How much is Chad McQueen Worth?
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
|28 December 1960 (Age 58 years)|
|Profession||Producer, Actor, Martial Artist and Race car driver|
Born in Los Angeles, California to Actor and race car driver, Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen is an Producer, American actor, martial artist, and race car driver who has a net worth of $45 million dollars. He began his professional acting career in the mid-70s. He has gone on to appear in such projects as “The Karate Kid Parts 1 & 2”, “Red Line”, “Martial Law”, “New York Cop”, “Number One Fan”, “Papertrail”, and “Fall: The Price of Silence”. After being exposed to the sport while on set with his father during the filming of “Le Man’s” he began racing when he was in elementary school, he won his first race when he was six years old.
McQueen went on to compete in different races from Motorcross to the Baja 1000, and raced for Westerness Racing through the early 2000s. He suffered massive injuries in 2006, following a crash while practicing for the 24 Hour of Daytona. He retired after completing his rehabilitation a year later, and currently the owner of McQueen LLC, a custom car and motorcycle company.
He was born Chadwick Steven McQueen on December 28, 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He was an avid enthusiast of automobile, motorcycle, and racing, from an early stage, he inherited this interests from his father, Steve McQueen. By age nine he had already began racing dirt bikes and, in three years, he went on to win the World Mini Grand Prix for his class. He won his first race: the Mini Le Man’s event, a track for only children, created on the set of the 1971 film “Le Mans” when he was only ten years old. He enjoyed racing at triple digit speeds down the straights while in his father’s lap behind the wheels of a Porsche 917. He won his class at the World Mini Grand Prix.
McQueen started his professional racing career in the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). He has competed in several types of racing from Motocross to the Baja 1000. He piloted a trio of Porsche 959s restored by Porsche Motorsports for the 2004 Goodwood event, where he teamed with Belgian racing legend Jacky Ickx and his daughter Vanina. In 2004, he qualified for the SCCA runoffs, where he won multiple events, he finished 4th, racing for Westerness Racing.
Chad was seriously injured, he suffered a broken lower left leg, and a pair of fractures to his vertebrae and multiple rib fractures when he had an accident at the Daytona International Speedway while he was practicing for the 24 hours of Daytona Sports Car race. McQueen now says no more races or him as his driving days are over. He thanked the medics and track workers who he say saved his life when he returned to Daytona during the 2007 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona race. He later stated that he wants to become a team owner.
McQueen returned to the Daytona International Speedway and got behind the wheel of the Brumos 1975 Ecurie Escargot RSR, which he drove in the exhibitions at the Porsche Rennsport Reunion III.
He started McQueen Racing LLC, a company that partners with leaders in the custom car and motorcycle industries towards the development of high performance, limited edition, motorcycles, custom cars, and accessories.
McQueen has amassed a fortune for himself, having started and featured on so many hit Hollywood movies and popular TV shows. His total net worth in 2019 is quite a lot, at about $45 million.
Formerly married to Stacia Totem but later divorced in 1990, Chadwick McQueen married Jeanie Galbraith in 1993.