Rusty Wallace Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height

Rusty Wallace Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height

Rusty Wallace is retired car racer who had received a permanent foothold in NASCAR.  He was a popular NASCAR driver.  He gained popularity only after winning the NASCAR Winstone Cup Championship.

He has an excellent leadership quality and a charismatic personality that made him quite popular among his followers. He started building his career while racing in the Speedways of Florida.

Later on, he started taking his racing profession seriously after winning the championship held by American Speed Association.

Today the retired American Car Racer’s net worth is estimated somewhere around $ 40 million dollars.

Early life

Rusty Wallace’s birth name was Russle William “Rusty” Wallace Jr. He was born in the year 1956, 14th August to parents Judy Wallace and Russell Wallace. He was born in Arnold, Missouri, United States.

His parents were quite supportive about his career from his early childhood days and never neglected his academic career.  There is no mention about his academic career; perhaps he has got his education from some reputed institutions.  He is an American by nationality and posses a zodiac sign, Leo.  He was not the only child of his parents, and his upbringing was with many siblings.


Rusty started off his career at quite an early age.  His charismatic appeal and sober personae had made him reach the pinnacle of success at a very early age.  She started associating himself with the world of car racing and soon became a permanent member of the series of four stock racing car’s major Hall of Fame and in the year 2013, went for becoming a member in the Motorsports Hall of Fame.

In the year 2014, he became part of the Motorsports Hall of America. On joining NASCAR, he got a chance to roam about the Speedways of Florida making an experience out of the test drives before the final venture.  In the year 1979, he was successful enough to get the title of United States Auto Club’s (USAC) and the other category of Stock Car Rookie of the Year. He was successful enough to achieve the third position just behind the eminent car racers A. J Foyt and the other one being Bay Darnell.

Soon enough in the year 1983,he was the member of the  American Speed Association that organized famous Championship where eminent car racers took part,  some of them are Mark Martin and the other being 1992,NASCAR champions namely Dick Trickle and Alan Kulwici.  He was very judicious about getting the memberships and knew the perfect timing of getting associated with the racing organizations.  In the year 1980, he decided to make a permanent foothold in the NASCAR group.

He was soon with his first  race at Atlanta 500. He was successful enough to make a position at the second place and got inspired to proceed with more Championships.  He was successful with six more victories, and his best performances were delivered at Michigan, Charlotte North Wilkesboro, Riverside, and Atlanta.  Finally, he was successful to grab hold the position of the winner in NASCAR Winston Cup Championship.

He raced in the last Championship held by NASCAR Cup Championship.  He holds a record proudly of winning 55 NASCAR Cup throughout his career; he has also been accredited by IROC Championship in the year 1991.

Finally, he emerged with a victorious note as the victor of BudShoot held at Daytona. After his retirement, working as an ESPN Broadcaster makes him unleash his passion for commentary and his fame reached the peak when he was called for serving as the co-host for the popular show Nascar Angels.  He soon got endorsement offers from reputed brands and trusted companies.

Personal life

Rusty has short and simple personal life which is far away from any kind of controversies. He married his lady love Patti Wallace in the year 1960. They are proud parents of three children who are named Greg, Steve, and Katie Wallace.

His children have even got established with their respective career as it is known that Steve Wallace has already followed his father’s footsteps and has earned a name as a prominent American Car Stock racing driver.

He is also a part-time competitor in the series of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

He has his siblings Kenny and Mike, who are also prominent and able stock car drivers who have taken retirement from the world of car racing.  Just after retiring, Rusty being a man of action never let things drop down and soon decided to make his luck by getting into the broadcasting industry.  He started working with ABC and entered into a six-year contract with ESPN.  He also made an appearance in the famous movie titled Days of Thunder. He has even gained fame by getting several endorsements for many of the trusted brands.  Rusty is very conscious about maintaining his health.

He believes in taking nutritious diets and following a diet chart.  He regularly updates his social media page and maintains huge fan followers all over the networking sites.  He is regular on Twitter and as well as updating his Instagram account. Presently, he remains busy with his broadcasting schedules.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Russle William “Rusty” Wallace Jr.

Date of Birth: 1956, 14th August

Birth Place: Arnold, Missouri

Age: 61 Years Old

Profession:  Retired Car Racer

Height:  1.83 m/ 6 Feet

Weight: N/A

Net worth: $ 40 million


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