Jeremy Mcgrath was born on the 19th November 1971, in San Francisco, California, USA. He is probably best known for being a professional motocyclist, who is considered to be one of the most popular Motocross/Supercross champions, so he is known under the nickname “The King of Supercross”. Jeremy is also recognized for being one of the founders of freestyle motocross riding. His career has been active since the 1980s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jeremy Mcgrath is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Jeremy’s net worth is as high as $6 million, which has been accumulated through his successful career in the sports industry as a professional motocross rider. Another source is coming from the sales of his autobiographical book.
Jeremy Mcgrath Net Worth $6 Million
Jeremy Mcgrath spent his childhood in Southern California, where his family moved when he was still a child. His career began in the 1980s; in his teens he firstly competed in the BMX series, however, he then progressed to 125cc West Region Supercross in the late 1980s. In 1989 he finished 8th overall in the season, and the following year, he took a podium position by finishing second, and managing to win his first event in the supercross series.
The next year, his dominance began, winning the 125 West Supercross title, and repeating that success immediately in the next season. From 1993 until 2000, he was the most dominant racer, winning seventy-two 250cc Main Events, and winning seven titles in the series, which certainly increased his net worth by a large margin.
With the beginning of the 2000s, his performance began to drop, and he finished second in the 2001 season to Ricky Carmichael. 2002 was no better, as he finished third, behind Carmichael and David Vuillemin. He retired in 2003, but returned two years later, only to retire again in 2006 after competing in several events, but without major success. After retirement, he launched his own supercross event “McGrath Invitational” in 2006, which also added to his net worth
To speak of his accomplishments as a racer, Jeremy has one 250cc AMA National Motocross Championships on his name, in 1995, and he also has 2 FIM World SX Championships, in addition to the early mentioned seven titles in the 250cc AMA Supercross Championships. He is second to Ricky Carmichael in the Overall AMA Career Wins with 89, and for his accomplishments, he has been inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2003.
Apart from his successful career as a racer, Jeremy has authored a book, entitled “Wide Open: A Life In Supercross”, in collaboration with Chris Palmer, and regarded as his autobiography, the sales of which have also added to his net worth.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Jeremy Mcgrath is married to Kim, with whom he has two daughters. The family’s current residence is in Southern California. In free time, Jeremy enjoys playing golf and is also a fan of jet-skiing.
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