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Larry Dixon Wiki Biography
Larry Dixon, Jr. was born on 23 October 1966, in the United States of America, and is a professional drag racer, best known for being part of the National Hot Rod Racing Association (NHRA). He is the son of the Top Fuel Eliminator winner Larry Dixon, Sr. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Larry Dixon? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through success in drag racing. He’s won numerous championships and also had numerous sponsors over the course of his career. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Larry Dixon Net Worth $5 million
Larry started his working career in the 1980s, and began a friendship with Don “The Snake” Prudhomme. In 1994, he gained his Top Fuel license and would start his professional racing career the following year. He became Rookie of the Year, and won the $100,000 Budweiser Shootout. Three years later, he was the runner-up in the Budweiser Shootout before winning Pomona 1 in 1998. He then became the first Top Fueler to go under 4.5 seconds the following year. His net worth increased significantly with more wins.
In 2000, Dixon made nine final round appearances and also won the $100,000 Budweiser Shootout bonus event. He earned his first NHRA POWERade championship two years later, having led in points all season. He also became the fifth Top Fuel driver to win consecutive NHRA POWERade Top Fuel championships in 2003. He moved on the Top Fuel all-time win list, and then had two more victories the following year, tying Don Garlits for third on the all-time Top Fuel wins list with 35 victories. He then had three more victories in 2005, and continued to move up on the all-time Top Fuel wins list. In 2008, he then tied Tony Schumacher with 43wins in NHRA, and three weeks later, he went past the record by winning the Gator Nationals. In 2009, he worked as the Top Fuel driver at Al-Anabi racing, buying out his last year contract with Snake Racing to sign with Al-Anabi, and the following year he won his third Full Throttle Series world championship title, and got to 62 round wins during the 2010 season. Around this time, he was tied for fifth best all-time.
Larry had sponsorship from SkyTel Wireless, and also from the US Smokeless Tobacco Co. In 2011, he had compiled 637 round wins and has won 54% of his final round appearances. He then separated with Al-Anabi after the end of the season. He spent most of 2012 in the sidelines before becoming a part of Rapisarda Racing. He continued to win several races in 2015. All of these achievements have built his net worth to a high point.
For his personal life, it is known that Dixon is married to Allison and they have three children. The family resides in Avon, Indiana.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||October 23, 1966|
|Place Of Birth||United States of America|
|Education||University of North Carolina School of the Arts|