Martin Truex Jr Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career and Net Worth
Martin Truex Jr Net Worth – Martin Truex Jr who was born by his birth name Martin Lee Truex Jr. is a professional stock car racing driver from the United States. At this moment, he serves as a full-time racer in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Martin Truex Jr Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Martin Lee Truex Jr. is the son of the former NASCAR car driver was born on 29 June 1980 and grew up in Stafford Township, Mayetta section in New Jersey.
He did his schooling from the Southern Regional High School in 1998. At the age of 18, he seriously got involved in car racing turned his hobbies into a passion.
Later he moved to the south and there; rented a home from Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Mooresville, North Carolina and eventually purchasing his own home.
Who is Martin Truex’s girlfriend?
The stock car racer is not a married man. As of now, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Sherry Pollex since 2005.
In 2007, the couple started a foundation named “Martin Truex Jr. Foundation” to support children who have pediatric cancer.
Truex Jr. and his wife have been living together for a long time but they don’t become officially wife and husband.
Sherry was diagnosed with Stage III ovarian cancer in 2014. His girlfriend also told that they fight for promoting awareness relating to ovarian cancer.
Following his father’s footsteps, Martin began racing in Busch North Series until 2002. IN 2003, he was hired by Dale Earnhardt.
In 2001, he made his first Busch Series, driving car No. 56 Chevy at the International Speedway; he began in 19th but finished overall at the 38th position.
He seemed to be more like his father. In 2003, he made his debut with Chance 2 at the Richmond International Raceway. In 2005, he won his first NASCAR Busch championship at Daytona International Speedway.
In the year 2007, Martin moved to No.1 DEI Chevy full-time in the Nextel Cup Series. He won his first race in the NASCAR Nextel ALL-Star Open in 2007 and finished overall at 10th the 2007 Nextel All-Star Challenge.
In 2009, Dale Earnhardtmerged with the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and later it changed the name to Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing. Martin No.1 moved to Ganassi to replace the defunct No.41. The same year he was replaced by Jamie McMurray and departed.
From 2010 to 2013, he drove No. 56 Toyota Camry for Michael Waltrip Racing and in his first race for Michael Waltrip Racing, he finished at Sixth at Daytona 500.
Throughout his career, he has won many stock car racing such as Coca-Cola 600, the Southern 500 in 2016 and many more.
Truex won the 2017 Moster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion and Regular Season Champion. Currently, Matin is racing for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Throughout his 15 years career and 477 races in the NASCAR cup series, Truex Jr. won 19 races and pole positions along with 181 times in the Top Ten.
He has also ventured into the NASCAR Xfinity Series where he has achieved 31 wins, ten pole positions and 61 Top ten throughout ten years and 103 races.
Martin Truex makes his fortune mainly from racing and other sources of income vested from the advertisement and promotions.
Martin Truex Jr. estimated net worth is $30 million, as of 2019.
In January 2007, Truex was charged with disorderly conduct after a police officer urinates on his car in public parking.
At the time, he had been drinking at a bar with his team members and friends. Subsequently, he was fined $100 and issued a public apology