Matthew Guido DiBenedetto, also known as Matt, is an American racing driver. Matt Dibenedetto drives full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series for the Wood Brothers, driving the #21 Ford Mustang.
Matt Dibenedetto was born on July 27, 1991 in Grass Valley, California, to Sandy and Tony Dibenedetto. Even as a child he had always been interested in racing. He received a minor league cup when he was about eight years old, which was exciting for him at the time. He is 30 years old.
Unlike the other kids, Matt preferred to watch races on TV over basketball. His parents always encouraged him. His father had bought an old little kart that he could race in.
After a good win in the minor league, he was promoted to the UARA-Star Series. In 2007, due to financial difficulties, his family had to sell everything they owned. Matt, on the other hand, showed up and was selected for the NASCAR Camping World East Series.
He made his professional debut in the Nationwide Series in 2009 driving the #20 Pizza Ranch car and clocked the most laps in the series despite competing in only seven of the 12 events. The following year he finished tenth for the Iowa Speedway and the Nashville Speedway.
Matt DiBenedetto is one of the wealthiest racers with 29 top ten finishes in the NASCAR Cup Series and two top ten finishes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, as well as the 2007 UARA-Stars Rookie of the Year Award.
He had seven top five and nine top ten finishes in 12 races at Bowman Gray Stadium in 2011. He finished the 2020 season in 13th place. During his seven years in the NASCAR Cup Series, he finished in the top ten 29 times. He qualified 100th in the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2014 and his best finish was 21st. He has only had two top ten finishes in the series so far.
Matt has amassed a large sum of money by racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series. Matts net worth ranges from $1 million to $5 million and he has been racing since he was a child.
He is one of the richest and most popular racers in the world. His annual compensation is $620,000, which is a sizable sum. Matt and his wife Taylor lead a wealthy life. He was formerly sponsored by Procore and is currently sponsored by Toyota and Ford. He has a car collection, no doubt about that.
Matt is a husband and father. Taylor Michelle Carswell, one of his childhood friends, is his wife. On August 28, 2015, the beautiful couple tied the knot. Taylor has been a huge supporter of his since childhood. Brian, the couple’s dog, is one of their favorites.
In addition to his work as a professional racing driver, he is a family man. He doesn’t fail to wish her a happy birthday on Instagram. The couple can’t seem to stay away from the race track. They like to spend their weekends together. The couple also enjoys boating on the lakes. Taylor is a pleasant person who works as an administrative assistant for a construction company.
He was raised in Grass Valley, California with his siblings Austin, Katie, and Kelley, and it’s doubtful his childhood friend took his last name after marriage. He was raised in Grass Valley, California with his siblings Austin, Katie, and Kelley, and it’s doubtful his childhood friend took his last name after marriage.
Body Measurements and Social Media
He stands tall with a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). He is very handsome and has maintained a good figure. He currently weighs about 79 kg.
Matt is well known on Instagram and has a large number of followers. He has 107k Instagram Follower and regularly posts there about his life and his job. He shares many pictures of his wife and family on social media. Mattdracing is his Instagram handle.