Car racing is not a sport for the lily-livered. If you ever dreamed of being behind the wheels of a race car for a car racing franchise or you want to pick up a career in car racing, then you would have developed in no small measure, the guts, the dedication, the passion, and the determination that goes along with the game. This is the story of young professional stock car racing driver, Ryan Blaney who is following in the strides of his father, Dave Blaney, trying to break through the barriers that limited his father.
Ryan Blaney Bio, Age
Ryan Blaney was born on December 31, 1993, with his full name at birth given as Ryan Michael Blaney. He was born in High Point, North Carolina to a former professional sprint and NASCAR racer father, Dave Blaney and his mother was Lisa Blaney. His parents had three children and his other siblings are Emma and Erin Blaney. He is of Irish descent, belongs to the white ethnicity and his nationality is American.
Blaney watched his father drive and started showing interest in the sport at a very tender age. His father, Dave had a successful career as a sprint car and NASCAR driver and competed in the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series. His uncle, Dale Blaney was also a sprint car driver. Thus, he had a lot of inspiration and motivation to thrive in what could be described now as a ‘family sport’. In fact, his father got him a go-kart at the age of eight and he took the sport even more serious as the go-kart helped him practice racing.
Career Synopsis and Net Worth
Ryan Blaney’s journey into the world of speed started at the age of nine when he won the quarter midget racing. He moved up to the Bandolero car racing and won there as well. At the age of twelve, he became the champion in the Lowe’s Motor Speedway Young Lion’s Winter Heat Point Championship after he won the race. At fourteen, he signed up to compete at the Orange County Speedway, making his debut on the late model racing platform. By the time he was 17 years old, he had earned his first career win in the PASS South Super Late Model Series.
He joined NASCAR in 2012 and was adjudged the “Rookie of the Year” for the 2013 NASCAR Camping Truck Series and in 2014, he was voted the “Most Popular Driver” of the series. Ryan has an accumulated stats of four wins, five pole positions, and 40 top ten finishes in the same series – the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. While competing for Wood Brothers Racing on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, he recorded one pole position and 15 top ten finishes. He also has one pole position, 43 top ten finishes, and four wins for Team Penske in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Apart from racing, Ryan Blaney has been featured in some films such as Logan Lucky, Cars 3, and Taken, all released in 2017. He is said to have an impressive net worth, estimated to be in the region of $5 million which he has gotten primarily from his racing career/contracts that have been successful so far. He also has a couple of endorsement deals which translates into more money in his accounts
Ryan Blaney’s Girlfriend
This is an interesting topic that ignites the interest of many when a discussion about Ryan Blaney is initiated. To clear the doubts or lessen the anxiety, Ryan Blaney is not married – not now, not before – and he doesn’t have any kids from any relationships – past or present. Born in 1993, it is assumed that he still has his life ahead of him, as well as time for relationships, marriage and kids in the future.
But what about girlfriends, who is his girlfriend? Does he have a girlfriend? Is he gay? Is he open to relationships? The answer so far is No, Ryan does not have a known girlfriend at the moment but is open to relationships when he is ready for them. At the moment, he is solely focused on his car racing career.
Height And Other Facts
Name: Ryan Michael Blaney
Known as: Ryan Blaney
Profession: Professional Car Racer
Birth Date: December 31, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: High Point, North Carolina
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.70 m)
Weight: 140 lbs (64 kg)
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light brown
Net Worth: $5 million.