Austin Dillon: Racer, Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Crash

We all got our genes from our parents right? Same is with the young car racer Austin Dillon who has a passion for car racing in his blood.

Scroll down to explore more about his life and Net Worth.

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Austin-Dillon

Early Life and Education

Born on April 27, 1990, Austin Dillon was born to a family with a history in car racing. His father, Mike Dillon was a previous NASCAR Busch Series car driver.

As a child, he grew up in an environment with dominance of cars and track. He completed his schooling in Forsyth  Country Day School. Later he joined High Point University and majored in communication.

May be his upbringing in the sport type of environment encouraged him to choose car racing as his career. His brother ‘Tyler Dillon’ is also in same sport.

Short Bio

Age 28 years (Born April 2, 1990)
Net worth $12 million
Height 1.72 m
Wife Whitney Ward
 Kids N/A
Occupation Professional American Stock Car Racing Driver
Parents Mike Dillon (Father)Tina Dillon (Mother)
Nationality American
Ethnicity White

Marriage and Wife (Fiance)

It has not been that long since Austin Dillon was married. He married his fiance Whitney Ward in 9th December 2017, closer before the 2018 NASCAR Season started.

It is quite sure that they were dating each other before, but they preferred to keep their relationship secret until Austin came up with a ring during their trip to the Bhamas on 9th August 2016.

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Austin Dillon and Whitney Ward Marriage

The gorgeous weeding happened at the Childress Vineyards in North Carolina. Whitney also spoke about their weeding that the day was really special for her since she got all her wished fulfilled on her special day. She also added that the snowfall in their weeding day made their big day more magical.

Several videos of their beautiful weeding are also uploaded on YouTube.

Whitney Ward holds a graduate degree of Communications major and marketing minor from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. During her study days, Whitney was a cheerleader which got her  the name Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders upon her graduation.

Previous Relationships

Austin Dillion is a handsome guy and there is no surprise that many women would want to date him. Dillion has not been in so many relationship in the past. However, Dillion was publicly in relationship with just two women.

Taylor Walker was her first girlfriend. Before that, Austin had a relationship with Will Grier:  American football quarterback. Unfortunately things did not go well in terms of relationships for Austin until he fell in love with Whitney Ward: his fiance and wife.

Austin Dillon: Net Worth

The young and adventure loving Austin Dillon has a net worth of 12 Million Dollars. He makes most of his earnings from his salary and car racing.

However, several endorsements are also adding up on his monetary value. In 2018, Austin made an attractive amount through a sponsorship from well renowned companies like Dow Chemical Co, New Era, American Ethanol Racing, Bass Pro Shops, and some  more. In 2018, Dillon made an earning of $6 million from sponsorship alone.

 

Austin Dillon has a net worth of $12 Million.

House

Well, you will be surprised to know that the racer actually lives in a barn. The building was his father’s property with finished concrete floors and metal and wood paneled walls.  His father built the building so that he would turn it into a shop where the family would work on race cars on future.

Before Austin moved into the house, he was a bachelor living in a single-story house. But, after his dad’s plan for the building fell, Austin sold his cozy house to his brother, bought the barn and moved in.

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Austin Dillion’s House

The house welcomes the guests with a Mr and Mrs Dillon mat at the entrance. Whitney made some improvements as she moved in with Austin. The entertainment section is now removed the living space is now brighter and cleaner with white kitchen to light colored hardwood floors.

There is also a swimming pool with customized water slide. The couple loves the place. Austin even adds that it is now a part of him.

Car

Austin drives a #3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 on behalf of Richard Childress Racing as a part of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Dillon is also a part time driver for #3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1  for  Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Austin Dillon Crash

On Sunday, July 5, 2015, Dillon once went through a crash turning upside down in a wreck during the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Spirit Cup Race at Daytona International Speedway.

Social Media Appearance

You can find Austin in social media such as Twitter and Instagram. His twitter is flooded by the fan following of 279 K in twitter and 167 K in Instagram. His Instagram is loaded with pictures and videos of his cars that perfectly reflects his passion for racing.

Well we believe that the young man still has good fortune along his way forward. We wish him the very best for his life and career.

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