How rich is Dario Franchitti?
Dario Franchitti Net Worth:
|Birth date:||May 19, 1973|
|Birth place:||Bathgate, United Kingdom|
|Profession:||Race car driver|
|Education:||Stewart's Melville College|
|Spouse:||Ashley Judd (m. 2001–2013)|
|Parents:||Marina Franchitti, George Franchitti|
|Nominations:||Best Driver ESPY Award|
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Scottish racing driver, Dario Franchitti has a net worth of $72 million (46 million pounds). Franchitti could walk down most high streets in Britain without being troubled, however he would do well to get 10 yards in the United States before being encompassed by supporters, which can be remarkable when you consider that he was born in Bathgate, West Lothian. The Scot is a star in the world of IndyCar, winning the tournament four times in five years from 2007.
Dario Franchitti Net Worth $72 Million
In addition to that, Franchitti is a three-time winner of the iconic Indianapolis 500. He won his third Indianapolis 500 on May 27, 2012. The Indy races for the Target Chip Ganassi Racing team. A former junior karting champion, Franchitti graduated to Formula Three before heading for the US in 1997. From 1997 to 2002 he drove in the CART series before going to Indy-Car in 2003. In 2007 he survived two tremendous crashes and then spent a forgettable 2008 competing in Nascar, the stock car racing series that’s the 2nd most-viewed TV sport in America after American football.
He returned to Indycar in 2009 and picked up where he left off. His Indycar gains and sponsorship deals are worth about $10 million a year. He’s deals with drinks firm Canadian Club and American Eurocopter, and is an ambassador for TW Steel, a Dutch watchmaker. He’s married to Hollywood actress Ashley Judd. They were wed in 2001, when she had already been in films for a decade. She’s put in some strong performances, starring alongside Robert De Niro in the 1995 movie Heat and four years later with Tommy Lee Jones in Double Jeopardy, for example. In all, her 24 movies have taken more than $700 million at the box office.