Rusty Wallace is a famous American previous NASCAR racing driver who won the 1989 NASCAR Winston Cup Championship and the 1984 NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year. As of now, He serves for ESPN as a booth announcer with Motor Racing Network since the 2015 Daytona 500.
During the years, He has been admitted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame in 2010, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2013, the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2013, and the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2014.
Before joining the NASCAR circuit, Wallace made a name for himself racing around Florida, winning a pair of local track championships and over 200 short track races.
Rusty Wallace Age
Rusty was born in Arnold, Missouri, in the United States, on August 14, 1956. He is 65 years old.
Rusty Wallace Height
Wallace stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 11 inches (Approx 1.78 m).
Rusty Wallace Family
Rusty was born in Arnold, Missouri, in the United States to his loving parents Russell Wallace Sr and Judy Wallace. His father, died at age 77, on October 30, 2011. Wallace has two handsome brothers called Mike and Kenny who also used to race on the NASCAR circuit.
Rusty Wallace Wife
He is married to his pretty wife Patti Wallace. The duo got married in 1980 and has three children namely Katie, Greg, and Steven. His son Stephen Wallace serves as a super late model racer and a stock car racing driver.
Rusty Wallace Salary
Rusty’s annual salary is $83,108 per year. This is according to ESPN Network anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Rusty Wallace Net Worth
Wallace has an approximate net worth of $40 million.
Rusty Wallace Career
On January 25, 2006, It was reported that Rusty would cover auto racing events for ABC and ESPN. Besides, his lack of open-wheel racing experience, His assignments began with the IndyCar Series and included the Indianapolis 500 (in a perhaps forgivable lapse, he described a thrilling battle on the last lap as “The best exciting Daytona 500 ever!”).
Wallace joined the NASCAR broadcasting team for both networks when they started coverage of the sport in 2007. In 2006, He signed a six-year contract with ESPN. Rusty came back to commentate for the 2007 Indianapolis 500 won by Dario Franchitti.
Rusty alongside Shannon Wiseman co-hosted NASCAR Angels. He served from 2007 to 2014 with ESPN until their contract with NASCAR expired. Wallace has served with Motor Racing Network as a booth announcer since the 2015 Daytona 500.