Martin Truex Jr Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Martin Lee Truex Jr. was born on 29 June 1980, in Mayetta, New Jersey USA, and is a professional stock car race driver, best known for competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He’s also raced in the Xfinity Series, winning twice, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Martin Truex Jr.? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $30 million, mostly earned through a successful career in racing. He has competed in numerous races and has also been sponsored by big companies. He’s owned numerous race cars and as he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Martin Truex Jr Net Worth $30 million

Truex attended Southern Regional High School and matriculated in 1998. Ever since he was young, he was inspired by his father who was a former race car driver. He started out racing go-karts before transitioning to Modified racing at the age of 18. He then began racing in 2000 at the NASCAR Camping World East Series, winning five races in the next four years. His wins would significantly boost his net worth, and then he set his eyes at joining the K&N Pro Series East (Busch North Series) in which his father used to race.

In 2001, Martin made his debut using his father’s Chevy at the Dover International Speedway. After running a few more races, his best was a seventeenth place finish at Dover. The following year, he started once again with his father’s team, but soon transitioned to a Chance 2 Motorsports Chevy after being hired by Dale Earnhardt. Jr. He split time between the two teams and ended the season with two consecutive second place finishes. In 2004, he would earn his first career victory which opened up three more wins for him over the next seven races. He won at the Talladega Superspeedway and the Nazareth Speedway, winning the Busch series, then in 2005 he defended his title.

In 2006, Truex moved to the Nextel Cup Series and would win the Autism Speaks 400 which then led to a third place finish at Pocono Raceway. He then merged with Chip Ganassi Racing which later became Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, staying with the team until 2009, winning the pole for the Daytona 500. He then became a part of Michael Waltrip Racing and started driving a Toyota Camry; he finished in sixth place in the Daytona 500, but had several setbacks due to accidents and problems with engines. He did well during 2011 which led to a good start in 2012, but he would fall short. This was the same for his 2013 season as he had mixed performances, including some top 10 finishes, but his winless streak was to extend to 218 races.

In 2014, he became part of Furniture Row Racing and would drive a Chevrolet SS before joining the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. The following year, he finally managed a second place spot and the momentum led to him finishing in the top ten in 14 races out of the first 15. In 2016, one of his best performances was a 0.010 second loss at the Daytona 500 and then he finally got a first place finish at the Coca-Cola 600.

For his personal life, it is known that Truex has been in a relationship with Sherry Pollex since 2005. In 2014, she was diagnosed with Stage III ovarian cancer. Aside from that, Martin is a big fan of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 29, 1980
Birth place: Mayetta, New Jersey, U.S.
Height:1.8 m
Profession:Race car driver
Education:Southern Regional High School
Nationality:American
Partner:Sherry Pollex
Parents:Linda Truex, Martin Truex Sr.
Siblings:Ryan Truex
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Won the 2005 NASCAR Busch Series Championship after finishing 7th in the Ford 300 from Homestead Miami Speedway becoming one of only 5 drivers to win 2 Busch Championships in back-to-back years
2Runner-up for the 2000 Nascar Busch North Series Rookie of the Year.
32004 Nascar Busch Series Champion.
41994 New Jersey Championship Series Champion.


Filmography

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Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NASCAR on Fox2004-2017TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - NASCAR Driver
NASCAR on TNT2001-2014TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself - NASCAR Driver
Pepsi Max 4002010TV MovieHimself
Pepsi 5002009TV MovieHimself
Hot Rods & Reels2009TV MovieHimself
Pepsi 5002008TV MovieHimself
2008 NASCAR Pennsylvania 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
2008 NASCAR Subway 5002008TV MovieHimself - Driver: #01 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
Nextel Cup UAW-Ford 5002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
Late Show with David Letterman2007TV SeriesHimself - Top Twelve List Presenter
Sharp Aquos 5002007TV MovieHimself
2007 Pennsylvania 5002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
NASCAR Nextel Cup Allstate 4002007TV MovieHimself - Driver: #1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
Sony HD 5002006TV MovieHimself
2006 Aaron's 4992006TV MovieHimself
Funai 2502005TV MovieHimself
Bass Pro Shops MBNA 5002004TV MovieHimself - Driver: #1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
Funai 2502004TV MovieHimself

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