Arie Luyendyk Jr. hails from a prominent racing family, but how wealthy is Arie and how wealthy are the Luyendyks?
The net worth of Arie’s father is great than that of the son, but the Luyendyk family is collectively worth millions of dollars. Arie Luyendyk Sr., Arie’s dad, was the big breadwinner due to his lengthy and very successful racing career (which including winning the Indy 500.)
However, Arie Jr. is also worth millions of dollars, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The site pegs Arie Jr.’s net worth at about $4 million. Arie Jr. owns a beautiful house in Fountain Hills, Arizona.
The Richest, another site that estimates celebrity net worth, puts Arie Jr.’s net worth at $5 million.
Arie Jr. has had his own moderately successful racing career. “The younger Arie began racing go-karts in the early 90s, and then graduated to Formula Ford competition in the late 90s. He won a number of Junior division races, and had 24 Top 5 finishes while racing in the Firestone Indy Lights series,” Celebrity Net Worth reports.
According to The Richest. “Arie Luyendyk Jr. is best recognized for his participation in Indy Lights Series where he landed at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th ranks for several times. Outside racing, he is a broadcaster and Versus’ driver analyst. In 2012, he served as commentator for NBC Sports Network’s Indy Light Races.”
However, Arie Sr. and Mieka Luyendyk are wealthier than their son and their money derives from Sr.’s successful racing career. Arie Sr. has been the big breadwinner of the family.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Arie Sr. is estimated to be worth about $20 million.
According to The New Netherlands Institute, “Arie Luyendyk is well known by those who follow auto racing, and especially Formula I or Indy Car racing. In 1985 he was the rookie of the year at the Indy 500 Race where he placed seventh in a field of 33 starters. That was quite an accomplishment. He continued to be a regular at the Indy 500 Race and won his first Indy 500 title in 1990. He managed to win again in 1997 and became a multi-race winner, an accomplishment not achieved by many race car drivers.”