Hélio Castroneves’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

  • Source of Wealth: racing cars
  • Age: 44
  • Birth Place: Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Full Name: Hélio Castro Neves
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Date of Birth: May 10, 1975
  • Occupation: car race driver
  • Children: 1 (Mikaella)

Hélio Castroneves is a Brazilian auto race driver which has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

Hélio Castroneves began his career in karting and he became a member of Paul Stewart Racing team.  In 1995, he placed third in the British Formula Three Championship.

In 2000, he signed up for Penske Racing in CART. He won the 2001 Indianapolis 500 and the Indy 500 Rookie of the Year Award. But in 2009, he was temporarily replaced by Will Power during the time of the federal tax evasion case against him. He returned to the race track during the Long Beach Grand Prix. Castroneves became Indy’s 9th, three-time winner during the Indianapolis 500.

Aside from being an award-winning car race driver, he appeared in the fifth season of reality show, Dancing with the Stars where he won with partner, Julianne Hough.

Hélio Castro Neves was born on May 10, 1975 in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.   He had a daughter with his girlfriend, Adriana Henao.