Who is George Michael Steinbrenner IV?
George Michael Steinbrenner IV is an American IndyCar owner and the son of late part-owner and co-chairman of the New York Yankee, the legendary Major League Baseball team Steinbrenner’s family has owned for decades.
The original owner of the Yankees, George Steinbrenner was also a partner with legendary Indy car team owner Pat Patrick in several Indianapolis 500s in the 1970s.
George IV became the youngest team owner in IndyCar history at the age of 22 in 2018. The first-pitch ceremony on September 17 Yankee Stadium made it official: Steinbrenner Racing, a team that had previously competed in the Indy Lights Series (which Steinbrenner compares to Minor League Baseball) merged with Harding Racing to form Harding Steinbrenner Racing.
In 2019, Harding Steinbrenner Racing participated in the Indy Car circuit and won the Circuit of Americas in Austin, Texas. In 2020, they teamed up with Andretti Autosport for races that will begin again once sports resume after the coronavirus pandemic.
George IV moved to Indy originally to work in the Rallycross program and after starting the Indy Lights program, he decided to stick around.
How Old is George Michael Steinbrenner IV?
George IV is 23 years old as of 2019.
George Michael Steinbrenner IV Parents
Steinbrenner was born to New York Yankees part-owner and co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner. His grandfather is the iconic former owner of the New York Yankees. His uncle Hal Steinbrenner is now the principal owner of the New York Yankees.
George’s aunts Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal are also general partners and vice-chairpersons in the family business.
George Michael Steinbrenner IV Father
On April 14, 2020, the Yankees mourned the death of the team’s general partner and co-chairperson. Hank died due to a lengthy illness at his Clearwater, Fla., residence, surrounded by family members.
George remembered his father through a tweet. “Ever since I can remember, my dad has always been my biggest supporter. He taught me determination, confidence and the desire to win above all else. Being a massive racing fan himself, when I sought to start a racing team, he stood in my corner the whole way. I will forever be grateful for all the lessons he taught me. I look forward to the day we are able to return to the track and race to win in his honor. Until then, my heart is with my family, our race team and the entire Yankees organization.”
George Michael Steinbrenner IV Siblings
He has two sisters, Jacqueline and Julia and a brother John.
George Michael Steinbrenner IV Girlfriend
George IV keeps his personal life very private. There is no shared information regarding his dating life.
George Michael Steinbrenner IV Net Worth
The New York Yankees were worth $3.2 billion as of 2015. George IV’s net worth is not yet disclosed.