Michael Waltrip is a professional NASCAR racing driver. Waltrip was born on April 30, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky. This page examines Michael Waltrip’s net worth.Image Credit: Nascarking
Michael Waltrip raced in a total of 784 NASCAR cup races over a 33 year cup career, with 4 wins, 133 top tens, and 4 poles. Waltrip’s best cup position was 12th (1994 NASCAR Winston Cup Series; 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Series). Waltrip began NASCAR cup racing with the 1985 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Coca-Cola World 600 (Lowe’s Motor Speedway). Waltrip’s last cup race was the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2017 Daytona 500 (Daytona International Speedway), and last cup win was the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series EA Sports 500 (Talladega Superspeedway).
With respect to Busch series races, Waltrip competed in 279 over a 22 year period, with 11 wins, 105 top tens, and 14 poles. Waltrip’s best Busch series position was 13th (2004 NASCAR Busch Series). Waltrip began Busch series racing with the 1988 NASCAR Busch Series Kroger 200 (Busch) (Indianapolis Raceway Park). Waltrip’s last Busch race was the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron’s 312 (Talladega Superspeedway), and last Busch win was the 2004 NASCAR Busch Series Pepsi 300 (Nashville Superspeedway).
Waltrip has raced in 9 truck series races over a 6 year truck racing career, with 1 wins, 4 top tens, and 0 poles. Waltrip’s best truck race position was 61st (2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series). Waltrip began truck series racing with the 1996 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Carquest 420K (Las Vegas Motor Speedway). Waltrip’s last truck race was the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Daytona International Speedway).
Waltrip is best known for these top achievements: 1983 International Sport Compact Auto Racing Series champion, 1996 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race winner, 2001 Daytona 500, 2003 Daytona 500 winner, and 2002, 2005 Gatorade Duel Winner.
Waltrip has won several awards, including the 1983, 1984 Darlington Dash Series Most Popular Driver.
NASCAR in practice has two earnings levels. There are top drivers, who make millions a year via sponsorships, prizes money and bonuses. Separately, the rest of NASCAR competitors get significantly less. Young drivers can earn as little as 5 figures. Most mid-tier drivers, meanwhile, bring in between $200,000 and $500,000, including a base salary in addition to either some percentage of their prize money or a win bonus.
So what is NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Michael Waltrip’s net worth as of 2018 is: $45 million
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