Dale Earnhardt Net Worth

Dale Earnhardt Net Worth is
$70 Million

Dale Earnhardt Bio/Wiki 2017

Ralph Dale Earnhardt, often called Dale Earnhardt, is an award winning American race car driver, now racing with Chevrolet SS No. 88 in NASCAR Nationwide Series. He climbed to popularity in early 2000s, winning NASCAR Rookie of the Year. Exactly the same year he won at Texas Motor Speedway and establish the brand new record for the contest. He holds ten awards as the Most Used Driver in Sprint cup Series. Dale Earnhardt net worth is now estimated at $300 million.

Dale was born in North Carolina, in a family group of Brenda Lorraine and Dale Earnhardt Sr. Bunches of guy in his family were executed race car drivers. His dad started his profession in mid 1970s, driving in the Winston Cup Series. During his long career Earnhardt Sr. has won this prestigious tournament a number of times: he came first in 1987 and 1990-1994. He was considered to be among the greatest NASCAR drivers who has ever walked the earth and had a fortune small inferior to Dale Earnhardt net worth. Sadly, his life ended in a terrible car crash in 2001. Through the last lap of 2001 Daytona 500 he by chance contacted Sterling Marlin’s car, skidded of the track and crashed to the exterior wall. Some angry devotees has attributed Starling as well as threatened to kill him. In the meantime Dale Jr. has openly declared that it was a terrible injury and nobody but religion should be attributed for his dad’s passing.

Dale Earnhardt Net Worth $300 Million

Produced in this family, Dale began training earlier than he really got his driving license. Racing contests isn’t the sole way to obtain Dale Earnhardt net worth. After being a well-known motorist he founded a media creation business and made some investments. In 2007 Dale ventured into television and began hosting a show entitled Back in the Day. Earnhardt has additionally appeared on Yes, Dear and MTV Cribs. He behaved in a short episode of the film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDale Earnhardt
Date Of BirthApril 29, 1951
DiedFebruary 18, 2001, Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Height1.85 m
Weight81 kg
ProfessionRace car driver, Businessperson
EducationOak Ridge Military Academy, Mitchell Community College
NationalityAmerican
SpouseTeresa Earnhardt (m. 1982–2001), Brenda Lorraine Gee (m. 1971–1979), Latane Brown (m. 1968–1970)
ChildrenDale Earnhardt Jr., Kerry Earnhardt, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Taylor Nicole Earnhardt
ParentsMartha Coleman, Ralph Earnhardt
SiblingsRandy Earnhardt, Danny Earnhardt, Kaye Earnhardt, Cathy Earnhardt
AwardsNASCAR's Most Popular Driver Award, Best Driver ESPY Award
NominationsBest Moment ESPY Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Athlete, Kids' Choice Sports Award for Best Male Athlete
MoviesStroker Ace
TV ShowsYes, Dear, Back in the Day, Dale Jr. - Shifting Gears


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 2006.
2Grandfather of Jeffrey Earnhardt.
3Has a memorial statue erected in his memory at the Daytona USA museum.
4Hated the restrictor plates added onto the motors of the stock cars to slow them down when they raced in Daytona and Talladega.
5Was posthumously awarded the "Most Popular Driver" Award in 2001. Driver Bill Elliott "retired" himself so Earnhardt could win it.
6Dale was close friends with fellow NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace.
7In his final win on 15 October 2000 at Talladega Superspeedway, Earnhardt was in 18th place with five laps remaining. "Dale's Big Rally" to win was ranked #13 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)". [17 July 2005 issue]
8Although he was sometimes called "Mr. Chevrolet", many of his fans don't know (or talk about) that he actually drove a Ford Thunderbird for famed car owner Bud Moore during the 1982 and 1983 seasons.
9Father-in-law of NASCAR Nextel Cup Crew Chief Jimmy Elledge, who is currently working with Ganassi Racing's Target Car and Casey Mears.
10First Win: Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee, 1979 Last Win: Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama, 2000
11During the caution (yellow flag) laps, used to bump NASCAR Pace Car Driver Elmo Langley, just for fun.
12He has 4 children: Kerry Earnhardt (who is a Busch series driver), Kelley Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr. (who is a Winston Cup Driver) and Taylor Nicole Earnhardt.
13Earnhardt was the #1 most searched term on Lycos.com the week of February 18-24, 2001 - the first man (and only the second person) ever to top the list since its inception.
14U2's The Edge wore a shirt, donning the number 3, to the 2001 Grammy Awards as a tribute to Dale Earnhardt. [February 2001]
15Owned the cars driven by Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr., which finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the race in which he died.
16Won 76 career Winston Cup races from 1979 thru 2000.
17Son Dale Earnhardt Jr. also drives in the NASCAR Winston Cup [now Nextel Cup] Series.
18Tried 19 times before finally winning the Daytona 500
19One of the most popular figures in NASCAR racing.
20Filmed his role in BASEketball (1998) just days after winning his first (and only) Daytona 500.
21Is tied with NASCAR legend Richard Petty, with seven Nascar Championships.
22Professional stock-car racer.
23Won seven NASCAR Winston Cup Championships and 76 races, including the 1998 Daytona 500. Drove the #3 GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet Monte Carlo.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Open faced helmet, black sunglasses and mustache
2Intense driving style, was well known for bumping fellow racers, and intentionally spun-out several competitors


Quotes

#Quote
1[on not winning the 1995 Daytona 500] I ain't never won the Daytona 500 before and I ain't going to Disney World neither.
2A winner is someone who refuses to lose; never mind who's got the fastest car.


Pictures



Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arli$$1998TV SeriesDale Earnhardt
Stroker Ace1983NASCAR Driver

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ESPN SportsCentury2001TV Series documentaryHimself
NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM2001Documentary shortDriver #3
2 Minute Drill2000TV SeriesHimself
Pole Position1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Fifty1998TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
ESPN Speedworld1998TV SeriesHimself - No. 3 G.M. Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet driver
BASEketball1998Himself
King of the Hill1998TV SeriesHimself
1996 Daytona 5001996TV MovieHimself - Driver: #3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet
Daytona 5001979TV MovieHimself - Driver, #2 Buick

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond 2002012TV Movie documentaryHimself
NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dale2007DocumentaryHimself
Doc2003TV SeriesHimself
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