Denny Hamlin is a well-known American racing driver and owner of a NASCAR team. He competes in NASCAR in his Toyota Camry alongside other series and cups. He has several titles to his credit and a total of 46 cup series wins.
Denny Hamlin was born on November 18, 1980 in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA to his parents Mary Lou Hamlin and Dennis Hamlin Sr. born. Raised in Chesterfield, Virginia, he began racing go-karts as a child. He is believed to be of white Caucasian descent and Christian.
Denny hasn’t revealed much about his education and qualifications. Since he has always been passionate about racing, he started racing in his early days. It is believed that he graduated from high school, but there is no certain information about the college.
Denny Hamlin career
Denny Hamlin began his career in 2004 when he signed with Joe Gibbs Racing and began racing in the Craftsman Truck Series, the Busch Series and the Nexel Cups. Later in 2006 he started as a rookie in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series. He scored two wins and also became the first rookie to qualify for NASCAR while ending the season with a top-five position.
In 2010 he recorded around 8 races and was also his strongest season. In 2015 he began racing in the NASCAR regular seasons and has had great races and wins every year. He also won the 2015 NASCAR All-Star race.
By 2016 he recorded his first ever Daytona 500 win and the following year he won the 2017 Can-Am Duels. He finished the 2018 season without any notable wins but made a comeback the following year in 2019 when he won his second Daytona 500 -Title won. He has 46 cup series wins, 15 NASCAR playoff qualifiers and three Daytona 500 titles to his credit.
In 2020, he entered his 15th season in the NASCAR Cup Series for Joe Gibbs Racing driving the #11 Toyota Camry FedEx and won his third Daytona 500 title. He was also the 6th driver to win the Daytona 500 title at least three times.
Rise to Fame
Recently in 2020 he co-founded a new NASCAR Cup Series team with Michael Jordan called 23XI Racing with Bubba Wallace as the single car driver. The team will debut at the Daytona 500 in February 2021. Currently the team will be adding two new cars and also driver Kurt Busch for the 2022 season. Additionally, he was currently in the discussions after his aggressive driving during the next-gen test session at the World Center of Racing. His testing was described as aggressive and could have resulted in several crashes with other drivers.
Denny Hamlin Social media
Denny currently has 181,000 followers on his Instagram account and 201,000 followers on his Facebook page. He also owned a Twitter account since 2009 where he currently has 762.4k followers. Apart from that, he is also active on Tik-Tok.
Denny Hamlin biography
|Real name||James Dennis Alan Hamlin|
|date of birth||November 18, 1980|
|Age (as of 2021)||41 years|
|place of birth||Tampa, FL, USA|
|height||in feet inches – 6′ 0” – in centimeters – 183 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 77kg – in pounds – 170 pounds|
|shoe size||12 (USA)|
|Hair color||light brown|
Denny Hamlin Family
|mother||Mary Lou Hamlin|
|school||Chesterfield County School|
|Who is Denny Hamlin’s wife?||Jordanian Pisces|
|children||Taylor James Hamlin, Molly Gold Hamlin|
Denny is currently married to his wife Jordan Fish. He also has two daughters named Taylor James Hamlin and Molly Gold Hamlin. His older daughter Taylor was born in 2013 while Molly was born in 2017. The family has been living happily for several years, but recently it was reported that the couple will soon part. He currently resides in Lake Norman, North Carolina.
Denny Hamlin Net Worth
Denny Hamlin has been racing for several years and has numerous achievements, awards and titles to his credit that have earned him a fortune. However, his exact net worth has not been disclosed, it is estimated to be around $6 million.
Facts About Denny Hamlin
- The news about his younger daughter Molly was announced just before the start of the 2017 season.
- He was named 2006 Nextel Cup Series Rookie of the Year and was the first rookie to qualify for the cup.
- He also has a Denny Hamlin Foundation dedicated to raising awareness for children with cystic fibrosis.
- Aside from racing, Deny loves golf as a sport and often takes his friends on a golf tour called The Golf Guys Tour.
- Danny currently ranks in the top 5 in most performance categories.
- He is also the longest serving driver for Joe Gibbs Racing and has more than 500 NASCAR starts.
- Hamlin was a 2016 Fox NASCAR guest analyst for the Xfinity Series.
- He was also recently featured in Post Malone’s music video for son Motley Crew in 2021.