Though he may not be our favorite Bachelor, he may just be one of the richest. Arie Luyendyk Jr. is most commonly known for his race car days, competing from 2002 to 2010. Most recently, he was the first runner-up on season eight of The Bachelorette and is now the newest star of The Bachelor.
Originally from the Netherlands, Luyendyk is 36 years old. He is the son of Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk, following in his father’s legacy with his own career. He’s off the race track now, however, and on the track for love with 29 women attempting to catch his 215mph beating heart.
Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Net Worth as of 2019: $4 Million
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Luyendyk is worth an estimated $4 million. Other sites estimate different numbers, ranging from $2 million to $5 million. Either way, with his racecar history and semi-famous father, something in the few million range seems accurate.
1. He’s from the Netherlands.
Luyendyk is originally from ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the southern Netherlands. He is the son of Arie Luyendyk (thus why he is a “Jr”) and has a brother named Alec. He currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.
2. He is a racecar driver.
Luyendyk began his professional racecar driving career in 2002 competing in the Indy Racing League’s Indy Pro Series. The league awarded him the honor of “Most Popular Driver” consistently from 2003–2006. He qualified for the 2006 Indianapolis 500 in a car owned by his father, who had won the Indianapolis 500 before.
3. He appeared on The Bachelorette.
If you’re not a racecar fan (which, like, we know you probably aren’t), you most likely remember Luyendyk from season eight of The Bachelorette, trying to win the love of Emily Maynard. He as unsuccessful, however, and was sent home early during the season finale.
2018 – 2019
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