Danica Patrick is a former professional racing driver and a spokesperson in America. In the history of open-wheel racing, she is considered as one of the most successful women. She won many awards including the Indy Japan 300 bis which are the only win by a woman in the Indy Car Series race. She competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and sometimes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2012. To know more about the net worth of Danica Patrick in 2020, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Danica Sue Patrick was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, on March 25, 1982, to her parents Terry Joseph and Beverly Ann. She grew up in Roscoe, Illinois, along with her younger sister and parents. Patrick participated as a cheerleader at Hononegah Community High School which is located nearby Rockton in 1996.
Patrik started karting at Sugar River Raceway which is located in Brodhead, Wisconsin. With her parents support, she took active participation in the karting championships and won ten regional karting titles, along with the World Karting Association Grand National Championship which was held in the Yamaha Sportsman.
In 2005, Patrick got married to Paul Edward Hospenthal who was a physical therapist. She met him in 2002, at his office during her treatment of the hip injury. The couple got divorced in 2013. Patrick started dating Ricky Stenhouse Jr who is her fellow driver from 2012 to 2017. Recently, it has been stated that she has been in a relationship with NFL Quarterback Aaron Rodgers since February 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Patrik started her racing career in 1998 and participated in a number of races. Most of the races turned into her favor, and her career has become highly commendable. She raced in Formula Vauxhall and Formula Ford and competed for Haywood Racing in Formula Ford.
In 2002, she was able to secure a spot with Team Rahal Letterman of the Indy Racing League. She got trained in lesser leagues for two years to get her sense of speed and timing right. She became the second woman to win a pole position and was named as the rookie of the year at the 2005 Indy Racing League Championship.
She earned her first victory in 2008 and continued her career at peak performance. Patrik earned the top score in the motor speedway at the NASCAR series which was held at the Las Vegas. She holds the IRL record for most consecutive races running at the finish.
She was regarded as the female athlete of the year by the U.S. Sports Academy in 2006. She was awarded the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Favorite Female Athlete twice.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Danica Patrick is around $65 million. She earned all this fortune by competing in several open race competitions. Danica own two houses worth of $12 million and also posses seven luxury cars worth $2 million. She also has her own line of athletic clothing under the Warrior label.
Danica Patrick announced that she wishes to step away from the racing after the 2017 season, but later she competed at the 2018 Daytona 500 and the 2018 Indianapolis 500. She has 600 thousand followers on Instagram and 1.4 million likes on Facebook. Danica has become a role model to all the women across the globe. She also made her acting debut in a 2010 episode of CSI: NY where she played the role of a racing driver suspected of murder.