|Celebrated Name:||Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Richard Lynn Stenhouse, Jr.|
|Age:||33 years old|
|Birth Date:||2 October 1987|
|Birth Place:||Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is a race car driver from America who competes in the NASCAR Cup Series full-time where he drives car No. 47 for JTG Daugherty Racing. He was the winner of the National wide Series Championship in both 2011 and 2012. He was the National wide Series Rookie of the Year in 2010 and the Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year in 2013.
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Early Life & Biography
Ricky was born Richard Lynn Stenhouse Jr. in Tennessee, and he was raised in Olive Branch, Mississippi. His personal life has been kept really private, and there is not much on his childhood or family background. He is the son of Ricky Stenhouse Sr., but his mother’s name is not available.
He attended Central DeSoto School in Olive Branch. He graduated from high school in 2006. He began kart racing when he was only six years old, and by the time he moved into sprint car racing, he had acquired 47 wins and 90 finishes in a podium. In 1997 he became the first Mississippian driver to make an attempt on a full-time schedule as a racer.
Ricky is not married, and he is not in any confirmed relationship. This has not always been the case because, since 2012, he was in a romantic relationship with Dianca Patrick, who is also a race car driver. The two seemed really happy, and it came as a shock in 2017 when Dianca announced their break up through her Instagram account.
Ricky is a football lover, and he supports Ole Miss Rebels. He led the team onto the field in 2014 before the Egg Bowl game, which they were playing against Mississippi State. Apart from football, he loves music, and he is a big fan of country classical music.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 2 October 1987, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is 33 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Ricky began his sprint car racing career at an early age, and in 2003, he won the Dirt Winged Sprint Car Rookie of the Year. The following year he began to race in the USAC sprint car series, and after two years, he won the driver pool for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 360 and 410 divisions. He entered in major-league stock car racing in 2008 when he entered the ARCA Racing Series.
He began competing partially in Nationwide Series in 2009, but his first win in the series came on 22 May 2011 in John Deere Dealers 250. His second win in the series in Iowa in August 2011. He began racing full-time in Sprint Cup Series in 2013, where he drove car No. 17, replacing Matt Kenseth.
For his competition at the Sprint Cup Series, Ricky was paired with Scott Graves as his crew chief. He recorded very impressive results, and he finished the season in position 11. He also was eighth in the Chicagoland race, and he was third at the end of the season. He was named Cup Series Rookie of the Year.
Roush Fenway Racing was the company that Ricky competed under for more than ten years, and in September 2019, they replaced him. The move was much criticized by some members of the racing community, but the company’s president said their relationship with Ricky was over. In October 2019, he was signed by JTG Daugherty Racing for the 2020 competitions, where he was to drive car number 47. His debut with the company was on 9 February 2020, and he won the pole for Daytona 500.
Awards & Achievements
One of the achievements in Ricky’s career is winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship in 2011 and 2010. He also won the 2017 GEICO 500, Coke Zero 400, and the 2020 Daytona 500. He has been the recipient of the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year Award, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Award in 2013.
Net Worth & Salary of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in 2021
As a professional race car driver, Ricky has made a net value of $25 million as of April 2021. This has come from him competing full-time in NASCAR Cup Series. He as well gets a lot of revenue from advertisements as well as endorsements. He owns a fleet of cars, which include a 2019 Ford Mustang and a Ford Fusion. He also owns a lavish home in Concord, North Carolina.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is a person who had a love for cars since his childhood, and as an adult, he turned his passion into a career. His success has taken very hard work and focus from him, and finally, he became among the most celebrated race car drivers of all time.