Travis Pastrana Net Worth and Many More

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Net Worth: $30 Million

Profession: Motor Sports Race, Stunt Driver, TV Host

Red Bull: New Year. No Limits. 2010

This record-breaker motor sports racer, rose to fame after his association with NASCAR in the Nationwide series. Pastrana, a successful stunt performer and motorsports from the United States is known world over for his risky stunts and the Red Bull athlete that he has become. Along with his numerous gold medals and rally championships, he is the first person in MotoX history to land a double backflip, during the MotoX Best Trick in X-games 12 and won with a score over 98.

Early on in Life

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This hot hunk gets his looks from his athletic dad who played as a quarterback from 1965 to 1968 at the University of Maryland. Nobody is perfect but Pastrana seemed to have perfect his job only after a series of accidents, starting at the age of 19 when he was severely injured when he crashed his Corvette into a tree in Maryland, his home state. Fortunately, Pastrana had managed to recover faster than anybody expected. The same year he started his rallying career by joining Race of Champions.

A super racer

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During his entire career Pastrana has earned a several medals and emerged victorious in a number of international events, including rally racing, motocross, supercross and freestyle motocross. Right after his entry into this world of cars and everything jazz he started winning and breaking records like an ace that he is. Pastrana has won two motocross racing championships: the 2000 A.M.A. 125cc National championship, the 2001 125cc East Coast Supercross Championship, and the 125cc Rose Creek Invitational. Pastrana also raced in the 2000 Motocross des Nations. His love for Suzuki and his loyalty to the brand has made him an icon to represent Suzuki, as he always races with Team Cernic’s Suzuki. Pastrana is also actively participating in NASCAR Nationawide series, stock car racing series owned and operated by the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing.

In 2004 he started to compete with Subaru-backed rally team, which included some of the greatest racers in the world. In 2006 Travis earned his first rally gold medal in X Games.

My other ventures

The multi-talented person that he is, he has gone aboard and got himself indulged in various extra-curricular activities. Pastrana happens to host a TV show on MTV called Nitro Circus, which he created and produced all by himself. The show which has been running since 2009, features Pastrana’s friends traveling the globe performing crazy stunts. The show was so popular that it launched a traveling tour, 3D movie and spin off series. He is also nicknamed as ‘the Gimp’ and the wonder boy, and what’s more is that the show makes as much as $750,000 annually, but that fell short of our $1 million cut off.

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Pastrana explored his literary side when he decided to co-authore a book about his life, The Big Jump: The Tao of Travis Pastrana, with ESPN The Magazine senior writer Alyssa Roenigk, which was published by ESPN Books in 2007. Apart from this he was known to have had a part ownership in Ethika, an underwear company specializing in products for athletes.

With a face that handsome he is sue to get some screen presence of his own. But before the action, he lent his voice to the game Colin McRae: DiRT as himself, and the in-menu voice.

Here’s a list of all the movies/ tv-series that has Pastrana in them:

Travis Pastrana Film Roles

199 Lives: The Travis Pastrana Story

Transworld Motocross Magazine: Crush

Ultimate X: The Movie

Red Bull X-Fighters

Severe Supermoto

Children of a Metal God Trilogy

Thrillbillies Double Wide

Moto X: Evolution of the Trick

Crusty Demons: Night of World Records

The Best of X Games

Travis Pastrana TV Starring Roles

Thrillbillies

Cole Hernandez

Bonnie Raitt, Travis Pastrana, Randy Kagan

Jennifer Love Hewitt, Travis Astrana, Andrew Bird

Andy Kindler, motocross demo with Travis Pastrana, Baby Gramps

David Gregory, Travis Pastrana, Kate Walsh

Pastrana also appeared as a playable character in the 2004 video game MTX Mototrax,complete with a picute of him on the game’s box art. He was also featured as a driver in Colin McRae: DiRT 2 for Subaru Rally Team USA.

One of his most famous stunts was performed live in the year 2007, when Pastrana jumped out of an airplane over Arecibo, Puerto Rico, without a parachute in a carefully choreographed stunt. He met up in midair with another jumper, and then latched himself into a harness to make a safe tandem landing.

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Here’s a listing of earnings:

11/16 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Homestead-Miami $23,590
11/9 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Phoenix $23,320
11/2 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Texas $18,725
10/11 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Charlotte $16,900
10/5 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Kansas $25,140

A documentary story about Pastrana was filmed by ESPN in 2008, titled 199 Lives: The Travis Pastrana Story.

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Love story with a stunt

With someone as adventurous as him, the love story has gotta be equally epic. During a live performance of Nitro Circus, he proposed to Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, a professional skateboarder. On October 29, 2011 Pastrana married his long time girlfriend, in San Diego, California. The couple wed in a small private ceremony before close family and friends. Their guests included Nitro Circus stars Jolene Van Vugt, “Special” Greg Powell, and Cam McQueen, as well as pro athletes including Chad Kagy, Ryan Sheckler, Anthony Furlong, and Kenny Bartram. The couple has one daughter, Addy Pastrana.

 

 

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