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New Wife of Dario Franchitti, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Child, Accident, Height

New Wife of Dario Franchitti, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Child, Accident, Height

Facts of Dario Franchitti

Full Name: Dario Franchitti
Birth Date: May 19, 1973
Age: 49 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Motorsport commentator
Country: United Kingdom
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
WifeAshley Judd
MarriedAshley Judd
DivorceEleanor Robb
Net Worth$50 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceBathgate
StatusMarried
NationalityBritish
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
EducationStewart’s Melville College
FatherGeorge Franchitti
MotherMarina Franchitti
SiblingsMarino Franchitti
KidsSofia Franchitti, Valentina Franchitti
Instagram Dario Franchitti Instagram
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Scottish former racing driver and current motorsport commentator Dario Franchitti is known as a four-time IndyCar Series champion. 

Who are Dario Franchitti’s Parents?

On May 19, 1973, Dario Franchitti opened his eyes to this beautiful world. He was born in Bathgate, United Kingdom. As of 2022, he is 49 years old. By birth, his full name is George Dario Marino Franchitti. According to his full date of birth, his sun sign is Taurus. Likewise,  Dario celebrates his birthday on the 19th of May every year. He is the son of Marina Franchitti (mother) and George Franchitti (father).

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Caption: Dario Franchitti with his family (Photo: Twitter)

Dario has a brother whose name is Marino Franchitti. By profession, Dario’s brother Marino is also a Motorsports racing driver. He holds British and Scottish nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background. Similarly, he follows Christianity as a religion.

Is Dario Franchitti  Italian?

Yes, Darion is Italian. He is of Italian heritage, from the town of Cassino in Central Italy. His family moved to nearby Whitburn when he was eight years old.

Which College did Dario Franchitti attend?

Dario must have completed high school at a prestigious school. Likewise, Dario got his degree from Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh.

Who is Dario Franchitti’s New Wife?

Dario is living a happy conjugal relationship with his girlfriend Eleanor Robb. By profession Dario’s wife, Eleanor is the Global Head of Business Development. The duo met each other through their mutual friends. After dating each other for some time they took the next step and tied the marriage knot.

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Caption: Dario Franchitti with his family (Photo: Instagram)

Dario said the marriage vows in a private ceremony in  July 2015 after he got divorced from his first wife. The duo’s wedding was held in front of friends and family. As of now, they are happy and living a blissful life together. They have not been in any rumors or controversies at the moment.

Was Dario Franchitti previously married?

Dario was previously in a conjugal relationship with Ashley Judd. By profession, his ex-wife is an American actress. The duo tied the knot in  December 2021 at Skibo Castle near Dornoch, Scotland. The duo met each other in actor Jason Presllys’s marriage. They began dating each other in 1999. They shared the marriage vows on 12th Dec 2001 at the Highland Town in Scotland.

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Caption: Dario Franchitti with his ex-wife (Photo: Daily)

The duo was given blessings by all their friends and families. The duo’s wedding lasted only for 11 years. They divorced on 29 Jan 2013 and remained on friendly terms. Both of them released a statement after the divorce saying:

“We have mutually decided to end our marriage. We’ll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed”.

Does Dario Franchitti have children?

Dario is the father of two children. He and his second wife Eleanor has given birth to two adorable children, Their names are Sofia Franchitti and Valentina Franchitti. Their first daughter was born on 2nd November 2015 while the other one was born in February 2019.

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Caption: Dario Franchitti’s family (Photo: Instagram)

How much is Dario Franchitti’s Net Worth?

Dario has an estimated net worth of around $50 million in 2022. He was able to collect this hefty sum of money from his career as a former racing driver and current motorsport commentator. His net worth includes all his savings, bank balance, and assets. According to some source, motorsport commentator has an average salary of around $18,000 to $86,780.

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Caption: Dario Franchitti with his car (Photo: Instagram)

With the money from his career and extra money, he is living a lavish and luxurious life with his family. In the coming days, his net worth and salary will surely rise higher than now.

What kind of cars does Dario Franchitti own?

As a race car driver and millionaire Dario is fond of cars. Some of his car collection includes F40, an F355 Spider which he bought new in 1998, and a new Porsche 911 R.

Where is Dario Franchitti’s House?

Dario sold his Scottish country pile for £ 4 million after divorcing his ex-wife. As of now, he is living n at Rednock House in Port of Menteith, Stirlingshire. Likewise, he sold out a £ 1.2 million house to snap up their dream home and spent years and another £ 2 million renovating it.

His house has one of the bedrooms into a shrine to legendary Scots F1 driver Jim Clark. The home also has a drawing room, servant’s rooms, a wine cellar, and a gym.

Why did Dario Franchitti retire?

Dario sadly had to retire from his car racing career because of injuries suffered in an Oct. 6 crash. As he was severally injured in the accident. He said:

“I really thought my racing days were behind me but it is tough to give up something that has been a part of my life for so long and that I love so much,”

Did Dario Franchitti meet an accident?

Dario did meet in an accident in 2013. Due to the accident, he suffered a concussion, spinal fractures, and a broken ankle. His accident also caused him to lose his memory of the five weeks before the crash.

What is Dario Franchitti’s Height?

Dario stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches. According to his height, he has a body weight of around 70kg. Similarly, he has an attractive pair of brown eyes and beautiful short black hair.

Dario Franchitti’s Professional Career

  • Dario is a Scottish former racing driver and current motorsport commentator by profession.
  • He was the winner of the Karting Scottish Junior Championship in 1984, the British Junior Championships in 1985 and 1986, and the Scottish senior title in 1988.
  • He was named the McLaren/Autosport Young Driver of the Year when Dario finished fourth in the overall championship.
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Caption: Dario Franchitti with his team (Photo: Instagram)
  • Likewise, he was the champ of the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award in 1992.
  • Dario went through 6 seasons in CART, where he won 10 races with the Team Green squad that he participated in in 1998.
  • He has also made an appearance in many TV shows.
  • Some of them are, The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet, Larry King Live, Pardon the Interruption, Late Show with David Letterman, Live with Regis and Kelly, Jim Rome Is Burning, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

FAQ of Dario Franchitti

What is the nationality of Dario Franchitti?

Dario holds British and Scottish citizenship as her nationality.

Which College did Dario Franchitti go to college?

Dario must have completed high school at a prestigious school. Likewise, Dario got his degree from Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh.

Is Dario Franchitti  Italian?

Yes, Darion is Italian. He is of Italian heritage, from the town of Cassino in Central Italy. His family moved to nearby Whitburn when he was eight years old.

What is Dario Franchitti’s Height?

Dario stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.