Lewis Hamilton Net Worth, Wiki Biography, Married, Family

Lewis Hamilton Net Worth

Lewis Hamilton net worth is
 $200 Million

Lewis Hamilton Wiki Biography

Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, commonly known as Lewis Hamilton, is a famous British voice actor, and, more importantly, race car driver. Hamilton debuted in “Formula One” racing in 2007, when he competed in the “Australian Grand Prix” event, where he came second after Kimi Räikkönen. Hamilton won his first race several months later that same year at the “Canadian Grand Prix” event, finishing ahead of Nick Heidfeld and Alexander Wurz. A year later, in 2008, Lewis Hamilton won the title of Formula One World Champion, which was his only title with “Formula One” racing until 2014, when he again became Champion. As a race car driver, Hamilton has set numerous “Formula One” records, including most points in a debut season with 109 points, most wins in a debut season with 4 wins, and youngest driver to lead the World Championship at the age of 22. During his career, he has participated in a total of 147 races, out of which he has won 32. Lewis Hamilton represented the “McLaren” team from 2007 until 2012, and in 2013 he joined the “Mercedes” team. Hamilton achieved his latest win during the 2014 “Abu Dhabi Grand Prix” event.

Lewis Hamilton Net Worth $200 Million

A famous race car driver, how rich is Lewis Hamilton? According to sources, in 2013 he earned $1.5 million from various endorsements, while his annual salary that year amounted to $27.5 million. In 2014, Hamilton’s endorsements rose to $3 million, while his salary amounted to a total of $29 million that year. In regards to his overall wealth, Lewis Hamilton’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million, most of which he has accumulated from to his racing career, as well as various sponsorships.

Lewis Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985 in Hertfordshire, England, where he studied at The John Henry Newman School. Ever since his childhood, Hamilton has been interested in cars and racing, yet he also expressed a desire to play football, and even took up karate classes. However, his passion for racing won over other interests, and when he was eight years old Hamilton joined kart racing. Lewis proved to be largely successful in karting, as he kept winning important races and events. This led to his meeting with Ron Dennis, who was a team boss for the “McLaren Formula One” team, and who later signed him to a development program with “McLaren”.

Following his early success, Hamilton started his professional career in 2001, when he joined the “British Formula Renault Series”. He then participated in “Formula Renault UK”, “British Formula Three Championship” and “Macau Grand Prix” events. Hamilton’s career in “Formula One” with “McLaren” started in 2007, when he debuted during the “Australian Grand Prix” event. He left “McLaren” in 2012, and signed a 3-year contract with the “Mercedes” team instead.

For his contribution to racing, Hamilton was awarded the “Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” order of chivalry in 2009, which was given to him by Queen Elizabeth II.

A famous race car driver, as well as a voice actor, Lewis Hamilton has an estimated net worth of $200 million.

Fact
1 Good friends with P Diddy and Pharrell Williams.
2 Previous girlfriend was Vivian Burkhardt – a former Miss Grenada.
3 He is a Christian and wears a cross during races.
4 Ron Dennis promised him a McLaren F1 LM if he won two world titles by the end of 2009.
5 The song ‘I Think I’m in Love’ by the Pussycat Dolls was written about Hamilton by ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger.
6 He follows a strict training regime, which includes a 6am run followed by a two-hour gym session in the afternoon to strengthen his neck muscles, which need to be strong because of the G-forces in an F1 car.
7 His favorite restaurant is Shanghai Blues.
8 He eats Sugar Puffs with added sugar.
9 Made his film debut in Disney Pixar’s Cars 2 in 2012. The F1 star was Britain’s entry in the “World Grand Prix”, starring alongside Owen Wilson and Michael Caine. Hamilton helped design his car in the movie.
10 Considers Ayrton Senna his idol.
11 His greatest fear is being eaten alive by a great white shark.
12 He has three Blue Peter badges. Hamilton first went on as a remote-control car driver aged six, then as a go-kart driver at 12, and finally a Formula A driver at 16.
13 He keeps his helmet on during training, even wearing it with weights stacked atop it to increase his neck-strength.
14 His father is from Grenada, and is of Afro-Grenadian descent. His mother, who is caucasian, has English, and distant Jersey and Guernsey Channel Islander, ancestry.
15 Counts Cool Runnings (1993) as his favorite movie.
16 St. James Park, London, England. [December 2008]
17 Broke Top Gear’s Formula 1 “Star In a Reasonably Priced Car” lap record on the 4th episode of the 19th series with a time of 1:42.9. The previous Formula 1 record of 1:44.0 was set by Red Bull Racing driver and – at the time – two-time defending World Champion, Sebastian Vettel, on the 3rd episode of the 17th series. Hamilton previously set a time of 1:44.7 during the 10th series’ 8th episode; however, tracks conditions were wet and oily the day he made his run.
18 Formula One driver who has driven for McLaren (2007-2012) and Mercedes (2013-Present).
19 As a celebrity guest on “Top Gear” (Dec. 2007), the F1 driver admitted to host Jeremy Clarkson that his personal car was a Mercedes GL-420 V8 diesel, much to Clarkson’s surprise.
20 Completed the requisite “Top Gear” celebrity speed circuit in 1m:44.7s, which was quite remarkable given the wet and oily lap surface conditions during the drive (Dec. 2007).
21 He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2009 Queen’s New Years Honours List for his services to Motor Racing.
22 Son of Anthony Hamilton.
23 Was the first rookie to single lead the formula 1 championship after 4 races.
24 Is the first rookie to have been on the podium in all of his first 5 grand prix.
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