Brad Keselowski is a professional race driver who has made a name for himself on the wheels. Racing for the Team Penske in the NASCAR Cup Series, Brad has come a very long way since he began racing in the NASCAR in 2004. A man with many interesting information about him here is all to know about him.
Brad Keselowski Bio and Age
Bradley Aaron Keselowski is the birth name of the professional driver. He was born on February 12, 1984, in Rochester Hills, Michigan as one of five children in the family of Kay and Bob Keselowski. Rad is of Polish descent.
While growing up, his life was almost all about racing because his father was also a race car driver who is the owner of Keselowski Motorsports. More so, his uncle Ron Keselowski was as well a race driver who has made it to the top ten 11 times. What makes his story and the Keselowski’s romance with automobiles even more interesting is that it dates back to their grandfather, John Keselowski who began the whole thing with racing motorcycles as far back as the 1950s before moving on to stock cars.
Brad grew up working in his father’s race shop before he was able to get his hands on the wheels. By 2006, the family’s business had gone into bankruptcy and even after selling everything, the debt still remained. It would be Brad, whose career began with the family working as a team that would come to get them out of all the financial difficulty even though his mother insisted as a child, he owed them nothing but love and respect.
He got his education from Rochester High School, but his main eyes were on the track to race. Brad began his NASCAR career when he was 20 by racing for his family. Other teams that he would go on to race for in the NASCAR are Hendrick Motorsports in 2008, Phoenix Racing and Hendrick Motorsports in 2009, Penske Championship Racing (2009-2010), Penske Racing (2011-2013), and Team Penske (2014 to date).
In addition, he took a part in the Daytona 500, Xfinity Series, Camping World Truck Series, and the ARCA Re/Max Series.
Looking at his achievements, Brad Keselowski has 24 wins thus far in the NASCAR cup series as well as 155 top tens and 14 poles so far. Also, he has 38 wins, 170 top tens, and 21 poles in the Xfinity Series, and a win, 15 top tens, and 1 pole in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Wife, Girlfriend, and Daughter
The track of relationship seems to be the only one that Keselowski has driven on rather very slowly. This is most especially true as he has not seriously dated more than a couple of women in the past.
The first woman that was linked to him was Crystal Lohman. She was Brad’s girlfriend from 2007 to 2011 when they put a break to the relationship. Before the end of their togetherness, they were very popular as a couple during his races as the beautiful woman was always around to give some support.
The next woman to be his girlfriend after his first relationship crashed was Paige White. Although not much is known about White, it is known that she is a psychology graduated from East Carolina University and her father, Louis White is a Stock Car Driver as well as a logger.
Brad and Paige White were first seen together in 2014 and by the end of 2016, they were engaged. A couple of months later, Paige became Brad’s wife. Before tying the Knot, the two had already had a daughter together named Scarlet. She was born in October 2015.
Having come a long way as a race driver, it can be said without mincing words that Brad Keselowski has rightly paid his dues. With that said, he was listed among Forbes 2018 NASCAR highest-paid drivers emerging as the 6th driver on the list. In the year, he made as much as $11.2 million in his total earnings with $9.8 million coming from his salary and winnings.
More so, he had previously been named among the highest paid NASCAR drivers in 2015 when he made a total earning of $11.8 million with $10.5 million from salary and winnings.
As regards his net worth, the NASCAR driver has a net worth that is estimated at over $25 million. Apart from his salary and winnings, he has been able to make his fortune this fat thanks to the numerous endorsement deals and sponsorships he has.