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Dale Earnhardt

Race car driver
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Net worth 2018: $300 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Kannapolis
Country: United States
BirthDay: 29 April 1951
Sigh: Taurus
Died On: February 18, 2001

Dale Earnhardt was bornon 29 April 1951 in Kannapolis, American, is Race car driver. Dale Earnhardt was born to, a NASCAR Grand National champion, Ralph Earnhardt. His racing career started with a boom at the Winston Cup when he won the title of ‘Rookie of the Year’. He also won his first championship at the Winston Cup, which he went on to win for several consecutive years and became the only car racer to have achieved this feat. Interestingly, he made an appearance in films three years later with other NASCAR drivers in a racing comedy called ‘Stroker Ace’. After years of several attempts he finally won the Daytona 500 and soon appeared in his second movie titled ‘BASEketeball’. Winning several races in all of USA he also ventured in the car owning business and acquired three cars with the addition of Michael Waltrip. In one of his races, Earnhardt suffered a massive accident which injured him to a great extent. Surprising his fans and colleagues, he returned the very next week on the race track and showed his zeal and dedication to the sport. Till date he remains the most celebrated NASCAR driver. After his traumatic death due to a car accident in one of his races, his legacy still lives on. Scroll further for more interesting information on this personality.


$300 Million


In 2000, he scored two wins at Atlanta and came second at races in Richmond and Martinsville


In 1996, he was dominating the Speedweeks but eventually finished second in the ‘Dayton 500’


In 1995, he won five races at the ‘Daytona 500’ finishing up at the fifth place this season


In 1994, he won another ‘Winston Cup’ and won the title with 400 more points


He just won once at the ‘Coca-Cola 600’ at Charlotte and was at a career low with 12th in the points in 1992


He won his next ‘Winston Cup’ in 1991 scoring 195 points with just four wins


In 1990, he won at the ‘Busch Clash’ and ‘Gatorade Twin 125s’


In 1988, he raced with a new sponsor called ‘GM Goodwrench’ and this season he earned a new nickname ‘The Man in Black’


In 1986, he won his second ‘Winston Cup Championship’ following it up with winning five races and finishing in top 5 and top 10


In 1984 he won six times in several cities and finished eight and fourth in the races at Martinsville


He divorced Brenda and married his third and last wife Teresa Houston in 1982


In 1981, he finished 7th in the Richard Childress Racing for the season


In 1978, he got his big break into racing for the ‘World 600 Cup’ in Charlotte


In 1975, this ambitious racer started his career with the ‘Winston Cup’ in the longest race, the ‘World 600’


The very next year after his divorce, in 1971, he married his second wife Brenda Gee


Earnhardt was just seventeen when he married his first wife Latane Brown in the year 1968


Born on April 29, 1951 in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Earnhardt’s parents were Martha Coleman and Ralph Lee Earnhardt

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