Known as “Matty D” among fans, Matt DiBenedetto is a professional stock car racing driver. He is one of the most popular and richest racing drivers in the world. He has amassed a sizable fortune by competing full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. His annual compensation is estimated to be about $620,000. Besides racing, DiBenedetto also has a foundation that helps families of fallen service members.
He started racing at the age of eight. His father raced an Opel Manta in the SCCA in the late 1970s. In 2008, DiBenedetto raced in the UARA-Stars series. He finished second in the Bristol Night Race. He also won the 2007 UARA-Stars Rookie of the Year Award. During his rookie season, DiBenedetto also drove for the Fat Head Racing Driver Development Program.
In 2013, DiBenedetto joined Vision Racing. He drove the team’s No. 37 car in the Nationwide Series. He finished the season in 13th place in the final standings. He then signed with Wood Brothers Racing, replacing Paul Menard. DiBenedetto has a contract to drive the No. 21 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020.
Matt DiBenedetto is an Italian-American professional stock car racing driver. He has competed in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He has two top ten finishes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In the NASCAR Cup Series, he has 29 top ten finishes. During his career, DiBenedetto has also raced in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. His best finish was in the CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America in 2019.
In the Xfinity Series, Matt DiBenedetto has also raced for Joe Gibbs Racing, BK Racing, and Leavine Family Racing. He has also been sponsored by Procore and Barstool Sports. He has also been part of a Darrell Waltrip tribute scheme. His father bought him a “mature” card when he was eight years old. He was a fan favorite in his early career. He remained active on the NASCAR subreddit after his campaign.
In his early years, Matt DiBenedetto also raced in mini kart racing. His father, Sandy DiBenedetto, raced an Opel Manta in SCCA. He also raced an Opel Manta in IMSA in the early 1980s. Before retiring, Darrell Waltrip was a NASCAR commentator on Fox. DiBenedetto’s father is also a member of the United States Air Force.
Matt DiBenedetto has a net worth of $4 million. He has a contract to compete full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series for Wood Brothers Racing in the 2020 season. DiBenedetto has been estimated to make between $3 and $6 million in 2021. However, his actual net worth will vary depending on several social factors. In addition to his racing success, DiBenedetto has also amassed a sizable fortune through sponsors. He is reportedly supported by Toyota and Ford.
Matt DiBenedetto and his family have moved to Hickory, North Carolina. He has three siblings. His brother is Austin, who is a member of the United States Air Force. His sister is Katie. He also has a dog, Brian, who is owned by his wife.