In Australia, if you are asking who is the best Supercross and Motocross racer? Only one name will come to mind, Chad Reed. He holds both the championships multiple times. He has an illustrious career of more than 20 years and is still running strong in the circuits. So let’s have a glance into his life and Net worth as of 2019.
Chad Mark Reed was born on 15th March 1982 in Kurri Kurri, Australia. Reed was in love with motorcycles since his childhood. His first bike was a Yamaha Pee Wee 50, which he bought by selling his favorite childhood horse named Fern. He went on to live with his family in New South Wales, where his family had bought a property. The property was a big one of 25 acres which makes it easy for Reed to make tracks there and practice on them. His father, mother, and brother helped him a lot in chasing his dreams.
Redd met his love Ellie at school and they started dating when Redd was 16 years old. She encouraged a Redd a lot and they make a move to Europe when Chad was only 18 so that they can together live the dreams which Chad dreamt. Chad married Ellie in the year 2004. They have three children Tate, Kiah, and Pace. Together they are a very happy and successful family. They live in Florida now so that they can give their kids the same lifestyle in which they grew up.
Chad started very young at the age of 7 where he won Australian Championship and then won several competitions there. After a successful stint in Australia, Chad lead to fulfil his dream of racing in US thus shifted in 2002. He went to showcase his racing skills and finally won 2004 AMA Supercross Championship.
One of the legends of the game Chad Reed started his professional career in the year 1998. Since then he is entertaining the audience for a period of two decades. The racer, who started as a junior racer now rules the heart of the world. This year, he made the record of having the most main event starts(228). This record is jointly held by him and Mike LaRocco. He is popularly called as Speedy Reedy.
Awards and Achievements
When you are talking of one of the legends of supercross and motocross, the number of awards he got in his 20 years career is surely huge. He won the Australian Supercross Championship 4 times. He won the AMA Supercross Championship twice. Reed went on winning the East Coast Lites Supercross Championship, the AMA Motocross National Championship, and the World Supercross Championship once each. Other than this, he was honored as the Member of the Order of Australia in the year 2011.
Net Worth Of Chad Reed
Chad Reed earns the major part of his fortune from the prize money of the contests he takes part in, which is more than a million dollars. Other than that, he earns from sponsorship deals with the companies like Red Bull, Yamaha, Boost Mobile, Monster Energy, and Husqvarna. He also earns for wearing a company logo and endorsing the products of companies during a race. Right now, the estimated net worth of Chad Reed is around $25 million.
2018 is a very rough year for Reed as he had not been in song this year, as he liked to be. However, with the class and calibre Reed holds, he will be turning around very soon and prove the world that he is not finished yet.