Timeline of Arie Luyendyk Jr
|Date of Birth:||1981 , September-18|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 1 Inch|
|Name||Arie Luyendyk Jr.|
|Birth Name||Arie Luyendyk Jr.|
|Nick Name||Kissing Bandit|
|Birth Place/City||'s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands|
|Profession||Auto racing driver|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Eye Color||Baby blue|
|Famous for||Appearance in season 22 of the ABC reality show The Bachelor|
|Affair with||Sydney Stempfley (past)|
|Girlfriend||Sydney Stempfley (past)|
|Online Presence||Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram|
|TV Show||The Bachelor|
|Sisters||Alec Luyendk and Luca Luyendk|
Arie Luyendk Jr. was born on September 18, 1981, in the Netherlands to his parents Arie Luyendk and Mieke Luyendyk. His father is one of the popular Dutch auto racing drivers. While he was three years old, his family moved to the United States and settled in Brookfield. He grew up along with his siblings Alec Luyendk and Luca Luyendk.
Arie Luyendyk began his career as a car racer and has participated in several car race tournaments. At the age of 16, he joined Sports Car Club of America and Formula Ford competition. Later he became the winner of Skip Barber Formula Dodge series and was placed in the top 5 of U.S. Formula Ford 2000 Championship. He was also placed in the Formula Continental class at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs at No:3 positions.
In the same year, Luyendyk became the winner of SCCA Southern Pacific divisional title on the strength of 4 wins in the same class. He also participated full-time in the first three seasons of the Indy Racing League’s Indy Pro Series, where he had one victory, four pole positions, and 24 top-5 finishes.
After sometime Luyendyk was qualified for the Indianapolis 500 taking a car owned by Curb-Agajanian-Beck Motorsports during IndyCar Series. In the ollowing year, he was selected for the 2006 Indianapolis 500 taking a car of his father, Arie Luyendyk, and backed by cheapcaribbean.com and Blue Star Jets. He also drove for the A1 Team Netherlands in the A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Motorsports as the group's ''rookie driver'' during the 2007-2008 A1 Grand Prix season.
Later Luyendyk returned to the Firestone Indy Lights Series to race for AGR-AFS Racing along with Raphael Matos. Similarly, he also competed in Traxxas TORC Series of the Stadium Super Truck Series, where he was placed in the 4th position at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway driving the Pro Light class.
Luyendyk is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He began dating his girlfriend Sydney Stempfley. The duo first introduced over Instagram and after few meetings, they became an official couple. However, the couple was unable to continue their relationship for a long time and they separated. Currently, he is possibly living a single life. He is not yet married and doesn't have any child.
Luyendyk is one of the spontaneous sportsman and reality star, who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. His current net worth is estimated to be $5 million. In 2006, he earned $1998,055 from the Indy 500.
Luyendyk also received $1,050,000 by selling his property. He also sold a house for $210,000, from where he received a commission amount $12,600. Being a star of 'Bachelor Blogger' show, he also earns $1 million as salary.
Arie Luyendyk Jr facts on timeline
Born in United States
Arie Luyendk Jr. was born in the Netherlands to his parents Arie Luyendk and Mieke Luyendyk. Currently, he is 36-year-old and his birth sign is Virgo.
Participated in Stadium Super Trucks series
Luyendyk made his switch to off-road racing in the Stadium Super Trucks series, finishing at the seventh position. In a season, he notched a heat win and three 4th-place finishes in seven match.
Joined Indy Lights
Luyendyk returned part-time to Indy Lights and drove in the Freedom 100 for Andersen Racing and three other oval races for Alliance Motorsports. His best finish was seventh at Chicagoland.
Broke up with Sydney Stempfley
Luyendk began dating his girlfriend Sydney Stempfley. The duo first interacted over Instagram and after a few meetings, they became an official couple. However, the couple was unable to continue their relationship for a long time and they separated.
Total Net worth
Luyendyk is one of the spontaneous sportsman and reality star, who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. His current net worth is estimated to be $5 million.