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Teresa Earnhardt is the president and CEO of Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

Relationship Facts of Teresa Earnhardt

Teresa Earnhardt is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Marital Timeline of Teresa Earnhardt!!

Teresa Earnhardt Houston’s relationship status is currently single.

Past Marriage

She was married to Dale Earnhardt on 14th November 1982 till his death in 2001. Dale Earnhardt was a NASCAR driver.

The two met each other at a race in the late 1970s. Teresa is her third wife of Dale.

Teresa and Earnhardt have a daughter named Taylor Nicole Earnhardt born on 20th December 1988. Taylor is married to Brandon Putnam who is a professional rodeo performer. Together they have a son.


Teresa is the stepmother of Kerry Earnhardt, Kelly Earnhardt Miller, and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Kerry was born to Dale’s first wife Latane Brown whereas Kelly and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were born to her second wife Brenda Gee.

Who is Teresa Earnhardt?

Teresa Earnhardt is the president and Chief Executive Officer of Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Teresa is famous as the team owner of NASCAR.

She is also known as the wife of the late Dale Earnhardt. Dale was an American professional auto racing driver.

She is working at Dale Earnhardt Foundation at present.

Teresa on her husband’s Death

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr., the husband of Teresa was born on 29th April 1951 in Kannapolis, North Carolina, the U.S.

The tragic incident happened during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2001.

Teresa Earnhardt was killed in a three-car crash on the final lap of the race.

During the accident, he collided with Ken Schrader after making small contact with asphalt banking into the infield grass just inside turn 4.

His and Schrader’s cars both slid off the track’s asphalt banking into the infield grass just inside turn 4.

His death was officially pronounced at the Halifax Medical Center at 5:16 PM Eastern Standard Time.

From his autopsy report, it was concluded that he sustained a fatal basilar skull fracture.

So Teresa Earnhardt expired on 18th February 2001 at the age of 49 approximately.

His funeral services were held on 22nd February at the Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Teresa Earnhardt Early life and Education

Teresa Earnhardt Houston was born on 29th October 1958 in Hickory, North Carolina, US. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hal Houston.

Similarly, she is the niece of Tommy Houston who is a legendary Busch Series driver.

She is a graduate of Bunker Hill High School in Claremont, North Carolina. At that time, she was on the varsity basketball team.

Likewise, Teresa Earnhardt has a degree in commercial art and interior design.

Teresa Earnhardt’s contribution to Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

Dale Earnhardt, Inc. (DEI) was founded in 1980 by Dale Earnhardt and Teresa Earnhardt.

She led DEI during 1998, 1999, 2004, and 2005 Busch Series championships.

She hired entertainment executive Max Siegel as President of Global Operations to help DEI expand into the entertainment industry.

After the death of her husband, she was unable to retain the sponsorships of Budweiser and the U.S. Army.

Likewise, in the year 2014, her ownership of the EGR team was absorbed by Ganassi.

Ganassi bought her share of the team and reverted the name back to Chip Ganassi Racing.

At present, she works to continue the legacy of her late husband through the Dale Earnhardt Foundation.

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Caption: Teresa Earnhardt lifestyle( Source: Daily Press )

How much is Teresa Earnhardt’s net worth?

This American businesswoman has an estimated net worth of $50 million US.

As per The Charlotte Observer Dale Earnhardt custom-built the 100-foot Hatteras yacht.

The yacht is now on sale for $4.2 million US.

Teresa Earnhardt and Legal Issues

In the year 2016, she sued her stepson Kerry Earnhardt for using Earnhardt’s name in his business venture.

The reason was that Kerry along with his wife Rene was planning to open a market line of homes and furniture under the name The Earnhardt Collection.

Teresa Earnhardt won the appeal on 27th July 2017, and the idea was scrapped.

Body Features

Teresa Earnhardt is hazel-blonde with blue-grey eyes.


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