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Ryan Newman (Racing Driver) Wiki 2021 : Age, Height, Career, Relationship, NetWorth, Trivia, and Bio Details

Who is Ryan Newman?

Ryan Newman is an American famous professional stock car racing driver.

Additionally, His full name is Ryan Joseph Newman whereas, He is mostly known by his moniker Rocket Man.

With the No.6 Ford Mustang he races for full time in the NASCAR Cup Series top renowned racing series in Roush Fenway Racing.

Similarly, Drives the No. 39 Ford f-150 he part-time raced in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Ryan is best known as the driver who claims the winning title since his debut.

As a result, He has over 471. k followers on his Twitter and 108k followers on his official Instagram account.

The United Midget Auto Racing Association, the All American Midget series, and USAC  (Silver Crown, and Midget series) achievement put him into the limelight.

In addition, he has run the C.E Lewis No. 39 Drinan chassis-powered Brayton Motore in 1995.

Similarly, In 1996, He received tons of praise and support from the audience for being the first driver to win the three titles.

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Quick Bio

Real Name Ryan Joseph Newman
Nick Name Rocket Man
Gender Male
Date of Birth December 8, 1977
Birth Place South Bend, Indiana, United States
Age 43
Birth Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Profession Stock car racing driver
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth 60 million dollars

Early Life

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Newman was born on December 8, 1977, in South Bend, Indiana.

He was raised in his birthplace South Bend as well as he completed his schooling at the local school of South Bend.

Later, He completed his graduation from world-renowned Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree.

In addition, Ryan acknowledges his passion for cars from the early age of 9.

Who are Ryan Newman’s parents?

Ryan Newman was born to his Beloved mother Diane Newman and father Greg Newman.

Additionally, Talking about his father’s profession, Greg Newman was a mechanic.

As Ryan was interested in cars his father has gifted him with the self-made car during his childhood.

Ryan has two beautiful daughters.


Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman has debuted in car racing at the age of 28 through the United Midget Auto Racing Association and The All American Midget Series.

During his debut year in 1993, He succeeds to be the winner of both races.

Later, In 1995 he joined USAC and wins while running the C.E Lewis No. 39 Drinan chassis powered Brayton Motore.

Similarly, In 2000 he began his racing career with the Penske, an American pro racing team.

Then, He drives the No. 27 Alltel and wins three ARCA races in the ARCA Re/Max series.

As well as he makes his debut in Phoenix International Raceway driving the No.2 Alltel sponsored ford.

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In addition, In 2001, He competes in 23 combined events of ARCA and NASCAR while he was still in his college study.

Whereas, He races in the 15 Busch Series in Five ARCA events.

In brief, In 2002, He succeeds to get the award title Rookie of the Year and amazed many with his driving.

On the other hand, In 2003, He comes first in eight races and in 2005 wins she got selected for the Chase for the cup.

Whereas, Bryan fails to win any race in a row in 2006 and 2007.

Following the next year in 2008, he made his comeback with the winning of Daytona 500 in February.

This was also the first Daytona 500 winning experience for the Penske team.

On the contrary, that was the last race he completed with the Penske team.

A career with Stewart Haas Racing Team

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From 2009 he gives continuity with Stewart Haas Racing earlier named as Haas CNC Racing racing team.

In addition, He undergoes a brutal crash at the Amp Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Afterward, In 2010 he wins in the Subway Fresh Fit 600 at Phoenix International Raceway with only 4 laps.

Later he was cover in the list of the smartest athletes in a sport by “Sporting News” as “Honourable mention”.¬†

Similarly, He rose to with his second classic win through Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis in 2013.

Because of the Funding problem, Ryan quit the Stewart Haas Racing team on July 12, 2013.

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Following the same year in 2013, He joined Richard Childress Racing on September 9, 2013.

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was the first racing season of Ryan with Richard Childress Racing.

In addition, Till 2018, He competes in various races NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 Phoenix Spring team, and so on.

Similarly, From 2019 to the Present Ryan team up with Roush Fenway Racing.

In brief, He began his racing with the No.6 Ford Mustang GT whereas he didn’t make it to win in 2019.

Furthermore, On February 17, 2020, Ryan was trapped in a brutal accident that causes him to get admitted to the Halifax Medical Center.

Later it was announced that Ryan will continue racing with the Roush Fenway Racing team in 2021 as a part-time racing driver.

Personal Information

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How tall is Ryan Newman? and How much does he weigh?

Ryan stands at the height of 5 ft 6″ (1.72m) whereas, His weight is around 90 kg (198lbs).

Ryan with intelligent and idealistic personality traits falls under Sagittarius zodiac sign with fire elements.

He looks admirable with blue-colored charming eyes whereas his brown-colored hair also compliments Ryan’s look nicely.

Which religion does Ryan Newman follow?

Ryan follows Christianity beliefs and values and as of 2021, he is 43 years old.


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Who is Ryan Newman Dating?

Ryan Newman was married to his ex-wife Krissie Newman in 2004.

In addition, In February 2020 they separate their ways after being in 16 years marriage.

Ryan used the Twitter platform to share this information on social media.

Do they have any children?

Furthermore, Together they have two daughters.

Additionally, during their divorced Ryan mentions that both of them will take care of the children.

Thus, It can be estimated that they part ways with mutual understanding.


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What is the NetWorth of Ryan Newman?

The estimated net worth of Ryan is approximate 60 million dollars.

In addition, He has collected this wealth through his hard work and commendable dedication in his career.

Whereas endorsement and his appearance on social media platforms also add some wealth.

Therefore, It is estimated that Ryan will earn more fortune with the continuity in his career.


  • Following his passion, He has own 14 cars to date.
  • He mentions that the 1948 Buick Roadmaster convertible is his favorite car.
  • Furthermore, the History channel show an American Pickers has covered his car collection.
  • Ryan mentions Fishing as his second-best hobby.
  • Additionally, He has 108k followers in his official Instagram account.
  • Whereas, Ryan is following 134 Instagram account.
  • On the contrary, He has 471.4 k followers on his official Twitter account.

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