Kyle Larson Net Worth: How Much Money Did He Make From His Title-Winning Season

Published 12/22/2021, 10:55 AM EST
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 18: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 Valvoline Chevrolet, waves to fans during pre-race ceremonies prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 18, 2021 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)


By winning the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series title, Kyle Larson entered the history books. The reason why it was so historic, is not the fact that he won a title. It was the manner in which he won the same.

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After making his comeback into racing, Larson dominated throughout the season with 10 race wins as he became the hottest current name in NASCAR.

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Although there’s no clarity about how much the winner takes in NASCAR, according to one report, the total prize pool in the Cup Season was over $10 million. To be more accurate, it was $10,053,801.

He also earned $8 million in salary from Hendrick Motorsports.

How much did Kyle Larson make in 2021 and what is his net worth?

In August, Larson took away a prize of $176,000 after winning the Knoxville racing nationals. Earlier this year, he also won his second Chili Bowl, Prairie Dirt Classic, and King’s Royal.

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From 2018-19, he made somewhere between eight to nine million in NASCAR.

This would mean that in 2021, by assumption, Kyle Larson comfortably made over $10 million in prize money from NASCAR and dirt racing. If you include his salary and his sponsorships, the number becomes a whole lot greater.

Nov 7, 2021; Avondale, Arizona, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson (5) celebrates winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports

According to the most recent reports, Larson’s net worth was valued at $12 million. Right now, it seems a little outdated considering the past year Kyle Larson has had.

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So it won’t be surprising to see his net worth shoot up in the upcoming months courtesy of his earnings in 2021 and along with the natural influx of new sponsors. If things go this way, it would mean that more prize money will emerge from more wins.

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Shaharyar

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Shaharyar is a Formula 1 & NASCAR writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism from Amity University, he has been a passionate follower of motorsports for better part of the decade. A Max Verstappen and Ferrari supporter, he dreams of a pairing of the two in future.

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