Tony Stewart is a retired stock car driver and is currently a NASCAR team owner. Tony Stewart will most likely be remembered as the best and most famous NASCAR driver to have ever lived. He owes this to his legacy and the fame he was able to amass during the years he was active as a driver. Even now when he is retired and is the owner of a team, he still manages to set records and attract attention by the fans.
Tony Stewart is a three time NASCAR Spring Cup Series winner, today known as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He won the title in 2002 and 2005 while during the 2011 season Stewart had an ownership interest in the team. In 2014 he also managed to win the title, but this time as an owner as he backed up Kevin Harvick’s title wining campaign. Stewart had a very long racing career and throughout it he managed to win titles in indy, midget, sprint and USAC Silver Crown cars. He is currently the only person in history to be the champion in both IndyCar and NASCAR.
Stewart is the owner now of his own team called Stewart-Haas Racing and the last time he competed he drove the No. 14 Chevrolet SS and competed for the NASCAR Spring Cup Series. When Toney become the owner and the driver in 2011 and subsequently win the championship, he was the first one to do that after Alan Kulwicki. When Tony won in 2011 he stopped the Jimmie Johnson’s record of consecutive wins which ended at five.
Some milestones which Tony Stewart set was being the only driver to Cup Series championship both under the old points system and the chase playoff format. He is also the only driver to win to become a champion under three different sponsorships, Winston, Nextel and Sprint. He is also the first driver who won the series by a tie breaker. In 2014, no. 4 Kevin Harvick won the championship and Stewart managed to win his first ever title as being solely an owner.
Tony Stewart Net Worth and Salary
Tony Stewart is not only one of the most famous NASCAR drivers, but he is one of the most successful ones. After retiring and leaving his career he became an owner and his popularity has not subsisted since. He is still doing what he loves and is able to earn as much as he did or maybe even more than he was a drier. His net worth is currently estimated at 70 million dollars which is an astounding figure for the sport.
Tony Stewart Wife and Kids
Tony Stewart has not married but has had a number of failed relationship in the past. Tony has always been associated with cars and women. You can quite often see him with a different girl and he has had a bunch of them over the years. Eventually, he did not marry and does not have any kids, at least that we know off. Tony was dating Krista Dwyer around 1999 and they were even ganged. But their on and off relationship eventually ended and they separated with a nasty dispute about their pet monkey Mojo.
In 2002 Tony was dating the calendar model Jaime Schaffer. They stayed together for three years but eventually decided to call it quits. Perhaps the most interesting relationship that Tony Stewart has had was with Tara Roquemore, who was the daughter of former race track driver, and she was also a driver herself. But a relationships between two races, although it sounded attractive at first, was never meant to last for too long so they went their separate ways. Recently, Tony Stewart has been rumored to be seeing Renee White. Unfortunately, if we look at Tony’s previous record we are not really sure how long this one will last.
Tony Stewart Age
Tony Stewart was born on May 20, 1971, which means that he is now 46 years old. His hometown is Columbus, Indiana and is where he grew up and spent his childhood with his family. He used to attend Columbus North High School from which he graduated in 1989. His father and mother are Nelson Stewart and Pamela Marshall, who got divorced after many year of being together. Pamela remarried latera and is still close to Tony as she is helping him and works for him. The same things gores for his father who got Tony interested into cars in the first place. He also has a sister named Natalie and she has two kids Emma and Will, to whom Tony is the uncle to.
Tony Stewart Height and Weight
Tony Stewart is not in his prime any more so some even say that his body measurements are not ideal anymore for racing. Well he did retire so now it really does not matter anymore and he already has a lot of wear and tear on his body which driving in a NASCAR championship can put on one’s body. He weighs currently 82 kg and is 1.75 m tall.
Is Tony Stewart Gay?
Based on Tony Stewart’s dating record, we cannot say that he is gay. There are some things that have always been sure with Tony, one thing is that he likes driving and that he likes girls. He has been seen with various women through the years and although he does not like to have a longer relationships it certainly means that he is not gay.
Tony Stewart Nationality and Ethnicity
Tony Stewart is an American citizen by birth and also makes his nationality American. He belongs to Caucasian ethnic group.
|Born:||May 20 1971|
|Profession:||retired stock car driver and a NASCAR team owner|
|Net Worth:||$ 70 million|