Ernie Irvan

Ernie Irvan Net Worth – Wife and Salary

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Retired car racing driver Ernie Irvan has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Full name is Virgil Earnest Irvan, was part of NASCAR and married with Kim Baker. At the Michigan International Speedway this Ernie Irvan had serious head injury and when many thought that he was gone he proved his determination and came back again. His driving at NASCAR won him many fans. In the year 1998 he was in the NASCAR’s fifty greatest drivers and apart from that he is in many Hall of Fame for his superb contributions in car racing. It must be noted that in the year 1999 this Ernie Irvan retired from racing as he suffered from many concussions.

NameVirgil Earnest Ernie Irvan
Net Worth$10 Million
Source of IncomeCar Racing Driver
Annual Salary$0.5 Million
Mike Rich Memorial Award1994
Maxwell House Spirit Award1994, 1995
Winston Cup Scene Top Story of the Year1995
Arete Award for Courage in Sports (Professional Division)1995
Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award1996
AP Parts Meet the Challenge Award1996
Inductee into the Stock Car Hall of Fame2001
Voted by MSNBC Top Ten Greatest Sport Comebacks of All Time2002
Inductee in the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame2005
Birth DateJanuary 13, 1959
Height1.75 m / 5.9 feet
WifeKim Baker

At the age of just nine in the year 1968 Ernie Irvan started driving karts and at the age of just 15 he won California Championship. His popularity began to grow slowly and steadily. At the national kart races in the year 1974 this Ernie Irvan came second. At the age of just 16 in the year 1975 he shifted to stock cars and tasted victory in his first race at the famous Stockton 99 Speedway thereby attracting the attention of many.

It was all smooth going for this Ernie Irvan from 1975 to 1981 where he came victorious in many racing at Madera and Stockton. At this point of time he also missed his High School graduation event that took place in Riverside in California, USA.  Mark Simo who is USA based race car driver is well known and with this Simo Ernie Irvan thought to starting a Cup team but things did not go well as planned and the plan was dropped.  At Charleston in South Carolina, USA Ernie and his family stay currently. He has a net worth of $ 350 million in 2017 and it includes properties like yachts, stocks etc.

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