Ryan Newman: “The Rocket” is not only living his passion but also keeping his dad’s dream alive for a long time. Apart from being a successful racer, Ryan is a decent human being with a kind and generous heart. Shortly, he completed the full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Well if you are a fan of racing, this article will give you a detail view on his private life, Net worth, children and hobbies of Ryan Newman.
|Date of Birth:||8th December 1977|
|Parents:||Greg Newman, Diane Newman|
|Birthplace:||South Bend, Indiana|
|Kids:||Brooklyn and Ashlyn|
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
Early, Life and Education
Ryan Newman was born on 8th December 1997 which now makes him 41 years old. He was born to Gerg Newman and Diane Newman.
Ryan’s father was an auto driver. He used to repair the autos but always dreamt about driving cars. However, during his lifetime, Gerg did not get a chance to drive any car. But, he nurtured his son Ryan to be a professional car driver in the future. Maybe, he at least wanted to see his dream come true by his son.
Moreover, Ryan’s mother, Diane Newman, also loved the racing profession. Newman first drove when he was four years old. However, he was thrilled at that moment.
By the age of seven, Ryan’s parents realized that he might have good talent in driving. Through the support of his family, Ryan became a champion midget career when he was 17 years old. A great start for the career, isn’t it?
In 1999, Newman perfectly balanced his racing career with his study and gained a degree on Vehicle-structure Engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Career Highlights and Achievements
Ryan entered the racing world in 1993 in the United Midget Auto Racing Association and the All-American Midget Series. His entry gifted him with a double win: Rookie of the Year and the championship. In 1955, Newman entered the USAC and drove the C.E. Lewis No. 39 Drinan Chassis powered Brayton Motor, he was ROYT again in the Midget Series and the Silver Crown in 1996.
Ryan also became the first driver to win all three USAC National Rookie of the Year in the same year. This comprises of the Silver Bullet, Sprint, and Midget. While he was not limited to wheel racing in the past, the racer decided to race in the NASCAR on Winston Cup Circuit.
Regular passion and hard work for his career finally paid off and he got to drive the stock cars and signed the Roger Penske’s team in 2000. For Penkes, Ryan drove the No. 12 Ford and achieved wins over the matches successfully.
It was 2003 when Ray Newman NASCAR joined Dodge vehicles from Ford. He started driving No. 12 Dodge for Penske. His nickname “Rocket Man” came true when he led the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with the most poles with 11.
In 2009, Ryan joined Stewart-Hass Racing and next year he made his appearance in the Chase and stood 10th. The 16th win throughout his career came in April.2012 at Martinsville Speedway.
In 2013, Ryan again won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedways. The speedily growing career and wins have now made Ryan a popular car racer in every corner of the world.
As a result of hard work and salary the net worth of the racer, Rayn Newman is estimated at $50 Million. Newman makes his major portion of earning as a professional driver in the reputed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The racers make money through various prizes, sponsorships, and bonuses.
In 2018, Ryan was able to make an earning of $800,000. Currently, he stays in Statesville, N.C.
The Net Worth of Ryan Newman is $5 Million.
Personal Life: Marriage, Wife, and Children
Ryan Newman is a married man. His wife Krissie is a beautiful lady who has supported him throughout his career. The couple met at a blind date in 2001. After dating each other for three years, the couple decided to get married in 2004. Krissie has a criminal degree from Shippensburg University and belongs to New Jersey.
The couple: Rayman and Krissie are one of the most adorable couples in NASCAR. Krissie is often seen with her husband during his races. They are proud parents of two daughters: Ashlyn and Brooklyn.
Life Beside Car Racing
Well, other than racing Ryan is into other things. Apart from being popular as a professional racer, he is also a good soul and has a kind heart. Ryan and his wife Krissie, establish and operate the Ryan Newman Foundation in 2005 and the Rescue Ranch in 2012. The prime motto of these organizations is promoting respect for all animals, and enhance the human-animal bond.
Besides, charity Ray also has a keen interest in cars. He owns 14 cars and enjoys working on vintage cars: 1950s Chryslers to be more specific. His car was a 74 Triumph TR-6 and 1948 Buick Roadmaster is his favorite which was a birthday gift from his wife.
Ryan also loves playing iRacing, a computer racing game.
Social Media Appearance: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Nothing can match a successful personality with a caring and beautiful heart and that’s what Ryan Newman has got. We wish he still has a long way to go in his career. All good wishes to the genuine soul inside out.
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