Matt Kenseth Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement

Matt Kenseth Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement.

Matt Kenseth Net Worth – Matt Kenseth is an American professional stock car racing driver who has a net worth of $60 million dollars.

Matt Kenseth was born on March 10, 1972, in Cambridge, Wisconsin where he began stock car racing in 1988 at the age of 16 at Madison International Speedway.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Mathew Roy Kenseth who was born in the year 1972 shares the same birthday 30th of March with celebrities like Celine Dion, Sergio Ramos and a whole lot of others we have written about.

His birthplace is Cambridge, Wisconsin where he was born to Roy Kenseth (father) a stock racing enthusiast and his wife Nicola Sue Kenseth (Matt’s mother).

Matt had his high school education at Cambridge High School where he graduated in the early ’90s. He was however interested in car racing from a very young age and actually started racing from age 16 in the year 1988 at Madison International Speedway.

After his high school education, he worked for 4 years in trading and shipping Left-hander Chassis, for a racecar manufacturer just south of Wisconsin in Illinois.

In his early years of racing, Matt needed only 3 starts to land his first car race victory. It wasn’t long he began racing late models against more experienced drivers like Dick Trickle, Rich Bickle, and Ted Musgrave.

The year 1991 saw Matt Kenseth break the record of the youngest driver ever to win a race in the ARTGO Challenge Series.

The same year, he was also named the Late Model Rookie of the Year at Slinger Speedway.

His mastery of race tracks and response of cars in races continued to improve even as he recorded many race victories such that it became the norm to expect him to win any race he gears up for.

In 1994, he won the Miller Genuine Draft National Championship and his winning streak continued in the years that followed.

Matt Kenseth won three Busch Series and also made his debut appearance on the big circuit that year. He joined the senior circuit in the year 2000 and had his first victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.

Personal Life

Matt Kenseth like most celebrities his age is a married man.

He is married to Katie Martin who is also from Cambridge and they both have four daughters together; Kaylin Nicola born on July 6, 2009, Grace Katherine born on February 22, 2011, Clara Mae born on March 25, 2014, and Mallory Karen born December 20, 2017.

However, Matt had a son named Ross Kenseth who was born around 1993 from a previous relationship he had.

Ross seems like he is going to take after his father as a race car driver just as his father took after his grandfather – though he wasn’t a professional stock car racer.

Ross raced in limited late models as a 14-year-old and by the age of 16, he won a late model touring series in Wisconsin and northern Illinois called the Big 8 Series. Let’s watch out for him!

The career of Matt Kenseth

His career has not been all rosy though as he had at different times gone through low ebbs either from race loses or notably the 2003 championship controversy he was involved in when he won only 1 out of 36 races but emerged champion by points.

Nevertheless, the mark of a true champion is to bounce back whenever he is down and Matt is certainly one.

His other winnings include the 2004 International Race of Champions (IROC) championship, Sharpie 500 Bristol Motor Speedway in 2006, Auto Club 500 at California Speedway in 2007, Texas Motor Speedway win on April 9th, 2011, which stopped a 76-race winless streak for him.

He also won at the FedEx 400 Dover International Speedway. Matt Kenseth became the 3rd driver after Kyle Busch and Cale Yarborough to win a race on their birthdays in Las Vegas in 2013.

In 2015, he started the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season by clinching victory in the Sprint Unlimited as his first time in his career.

The few races he has been participating in since then has seen him record a lower number of wins unlike what we typically know him for.

Matt Kenseth Net Worth\Achievement

Matt Kenseth is an American professional stock car racing driver who has a net worth of $60 million dollars.

Matt Kenseth was born on March 10, 1972, in Cambridge, Wisconsin where he began stock car racing in 1988 at the age of 16 at Madison International Speedway.

Kenseth continued on several short tracks in Wisconsin as a teenager and won track championships at Madison International Speedway, Slinger Super Speedway, and Wisconsin International Raceway.

He moved to the ARTGO, American Speed Association, and Hooters Late Model touring series before getting a full-time ride in the NASCAR Busch Series.

After finishing second and third in the standings, he moved up in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. He won the series’ Rookie of the Year title in 2000 and the championship in 2003.

The International Race of Champions invited Kenseth to race in their 2004 season as the reigning champion and he won the season championship. In 2009, he won a rain-shortened Daytona 500 and repeated as Daytona 500 winner in 2012.

He drives the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series full-time as well as the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on a part-time basis. He is the father of fellow stock car racing driver Ross Kenseth.

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