|Real Name/Full Name:
|John Paul Christian Menard
|43 years old
|August 21, 1980
|Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Menard Gay?:
|Professional Stock Car Race Driver
|Net Worth in 2024:
Paul Menard, whose full name is John Paul Menard, is an American former professional stock car race driver who retired from the regular competition after competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he drove in the No. 21 Ford Mustang for the Wood Brother Racing. He has also raced part-time in the Xfinity Series of NASCAR, and he drove in the No. 12 Mustang with Team Penske. He is the son of a famous home improvement entrepreneur, John Menard Jr. John is the founder of Menard’s chain.
Maybe you know about Menard very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Menard’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Paul was born on August 21, 1980, in Eau Claire, he was born to the Menards Chain founder John Menard Jr. Menard began his racing career at the age of eight, and then he won the Briggs Junior Karting Class Championship in his area. Paul started with ice racing when he was just 15, and he later won 10 International Ice Association events in his whole career.
He still competes in the IIRA events that take place in Wisconsin. In summers, he used to race with the legends cars in the short tracks that are in Wisconsin. He won the heat race after borrowing Bryan Reffner’s Late Model, and then he decided to build his late model, and he used to race the car three to four times per week.
In 2000, he began with the NASCAR Re/Max Challenge Series, and he started with a limited schedule. He finished 13th in points. He earned a pole and a victory at the Road America that took place in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, and he finished ninth in the points.
In 2003, he joined Andy Petree Racing, and there he competed in NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch, and the Craftsman Truck Series. He still competed in the ARCA. In his first ARCA that took place in Salem Speedway, he qualified second, and then he finished fourth.
Talking of his personal life, Menard is the son of Menards founder John Menard Jr., and he went to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He majored in business. Currently, he resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, and he lives with his wife, Jennifer. The couple has two children, one daughter and one son.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 21 1980, Menard is 43 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 5’10’’ tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
Menard began with his NASCAR Busch Series in 2004, and he drove the No. 33 Chevrolet. Then midway through the season, Menard moved to Dale Earnhardt. Inc. to drive the No 11 Chevy. He won his first career pole position after ten races at the Kansas Speedway. He finished 23rd in the points, and he missed seven races. His crew chief at the beginning was Dan Stillman in 2005.
In 2006 he also drove the part-time car for DEI as a No. 15 driver. He scored his first top 10 finish, and this finish came in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series. He came in the seventh place at the Golden Corral 500, and this race took place on the Atlanta Motor Speedway. He has also won the Busch Series, and he won his first Busch Series on 24 June at his home track, which is at the Milwaukee Mile.
He won his first Sprint Cup Series pole at the Daytona International Speedway in July, and then he remained in the Top 35 when we look at the owner’s points for the entire season. He finished up his season with a total earning of $3,559,130 and also finished 26th in the standings, and this was his career-high.
Awards & Achievements
Menard has won many series, including Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity, NASCAR Nextel, and many more. He has competed in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series many times, and he has finished in the top 10 places most of the time.
Net Worth & Salary of Paul Menard in 2024
The total net worth Paul Menard is estimated to be around $60 million as of February 2024, and he has earned most of his wealth from stock car racing. He has done a lot of racing all these years, and he began with the Kart Racing. He has earned a lot of points, and he has been able to finish the top 10s most of the tens. Not to forget that his father is the founder of Menards Chain, and that has contributed to his wealth significantly.
This was all about the most renowned stock car race drivers we have ever seen. Paul Menard is one of those drivers who has been able to achieve a significant amount of success in a short period of time. He is known for his strategies and his tactile strength, and we wish for a healthy life.