Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace
Celebrated Name: Rusty Wallace
Real Name/Full Name: Russel William Wallace Jnr
Gender: Male
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 14 August 1956
Birth Place: Arnold, Missouri, United States of America
Nationality: American
Height: 6.0 metres
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Patti Wallace
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes ( Greg, Katie, and Stephen)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Rusty Wallace Gay?: No
Profession: American Racing driver.
Salary: $500k
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Rusty Wallace has been recognized as one of the racing most famous and beautiful personalities, and he is also a member of four stock car racing significant halls of fame.

The International hall of fame2013, The NASCAR hall of fame 2013 National Motorsports Press Association Hall of fame 2010The Motorsports Hall of fame 2014.

He is famous for also being a NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the year 1884 and also the winner of Winston cup champion of the year 1989.

Maybe you know about Rusty Wallace 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 Rusty Wallace’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Rusty Wallace on 14 August 1956 in Arnold, Missouri, United States of America. He is currently 67 years of age. He is the son of Judy Wallace and Russel Wallace Sr.

He is the eldest son, and he was brought up with his two younger brothers Kenny Wallace who is also a professional stock car racing driver. He grew up with a passion for racing.  He took retirement from NASCAR after014Finity series race at Lowa.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 14 August 1956, Rusty Wallace is 67 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 6.0 metres tall, and weight is 78 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Rusty Wallace With Wife Patti Wallace
Rusty Wallace With Wife Patti Wallace

Rusty Wallace is a married man to Patti, and theyare blessed with three children, Greg, Katie, and Stephen. Stephen is a racer in the National comprehensive series, and he made his NASCAR debut in the sprint cup series in the year 2011 Daytona500, thus making him the fourth family member to compete in the Daytona 500 and also in NASCAR.

Rusty Wallace is a quiet man who really has a big heart for everyone. He has also contributed much to helping the less fortunate people. He has also been a good father and a good husband to his children and wife. Their marriage has worked perfectly, and no rumors of separation have ever emerged.


Rusty Wallace began his professional career in 1979afte; he opted to join NASCAR and raced around Florida in U.S.Later, he managed to win U.s Auto club known as USAC  Stock Car Rookie of the Year honors and finished 3rd  points behind Bay Darnell and A.J Foyt.

Later in the year 1983, he became a winner in American Speed Association Championship while competing with great stars like Mark martin, Dickie TYrickle, Alan Kulwicki, and Martin Mark. Later on, in1980, he landed his steps for NASCAR carer. In his first Race in NASCAR Career in the 1980 Atlanta 500, he became the second position in the race.

He boosted his career growth until 1988, hence scoring six victories and his wins were at Rockingham, Riverside, Charlotte, Michigan, and also Atalanta. In 1989 he managed to win the NASCAR  WINSTON Cup championship. After he later retired from his racing career, he also tried his luck in his broadcasting career, and he worked at ABC.

In the year 2006, he signed a six-year contract with ESPN, and he also happened to appear in movies days of thunder. He has also appeared in films and reality shows. He is also a brands ambassador for many products.

Awards & Achievements

Rusty has won quite several awards and also has achieved m, any through his career. He has won:

  • USACStock Car Rookie of the year was honored in 1979.
  • 1988 Richard Petty Driver of the year.
  • Richard Petty Driver of the year in 1988.
  • 2005 NASCAR illustrated person of the year Award recipient.
  • 2005 Myres Brothers Award recipient.

He also has some significant achievements apart from this, and he has made much wealth also which has helped him and his family as well as gaining fame which has earned him to be chosen as one of the best advertisers.

Net Worth & Salary of Rusty Wallace in 2024

Rusty Wallace Net Worth
Rusty Wallace Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated Net Worth of Rusty Wallace is around $50 million with a salary of $500 k per month. He has acquired this through his hardwork and especially his career, which is a primary source of his wealth.

He has also been a brand ambassador to many products, and he has been paid heftily for this and facilitating the increase of his wealth. He is also an actor, and he has acted in a movie.

This is an elite guy who has really won the hearts of his fans. He began just somewhere, and after even failing severally, he still stood up and fought for his position.  It took a lot of dedication and hardwork to be what he wanted to be. He has been a fantastic person who has really made a difference in life in different dimensions throughout his career.


  1. You claim he’s 6.0 meters tall…..that’s close to 20 feet tall. I have to wonder how they got him in a race car at that height.


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