Ryan Newman is an American NASCAR driver. However, currently, he races full time in the NASCAR Cup Series. He is one of the most accomplished racers at present.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has a net worth of $50 Million. He has recorded multiple accomplishments since his inception in the racing world.
Subsequently, he is also known as the Rocket-Man. Newman has competed in several races and has continued at the Cup Series for the longest term.
Kurt Busch and Newman have claimed the title for the longest-tenured active driver in the NASCAR Cup Series
The Rocke-Man was always interested in racing since his boyhood days. He made his debut in the racing world in 1993. He competed in the United Midget Auto Racing Association and the All-American Midget Series. Further, he bagged the Rookie of the Year and the Championship too.
In 1995, he moved to USAC. He triumphed over races and claimed the title of Rookie of the Year in Midget Series and the Silver Crown in 1996.
He etched his name for triumphing over all three divisions for the first time whereas he was the winner of the Silver Bullet Series too.
At the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, he competed in 7 races in a 6 years tenure.
He recorded his maiden victory in 2008 E-Z-Go 200. With 1 victory, he further claimed 6 Top Tens and 1 pole position.
At the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the American competed in 64 races in a term of 9 years. He earned 7 victories, 12 Pole positions, and 35 Top tens. Subsequently, in 2001 he recorded his best finish, ranking 28th.
Spanning over long continuous 20 years, Newman competed in 689 races. He amasses 18 victories, 51 Pole positions, and 263 Top Tens. Following that, he recorded his best finished in 2014, ranking 2nd.
He has several accolades tucked under his belt. In 1999, he achieved the United States Auto Club Silver Crown Series Championship. In 2008 he earned the Daytona 500 cup. Following that, he bagged the 2002 Winston Cup.
Further, in 2013, he was the Brickyard 400 winner. In 2002 he was adjudged the NASCAR Winston Cup Series ROTY. Finally, in 2003, he also clinched the Driver of the Year award.
The Rocket-Man is extremely active in the arena of philanthropy. He supports several foundations. Moreover, he has his own foundations too.
One for animal rescuing-The Rescue Ranch, it serves the cause of respect for every animal, wildlife conservation. It further promotes agriculture, preserving a pleasant environment, and keeps a check on the human-animal bond. It also helps by providing rehabilitation.
He has provided funds for foundations like Hope For The Warriors and Victory Junction Gang. It helps to support the causes of cancer, children, health, service members.
Greg and Diana Newman conceived Ryan Newman on December 8, 1977. He further grew up with his sibling Jamie Klepper in his hometown, South Bend, Indiana. Newman received his degree of B.S. in engineering from Purdue University.
He tied the knots with Krissie Newman. The couple has two daughters, Brooklyn Sage and Ashlyn Olivia. The Newman couple announced their marital split in 2013.
He has his spark on-screen industry as well. Further, he was on screen for an episode of American Pickers. Following that, his car was the cover of 2005 EA Sports- NASCAR SimRacing, a computer game he helped in developing.
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 8, 1977|
|KIDS||2- Brooklyn Sage, Ashlyn Olivia|