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Danica and husband Paul Hospenthal married in 2007.
Danica Sue Patrick: Born March 25, 1982 in Beloit, Wisconsin. She grew up in Roscoe, Illinois.
Paul Edward Hospenthal: Abt. 1966. A native of Tacoma, Washington, Paul is 16 years older than Danica.
How Danica and Paul Met:
Danica and Paul met in 2002 when Danica was referred to Paul when she hurt her hip during a yoga session.
They were engaged on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2004.
Paul gave Danica a 4.25 carat, emerald cut diamond ring. Danica doesn't wear the ring while she is racing.
Danica on the engagement ring, "I do think it's like four and a quarter-ish. I didn't want to know how much it was. I told him, 'Just insure it, honey.'"
Ages at Wedding:
Danica was 23, and Paul was 40 when they married.
Paul and Danica were married on November 19, 2005 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The wedding details were finalized in January, 2005 so Danica could concentrate on the racing season. Her team boss Bobby Rahal was one of the guests at their very private wedding.