Anthony Stewart who has been nicknamed ‘Smoke,’ is a well-known retired American professional stock car racing driver and is the owner of the NASCAR team. He has won three times the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series champion as a driver winning several titles in the year 2002, 2005 and the year 2011. In the year 2011, he had a very big interest in this team. He again won as the owner of the Kevin Harvick’s title in the year 2014. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Tony Stewart in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Stewart was born in the year 1971 on May 20th. He schooled at the Columbus North High School and later graduated in 1989. He has a younger sister by the name Natalie who has two children; Will and Emma. His parents got divorced, and his father never remarried again while the mother, Pamela Marshall remarried when Anthony was schooling back in high school.
In 2014, Stewart finished in a Sprint Car Race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Halfway through this race, Kevin Ward Jr. car got to hit the wall and went on to spin out. What followed was the display of the yellow caution flag. Instead of Ward waiting patiently for the race officials. He was struck by the tire of Stewart’s car, and he was immediately rushed to the hospital.
Within a limited period, he was pronounced dead on arrival as a result of the massive blunt trauma. This incident happened the night before the scheduled race in Cup Series at the Watkins Glen International. However, Stewart never participated in this event.
Tony has been in a relationship with Kristina Dwyer from the year 1997 to the year 1999. Also, he has dated Jamie Schaffer from the year 2002 to 2004. He has been rumoured to have dated Tara Roquemore and currently, he is dating Jessica Zemken.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Tony won his debut championship in the year 1987, and during this time, he was back in high school. What followed was his racing in three quarter until 1991. He set a record as the first driver to be able to win Triple Crown of USAC. His debut in the Busch Series of the NASCAR happened in the year 1996, and by the year 1999, he had become a full-time IRL competent driver. He got to qualify for the Daytona 500 and went on to finish on 28th place. He emerged 6th at the 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup series.
At Daytona Prototype in the year 2004, Stewart finished in the third position. What followed was him finishing in the second position at 2004 Gatorade 125. He has won Chicagoland, and in the year 2005, it was his most successful one as he won Pepsi 400 and Cup Championship. He emerged position one in the Chili Bowl Nationals. In the year 2010, that was when he won Sprint Cup pole position, and in 2011, he got to be crowned the winner of NASCAR Sprint Cup series.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Tony Stewart is estimated to be over $75 million. This wealth was created from his career as a career racing driver. He has the ownership of very many cars that are involved in short track racing. He owns very many companies that are sport related, and he has interests in the Chevrolet Impala.
Tony Steward has presented himself as one of the best professional stock car racers in the world. He has found incredible success by venturing into different businesses as well as being able to own several cars. He has used a better chunk of his wealth to help the less fortunate which is something that can be admired.