Last updated on January 29th, 2019 at 05:54 am
When it comes to car racing, you probably are familiar with the name Jamie McMurray. A professional stock car racing driver, Jamie McMurray, is best known for winning the 2010 Daytona 500 for Chip Ganassi Racing. The racer is also among the only three drivers to win both the Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400 in same season (2010).
Jamie holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
|Age||42 years (Born June 3, 1976)|
|Net worth||$25 million|
|Spouse||Christy Futrell (Wife)|
|Kids||Scott McMurray (Son), Hazel (Daughter)|
|Occupation||Professional Stock Car Racing Driver|
|Parents||Jim McMurray (Father)Sue McMurray (Monster)|
Early Life and Family
Jamie is now 42 years and celebrates his birthday on June 3rd. He was born to Jim McMurray and Sue McMurray in Joplin, Missouri, USA. He also has a sister Trisha Montez. However, there are no details in regard to his education background.
Career Highlights and Achievements
Jamie started racing around in the tracks in Joplin only when he was just eight years old. His career started with a victory in the World Go-Karting Championship in 1991. Later in 1992, he went to NASCAR late models and started racing in NASCAR/MAX Challenge Series, 1998 to 1999.
Jamie’s career is blessed with numerous achievements and wins. He was a full-time racer in the Bush Series from 2001 to 2002. In 2002, Jamie successfully cornered the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for his career at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
In 2003, he won the title of ‘the driver of a Texaco-Havoline Dodge’. Starting with a win in 2008, he continued to make it to 3 wins in 2010.
Jamie was the Sprint All-Star race 2014 winner. He was also the winner of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway in 2015.
In 2016, Jamie made a second consecutive appearance in the postseason playoffs as a contender in The Chase for the NASCAR Championship.
To sum up his Cup Career, Jamie had stamped 7 wins, 63 top five and 168 top 10 finishes for him.
On September 10, 2018, Jamie declared that he will not be back to Chip Ganassi in 2019. After he left, McMurray appeared as an analyst for the Fox NASCAR broadcast team starting in 2019.
As his racing career is about to come towards retirement, he will also appear in NASCAR RaceDay, pre-race show, and the NASCAR Race Hub news show.
Jamie McMurray Net Worth
The racer is successful to accumulate a huge amount of money through his career. Till date, the net worth of McMurray is 25 Million dollars. He makes the majority of his income through sports, NASCAR and car racing.
The estimated Net Worth of Jamie McMurray is $25 Million.
Jamie also has a foundation established under his own name. The Jamie McMurray Foundation (JMF) is a social organization that raises funds on behalf of the autistic people. The fund serves for their education and other support.
The racer also earns a handsome amount of money through sponsorship of McDonald’s, Bass Pro Shops, Oakley, Cessna, Chevrolet, and Credit One.
House and Cars
Jamie owns a Mediterranean styled dazzling villa in California. The royal empire is one of the most expensive houses of the place built in the early ’90s.
The villa consists of 5 beautifully decorated bedrooms, bathrooms and spare space for entertainment. The wooden flooring all across the living are given the house a lively look. The living room is also accompanied by a hard stony designed fireplace. The small garden space gives the house an extra flavor.
Jamie also has a quite good collection of cars. His collection includes a Chevrolet Impala, a Chevrolet Camaro, and a Chevrolet SS. These cars alone have a worth of $120,000.
Personal Life: Marriage, Wife, and Children
After dating for some years, Jamie McMurray and Christy Futrell decided to give their relationship a new phase. They exchanged vows in 2009.
The couple welcomed their first child on 25th November 2010, in Thanksgiving morning. They named their son as Carter Scott McMurray. Also, three years later on 11th February 2013, they welcome their daughter; Hazel as their second child. Jamie has also incorporated his name on his racing helmet.
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