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Ricky Carmichael was born on the 27th November 1979, in Clearwater, Florida USA. He earned his fame and net worth as a professional Motocross and NASCAR camping truck driver racer. Over the course of his career, he became one of the greatest racers in history, including in 2002 winning the MX Championship without losing a race. He was inducted into the Motorsport Hall Of Fame in 2015. He had been active as a professional racer from 1996 until 2011.
Have you ever wondered how rich Ricky Carmichael is? According to sources, it is estimated that Ricky Carmichael`s overall net worth is $28 million, an amount earned through his successful career, as he became the highest paid racer with a salary of $3 million per year.
Ricky Carmichael Net Worth $28 Million
Ricky grew up in Havana, Florida; he got his first bike at the age of five as a Valentine`s Day present from his parents, which he soon fell in love with, and ever since dedicated his life to racing. By the age of 16 he had already set his first record, a total of 67 titles in national amateur championships.
At only 17 years of age, his career became a professional one, as he entered the AMA circuit in 1996 and finished 8th at the last event of the championship in the category of 125cc, which earned him the Rookie Of The Year award. In the next few years he competed in the 125cc division and eventually entered the Supercross 250cc in 1999 and Motocross 250cc in 2000.
Ever since his first race in Motocross, he was to become one of the greatest racers in history. In 2002 he signed a contract with Honda and in the same year he won the Supercross and National titles, furthermore, he won the National title without losing a single race. In 2003 he repeated his success, but then he skipped the 2004 Supercross season as he injured his knee and had to undergo surgery. However he returned for the Motocross season, and finished again with a perfect score. His last season in the Motocross was 2007, where he competed IN only six races, which he also finished as a winner.
During his career, Ricky set countless records, including winning a total of 15 Championships, being named the AMA Rider of the Year five times; winning a total of 150 races in MX and SX series, and three gold medals in the X Games competition, plus many other achievements which have clearly benefited his net worth.
Ricky was also recognized as a NASCAR driver, however his career in the championship did not achieve any major success and eventually he retired from racing in 2011.
Overall, his career is very successful, and adding to his net worth, he has appeared in the film “Charlie`s Angels” (2003) as a guest star, and in the documentary “X Games 3D: The Movie” (2009).
To talk about his personal life, Ricky has been married to Ursula Holly since 2002, and the couple has twins born in 2007.