Joey Logano: biography
Joey Logano is a professional stock car racing driver. Joey Logano’s birthday is on May 24th, 1990 in Middletown, Connecticut. Joey Logano is 28, weight is 180 lb (82 kg) and his height is 6 ft 1. His full name is Joey Thomas Logano. He has brown eyes and dark brown hair. He is in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS). Joey Logano’s wins include three-win 2018 campaign that led to his first Cup Series title.
Joey Logano’s father is Tom Logano and his mother is Deborah Logano. He has a sister whose name is Danielle Logano. Joey Logano’s bio shows that he holds American nationality and his ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Gemini and he gets from his father’s side Italian ancestry. Joey Logano’s family supported him in pursuing his childhood dream of having a racing career. He was homeschooled but started driving at the age of 4 only.
Career and Achievements
Joey Logano’s nickname “Sliced Bread,” was given to him by Randy LaJoie as he thought Logano would be an amazing driver to a stock car. If Joey Logano stats are analyzed then definitely he turns out to be a winner. Joey Logano was 6 when he was able to win three straight national Quarter Midget racing titles. He didn’t stop here and set the record of the youngest winner in the INEX Legends Series in addition to USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series.
Joey Logano’s career took a great turn in 2007 when NASCAR relaxed its age limit and Joey drove in 13 East Series events, thereby winning three poles and five races to claim both the series championship and he also earned Rookie of the Year honors.
In 2008, Joey Logano replaced Tony Stewart in the #20 car for the Sprint Cup Series (2009). In his Sprint debut, Joey drove in a total of five races. The year 2014 brought all happiness to Joey Logano’s life on all fronts – personal and professional. Joey Logano was able to win five races this year and was ranked four places higher with respect to 2013.
Throughout the 2011 season, Joey Logano struggled with just four top 5 and six top 10 finishes. He finished at 24th-place in the final points. Even in 2012, he didn’t really make a comeback. At the beginning of 2012, his old Crew chief Greg Zipadelli left and Jason Ratcliff was named the new crew chief of Logano.
Although he won in the Nationwide Series, his second Sprint Cup Series race still it was not a splendid year. However, in comparison to 2012, it was great and he was able to make to the 17th position by scoring Top 5 and 11 other Top 10 finishes.
In September, 2012, On September 4, it was announced that Joey Logano would be leaving Joe Gibbs Racing. It was planned that he would head to Penske Racing in 2013.
Logano did move in 2013 to the No. 22 Shell / Pennzoil Ford for Penske, but he was not able to keep control after contact with Denny Hamlin and finished off 17th at Bristol. Things got only worse from here after for Joey Logano in 2013. Even after returning to Daytona for the Coke Zero 400, he was unable to perform well and finished at 40th-place.
Again things looked good for Logano as he started his first Chase run in GEICO 400 at Chicagoland with 189.414 mph, a new track qualifying speed record. Nonetheless, he still finished 37th in the race because of an engine failure late in the race. Eventually, he did improve the record and finished out the season with three straight Top 10 finishes. These were - 3rd at Texas, 9th at Phoenix, and 8th at Homestead-Miami, thereby allowing him to settle at 8th-place finish in the final points.
Including 2014 and 2015, Joey Logano won races more than any other driver in the NASCAR cup series. In 2016, Joey Logano finished 6th and was unable to defend his Daytona 500 championship. In 2018 he won three 2018 campaign and his first Cup Series title. In the year 2019 Joey has entered Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS).
Joey Logano’s scuffle with Kyle Busch also became quite popular. Busch was avoiding a car during the final lap of the Monster Energy Cup race when he encountered Joey. This collision was not good and it made Busch veer off to the pit road, thereby making him finish at the 22nd position, whereas Joey was able to finish 4th.
Kyle was quite angry and he gave Joey a punch on his face. The crew of Joey retaliated and left Busch with a scratched face. However, NASCAR didn’t penalize Joey or Kyle.
Joey Logano’s girlfriend and childhood sweetheart Brittany Baca became his wife on December 13th, 2014. Their marriage was announced on Twitter. Joey Logano and his wife Brittany Baca share a strong love relationship and that is why rumors of his extramarital affair have always turned out to be untrue. Joey Logano’s son Hudson Joseph Logano was born on January 5th, 2018.
Joey Logano was the co-host of an episode in 2009 WWE RAW with Kyle Busch. He was also a guest on the FOX NASCAR for the Xfinity Series race at Phoenix and Richmond.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joey Logano’s earnings are worth of $24 million. However, there are many other websites that claim his net worth of $18 million. His salary is not known properly.
Social Media Activities
Joey Logano is quite active on social media sites and this is evident from the fact that he even announced the news of his marriage via Twitter. He has accounts on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and, Instagram. He has more than 165k followers on Facebook, over 486k followers on Twitter apart from more than 125k followers on his Instagram account.
Brands and Endorsements
Joey Logano’s earnings include endorsements from brands like Autotrader, Bowlero, Coca-Cola, Centurion Boats, DMRacingGames GoPro, Seiko, Wheels Up, etc. His charities include Meals on Wheels, High Fives Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Joey Logano Foundation, Levine Children's Hospital, etc. He also supports social causes like Children's Health, Animals, Civil Rights, Breast Cancer, and Community Development.