Doug Cooper was a professional NASCAR racing driver. Cooper died on September 3, 1987. Cooper was born on September 9, 1938, in Gastonia, North Carolina, United States. This page examines Doug Cooper’s net worth.
Doug Cooper raced in a total of 113 NASCAR cup races over a 6 year cup career, with 0 wins, 29 top tens, and 0 poles. Cooper’s best cup position was 19th (1965 NASCAR Grand National Series). Cooper began NASCAR cup racing with the 1963 NASCAR Grand National Series South Boston 400 (South Boston Speedway). Cooper’s last cup race was the 1968 Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway).
Cooper has won several awards, including the 1964 Sprint Cup Series NASCAR Rookie of the Year.
NASCAR in practice has two pay structures. There are the mega elite earners, who get millions a year through sponsorships, prizes money and bonuses. Separately, the rest of the drivers earn quite a bit less. Young drivers can earn as little as $50,000. Experienced drivers, meanwhile, earn between $200,000 and $500,000, including a base salary in addition to either a portion of their prize money or a success bonus.
So what was NASCAR driver Doug Cooper’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Doug Cooper’s net worth at death is:
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