Matthew Guido DiBenedetto, also known as Matt, is an American professional racing driver. Matt Dibenedetto races full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series for the Wood Brothers, driving the No.21 Ford Mustang.
Table of Biography
Matt Dibenedetto was born on July 27, 1991, in Grass Valley, California, to Sandy and Tony Dibenedetto. He’d always been interested in racing since he was a kid. He received a small league trophy when he was about eight years old, which was exciting to him at the time. He is 30 years old.
Matt, unlike the other kids, preferred to watch racing on TV over basketball. His parents have always been encouraging. His father had purchased an old small kart for him to race in.
He advanced to the UARA-Star Series after a good win in the small league. In 2007, his family had to sell all of their belongings owing to financial difficulties. Matt, on the other hand, showed himself and was chosen to race in the NASCAR Camping World East Series.
He made his professional debut in the Nationwide Series in 2009, driving the No. 20 Pizza Ranch car and racking up the most laps in the series despite only competing in seven of the twelve events. He finished tenth for Iowa Speedway and Nashville Speedway the following year.
Matt DiBenedetto is one of the wealthiest racing drivers, with 29 top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Cup Series and two top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, as well as the 2007 UARA-Stars Rookie of the Year Award.
He had seven top fives and nine top tens in a total of 12 races at Bowman Gray Stadium in 2011. He finished the 2020 season in 13th place. During his seven years in the NASCAR Cup Series, he finished in the top ten 29 times. He qualified for the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series 100th spot in 2014, and his best result was 21st. He has only made two top-ten finishes in the Series so far.
Matt has amassed a large sum of money by racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series. Matt’s net worth is between $1 and $5 million, and he has been racing since he was a child.
He is one of the wealthiest race car drivers in the world, as well as the most popular. His annual compensation is $620,000, which is a substantial sum. Matt and his wife, Taylor, live a wealthy lifestyle. He had formerly been sponsored by Procore and is currently sponsored by Toyota and Ford. He has a car collection, there’s no doubt about that.
Matt is a husband and father. Taylor Michelle Carswell, one of his childhood friends, is his wife. On August 28, 2015, the lovely couple tied the knot. Taylor has been a huge supporter of his since he was a toddler. Brian, the couple’s dog, is one of their favorites.
He is a family man in addition to being a professional racing driver. He never fails to wish her a happy birthday on Instagram. The couple can’t seem to stay away from the racetrack. They like spending their weekends together. The couple also enjoys boating on the lakes. Taylor is a pleasant individual who works as an administrative assistant for a construction firm.
He grew up in Grass Valley, California, with his siblings Austin, Katie, and Kelley, and it’s doubtful that his childhood friend took his last name after the marriage. He grew up with his siblings Austin, Katie, and Kelley in Grass Valley, California, and it’s doubtful that his childhood friend took his last name after the marriage.
Body measurements and Social Media
He stands tall with a height of 6ft 2 inches (1.88 m). He is very handsome and has maintained good physiques. Currently, he weighs around 79 kg.
Matt is well-known on Instagram, with a large number of followers. He has 107k Instagram followers and routinely posts about his life and profession there. He shares a lot of pictures of his wife and family on social media. Mattdracing is his Instagram handle.