Travis Alan Pastrana is an American professional motorsports competitor and daredevil stunt performer who Known for his eccentric racing style and the exceptional ability to perform stunt combinations at great speed, he is one of the most renowned motorsports racers and stunt drivers in the world.
Having won innumerable gold medals at various events in the X Games and establishing himself as a motor racer to reckon with, Travis now hosts and produces an MTV show called ‘Nitro Circus’ and competes in Truck series races at NASCAR. Keep reading to know more about Travis Pastrana’s net worth in 2018.
Born to Robert and Debby Pastrana in Annapolis, Maryland, Travis Pastrana had a penchant for speed from a very young age and is said to have injured himself several times trying to perform stunts as a child. However, no amount of injuries dampened his spirits, and he began to compete in Freestyle Stunt Riding events from the young age of 13.
Travis Pastrana received his education from the University of Maryland.
In 2011, Travis proposed to Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, an exceptional professional skateboarder, in a dramatic turn of events during a live performance for ‘Nitro Circus.’ Later that year, the couple exchanged marital vows in an intimate wedding. Travis and Lyn-Z are proud parents of two beautiful daughters named Addy Ruth and Bristol Murphy, born in 2013 and 2015 respectively.
Starting from a very young age, Travis Pastrana has won 3 Motocross Racing Championships so far and has represented Puerto Rico internationally in motor car racing since 2008. Ever since his debut in the X Games in 1999, he won back to back gold medals in various events from 1999-2008 except 2002, 2004 and 2007 when he was plagued with injuries and could not participate or had to settle for a silver or bronze due to injuries sustained while performing. After this in 2009 and 2010, Travis had to settle for silver medals and eventually a massive accident while performing the X Games Best Trick in 2011 put a halt to his winning streak at the X Games or at any other competitions for that matter.
Travis Pastrana’s rallying career began in 2003 when he debuted at the Race of Champions. In 2006, he became a part of the Subaru Rally Team USA and went on to win the Rally America National Series for America that same year. By 2009, he had registered his 5th victory in a Rally America season and had clinched the prestigious title of the Rally America Driver for the 4th time, a feat only he has achieved in the history of the series.
By the time Travis Pastrana made his NASCAR debut in 2011, his career was already headed downhill. As of 2017, he has participated in various NASCAR events but has never been able to finish 1st.
Awards & Achievements
Apart from the various gold medals listed above, Travis Pastrana also has quite a few world records to his name. In 2010, he set a world record of the ramp to ramp car jump and in 2017, he set an astounding world record of ascending Mount Washington in a car in barely 5 minutes and 44.72 seconds.
Net Worth of Travis Pastrana
The total estimated net worth of Travis Pastrana whopping $30 million. His illustrious career as a successful racer and stunt performer, which brought millions of dollars in the form of prize money alone and various lucrative endorsement deals with celebrated brands, like Suzuki are perhaps, the main source for his considerable net worth. Travis has also branched out into producing and hosting sports based television shows, thereby adding to his wealth.
Although Travis’ glory days seem to have passed, sports legends of his caliber forever remain etched on the minds of sports fans worldwide. With the right determination, talent and a bit of heart, Travis Pastrana have left a lasting impression in the field of motor car racing and is bound to inspire young enthusiasts in more ways than one.