Wendy Venturini is an eminent American journalist and reporter presently serving for the Performance Racing Network (PRN) as a reporter. She also works for NASCAR Cup Series races as a broadcaster and sometimes for races on PRN as a pit reporter.
On June 23, 2018, Venturini was struck by a vehicle while exercising in Northern California near Sonoma Raceway.
Wendy was transported to Marin General Hospital in Marin, California, where she became admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. Later, Venturini was diagnosed with a skull fracture. In August of that same year, She returned to broadcasting.
Wendy Venturini Age
Wendy was born in Chicago, Illinois, United State, on January 30, 1979. She is 43 years old.
Wendy Venturini Height
Venturini stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 5 inches (Approx. 1.65 m).
Wendy Venturini Education
She graduated in 2000 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has served in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series as a pit reporter and for NASCAR Race Day as a reporter.
Wendy Venturini Family
Wendy was born and raised by her caring and loving parents Bill Venturini and Cathy in Chicago, Illinois. Her father is a multi-car owner and a two-time Auto Racing Club of America (ARCA) Champion. Her older handsome brother, Billy, is also an owner of the ARCA circuit.
Wendy Venturini Husband
He is married to her beloved husband called Jarrad Egert. He serves for Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity teams as the Director of Engine Track Support. The duo welcomed their first child on December 22, 2010, called Caleb James.
Wendy Venturini Salary
Wendy’s annual salary is $75,833 per year. This is according to NASCAR News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Wendy Venturini Net Worth
Venturini has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.
Wendy Venturini Career
She serves for NASCAR Cup Series as a broadcaster and sometimes as a pit reporter on PRN for races. Wendy has also served in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, as a pit reporter and for NASCAR Race Day as a reporter. In 2007, Venturini was one of the commentators for DirecTV’s NASCAR Hot Pass coverage.
With that on her résumé, She is the first female play-by-play announcer in auto racing history. On August 29, 2014, Venturini became the anchor for Performance Racing Network for the 2014 Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race, becoming the first woman to serve in such a position.