Darrell Wallace Jr. Age, Family, Married, Net Worth

By Sujata Limbu | Published On: 10 Sep, 2019
Darrell Wallace Jr. Age, Family, Married, Net Worth

Hailing from African-American ethnicity, Darrell Wallace has set the record being of being the first African-American car racer to compete in NASCAR’s in 2006. He further set his professionalism by being the first American-African to win the 2013 NASCAR National Race.

Furthermore, Darrel is the 2010 K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year. He has also raced as a substitute driver for the impaired racer Aric Almirola for RPM Pocono Raceway on 11 June 2017 making his debut substitute car racer.

Darrell’s Family

Darrell was born to his parents Desiree and Darrell Wallace Sr., who later got divorced when he was a small kid. His mother is African-American while his father is white. He was raised along with his basketball player sister Brittney with much support and sound advice from his parents.

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He credits his parents for motivating him to be a racer. Darrel's interviews also vocals about being thankful to his parents for teaching him to not to fear to be an explorer. He also appreciates it when he is renowned for being a trailblazer.

However, his mother was not happy for Darrell being the car-racer because of the majority of danger. But on the other side, Darrell revealed his father was the one who introduced him about the Auto Sports Racing and was his first sponsor.

Girlfriend Or Married?

Good news to Darrell’s fan, he is still a bachelor, but sadly he is not single. He has been dating Amanda Carter, an employee at Bank of the USA. They have remained friends for eight years and started dating in 2016.

Amanda first posted a picture together on the 2016 March. Since then, both have been showering the couple pictures with cute captions on it.

Couples: Darrell with his girlfriend Amanda celebrating his birthday on 8 October 2018 (Photo: Amanda's Instagram)

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Amanda is also an enormous supporter of Darrell and is often seen rooting her boyfriend in his races. She was also present on Darrell’s 2019 racetrack in May of 2019. As of now, they seem to be relishing a happy bond.

Net Worth

Darrell’s has reached to the height in the context of his career. He has even been listed as the third highest-paid racer in 2016 with $1,01,5162. His career moreover flew to the cloud nine when he got to sign a two years contract with Richard Petty Motorsports, a professional stock car racing team. According to the contract, Darrell will be racing with the no. 43 motorsport in 2020. 

Although it is not revealed how much the contract was worth, Darrell did speak about the financial issues the car racer has been facing despite their life-taking profession in April 2019. His net worth is also yet to be available.

Bio & Wiki

Darrell is a young professional car racer who was born on 8 October 1993 in Mobile, Alabama with a birth name as Darrell Bubba Wallace. He was fond of car racing since childhood, and at the age of nine, he first raced in the Bandolero and Legends car racing championship. 

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Growing up, he continued his hobby and started racing in more advanced races. However, his first professional race was in 2006 NASCAR, the biggest car racing platform. He scored 11 wins with 27 top-5s and 34 top-10s in total starts of 38.

Darrell further raced in the United Auto Racing Association with Late Model Stock Cras for the final four races in 2008.