|Real Name/Full Name||Marco Michael Andretti|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Marco Andretti|
|Birth Place:||Nazareth, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||13 March 1987|
|Age/How Old:||36 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 135 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Michael Andretti
Mother – Sandra Spinozzi
|Siblings:||Lucca Andretti, Marissa Andretti|
|School:||Notre Dam High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Marta Krupa|
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Marco Andretti is a well-known Auto-racing driver from America. Andretti comes from a renowned racing family, the Andretti family, who have been a part of American racing history. He is currently the third generation of the racer from his family. He drives car number 98 of Andretti Herta Autosport in the Indycar Series currently sponsored by NTT.
He has long been part of the Indycar series and always fancies himself to be a part of this open-wheel car racing; he also gained a name in significant racing championships such as the American Le Mans Series, Indianapolis 500, Formula E Championship, A1 Grand Prix and many more.
Well, how well do you know about Marco Andretti? If not much, here is what we know about Marco Andretti to date.
Biography and Early Life
Marco Andretti was born in a preexisting racing background family, starting from his paternal grandfather Mario Andretti. The latter was former Formula One Driver’s Champion in 1978 and had ruled the racing circuit for over four decades, gaining significant fame in the United States and worldwide for his wins and records in racing. Marco was born on 13 March 1987 to parents Sandra Spinozzi, his mother, and Michael Andretti, his father, in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
His father, Michael Andretti, was the successor of his father’s racing greatness and was an Indycar champion. Marco took inspiration from his family’s journey in the racing arena and put forward his step into racing. Even though he had not completed his high school properly, he began his journey of racing.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Marco Andretti in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Marco Andretti’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023 having been born on 13 March 1987. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 135 lbs in Pound and 62kg in Kilograms.
Marco Andretti completed his schooling at Notre Dame High School. Before even finishing high school, he started his career in racing. Gaining influence from racing running in his family, he started driving in races even when he was not out of high school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Marco Andretti was the third generation in the Andretti family who took up racing, continuing his family’s legacy in Auto Car racing. His father, Michael Andretti, was among the most successful open-car wheel racing drivers in America and was eventually an Indycar Series Champion. The Andretti family got famous for auto car racing from Marco’s paternal grandfather, Mario Andretti, who was renowned for being the most successful driver in the American history of racing sport.
Many other Andretti family members have become a part of the racing fraternity and have gained fame. As we take a peek into Marco’s personal life, he exists with his siblings Lucca and Marissa Andretti. Marco got married to his long-time girlfriend, Marta Krupa, in September 2017. Marta Krupa is a model by profession and is well-known for being the sister of former Real Housewives of Miami star and model Joanna Krupa.
Is Marco Andretti Gay?
Marco Andretti is not gay, and his sexual orientation is straight. He is currently married to model Marta Krupa. Thus, the incidents of his life prove that he is well and straight.
Marco Andretti started his interest in racing gaining inspiration from his family, which had gained significant fame in auto-car racing for almost five decades. Marco’s career kicked off as he began racing in 2003 at the Barber Formula Dodge Eastern Championship, winning eight races there. Even though he had not completed high school, in 2005, he took part in the Star Mazda series and grabbed six stars at the Indy Pro series.
His promising start to his career resulted in him racing at the 2006 Indycar series. He also ran at the Indianapolis 500 that year. He finished second by marginal finish becoming the third person in his family after his father and grandfather enlisted himself in the top five of Indianapolis 500.
After his performance took a dip in the 2007 racing season, he had a good 2008 racing season, which included his third-place finish at Indianapolis 500. He continued performing at the Indycar series as well as in Indianapolis 500. In 2015, Marco drove for Andretti Autosport at the Buenos Aires ePrix and ended at 12th position.
Marco Andretti also raced at the American Le Mans Sebring 12-hour endurance race for his Andretti racing team in 2008. He also made his first appearance in the Rolex Sports Car Series in 2012, 24 Hours of Daytona. With his team, he finished 10th overall in the race.
He has played a significant role for the Andretti Green Racing team taking part across many races and performing well. In his 12 years of professional career, he has been a part of 195 races, out of which he has achieved four pole positions, two wins, and 40 Top 5 places.
- In the rookie start of his career in 2006, he got the ‘Rookie Performer of the year’ for his performance at Indianapolis 500.
- Received Sponsorship by U.S. Concrete, Verizon, and PennGrade Motor Oil for his races at Indianapolis 500 in 2018.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marco Andretti in 2023
As of 2023, Marco Andretti has a net worth of $25 Million. He was born into an established auto-car racing family, which led him into racing. His earnings are from his races and sponsors for his races. His salary per month is not revealed by him as of now, but his net worth is mentioned.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- In his rookie year, he grabbed his best performance of his career, finishing 2nd at Indianapolis 500 in 2006.
- In2006, he became the youngest American racer at 19 years 167 days to win the Indy Racing League.
- Marco Andretti was also recommended for Formula One trials for Honda Racing F1 cars in December 2006.
Marco Andretti continued his family’s legacy in racing and started well his professional career. Even though his job consisted of crashes and losing positions, he continued his run at races for the Andretti Green team and found success. Currently, Marco resides in Nazareth, Pennsylvania buying his childhood home from his father at $2 Million.