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Full NameNicky Hayden
First NameNicky
Last NameHayden
Birth NameNicholas Patrick Hayden
Professionmotorcycle racer
Birth CityOwensboro
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameEarl Hayden
Mother NameRose Hayden
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
SibilingsTommy Hayden, Roger Lee Hayden, Jenny Hansler, Kathleen McFAdden
FilmographyFive Coolest Things: Road Racing
ReligionRoman Catholic
Height173 cm
Networth$18 M
Date of BirthJuly 30,1981
Age38 years

What Is The Net Worth Of Nicky Hayden? 

Nicky Hayden was an American professional motorcycle racer with a net worth of $18 million. He is best known for winning the MotoGP World Championship in 2006. 

He began his professional career in the CMRA before progressing to the AMA supersport and winning the title in 2002. He was approached by the Respol Honda team in 2002 to race for them in MotoGP.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Salary, Lifestyle, And Expenses

Since 2002, he had amassed a total worth of around $18 million, at the time of his death.

Nicky Hayden wins 2006 MotoGP
Nicky after winning the 2006 MotoGP

He broke Valentino Rossi's 5-win streak in 2006, by being the MotoGP champion. His racing career stats are given below:


  • Starts-218
  • Wins-3
  • Podiums-28
  • Poles-5
  • F.Laps-7
  • Points-1698

Superbike World Championship:

  • Starts-38
  • Wins-1
  • Podiums-4
  • Poles-0
  • F.Laps-0
  • Points-304

Supersport World Championship:

  • Starts-1
  • Wins-0
  • Podiums-0
  • Poles-0
  • F.Laps-0
  • Points-0

In 2009, he moved to Ducati, but unsuccessful seasons saw him go back to Honda with the Aspar team then moving to Superbike World Championships until his retirement in 2016. 

Charity And Endorsements

Nicky Hayden Memorial Fund is a charity set up by his friends and family in his memory. The fund's mission statements say:

The Nicky Hayden Memorial Fund is a fund set up by his family in his memory. Nicky loved where he came from. He loved to give back. He loved children. The fund is being set up in order to help local children in the community he loved so much. The Nicky Hayden Memorial Fund is a component fund of the Green River Area Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Louisville. All contributions represent an irrevocable contribution to the Community Foundation of Louisville.

Nicky Hayden with his Ducati
Nicky for Ducati

He was endorsed by Honda for 8 years (2002-2008, 2014-2016) and Ducati for 4 years (2009-2013).

Nicky Hayden: Personal Life 

Hayden was born on 30th July 1981 in Owensboro, Kentucky, to parents Earl Hayden and Rose Hayden. He was one of 3 brothers, Tommy and Roger Lee, both of whom are professional racers. 

He started road racing with the CMRA, against racers much older. He started racing so early that his feet would not touch the ground, and a family member or a grid member would have to hold his bike. While still in high school, at the age of 17, he was racing factory stock Honda RC45 superbikes.


Hayden got engaged to Jackie Marin in May 2016. 

Nicky and his fiance Jackie Marin
Nicky and his fiance Jackie Marin

Death And Funeral

On May 17th 2017, Hayden was hit by a car while riding his bicycle alone near Rimini, Italy. The accident took place at around 2 o'clock. Reports later showed that the driver was driving 50 mph on a 30 mph zone and collided with Nicky in an intersection. Authorities put 70% blame on the driver and 30% blame on Nicky, who had passed a stop sign. 

Hayden suffered Brain injuries that put him into a comatose -like state. He took his final breath on May 22nd, 2017, 5 days after the accident. He was 35 years old.

Nicky Hayden's bicycle found after his death
Nicky's bicycle found by the police

His funeral was held on 29th May, 7 days later. Over 2000 riders showed up for his funeral in his home state of Owensboro, Kentucky. People also lined the road of the funeral procession to mourn the fallen racer. 

Updated On Fri Nov 15 2019 Published On Mon Aug 19 2019 By Sparsh