|Real Name/Full Name
|Aric Michael Almirola
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|14 March 1984
|39 years old
|In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 161 lbs
|Father – Ralph Almirola Jr
Mother – Bobbi Almirola
|Hillsborough High School
|University of Central Florida
|Alex Almirola and Abby Almirola
|Stock car racing driver
Aric Almirola is a well-known professional car racing driver in the United States of America. He is a full-time competitor in the NASCAR Cup Series and drives the No. 10 Ford Mustang for the team Steward-Haas Racing.
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Biography and Early Life
It was on the 14th of March in 1984 when Aric was born as Aric Michael Almirola in Fort Walton Beach, in Florida in the United States of America. He was born on Eglin Air Force Base and he is of Cuban descent. Aric is the son of Ralph Almirola Jr. and Bobbi Almirola. There is however nothing much known about his parents occupation.
Due to his Cuban heritage, Aric is nicknamed Cuban Missile. Aric has however not revealed any information about the names of siblings but it is very clear that he is not the only child as he has revealed that he is the lastborn in a family of four. They however have no girls in the family. Aric was also not the first one to take a career in racing as Sam Rodriguez his grandfather was a dirt sprint car driver.
There are not many people who are lucky enough to know their hobbies and to have an opportunity of developing it when they are still very young. However, for Aric, he began racing go-karts at a very young age (8 years to be precise). By the time he was hitting 14 years of age, he was already racing nationally. His winning the pole positioning during the beginning of his career in the World Karting Association.
Although he finished 4th in the standings during the race that year, he was still happy that he had moved his career to another level. This was not the beginning as he was moved to modifieds and was lucky enough to win a number of Rookie of the Year Awards two years later.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Aric Almirola in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Aric Almirola’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024 having been born on 14 March 1984. Though, he is 6′ 0″in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 161 lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.
Looking at Aric’s career, we would be tempted to think that he did not have time to attend normal studies. This is however not the case. His parents understood his love for go-karts but they also did the best they can to raise a holistic child. Therefore, they did not only support him to pursue his career, but they also encouraged him into doing his best in his classwork. For his high school studies, he graduated from Hillsborough High School.
After his graduation from high school, it was not the end of the road. He was therefore enrolled into University of Central Florida where he majored in a degree in mechanical engineering. He however dropped out before his graduation to concentrate more on his racing career.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
When we concentrate much on our careers, we tend to forget on the other side of our life and especially falling in love and if possible starting a family. However, for Aric, he was lucky enough to realize that his life did not just evolve around his career but there was more to life than that. Therefore, he made a decision of looking for love and upon meeting Janice, he was sure that he had found his soulmate.
Almirola is a married man and his wife’s name is Janice Almirola but it is not clear when the two got married and how long they had dated before exchanging marriage vows. The couple was blessed with their first child in September 2012 and they named him Alex. One year later, in November 2013, they welcomed their second born, a daughter named Abby. Almirola is a Christian and has raised his kids under the same faith.
It is not clear whether Aric was in another relationship before he married Janice as he doesn’t talk about it.
Is Aric Almirola Gay?
The fact that Almirola has been married to his wife Janice for more than 10 years gives us the confidence of concluding that he is not gay.
Aric moved to NASCAR in 2002 in their Sun Belt Weekly Racing Division and he was lucky enough to finish second in their Rookie of the Year standings. In 2003, he was able to follow this up with 5 pole positions. He was among the first to be featured in NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program as a participant in 2004. Since then, he has been involved in many other competitions and signed in with different teams and organizations. These include; Joe Gibbs Racing, Morgan-Dollar Motorports, Spears Motorsports and Milwaukee Mile among others.
Aric has been a racer for more than ten years now and has participated in a total of 321 races and is still moving on. In all those races he has participated in, he has won many which has made him a pride in his country and the racing world.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Aric Almirola in 2024
As a result of his hard work as a racer, he has a net worth of $3 Million as of 2024. This is expected to rise even higher as he is still very active as a racer.
Aric’s career as a racer has been successful because he chose never to give up. The fact that he has lost some races has not been enough reason for him to walk out from the field.