When it comes to the kingdom of cycling, the only undisputed queen for a very long time is Danica Patrick. The pro-American racer is the most successful woman when it comes to American open-wheel racing. She has been a very interesting person, and here is everything you might want to know about her.
Danica Patrick Biography and Age
Danica was born on 25 March 1982 in Beloit, Wisconsin, as Danica Sue Patrick. She and her younger sister Brooks were raised by her parents, Terry Joseph “T. J.”. Patrick Jr., who also drove car races, and her mother, Bev Patrick.
For her education, she attended Hononegah Community High School in Illinois. While she tried out many sports, it was car racing that turned out to be her best. This was influenced by a go-kart that was given to her by her parents while she was growing up. Since her sister also had one, both of them got into car racing.
Soon Danica got into karting, with both her parents helping her as crew chief and statistician. When she was 16 years old, she chose the Midwest to compete in the breakneck world of European road racing.
Danica began to win many races and she continued to climb steadily until she attracted the attention of many when she finished 4th in the Indianapolis 500, her first race in Indianapolis, in 2005. She was the first woman ever to achieve this feat. But the real breakthrough for Danica Patrick came in 2008 when she made 300 histories by winning the IndyCar Series Indy Japan. With this victory, she was once again the first woman to drive away with a Major League open-wheel race in a North American series.
Her next stop was the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2013, where she set more records and made a name for herself. She is expected to make her last appearance in a highly successful career on May 27, 2018, when she competes in the 102nd 500 race in Indianapolis. Indianapolis 500. At 35 years of age, she will put the final brakes on her career.
In 2002 Danica had a hip injury during a yoga session. This brought her to the physical therapist Paul Edward Hospenthal. Soon the two began dating and by 2004 they were already husband and wife in Scottsdale. At that time Danica Patrick was 23 years old, while the physical therapist was 40 years old. The marriage was to continue until 2013 after the knockout driver filed for divorce due to the “irretrievably broken” relationship with her husband, 17 years older.
Soon after, she entered into another relationship with a much younger Ricky Stenhouse Jr. who was 6 years older than her. The duo did not keep the relationship a secret, even when they were competing regularly. The rapidly developing couple decided that it was time to put a brake on the relationship in 2017, and both went their separate ways.
Is She Dating Aaron Rodgers?
After leaving her two-time reigning Nationwide Series champion, Patrick confirmed when rumors swirled around her and the Green Bay Packers quarterback that she was now actually dating Aaron Rodgers.
The rumors about the relationship between the two began after they were spotted together at dinner. The fast-moving superstar revealed the relationship with her 2 years younger lover of the American National Football League in 2018.
As already mentioned, she is the most successful woman in fast car sports. As a result, she has net assets estimated at $60 million. In 2017, she was named Nascar’s 7th highest-earning driver of the year by Forbes. Patrick had total earnings of $12.2 million and $7.2 million in salary and winnings. In 2016, she was the highest-earning athlete of the year.
A good portion of her income comes from her many sponsorship contracts, including her Go Daddy sponsor. In fact, she enjoys a larger sponsorship portfolio than any other person in the sport, with up to 15 businesses involving major companies such as Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, Peak Antifreeze, Nationwide Insurance, and many others.
She also owns several companies, including a clothing line she launched in 2017, Warrior by Danica Patrick, and a California winery that produces somnium wine.
Tattoo, Height, and Body Specs
Danica is a very beautiful woman and has very good size and shape. She also has a tattoo which is on her lower back. The tattoo is an American flag. Here is her body statistic:
Height: 5′ 2” (1.57 m)
Weight: 100 lb (45 kg)
Body Measurements: 33-24-34
Dress Size: 2
Shoe Size: 8 US.