Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Born Name

Richard Lynn Stenhouse Jr.

Nick Name

Ricky, Stenja

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. as seen in June 2015
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. as seen in June 2015

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. went to the DeSoto Central High School located near Olive Branch, Mississippi, where he spent most of his childhood and teens. He graduated from high school in 2006.

Occupation

Professional stock car racing driver

Family

  • Father – Ricky Stenhouse Sr.
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Unknown

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165 lbs

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. signing autographs in August 2013
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. signing autographs in August 2013 (Nascarking / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has dated –

  1. Danica Patrick (2012-2017) – In 2012, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. started dating fellow race car driver Danica Patrick. Their relationship was made public just a short while before they were all set to race in their NASCAR Cup Series rookie season in 2013. Then, in December 2017, Danica’s representative released a public statement revealing that they had decided to call time on their relationship. However, their breakup wasn’t much of a surprise as the rumors had been circulating for some time. And, after he decided to attend NASCAR’s annual awards on his own in November, these rumors reached a fevered pitch. It was reported by some tabloids that he was dumped by Danica, who had grown tired of him dragging his feet when it came to a marriage proposal.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Prominent chin
  • Broad face

Brand Endorsements

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has appeared in a TV commercial for Nationwide Insurance.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in June 2015
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in June 2015 (Sarah Stierch / Wikimedia / CC BY-4.0)

Religion

He is a devout Baptist.

Best Known For

His prolific success in the NASCAR Nationwide Series championships, which he won back to back in 2011 and 2012. He was even named “Rookie of the Year” in the competition in 2010.

First NASCAR Race

Ricky participated in his first NASCAR race in 2009.

First Film

He hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film till date.

First TV Show

In 2011, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. made his first TV show appearance in the Bubba Burger 250 episode of sports TV series, NASCAR on Speed.

Personal Trainer

Ricky relies on CrossFit style workouts to keep his fitness levels up. He has even set up a gym at his home to make sure that he doesn’t miss out on his scheduled workouts.

And, he relies on assistance from Rich Froning, who has won CrossFit games for 7 consecutive years from 2010 to 2016, to get most out of his workouts.

He has also made changes to his dietary intake. He has decided to switch his focus to healthy foods and has sacrificed his love of fried foods for the change. However, every now and then, he allows himself the pleasure of letting his strict diet plan slip and indulges in his cravings.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Favorite Things

  • Food – Sweet and spicy Southern gourmet-type cuisine
  • College Football Team – Ole Miss Rebels
  • Asphalt Track – Bristol Motor Speedway
  • Sports Blog – With Leather
  • Meal On The Road – Steak
  • Country Singer – Garth Brooks
SourceUSA Today, WikipediaUproxxBrobible
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at National Motorsports Press Association event in January 2010
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at National Motorsports Press Association event in January 2010 (Ted Van Pelt / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Facts

  1. He started participating in kart racing at the age of 6 and by the time he had moved to sprint car racing in 2003, he had managed to win 47 races and had achieved 90 podium finishes.
  2. He started racing at the age of 3. It was at that age, he started racing bikes.
  3. In 2012, he formed his racing team by the name of Stenhouse Jr. Racing and fielded the number 41 car in the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS).
  4. In 2017, he collaborated with Matt Wood for Stenhouse Jr.-Wood Racing team. They chose Joey Saldana to drive the #17w car in the World of Outlaws sprint car series.
  5. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Sarah Stierch / Wikimedia / CC BY-4.0

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