Danica Patrick Net Worth, salary, endorsement and boyfriend

Danica Patrick is arguably the greatest female Motorsports athlete of all time.


Danica Patrick Net Worth, salary, endorsement and boyfriend

Danica Patrick (Credits: USA Today)

Age41
OccupationRetired NASCAR driver and Entrepreneur.
Net Worth$80 Million
Marital StatusSingle
ResidenceScottsdale, Arizona
NationalityUSA
UpdatedJanuary 2024

Danica Patrick is a former professional American racing driver. Born to humble beginnings, Patrick began racing to go-karts at age 10 and achieved early success. She dropped out of school and participated in Formula Vauxhall and Formula Ford in Europe before returning to the United States due to a lack of funding. Patrick started competing in the IndyCar Series for Rahal Letterman Racing in 2005.

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Patrick is believed to have amassed a Net Worth of over $80 Million through her 20-year-long professional racing career. Reportedly, Patrick earned a staggering $10 Million annually while she was racing full-time in the Cup Series. She was estimated to have a base salary of $7.5 Million, with the rest coming from her numerous sponsors and endorsement deals.

Danica Patrick racing career

Patrick won the 2008 Japan Indy 300 at Motegi, which is the only win in her senior career. She scored one pole position in the Xfinity Series and the Cup Series. Patrick won the 2005 Rookie of the Year award in IndyCar, she is the only woman to have scored a pole position in the Cup Series and holds the all-time record for the highest finish by a woman in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.

Danica Patrick at the 2008 Japan Indy 300 Via The Race
Danica Patrick at the 2008 Japan Indy 300 Via The Race

Danica Patrick Endorsements

Believed to be one of the most marketable drivers in NASCAR history, Patrick’s large collection of sponsors and endorsement deals comes as no surprise. The 2008 Indy Japan 300 winner has endorsed brands such as AirTran Airways, Motorola, Tissot, Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, Hot Wheels, GoDaddy.com, Lyft, etc. While no specifics about her endorsement deal’s value are available, her title as the ‘Most marketable driver‘ in NASCAR would’ve surely helped sweeten the deal.

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Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick investment in House and real-estate

The former NASCAR driver resides in her 8,300-square-foot mansion in Scottsdale, Arizona. The estate has a 7-car garage and a massive wine cellar that can hold up to 1,000 bottles. Patrick also purchased a $28 Million mansion in Malibu along with former partner Aaron Rodgers before their split. The current ownership structure of the beach house remains unclear.

Danica Patrick in her Scottsdale mansion
Danica Patrick in her Scottsdale mansion

Danica Patrick investment in business

Patrick has multiple well-established businesses that she has built with the money earned through racing. She has launched the clothing line – Warrior by Danica Patrick, is an author, a podcaster (Pretty Intense Podcast) , and is the sole proprietor of Somnium, a vineyard in Napa Valley, California

Danica Patrick (Credits The Spun
Danica Patrick (Credits: TMZ)

Danica Patrick car collection

Danica Patrick has an impressive car collection that includes the likes of the 2007 Lamborghini Gallardo and The Ford Expedition SUV.

Danica Patrick Charity

Patrick ran the Boston Marathon and raised over $20,000 for The Light Foundation in 2021. This organization takes young people out of their everyday environments and provides them with unique opportunities that ignite their passion, purpose, and motivation to succeed. The Wisconsin native also campaigned for The No Kid Hungry Foundation and is the celebrity spokesperson for DRIVE4COPD, an awareness campaign for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Danica Patrick at the Boston Marathon
Danica Patrick at the Boston Marathon

Danica Patrick’s Boyfriend

Patrick was married to her former physical therapist, Paul Edward Hospenthal from 2005 to 2013. Since calling it quits with her ex-husband, Patrick dated fellow NASCAR Cup Series driver Rickey Stenhouse Jr for five years between 2013 and 2017. She was in a relationship with NFL Legend Aaron Rodgers from 2018 to 2020. As of January 2024. she is reportedly single.

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