Austin Dillon is a professional stock car racing driver competing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series.
In this article, we will cover the net worth of Austin Dillon, his family background, his career, and the latest news. So, please read the full article below to know everything about him.
Austin Dillon’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of Austin Dillon is said to be approximately $12 million as of 2022. In 2011, he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and after two years, in 2013, he ended up winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series. He was also victorious in the 2018 Daytona 500. Austin Dillon’s successful career in racing has made him capable of building this net worth.
After digging into his net worth, let us look at Austin Dillon’s family background.
Austin Dillon’s Family, Wife, and Child
Austin is the grandchild of Richard Childress, RCR team owner and Ty Dillon’s elder brother. Ty is also a racing car driver participating in the NASCAR Cup Series full-time. His father is a former racing car driver named Mike Dillon, who currently serves as general manager of RCR.
Dillon went to High Point University on a part-time basis.
In his personal life, on August 9, 2016, he got engaged to Whitney Ward, a former cheerleader for NFL. The following December, they tied the knot in Lexington, North Carolina. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, in June 2020.
Austin Dillon Career
Austin Dillon has achieved immense success as a racing car driver, earning a good fortune and a net worth.
He started his journey as a racing driver back in 2005 and he took part in the Bandolero Mini Cars series and the Legend Cars Series. Then he was named “Rookie of the Year” in the 2008 NASCAR Camping World East Series.
He drives the #3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 under Richard Childress Racing (his grandfather’s team) as part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Apart from that, Austin also drives the #3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 part-time for the same team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
In 2010, he was the NASCAR Rookie of the Year in the Truck Series. The following year, he went on to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. In 2012, he was named the Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year; the following year, he triumphed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Austin holds the record for the maximum poles in a row in the Nationwide Series. He also won the 2014 Daytona 500 pole and triumphed at Coca-Cola 600 in 2017. He was also the winner of the 2018 Daytona 500.
He got his first ever top-10 finish in a Cup Series road course race on March 27, 2022, since he finished tenth in the race at Circuit of the Americas.
The following month, Austin confirmed that he would drive the 2022 Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway in a Young’s Motorsports truck. However, he said he believed he would run the No. 02 truck of the team. The team’s No. 20 truck driver hasn’t been announced yet. This will be Austin’s first Truck Series start since 2019, when he ran the NEMCO Motorsports No. 8 at Martinsville in March.
Austin Dillon has built his net worth from his racing skills, which he inherited from his family. Stay tuned to our website for more such updates.