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Michael Waltrip Net Worth

Michael Waltrip Net Worth is
$35 Million

Michael Waltrip Bio/Wiki 2018

Nicknamed “Mikey,” Michael Waltrip has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Mikey is a professional race car driver, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, racing commentator, and published writer. Produced Michael Curtis Waltrip on April 30, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, he is the smaller brother of Darrell Waltrip who is a three-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion. His stock car career commenced in 1981 when he caught the Mini-Modified division track championship at Kentucky Motor Speedway. After per year, he entered the Goody’s Dash Series where he won the series championship in 1983 and was voted the racetrack’s most famous driver in 1983 and 1984.

Michael Waltrip Net Worth $35 Million

In 1985, Waltrip made his Cup debut in the Coca-cola 600 at Charlotte driving for Dick Bahre. Waltrip concluded in 28th place in the race and finished 57th in the series standings after just five starts. Waltrip was a two time winner of the Daytona 500, one on the death of his late mentor Dale Earnhardt Sr. on February 18, 2001 and another on February 16, 2003. Waltrip also competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans edition in 2011. Michael Waltrip is a pre-race analyst for NASCAR on FOX. He was an avid runner , and it has participated in the 2000 Boston Marathon. He composed a novel published in 2011, In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and also the Day that Changed Everything, which became a New York Times bestseller and contains additionally affirmed that he along with his wife Elizabeth “Buffy” Franks divorced in 2010.

Full NameMichael Waltrip
Net Worth$35 Million
Date Of BirthApril 30, 1963
Place Of BirthOwensboro, Kentucky, United States
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
ProfessionRace car driver
EducationApollo High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseElizabeth "Buffy" Franks (m. 1993–2010)
ChildrenMargaret Waltrip, Caitlin Waltrip
ParentsLeroy Waltrip, Margaret Jean Evans Waltrip
SiblingsDarrell Waltrip
NicknamesMichael Curtis Waltrip, Mikey
TV ShowsDancing with the Stars, Fox NASCAR, This Week in NASCAR, NASCAR Trackside, Fast Track to Fame, Inside NASCAR
1Has started his own team that will start in the Nextel Cup series next year with current driver Dale Jarrett. They will both be driving Toyotas, which will be new to the series. [September 2006]
2driver of DEI NASCAR Nextel team and part-time NASCAR Busch team as well as owning his own Nextel car. [June 2005]
3Darrell Waltrip and older brother, Michael Waltrip have won the Daytona 500, three times, combined. Michael won twice, 2001 and 2003. Darrell won once, in 1989.
4Was a longtime friend of Dale Earnhardt Senior, his late mentor.
5Two-time Daytona 500 winner, first on Sunday, February 18th, 2001, the date Dale Earnhardt Sr. died. His second win was on Sunday, February 16th, 2003.
6Daughters Caitlin and Macy
7He does ads for Best Western, NAPA, Dominos, and Aarons. Has been in ads with wife, kids, brother Darrell Waltrip, and Dale Earnhardt Jr..
8Younger brother of 3-time Nascar Winston Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltrip.
91983 Goody's Dash Series Champion.


The DUB Magazine Project2012TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode
Yellow Mountain Road: The James Hylton Story2007TV Movie special thanks


NASCAR on Fox2004-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Analyst
City Walk2013-2015TV Series documentary
I Am Dale Earnhardt2015DocumentaryMichael Waltrip
Dancing with the Stars2014TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Good Morning America2014TV SeriesHimself - Dancing with the Stars / Himself - Guest
The View2014TV SeriesHimself - Dancing with the Stars
Larry King Now2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
NASCAR on TNT2001-2014TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2013TV SeriesHimself
Momentum: What Drives You2011TV Series documentary
The 102011TV SeriesHimself
Fast Track to Fame2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
Hannity2010TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Pepsi 5002009TV MovieHimself
My Name Is Earl2009TV SeriesHimself
Pepsi 5002008TV MovieHimself
2008 NASCAR Pennsylvania 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #55 Napa Auto Parts Toyota
2008 NASCAR Subway 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #55 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota
Nextel Cup UAW-Ford 5002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #55 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota
Sharp Aquos 5002007TV MovieHimself
2007 Pennsylvania 5002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #55 NAPA Toyota
60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Racecar Driver (segment "Simon Cowell")
Sony HD 5002006TV MovieHimself
2006 Aaron's 4992006TV MovieHimself
Michael Waltrip Racing: A New Era2006TV SeriesHimself
Sony HD 5002005TV MovieHimself
Funai 2502005TV MovieHimself
Blue Collar TV2005TV SeriesHimself
Bass Pro Shops MBNA 5002004TV MovieHimself - Driver: #15 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet
Pop Secret 5002004TV MovieHimself
Funai 2502004TV MovieHimself
NASCAR: Inside Nextel Cup2004TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2001TV Series documentaryHimself
1996 Daytona 5001996TV MovieHimself - Driver: #21 CITGO Ford

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60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Racecar Driver (segment "Simon Cowell")
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself

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