Grab all the exclusive details regarding the net worth and finances of pro-stock car racer Michael Waltrip.
Michael Curtis Waltrip, more popular than Michael Waltrip, holds a reputation as a former stock car racing driver and a commentator in related sports. Following his retirement from the action sports, the two-time Daytona 500 winner serves as the pre-race analyst for the NASCAR Cup series and color commentator for the Xfinity Series and the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series for the reputed news media, Fox Sports.
Michael Waltrip's introduction would certainly feel incomplete without mentioning his rich ties with younger brother Darrell Waltrip. His brother happens to be a three-time NASCAR champion and a legend in the sport.
Over the course of his sporting career, Michael Waltrip garnered a colossal bank balance, which has been a subject of interest for most of his fans. So, stay right here to know all about his net worth.
Michael Waltrip's Staggering Net Worth From Racing
Michael Waltrip's younger brother Darrell Waltrip is a three-time NASCAR champion. Photo Source: Fox Sports
Having an accomplished career in professional stock racing and then as a commentator for over three decades meant that Michael Waltrip has nothing much to worry about when it comes to finances. Throughout his 33-year journey in NASCAR Cup Series career, he managed to run over 784 races and had the best finish of 12th twice in 1994 and 1995,respectively.
Getting into the specifics, Michael Waltrip amasses a whopping net worth of $35 million as of March 2021. Such a colossal bank balance helps him to spend his late fifties in the most lavish ways possible around all sorts of modern-day amenities. As per estimates, he made a base salary of around $100,000 to $200,000 per year, which happens to be the average pay of a NASCAR driver.
Michael Waltrip owns a net worth of $35 million in March 2021. Photo Source: Fox Sports
Michael Waltrip didn't limit his ambitions to just stock racing. He was so involved in the sport, which allowed him to become a pre-race analyst for Fox Sports. In fact, this profession helps him to add significantly to his net worth as well.
Michael Waltrip's Other Professional Involvements
Michael Waltrip participated in the 19th season of 'Dancing With The Stars.' Photo Source: Racer
Michael Waltrip's primary income source might have been as a pro stock racer, but that is far from the full story. The ambitious personality fledged racer even made a few appearances in the showbiz sector. Back in September 2014, he was announced to participate inthe 19th season of 'Dancing with the Stars' alongside Emma Slater.
Waltrip even appeared in an episode of WWE Raw on December 2, 2019. The cameo role saw him become a referee to help Kyle Busch roll over R-Truth to win the WWE 24/7 title.
Besides working in the television, Michael Waltrip even published a book titled 'In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and the Day that Changed Everything,' which happened to be a New York Times best-seller.
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