Ryan Blaney is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 12 Ford Mustang for Team Penske as a full-time driver. He is the grandson of modified dirt track legend Lou Blaney, and his father Dave Blaney is a former NASCAR driver.
Born on September 31, 1993, Ryan Blaney was the middle child to parents named Lisa and Dave Blaney. He is the brother of two sisters named Emma and Erin. His sister Emma is married to Cale Conley, who is also a professional driver. Blaney is of Irish descent. He is one of the close friends of his fellow drivers and competitors named Chase Elliott, Bubba Wallace and Erik Jones.
Ryan Blaney’s career
Blaney began his racing career at the age of nine quarter-midget racing. From a young age he participated and won the title of the auto race that was held in Bandolero. At age 12, he switched to the Legends card and won the Young Lion’s Winter Heat Point Championship. Blaney has also captured the title of three Carolina Fall Nationals divisions in Quarter Midgets. At age 14, Blaney made his racing debut racing new models at Orange County Speedway. In 2009, as he passed his 15th year, he began competing in the PASS (Pro-All Stars Series). He has won the Rookie of the Year Award and Quarter Midget Event at the Eastern Grand Nationals in Huntsville, Alabama. He has signed a contract with Tommy Baldwin Racing and competed in the six races of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Rise to Fame
Blaney entered the top 10 list on his debut at Richmond International Raceway and finished the race in seventh place. He captured the title in his second career national race in August 2014, held at Bristol Motor Speedway, beating Kyle Busch. Ryan also won his first track race in 2014. He has been a full-time participant in the Cup Series since 2016.
Blaney achieved his third top 10 position in the Sprint Cup while finishing 6th at the Kobalt 400 in Las Vegas. He has made his cameo appearance as the delivery boy in the film called Logan Lucky which was released in 2017. Blaney has also appeared on shows such as Season 2 of Taken, where he cast the role of special agent as Nathan Wood. The episode aired on TV on April 20, 2018. He also had his cameo appearance in the Netflix television series The Crew.
Ryan Blaney Biography
|Real name||Ryan Michael Blaney|
|date of birth||December 31, 1993|
|Age (as of 2022)||28 years|
|place of birth||Ward of Hartford, Ohio, USA|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 68kg – in pounds – 150 pounds|
|shoe size||9 (USA)|
Ryan Blaney Family
|sister||Erin Blaney, Emma Blaney|
|marital status||In relation|
|Who is Ryan Blaney’s girlfriend?||Gianna Tulio|
Ryan Blaney is currently in a relationship with his stunning and gorgeous girlfriend named Gianna Tulio. They went public with their relationship via Instagram in 2020 after spending a weekend together in Vail Colorado. Gianna Tulio previously worked at Boca Hooters and received her business degree from Florida Atlantic University. She was born in America in 1998 and grew up in Philadelphia with her parents and a sister. Her family moved to South Florida, where she enrolled at Boca Raton Community High School. She won the Miss Boca Rotan Pageant 2019.
Ryan Blaney net worth
Blaney currently competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where he has four wins with 40 top ten finishes and five pole positions. He also won the 2010 CRA Southern Six-Pack Championship and the 2011 PASS Championship. Ryan is estimated to have a net worth of around $5 million. He is one of the most successful professional drivers.
Facts About Ryan Blaney
- Blaney won the title for the first time in his truck series race held at Lowa Speedway on September 15, 2012.
- He was then the youngest winner ever to win the Truck Series title in history. He received the title at the age of 18 years, 8 months and 15 days.
- Previously, Kyle Busch set the same record in 2005 at the age of 20.
- Rya Blaney has several tattoos on his body. He has a Star Wars tattoo done, including one of the tattoos on his left chest, which was a tribute to the number he ran when he was an adult.