|Celebrated Name:||Martin Truex, Jr.|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Martin Lee Truex, Jr.|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||June 29, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Mayetta, New Jersey, USA|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sherry Pollex|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Sherry Pollex)|
|Is Martin Truex Jr. Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Stock Car Racing Driver|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Martin Truex Jr. is a professional stock car race driver from America, and he currently competes in the NASCAR Cup Series. He is now competing full time in NASCAR, and he drives the No. 19 Toyota Camry for the Joe Gibbs Racing. He is also the champion of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he is also a two-time NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion, and Maritn won the titles in 2004 and 2005. His younger brother Ryan is also a champion in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East division.
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Early Life & Biography
Martin is the son of the racer Martin Truex Sr. and he began his career by driving go-karts at the New Egypt Speedway. The speedway is located in Central New Jersey. He made his move to the Modified division at the Wall Stadium in the year 1998. In 1998 he was of the age 18.
In 2000, he moved to South, and he then rented a home from the Dale Earnhardt Jr. in North Carolina, and then he began racing in the Busch North Series. He also ran the full three-season from the year 2000 to 2002 and then he made a limited start in the year 2003. He also claimed 13 poles and five wins. He then drove his family-owned No. 56 SeaWatch Chevy.
Martin was born in Trenton in New Jersey, and then he grew up in the Mayetta section of New Jersey. He got graduated from Southern Regional High School in the year 1998, and his father was also a former race winner in the Busch North Series. His younger brother, Ryan, is also the former champion of the K&N Pro Series East. His brother was also the contender of the 2014 Rookie of the Year in the Sprint Cup.
He and his girlfriend Sherry Pollex have been together since the year 2005, and they started in 2007 with the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation so that they could support the children with pediatric cancer. In 2014 Sherry was diagnosed with Stage III ovarian cancer.
He was fined $100 because he was urinating on his car in public after he becomes too drunk. Martin is also a great fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, who played for the National Football League and also the Philadelphia Flyers of National Hockey League.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on June 29 1980, Martin Truex Jr. is 40 years old as of today’s date 15th May 2021. His height is 5’11’’ tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
Truex made his start with the Busch Series in 2001 at the Dover International Speedway in his father owned No. 56 Chevy. He started in the 19th position, but then he finished at No. 38th position. In 2003 he began the season with his father’s team, and this was before Dale Earnhardt Jr. hired him, and they hired him to drive his No. 81 Chance 2 Motorsports Chevy. He then made his debut with his Chance 2 at the Richmond International Raceway, and there he ended up at position number six.
In 2006, Martin moved to No. 1 Del Chevy full-time in Nextel Cup Series. He then had two top 5 finishes and finally finished 19th when it came to points. He also won the Autism Spoke 400 after few weeks and scored his first-ever Sprint Cup Series win.
In 2012, he started with finishing 7th in the Daytona 500 and also won a $200,000 bonus. He had an up and down in 2013 season, but later, he buckled up as he qualified 28th for the Daytona 500 and ran at the front most of the day in 2016. On the last lap of the race, he was behind the race leader Matt Kenseth. Then in 2017, he started his year by winning Kobalt 400.
Awards & Achievements
Martin has won Koblat 400 and has been ranked in Dayton 500 in the top positions many times.
Net Worth & Salary of Martin Truex Jr. in 2021
Talking of his net worth, he has earned a total net worth of over $40 million as of May 2021, from racing all these years. He has gained most of his money from racing and has been sponsored by many racing companies all around the world. He currently drives the Toyota, and he started from his dad’s car. He has touched a great height of success today, and all of this has been possible due to a never-giving up attitude.
Martin Truex Jr. is one of the greatest stock car racers ever witnessed. He has seen race cars for most of his life, and it can be said that he was made for racing. He is nothing but an inspiration for many race car drivers. We wish that he continues to win races.