How much is the racer Austin Dillon Worth?
The eminent professional car racer Austin Dillon is one of the few racers who are famous worldwide. Known for his win at the Truck Series Championship, Nationwide Series Championship as well as in the NASCAR Rookie of the Year, he is the glorious racer who also holds the record for the most consecutive poles in the Nationwide Series.
He currently holds the record for four. He is a well-known face in the field of racing, and there are only a few fans of racing who haven’t heard his name. Earning from all of this, he has managed to make himself worth millions. It is estimated that he his currently worth a huge sum although it is not disclosed yet.
Austin Dillon birth date is April 27, 1990, in the Lewisville, North Carolina, US. Except for the facts about his birth, not much of his early life is disclosed to the public yet.
There are no valid details regarding his educational background. We have to information as to when and from where he graduated.
Dillon began his career in racing since early 2005. He started racing in the Bandolero Mini Cars Series as well as the Legend Cars Series. After a year of racing there, he started dirt track racing in the late model racer- Dale McDowell’s School. This was the beginning of his career.
In the year 2008, Dillon won the title of Sunoco Rookie of the Year at the NASCAR Camping World East Series.
Before that, he also won the Greenville-Pickens Speedway with one pole and ten top-10s in 13 races. Following his wins there, he started driving in the Iowa Speedway making it his first Camping World Truck Series. He made a history driving the No.3 Truck when it appeared in one of the three major series. The truck was not involved in any series since 2002 when Dale Earnhardt Jr used it.
In 2009, Dillon’s truck failed the inspection, and he was removed from the race, making him unable to start the Mountain Dew 250 at the Talladega Superspeedway.
Dillon scored his first NASCAR victory at the Iowa Speedway when he won a Truck Series Race in his Truck no. 3. Following his first win, he then won the Chicagoland Speedway in 2011. Because of this, he won the CWTS Most Popular Driver Award as well as the title of 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion.
Since 2012, Dillon has competed in Sprint Cup Series, Michigan International Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, as well as in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve Montreal. In 2013, he met with a car crash taking him to the 31st position in the Daytona 500.
Making the image of a legendary racer, he has managed to race at the Phoenix International Raceway, Chase for the Sprint Cup, Xfinity Series, 2014 Pocono 400, 2014 Daytona 500, as well as the Homestead-Miami Speedway.
|Date of birth||April 27, 1990|
|Birthplace||Lewisville, North Carolina, US|
|Father’s name||Mike Dillon|
|Mother’s name||Tina Dillon|
Relationships and Lovelife
Although popular and followed around by the media all the time, not much of the handsome young racer has been uncovered. However, we know that he is dating the cheerleader turned Monster girl- Whitney Ward. The couple started dating since 2015, and the public has seen them together in a number of occasions.
Being one of the leading racers worldwide, he is also quite famous on the internet. He has over 254 thousand followers on his Twitter and has around 116 thousand followers on his Instagram.
Earning from his each win as well from his sponsors, he has made himself worth a lot. Although there is no valid information on how much exactly is his net worth, we can assume that he is worth a huge amount of millions.
Rumors and Controversy
Austin Dillon Car Crash
On July 6, 2015, the famous driving racer Austin Dillon was involved in a major car crash. While competing at the Daytona International Speedway, his car married into a horrifying car crash. His car was reportedly sent flying towards the catch fence and torn apart by the fence. Because of the accident, 13 of the fans were injured. Although no serious injuries were reported, they were treated in the local hospital.
Austin Dillon was, however, not injured except for the bruise on his tailbone and forearm. He walked away from the scene unharmed and waved to the crowd indicating his safety.