Is Danica Patrick married or dating? Regarding his marital status, Patrick is a divorced woman. Her former husband’s name is Paul Edward Hospenthal who is a physical therapist. The couple met in 2002 at Paul’s office for the first time during which Patrick suffered from a hip injury. The pair started their relationship which made them celebrate their wedding in 2005.
The pair remained in their conjugal life happily for a long time which came to an end by January 2013 after being split. Patrick filed for a divorce which was finalized quickly. After separating from her husband, she started a relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (born on October 2, 1987). Their dating life came to end by 2017.
Since February 2018, she has been dating NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers (born on December 2, 1983). They might be thinking to get married son but no confirmed information is available. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Danica:
Who is Danica Patrick?
Born as Danica Sue Patrick, she landed the planet on March 25, 1982, which makes her age be 38 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American former professional racing driver widely recognized for being the winner of the 2008 Indy Japan 300. She has been listed in the names of the successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing.
Early Life and Education
Patrick was born in 1981 and her place of birth is in Beloit, Wisconsin, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to the parents named Beverly Ann (née Flaten) Patrick (mother) and Terry Joseph “T. J.” Patrick Jr. (father). Her parents belong to a working-class family background who met in the 1970s at a snowmobile event on a blind date.
Patrick is blessed with a younger sister named Brooke who is now a pediatric physical therapist by profession. She spent her childhood days mostly in Roscoe, Illinois with her parents and sibling. In her early days, she thought of becoming a singer or a veterinarian or a secretary and had never imagined that she would turn as a renowned woman racer.
While being enrolled at Hononegah Community High School, she used to appear as a cheerleader in 1996. Both the sisters developed an interest in racing after a friend of Brooke allowed her to drive a go-kart. She initially gained success by getting victory over the World Karting Association Grand National Championship three times.
Career and Professional Life
With her parents’ permission, Patrick dropped her high school in 1998 and decided to move to the United Kingdom in order to pursue her racing career. She went to compete in Formula Vauxhall and Formula Ford but due to lack of sufficient funding, she had to return back to the United States in 2001. The following year, she participated in five Barber Dodge Pro Series races in 2002. For the next two years, she competed in the Toyota Atlantic Series.
In 2005, she raced in the IndyCar Series with Rahal Letterman Racing where she was able to earn three pole positions. She was into the news highlights after turning the Rookie of the Year for the 2005 IndyCar Series as well as for the 2005 Indianapolis 500. She was able to secure sixth place overall in the drivers’ standings in 2008. In 2009, she secured the fifth position and also gained a career-high third at the Indianapolis 500.
She then started competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series which is now popular by Xfinity Series. There she secured fourth-place in 2011 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. She set a record for the most top-ten finishes by a woman in the Sprint Cup Series besting Janet Guthrie’s record in 2015. She competed in the 2018 Daytona 500. She started racing less leaving full-time after the 2017 season. Before retiring officially, she competed in the 2018 Indianapolis 500.
Former professional racer Danica Patrick was married to Paul Edward Hospenthal in 2005. Patrick visited his office after suffering from a hip injury which made them met for the first time. They got separated in January 2013 after which Patrick started a relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Later, she started being romantically linked with NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
American former racer Danica Patrick stands at a perfect height of 5 feet and 2 inches or 157.5 cm. She weighs about 58 kilograms or 106 lbs making her perfectly balanced as per her height. She is very conscious about her healthy lifestyle for which Patrick follows regular workout activities and diet plans. Her distinctive feature includes a petite figure and a strong jawline.
Salary and Net worth
Former professional racing driver Danica Patrick has an estimated net worth of 60 million USD. Known as the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing, Patrick has amassed a good amount of earnings from her profession. Her brand endorsement activities include Secret deodorant, GoDaddy.com, PEAK, Honda Civic Coupe, TaxACT, Coca-Cola, The C Foundation, Motorola electronics, ESPN’s SportsCenter, Hostess’ Twinkies snack cakes and The Twinkie Cookbook, Meijer Stores, Samsonite luggage, Marquis Jet, Kaenon Polarized, Mr. Clean Windshield Wash and Wiper Blades product, Boost Mobile, Argent Mortgage, Tissot watches, Boost Mobile, Sprint Palm Pre, Nationwide Insurance, Aspen Dental and many more.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Danica Patrick is prepared by various wiki sites including her Wikipedia and IMDb. Join her on Instagram @danicapatrick where she has amassed more than 760k followers. She is available on Twitter @danicapatrick where she has garnered over 1.9 million followers. She is also active on Facebook @DanicaPatrick with millions of followers.