Dale Jarrett Biography

(Racer, Sports commentator)

Relationship Facts of Dale Jarrett

  • Dale Jarrett is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Dale Jarrett?

Dale Jarrett is currently possibly single.

Previously, he was married to Kelley Jarrett in the year 1984.

They met for the very first time in 1977 when Dale was a small-time driver and dated for 6 years.

Together, they have three children, Jason Jarrett, Natalee Jarrett, and Karsyn Jarrett.

However, he ended his relationship with his wife via a divorce.

Who is Dale Jarrett?

Dale Jarrett is a former American racer and current sports commentator.

Dale has won the Daytona 500 a minimum of three-time.

He is also a NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee.

On 8th August 2019, NASCAR shared a video of Dale.

Dale Jarrett- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Dale Jarrett was born on 26th November 1956 in Conover, North Carolina, the United States.

He is the son of Ned Jarrett and Martha Jarrett.

Ned is an American retired race car driver.

He competed in the NASCAR Grand National Division between 1953-1966 and won two series championships in 1961 and 1965.

Similarly, Dale has an older brother named Glenn and a younger sister named Patti.


He traveled across the Southern United States with his father’s racing programs throughout his childhood. Jarrett began playing golf by the age of 12.

Later, he began playing basketball, football, and baseball during his school time at Newton-Conover High School, Newton, North Carolina.

He also became the school’s athlete of the year as a senior.

After graduation, he started working at Hickory Motor Speedway which was managed by his father.

Likewise, he was offered a full golf scholarship from the University of South Carolina which he declined and continued with golf.

Dale Jarrett- Earlier Career

Dale began professional car racing in the Limited Sportsman Division at Hickory in April 1977 and his vehicle named Chevrolet Nova was built by Jimmy Newsome and Andy Petree.

He started the race from the last position and finished in ninth place.

After that, he began competing in the Limited Sportsman Division for two years.


Jarrett participated in the 1982 NASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman Series for the car owner, Horace Isenhower.

After that first race, most of his follow-up races were even more sensational. In addition, he seemed on the verge of breaking a new record.

Dale Jarrett
Caption: Dale Jarrett and Wife (Source: Bio Gossip)

He competed in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series in 1984 and had an average finishing time of 24.67.

Dale finished seventh overall in the standings during the 1990-91 racing season.

It was during this period that he won his first Winston Cup race at the Michigan International Speedway in 1991.


During a stretch of racing in the 90s, Dale had impressive finishes, winning the Daytona 500 and making it into the Top 5 a total of 13 times.

In 1998, he won three races and finished second in two races, which helped Jarrett place third in the overall drivers’ ranking that year.

Dalee suffered a bad crash during a race in Kansas after his fourth win.

His 2003 season was of average performance, having posted 5 top-10 finishes.

He also had another crash that year.

During the peak of his career, he won 4 out of 36 races with 12 top-five finishes and an average finishing time of 13.94.

Dale retired from points racing after the 2008 Food City 500, turning the No. 44 Toyota ride to David Reutimann.

His last race was the All-Star race in May 2008 and then he joined ESPN’s NASCAR coverage full-time as a booth announcer.


  • 1997, 1999 Richard Petty Driver of the Year
  • 1998 NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers
  • 2000 Best Driver ESPY Award recipient
  • 2014 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee

Dale Jarrett- Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of $35 million US.

He earns about $40 thousand per year from his TV career as a racing sports analyst and host.

Dale’s career earnings are reported to be $59.9 million US.

Similarly, he owns a lavish mansion in Hickory, North Carolina, US.

Rumors, Controversy

As of now, this former racer is not surrounded by any huge scandals or rumors.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Dale has grey hair and grey eyes.

His height is 6 ft and he has an average weight.

Social Media

Jarrett has around 67.8k followers on Twitter and around 34k followers on Facebook. But he is absent on Instagram.


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Where is Dale Jarrett today?

  • At present, he lives in Hickory, North Carolina.

Is Dale Jarrett in the Nascar Hall of Fame?

  • He was installed in the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2014.

How many wins did Dale Jarrett have in Nascar?

  • He has won a total of 32 races.

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