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Martin Truex Jr. Biography

Martin Truex Jr.
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Martin Truex Jr.
  • Birth Name: Martin Lee Truex Jr.
  • Nick Name: Martin
  • Father: Martin Truex Sr.
  • Mother: Linda Truex
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Trenton, New Jersey
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Race car driver
  • Net Worth: $30 million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Face Color: White
  • Weight in KG: 180 lb (82 kg)
  • Affair with: Sherry Pollex
  • Boyfriend: Sherry Pollex
  • Married: Unknown
  • Awards: 2004, 2005 Busch Series Most Popular Driver
  • Siblings: Ryan Truex
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Martin Lee Truex Jr. is an American professional stock car racing driver who competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from Furniture Row Racing driving No.78 Toyota Camry. He is a two-time Xfinity Series champion.

Early Life

Martin Lee Truex Jr. was born on June 29, 1980, in Trenton, New Jersey to parents Linda Truex and Martin Truex Sr. He was raised in Mayetta, New Jersey. He has a brother named Ryan Truex, who is a former champion in K&N Pro Series East.

Martin got inspired by his father who was a former race winner in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. Having been brought up in the racing environment and being a boy as well, being interested in racing stuff is not surprising.

Career

Martin Truex Jr. started his career in racing in Central New Jersey with the New Egypt Speedway. He began racing in the NASCAR Camping World East Series in 2000. Martin Truex Jr won 5 races in the four years with NASCAR Camping World East Series. He also raced in Busch North Series where he ran three full seasons. He claimed 13 poles and 5 wins in his seasons.

Martin Truex Jr. started his first career Cup Race in 2004 for Dale Earnhardt, Inc (DEI)at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He stayed in Busch Series and defended his championship in 2005. He won his first win at Daytona International Speedway in July 2005.

 In 2006, Martin Truex Jr moved to DEI in the Nextel Cup Series. He got his first win of 2007 season in the NASCAR Nextel All-Star Open, where he finished 10th being 2007 Nextel All-Star Challenge. In 2009, DEI merged with Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and was renamed as Earnhardt Ganassi Racing and later that year he moved to Michael Waltrip Racing.

Micheal Truex Jr. drove No.56 Toyota Camry for Micheal Waltrip Racing from 2010 till 2013 seasons. In 2014, he signed the contract with Furniture Row Racing and has been driving for it.his last race was 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 in Homestead.

Net Worth

Micheal Truex Jr. earns million dollar salary and has a very high net worth. His estimated net worth as of 2016 is $30 million.

Personal life

Thirty-six years old Michael Truex Jr. is not married but does not mean he is single. He is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Sherry Pollex since 2005. The couple established Martin Truex Jr. Foundation in 2007 which supports children with pediatric cancer. His girlfriend was diagnosed with a Stage III ovarian cancer in 2014. Martin Truex Jr. truly loves her, therefore, he is there for her and taking her good care.

Online Presence

Martin Truex Jr. is available on Twitter and Facebook. He has 346k followers on his Twitter account and 101188 likes on his Facebook page. His fans are increasing day per day. His short biography can be found in Wikipedia and NASCAR.com. Besides, other internet sites also have stored news, biography, and pictures of him to make easy for his fans to know about him more.

  • Last modified : 28 December, 2016
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