Austin Dillon is a race car driver that has had a prolific career, not the least because driving is something of a family legacy for him. With more than one Daytona 500 and Rookie of the Year award under his belt, he has certainly had an impressive racing career over the years. Let’s take a look at Dillon over the years, starting with his net worth!
Austin Dillon Net Worth As Of 2019: $7.7 Million
Dillon’s net worth is estimated to be around $7.7 million. Let’s take a look at his racing career over the years to see how he rose to this amount!
The Early Years
Dillon is from Lewisville, North Carolina and has racing in his blood, being the son of former driver and RCR general manager Mike Dillon, older brother of Ty Dillon and grandson of Richard Childress. He got his start racing at the age of 15 when he started in the Bandolero Mini Cars series and the Legend Cars Series, as well as dirt track racing. In 2008, he became the 2008 Sunoco Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Camping World East Series.
In 2009, he made his first Camping World Truck Series start at Iowa Speedway. The following year, he would drive for Rookie of the Year, with sponsorship from Bass Pro Shops. In 2011, Dillon had his first win of the year at Nashville Superspeedway and his second at Chicagoland Speedway. The same year, he ultimately won the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion and the 2011 CWTS Most Popular Driver Award.
2012 saw Dillon’s first Nationwide Series win at Kentucky Speedway. The following year saw him qualify 8th for the 2013 Daytona 500, although a late crash brought him to 31st place. The same year, he won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship with a 12th-place finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The following year, he was the 2014 Daytona 500 pole winner.
In 2017, Dillon won the 2017 Coca-Cola 600 while racing under Richard Childress Racing. In 2018, he won the 2018 Daytona 500.
Austin Dillon reunites with his crew chief Danny Stockman Jr. to re-create the magic that the duo is capable of in the upcoming NASCAR 2019 to boost his own and his team Richard Childress Racing (RCR)’s reputation.