Michael Waltrip is an American former professional stock car racing driver, a published author and a racing commentator.
Darrell Waltrip, a three time NASCAR Champion and racing commentator, is Michael's older brother.
Michael himself, is a two-time winner of the Daytona 500, and is also a pre-race analyst for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and a color commentator for the X-Infinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series broadcasts for Fox Series.
Michael last raced in the 2017 Daytona 500, for Premium Motorsports, driving the Number 15 Toyota Camry. Apart from racing, he has also appeared in certain TV Series, he appeared in the two-part episode of 'My name is Earl' entitled 'Inside Probe'. He also participated in the 19th season of 'Dancing with the Stars', alongside professional dancer Emma Slater.
Michael Waltrip also wrote a book called 'In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and the Day that Changed Everything.' It also became a New-York Times Bestseller.
He was also married to Elizabeth "Buffy" Franks, but they divorced in 2010. He has one daughter with her, Margaret Carol, and he also has one older daughter from a previous relationship, Caitilin Marie Waltrip-Kinnaird.
Michael Waltrip net worth is estimated to be $35 million and he also is the co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing.Having started his career early on, in 1981, precisely, he has had plenty of time to make his fortune.