Austin Dillon Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career and Achievement
Austin Dillon Net Worth – We all got our genes from our parents right? Same is with the young car racer Austin Dillon who has a passion for car racing in his blood.
Austin Dillon Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Born on April 27, 1990, Austin Dillon was born to a family with a history in car racing. His father, Mike Dillon was a previous NASCAR Busch Series car driver.
As a child, he grew up in an environment with dominance of cars and track. He completed his schooling in Forsyth Country Day School. Later he joined High Point University and majored in communication.
May be his upbringing in the sport type of environment encouraged him to choose car racing as his career. His brother ‘Tyler Dillon’ is also in same sport.
It has not been that long since Austin Dillon was married. He married his fiance Whitney Ward in 9th December 2017, closer before the 2018 NASCAR Season started.
It is quite sure that they were dating each other before, but they preferred to keep their relationship secret until Austin came up with a ring during their trip to the Bhamas on 9th August 2016.
The gorgeous weeding happened at the Childress Vineyards in North Carolina. Whitney also spoke about their weeding that the day was really special for her since she got all her wished fulfilled on her special day.
She also added that the snowfall in their weeding day made their big day more magical.
Several videos of their beautiful weeding are also uploaded on YouTube.
Whitney Ward holds a graduate degree of Communications major and marketing minor from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. During her study days, Whitney was a cheerleader which got her the name Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders upon her graduation.
Austin Dillion is a handsome guy and there is no surprise that many women would want to date him. Dillion has not been in so many relationship in the past. However, Dillion was publicly in relationship with just two women.
Taylor Walker was her first girlfriend. Before that, Austin had a relationship with Will Grier: American football quarterback.
Unfortunately things did not go well in terms of relationships for Austin until he fell in love with Whitney Ward: his fiance and wife.
Austin began his career as a racer in 2005. By 2008 at the NASCAR Camping World East Series, he was named the Rookie of the year and before long, he went with his grandfather’s team.
Years down the line, he has a number of achievements to show including the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title in 2011, NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013, Daytona 500 pole in 2014, Coca-Cola 600 in 2017, and the 2018 Daytona 500.
More so, as at the start of the second half of 2018, Austin has 2 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career wins, 3 poles, and 28 top tens; 8 wins, 17 poles, and 100 top tens in the NASCAR Xfinity Series; and 7 wins, 13 poles, and 48 top tens.
In the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, Dillon has recorded 1 top tens without a pole or wins.
While RCR is the team for which he has raced most, he has also raced for Curb Racing, Phoenix Racing, and Stewart-Haas Racing among others.
The young and adventure loving Austin Dillon has a net worth of 12 Million Dollars. He makes most of his earnings from his salary and car racing.
However, several endorsements are also adding up on his monetary value. In 2018, Austin made an attractive amount through a sponsorship from well renowned companies like Dow Chemical Co, New Era, American Ethanol Racing, Bass Pro Shops, and some more.
In 2020, Dillon made an earning of $6 million from sponsorship alone.