Danica Patrick is a well-known car racing driver. She is the first-ever woman to win a championship named “Indy Car.” In 2015 she titled “Rookie of the Year,” and consider as one of the most famous women auto car racer. At the age of 10, she began racing in her hometown.
Danica Patrick’ Biography
Danica Patrick (full name Danica Sue Patrick) was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, America, on 25 March 1982. Her mother, Beverly Ann, was a homemaker. At the same time, her father Jose Patrick Jr. was a racer in midget cars and snowmobiles. Patrick has one sister named Brooke Patrick.
At the age of 10 years in 1992, she began go-karting in Wisconsin along with her sister Brooke. She spends most of her life in Roscoe, Illinois. Danica did her schooling from Hononegah Community High School. There she was in the cheerleading team. However, she dropped out of school and got GED certification.
Danica moved to England at the age of sixteen to pursue her career as a car racing driver. Meanwhile, between the beginning of three years, she took part in “Formula Ford” and “Formula Vauxhall” Later, he ranked second in the “Formula Ford Festival.”
Beginning of Career
In 2002, Rahal-Letterman Racing made a deal with Patrick. However, she gained much success in the next two years of her career. During this period, she never wins a single race.
Danica took part in “Indianapolis 500” in 2005 and ranked fourth. Thus, she achieved the highest finish ever by a female at this competition. In the same year, she becomes the second woman to win the first pole position in IndyCar Series.
After three years in Indy Japan 300, Patrick won “Twin Ring Motegi.” Nevertheless, she finished the IndyCar Series in 2008 and placed in the sixth position. Later, she ranked at the third position in “Indianapolis 500” in 2009.
Danica Patrick married her physical therapist Paul Edward Hospenthal. He helped her to recover and give her yoga training every day. She divorced him after seven years of marriage in January 2013.
Meanwhile, in 2012, she starts dating Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who was a Nationwide Series champion. However, after five years, they broke up in 2017.
In 2018, Danica romantically involved with NFL quarterback player Aaron Rodger, and reportedly she is still with him.
Danica Patrick Personal Details
|Real Name||Danica Sue Patrick|
|Date of Birth||25 march 1982|
|Place of Birth||Beloit, Wisconsin, United States|
|Profession / Occupation||Racing Driver|
Danica Patrick Measurements
|Height||5'2 feet or 157 cm|
|Weight||45 kg or 100 lbs.|
|Bra, Cup Size||32B|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Dress Size||2 US|
Danica Patrick Family Details
|Spouse / Husband Name||Paul Edward Hospenthal|
|Father Name||T.J. Patrick|
|Mother Name||Bev Patrick|
Danica Patrick Net Worth
Danica Patrick net worth is around $60 million. She is a car racer driver, model, and spokesperson. Most of her earning is from racing. Patrick is one of the most successful women in the history of America to win many championships.
Patrick is considering to be one of the most well-marked athletes. Although she is retired now, she is the most recognizable face of women racer.
Facts About Danica Patrick
- Danica Patrick’s father was a racer in midget cars and snowmobiles.
- At the age of 10 years in 1992, she began go-karting in Wisconsin along with her sister.
- Danica moved to England at the age of sixteen to pursue her career as a car racing driver.
- She dropped out of school and gained GED certification.
- She is the first-ever woman to win a championship named “Indy Car.”