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Chadwick Steven McQueen was born on the 28th December 1960, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is an actor, race car driver, film producer, and martial artist, probably best known for his roles in “The Karate Kid” (1984), “Firepower” (1993), and “Red Line” (1995). His career started in 1978.
Have you ever wondered how rich Chad McQueen is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Chad’s net worth is as high as $45 million, an amount earned through his successful acting and producing career. However, McQueen also competed in car racing, and owns the McQueen Racing LLC Company, which has improved his wealth.
Chad McQueen Net Worth $45 Million
Chad McQueen was born a son of famous Hollywood actor Steve McQueen and Filipino actress Neile Adams. Chad has a stepbrother Josh Evans, a producer and screenwriter, and a younger sister, Terry Leslie McQueen who died in 1998.
Chad’s debut on film came in 1978 in George Gage’s “Skateboard”, and he waited for six years before playing in “The Karate Kid” starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, and Elisabeth Shue. Chad continued with roles in “Fever Pitch” starring Ryan O’Neal, “The Karate Kid Part II” (1986), and Fred Walton’s “Hadley’s Rebellion” (1987). His net worth was well established.
In the early ’90’s, McQueen had numerous roles, including in “New York Cop” (1993) with Tôru Nakamura and Mira Sorvino, Richard Pepin’s “Firepower” (1993), ‘The Other Man” (1994), and “Search and Rescue” (1994). He later appeared in Barry Levinson’s “Jimmy Hollywood” (1994) starring Joe Pesci and Christian Slater, “Indecent Behavior II” (1994), and “Number One Fan” (1995). His latest movies were “Papertrail” (1998) with Chris Penn and Michael Madsen, ‘Surface to Air” (1998), and Daniel Baldwin’s “Fall: The Price of Silence” (2001).
McQueen hasn’t appeared in movies since 2001, but pursued his racing career instead. He liked cars from an early age – the first car he drove was a toy Ford Mustang, and he won the World Mini Grand Prix when was 6. In 2004, McQueen teamed up with the legendary Jacky Ickx and his daughter Vanina, competing in the Porsche Motorsports at the 2004 Goodwood event.
McQuuen participated in several racing categories from Motocross to the Baja 1000, and also raced for Westernesse Racing at the SCCA Runoffs in 2004, finishing in 4th position. Chad survived a serious accident at the Daytona International Speedway during practice for the 24 Hours of Daytona Sports Car race in 2006, suffering a broken lower left leg, a pair of fractures to his vertebrae and multiple rib fractures, but the quick reaction of medics and track workers saved his life.
McQueen came back in 2007 and competed at the Daytona International Speedway, driving the Brumos 1975 Ecurie Escargot RSR. In 2010, he established the McQueen Racing LLC Company that collaborates with car industries in making limited-edition high-performance motorcycles and automobile transbrakes. Owning this company also helped McQueen in improving his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Chad McQueen married Stacey Toten in 1997, but they divorced in 2000; they have a son Steven R. McQueen born in 1988, an actor best known for his role in the TV series “Chicago Fire”. McQueen then married Jeanie Galbraith in 1993 and has two children with her: Chase and Madison.