Jamie McMurray Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Jamie McMurray net worth is
$25 Million

Jamie McMurray's salary (annual):
11.5 Million USD

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Jamie McMurray Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

James Christopher McMurray was born on the 3rd June 1976, in Joplin, Missouri USA, and is a professional stock car racing driver, best known as the winner of 2002 UAW-GM Quality 500 NASCAR Cup, as well as one of only three drivers who have won both the Brickyard 400 and NASCAR Daytona 500 – in the same season! Currently he competes as driver No. 1 of Chip Ganassi Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this top racing driver has accumulated so far? How rich Jamie McMurray is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Jamie McMurray’s net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds the sum of $25 million, acquired largely through his professional NASCAR racing career which has been active since 1999.

Jamie McMurray Net Worth $25 million

McMurray’s interest in racing dates back to the early age of eight, when he began racing go-karts, and at the age of 10 he won his first US go-kart title. In 1991 McMurray, at the age of 15, won the World Go-Karting Championship, while in 1992 he debuted in NASCAR late-model races. In 1998 he joined NASCAR RE/MAX Challenge series, and sis NASCAR debut occurred in 1999 when he began competing in the Craftsman Truck Series. In 2000 he recorded one top five and four top 10 finishes, while in the following year he transferred to the Bush Series, competing for Brewco Motorsports. These ventures provided the basis for Jamie McMurray’s nowadays rather respectable net worth.

In 2002, McMurray joined Chip Ganassi Racing, and later that season he won the UAW-GM Quality 500. In 2003, he joined the Cup Series and won Rookie of the Year Award, scoring five top five finishes and ending 13th in the overall listings. The following, 2004 season was quite successful for McMurray, as he recorded 23 top 10 finishes, which helped him to earn over $1 million in bonuses. In 2006 he teamed with Roush Fenway Racing, and in 2007 he won NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series after finishing first at the Pepsi 400, beating Kyle Busch by only 0.005 of a second – the closest photo finish in the history of Daytona International Speedway race track. All these accomplishments dramatically increased the total size of Jamie McMurray’s wealth.

In 2010, Jamie McMurray became one of only three drivers in the history of NASCAR, alongside Dale Jarrett and Jimmie Johnson, to win the Brickyard 400 and Daytona 500 Cup Series in the same year. This success was followed by winning the Sprint Showdown All-Star Race two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, as well as winning the 2015 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona racing event. It is certain that all these achievements have made a huge impact on Jamie McMurray’s net worth.

Apart from all those mentioned above, McMurray still regularly participates in World Karting Association racing events, including the annual Daytona Kart Week race. In his professional career, so far Jamie McMurray has driven in 25 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, 187 races in Xfinity Series – winning eight and recording 68 top 10 finishes – as well as 511 races in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in which he scored seven wins and 143 Top 10 positions.

Apart from his professional racing career, McMurray also appeared as himself in the 2006 comedy movie “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” featuring Will Farrell, Sacha Baron Cohen and John C. Reilly in the leading roles. He has also appeared in several TV reality shows, including “The West Wing”, “MTV Cribs” as well as “NASCAR on Fox” and “NASCAR: Driven to Win” TV series.

When it comes to his personal life, McMurray was romantically involved with Cielo Garcia, a former Miss Winston model, before marrying Christy Futrell in 2009. With his wife and their son and daughter, McMurray resides in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 3, 1976
Birth place: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Height:1.72 m
Profession:Race car driver, Actor
Spouse:Christy Futrell (m. 2009)
Children:Hazel McMurray, Carter Scott McMurray
Parents:Sue McMurray, Jim McMurray
Siblings:Trisha Montez

Interesting Facts

1Currently lives in Statesville, North Carolina.
2Won the 2010 Daytona 500 and 2010 Brickyard 400, becoming only the third driver in history to win both these races in one season. Dale Jarrett was the first in 1996, and Jimmie Johnson the second in 2006.
3Won at Lowe's Motor Speedway in October 2002 while filling in for an injured Sterling Marlin. Became the first driver in Winston/Nextel Cup series history to win in only his second career start.
4Dated former Miss Winston model, Cielo Garcia.
52003 Nascar Winston Cup Rookie of the Year.




Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby2006Jamie McMurray



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