|Celebrated Name:||Arie Luyendyk|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Arie Luyendyk Jr.|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 September 1981|
|Birth Place:||‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lauren Burnham|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Alessi Ren Luyendyk)|
|Is Arie Luyendyk Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Auto-Racing Car Driver|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$5 Million|
|Last Updated:||February 2020|
Arie Luyendyk Jr is a renowned Dutch-American auto racing driver. He is the son of famous auto racing driver Arie Luyendyk, a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner. Arie Luyendyk Jr began his racing career at the age of 16 and later made a record by competing in the Indy light series, and A1 Grand Prix for A1 Team Netherlands. He also competed in various sports car racing series 12 hours of Sebring, 24 Hours of Daytona, and Stadium Super Truck series.
Luyendyk became the driver analyst in 2009 for Versus broadcast of Indy light races. He was seen on television as a contestant on The Bachelor in 2018 and The Bachelorette season 8 in 2012. He was also seen commentating on the Indy light races for the NBC sports work in 2012.
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Early Life & Biography
Arie Luyendyk Jr was born on September 18, 1981, in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Luyendyk, his twin brother, Alec, and Luca and sister Maida were all brought up by their parents Arie and Mieke Luyendyk. He grew up in Brookfield, Wisconsin, as his family got moved to the United States. Luyendyk’s father is a former auto racing driver, better known as “The Flying Dutchman.”
Luyendyk’s talents began to show at a very early age. He first started with kart racing in 1992. He was so fascinated by racing that after six years, he joined the Sports Car Club of America and participated in the Formula Ford competition.
Luyendyk work as a real estate Broker and Developer for RE/MAX Excalibur in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. Apart from his racing and work, he is constantly being seen on television as well. He appeared on Hell’s Kitchen Season 9, in which the chefs visited Long Beach Grand Prix, where Arie was participating and also competed on Wipeout: Summer Episode 7. In 2019, he appeared as an agent on HGTV’s House Hunters International set in Amsterdam, which is a reality show related to home improvement and real estate.
At the age of 35, he starred on Season 8 of The Bachelorette and stood second. He then appeared on season 22 of The Bachelor, where he proposed Becca Kufrin to marry him but later ended up breaking up with Kufrin to have a relationship with the runner up Lauren Burnham. Luyendyk and Burnham got married in January 2019, and they have a daughter named Alessi Ren, born on 29th May 2019.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on18 September 1981, Arie Luyendyk is 38 years old as of today’s date 24th February 2020. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Luyendyk began his career with go-kart racing and reached heights in his racing career. He participated in American Junior Formula, winning the Skip Barber Formula Dodge series and finished in the top 5 U.S. Formula Ford 2000 Championship. Luyendyk is well known for competing in Indy Lights series. He competed full time in the Indy Light series beginning from 2002 till 2010. In his eight years of Indy Light Career, he finished 66 races with one victory four pole positions and second, third, and fourth rank in the championship.
In 2004, he finished NASCAR Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series. In 2005, he made his IndyCar series debut and qualified for the 2005 Indianapolis 500 at a speed of 215.039 mph (346.072 km/h). He also qualified for the 2006 Indianapolis 500 in a car owned by his father finishing 54 laps out of 200 and ending in 28th place in the field of 33. In 2007, he finished all 64 laps in American Le Mans Series.
In 2013, Luyendyk participated in the Stadium Super Trucks series, an off-road racing event finishing seventh in points. He also finished Traxxas TORC Series with Aero Motorsports backed by Ethika and Cooper Tires. In his TORC debut, he finished fourth at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway driving in the Pro Light class.
Awards & Achievements
Arie Luyendyk Jr is best recognized for competing in Indy Lights Series. In his Firestone Indy Lights career, he has one victory, four pole positions, and 24 top 5 finishes. Luyendyk finished second in 2002, third in 2004 and fourth in 2008 in the Indy Lights Championship. He was named as a test-driver in A1 Grand Prix for A-1 Team the Netherlands along with Jeroen Bleekemolen in 2007-08 season. At the SSCA National Championships Runoffs, Luyendyk stood third in the Formula Continent class and also won the SSCA Southern Pacific divisional title for winning four times in the same class.
In 2015, he won the bronze medal at X Games Austin in the SST category. At Stadium Super Trucks season, Luyendyk recorded his first series win at Barbagallo Raceway in Perth, Australia, and also placed second in Detroit in June.
Net Worth & Salary of Arie Luyendyk in 2020
Arie Luyendyk Jr is a professional auto racing driver, broadcaster, driver, and analyst. It is a bit difficult to figure out the net worth of Arie Luyendyk Jr., but the estimate is around $5 million as of February 2020. Racing certainly contributed to his net worth even though he was not winning. In his Indy Light series, he earned $415, 500. Racing is not only the source of income for Luyendyk, but he is also currently working as a real estate Broker and Developer, which is doing quite well and helps to boost his net worth.
Arie Luyendyk Jr is well known as an auto racing driver who started his racing career at the age of 16. His passion and hard work helped him to achieve miles in the racing field. He became famous by starring in the reality TV show The Bachelor, and now he is in real estate business. Being an auto racing driver, broadcaster, driver, and analyst, Arie is very much active on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
He spent most of his life pursuing a career in racing with his biggest achievement is the Indy Lights series for eight years. In his entire racing career, he never quit rather attempted and tried his level best to finish the race or the series he participated in. His other accomplishments include finishing the A1 Grand Prix as the teams ‘rookie driver’, competing in IndyCar series, Indianapolis 500, and Stadium Super Trucks.