How rich is Mario Andretti?
Mario Andretti Net Worth:
|Birth date:||28 February 1940|
|Birth place:||Motovun, Croatia|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)|
|Profession:||Race car driver, Voice Actor|
|Spouse:||Dee Ann Andretti (m. 1961)|
|Children:||Michael Andretti, Jeff Andretti, Barbie Andretti|
|Parents:||Rina Andretti, Luigi Andretti|
|Movies:||Once Upon a Wheel, Super Speedway, The Racing Scene, NASCAR: A Decade at the Brickyard, Indianapolis 500: The 60s, Racing's Greatest Spectacle: ABC Sports: 40 Years at the Indy 500|
Mario Andretti Net Worth:
Mario Andretti Net Worth $100 Million
Mario Andretti is a retired Italian-American racing driver having an estimated net worth of $100 million. Mario Andretti and his twin brother Aldo were born on February 28, 1940 in Istria (was part of Italy but is now Motovun, Croatia). Then they immigrated to the USA in 1955, settling in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. In the age of five the twins were racing hand-crafted wooden cars throughout the steep hilly roads of their hometown. As teens Andretti’s uncle hired the twins to park automobiles for his garage. This really is when Adretti asserts he totally fell in love with automobiles. Adretti got excited every time he revved up an engine.
The twins used the cash that they brought in from working in the garage to modify a 1948 Hudson Hornet. Unbeknownst to their parents they raced the Hudson on egg-shaped dirt tracks in Nazareth. They won a few races. After Andretti’s brother got seriously injured, their parents were made conscious of the racing. Needless to say they weren’t pleased. In the mid 1960s Andretti started professionally driving in racing events like USAC stock car and NASCAR. Over the years he established himself to be among the very successful American drivers in the history of motor sports. He in addition has won races driving midget and sprint cars.
Mario Andretti is the only motorist to date to ever win the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, and Formula One World Championship. Along with Juan Pablo Montoya, Andretti is the sole driver to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Formula One, and Indianapolis 500. Aside from Dan Gurney, Mario Andretti is among two motorists who possess the championship in competitions like IndyCar, NASCAR, World Sportscar Championship and Formula One. On his 24 Hours of Le Manscareer, he was a part of teams like Holman Moody, Panoz Motorsports, Grand Touring Cars Inc., Nerve Comptition and Porsche AG.
Andretti was declared as the grand winner at the 1978 Formula One World Championship event and since his success at the1978 Formula One Dutch Grand Prix, no other American has won the said contest. In 1984, 1967 and 1964, he was named as the Driver of the Year. To date, he is the only professional race car driver who have won Dayton a 500, Indianapolis 500 and naturally , the Formula One World Championship Event. Additionally, apart from Juan Pablo Montoya, he is the sole American motorist who’ve won Indianapolis 500, Formula One Grand Prix and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. This Italian American sports personality was born on February 28, 1940 in Motovun, Kingdom of Italy. Italian now lives in Pennsylvania with his wife Dee Ann.