How much does Tony Stewart as a race car driver? Find out his net worth and career.
Tony Wayne Steward is a former professional American racing driver and NASCAR team owner. He is a three-time Sprint Cup Series champion driver and has won several championships. He is the only racer in history who became a champion for IndyCar and NASCAR.
Tony Stewart's Net Worth and Earnings
So just how rich is Tony Stewart? Tony, the professional racing car driver, has a current net worth of around $70 million, as stated by celebritynetworth.org. Tony is numbered as 83rd in the list of the Highest Paid Athletes,as cited by Forbes Magazine. He earns a handsome salary every year and earns from various endorsement deals.
Tony Steward with Champion Trophy in his young age
Tony is so rich that his assets include several racetracks, which includes Eldora Speedway in Ohio, Macon Speedway in Illinois, and Paducah International Raceway in Kentucky. If his earning will continue, we are pretty much sure, he will be a billionaire one day.
Tony Stewart's Racing Career
Tony was raised in Columbus, Indiana and passed out from Columbus North High School. He was 16 years old when he won the 'World Karting Association Championships'. As a professional racer, Tony participated in 566 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for over 17 years and during those races he won 48 times and was listed in the top ten positions 298 times.
A sampling of some of my helmets from this year that I'm trading with other drivers. pic.twitter.com/pwOoVOSnBu
— Tony Stewart (@TonyStewart) November 19, 2016
The first race he won was the Exide NASCAR Select Batteries 400 in 1999. Tony is the champion of the NASCAR Winston Cup (2002), NASCAR Nextel Cup (2005), and NASCAR Sprint Cup (2011). Moreover, he has been participating in NASCAR Xfinity Series for more than one decade, competing in 94 races so far.
The best finish he has managed to reach the championship of races was 21st place in the NASCAR Busch Series, 1998. During his career, he has won 11 races and has managed to be in the top 10 for 41 times. His last race was in the DRIVE4COPD 300 race in 2013.
He participated there over five years and competed in 26 races. His best finish was completed in Indy Racing League season 1996 – 1997: Statistics show that he has won three times and appeared on the podium seven times. Likewise, he participated in six races of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series more than five years, winning two of them.
Tony has appeared on television and radio as the co-host, together with Matt Yocum ,of the radio show “Tony Stewart Live (2007 – 2008). Also, he hosted NASCAR Images Adrenaline Vol 1, appeared in the series “Last Man Standing” (2012), and “Tooned” (2013, 2014).