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt is a third-generation race car driver in a racing family. Outside the track, he’s also a long-established Camaro guy, owning a few generations of Camaros, including the special edition Dale Earnhardt, Sr. "Intimidator SS" Camaro.

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