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Arie Luyendyk Jr. Wiki
Arie Luyendyk Jr. is an American auto racing driver. He is best known for winning two time Indianaplois 500 race. Luyendyk is also known as one of the member on “The Bachelor Show”.
Arie Luyendyk Jr. was born on September 18, 1981 in Netherlands to Arie and Mieke Luyendyk. His family including him and his sister migrated to United States when he was three years old. Upon arriving there, he settled there in Wisconsin along with his two younger twin brothers Alec and Luca.
Luyendyk started his racing career in 1990s. He joined Sports Car Club of America when he was 16 years old. He has competed mostly in North America. In the Indy Light series he finished 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the Championship over a number of years. He was also named a driver in A1 Grand Prix for A1 Team The Netherlands staring the 2007-08 season.
In Firestine Indy Light Series from 2008 to 2008 and again in 2010, he total had 66 starts, 1 win and 4 pole positions. He qualified for Indianapolis 500 but finished the race coming in 28th position.
In-addition, he has also competed in off-road such as Stadium Super Trucks series and Traxxas TORC Series. In 2015 Summer X Games, he represented United States and won a Bronze medal in the Stadium Super Trucks.
His Other Works
Apart from Racing, he is a real estate broker. He also appeared in the season nine of Hell’s Kitchen. Luyendyk was also a contestant on ABC’s reality TV show “The Bachelorette season 8” in 2012. He finished with the second position. On September 7, 2017 he was also named as the star of 22nd season of “The Bachelor”.
Arie Luyendyk Jr. Height, Weight and Other Details
The racer and television star stands 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm tall. He currently weighs 80kg or 176 pounds. Regarding his personal life, he dated model Courtney Robertson for some time. He was also linked to Bachelorette producer Cassie Lambert.
Arie Luyendyk Jr. Net Worth
As of 2018, Arie Luyendyk Jr. net worth is estimated to be $4 million. He earned most of his money during his time as a racer and also as a real estate broker. Appearing on reality television shows has also contributed to his wealth.