Dale Earnhardt Jr. is an American NASCAR and a professional stock car driver and a team owner. He is one of the more successful drivers currently on the roster. He comes from a racing family as his father before him, Dale Earnhardt Sr. is a NASCAR Hall of Famer.
Dale has managed to get many accolades in his career. He has won the Daytona International Speedway and his success on this race has earned him the nickname the Pied Piper of Daytona. He won the Daytona 500 two times, separated exactly by 10 years. His first win came in 2004 while the most recent was ten years afterwards in 2014. His immense popularity is seen in him wining the Most Popular Driver Award a total of fourteen times, which all came in success from 2003 to 2016. Unfortunately he has yet to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, even though he has 26 wins in his career.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is currently driving the Chevrolet SS car under the number 88 and appears for Hendricks Motorsports while racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. He also drives the no. 88 Chevrolet Camaro for his own team, JR Motorsports, but only appears in certain and selected events in the Xfinity series. Before this, he has also drive the no. 8 Chevrolet for his father’s team, Dale Earnhardt Inc.
In recent years Dale Earnhardt Jr. has also started doing other things except racing. He is going to be a color commentator for NASCAR on NBC starting 2018 and has also done commentary for Fox and NBC in the past. He was also able to voice certain characters in video games and appeared as a guest star, mainly as himself, on TV and in a few movies.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Net Worth and Salary
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one of the more successful and richest drivers on the circuit. Him winning the most popular driver award for fourteen successive times is a crown achievement for a driver. His popularity and success in the racing have won him not only trophies but a lot of money as well. It is estimated that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is worth 300 million dollars, reaching a much higher net worth than some other notable celebrities.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wife and Family
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was linked with many ladies and successful women in the past. Because of his popularity and good looks he has had a number of relationships. Some of them include Emily Maynard, Marissa Miller and Lauren Anderson. But he is currently happily married with Amy Reimann. He and Amy were a couple for a very long time. They actually met when Dale hired her to arrange his new house, since she is an interior designer. They started dating and in 2015 Dale officially proposed to her. They got married on New Year’s Eve of 2016. They currently do not have any children together, but they are planning to change that soon.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Age
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was born on October 10, 1974 and he is currently 42 years old. His given name is Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr. but he usually goes under the name Dale Earnhardt Jr. or by nicknames Dale Jr. or just Junior. He was born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina to mother Brenda Lorraine and father Dale Earnhardt Sr. He has a racing background from both sides of his family as his grandfather form his mother side is Robert Gee Sr. who was a NASCAR car builder. From his father side we know that Dale Sr. was one of the more famous drivers in the history of NASCAR but his grandfather Ralph Earnhardt was a stock car fabricator.
Dale got interested into cars from an early age but actually started late at the age 17. He started attending a high performance driving school and began racing at that age. He also attended and graduated from Mitchell Community College and earned an associate degree in automotive technology.
Height and Weight
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is perfectly built for the sport that he is doing. His weight goes to 81 kg and his height is 183 cm, making him perfectly suitable for the endurance that driving a stock car demands. As he is a devoted Redskins fan, his dream was always to play American Football, but he never started it as at the time he was not built for it and started driving cars under the tutelage of his father.
Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gay?
Based on the amount of women Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been dating, there is no way that he could be gay. Interestingly enough many of his past girlfriends were blonde. It seems like a pattern but there have been no blonde guys there. His current wife is also blonde and it is only another confirmation that he is straight and interested in the ladies.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was born in America and it makes him American by nationality. On the other hand, his grandfather has a German background so it makes Dale part German as well. He belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.
|Born:||October 10 1974|
|Profession:||Race car drive|
|Net Worth:||$ 300 million|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Married to:||Amy Reimann|