Josh Cartu is a Canadian race driver, president of the Ferrari club and businessman.
His estimated net worth is around 5$ million.
Josh Cartu was born on March 11, 1979 in St. Catherines, Canada. Even when he was just a small boy, he already had business ideas and has always acted like he was older than he actually is. With only 18 years he started selling cars in his father’s car dealership, but it wasn’t long before he decided to move abroad in search for happiness.
When he was younger, he dreamed about becoming a pilot and his love for cars and vehicles in general, remained until today.
Even though he dreamed of becoming a pilot or an astronaut, Josh ended up getting the adrenaline rush he needed by racing speed cars.
He is the gentleman racer for Ferrari/AFCorse Racing and he is currently training AF Corse Italy. In 2012 he began training for the GT Sports Car Racing class. In the following years he joined AFCorse team for the European Ferrari and European Ferrari Challenge Cup.
Josh also joins race rallies quite often, and his current position in the race driving world gives him the opportunity to own several Ferrari cars and BMW’s. He also owns a Rolls Royce Phantom. Josh is on the advisory board for the Briggs Automotive Company and he is also a member of the Team WolfPack.
Team WolfPack unites famous race car owners and they all compete in the annual Gumball3000 race. The race is being held on public roads and the money from the race is meant for various charity causes. In the latest race, that was held in 2016, his racing partner was Sullivan Stapelton, a famous actor.
On the Briggs team, he helped in designing BAC Mono cars and he has already designed two of those cars for himself and joined in on the film production of the car’s to show off their endurance and speed on public roads.
Josh earns most of his money from racing awards and sponsorships. He explained to the Forbes magazine how the sponsorships work in the racing industry and how product placements have a major influence on many athletes and sports in general.
He received a Mr. Cavalcade award from Ferrari in 2015 and Josh also joined in on the Formula 1 Road Show for Peace that was held in 2014. Josh was personally invited by the president of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat.
There aren’t too many information about his private life, but we do know that he dated a Hungarian model Olle Henriett. He is well known for his charity work, and his latest donation is to the non-profit organization that fights Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Josh is currently living in Hungary, far away from his hometown in Canada.
Full Name: Josh Cartu
Date of Birth: March 11, 1979
Birth Place: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Age: 38 years
Profession: businessman, racecar driver
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 75 kg
Net worth: 5$ million