Richest Racing Driver Lewis Hamilton has the Net worth of $280M; His Salary, Endorsement Deals, House and Cars

Jon Snow
Wed Jun,2018
Richest Racing Driver Lewis Hamilton has the Net worth of $280M; His Salary, Endorsement Deals, House and Cars Racing

Lewis Hamilton, the 4-times Formula One World Champion,  currently races for the Mercedes AMG Petronas with car number 44. The 33-year-old British racer professional since 2007, not only won the hearts of all but also a whopping amount of money.

Currently, Lewis Hamilton is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $260 million. Besides his career earnings, Hamilton's endorsements and bonuses play a great role in his worth increment. Curious about his salary and properties? Scroll down.

Net Worth and Salary of Lewis Hamilton

Regarded as one of the most successful British drivers, Hamilton initially raced for McLaren from 2007 to 2012 and then signed with Mercedes on a 3-year contract worth $100 million in 2012. 

Currently, Hamilton is on another $100 million deal with Mercedes until the end of 2018, signed in 2016.

As of 2018, Lewis net worth is reported to be $260 million, while his net worth in 2015 was reported to be $280 million. Currently, Lewis Hamilton's salary is reported to be $34 million, making him one of the highest paid formula racer.


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After winning his first World Championship title with McLaren in 2008, Lewis Hamilton later won the title in 2014, and 2015. His fourth title won in 2017, earned him $38 million that year, including bonuses.

In the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix,  Hamilton finished 3rd while the Red Bull racer Daniel Ricciardo, with the net worth of $20 million, won the competition. 

The youngest Formula One champion after Sebastian Vettel in history after winning the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix, Hamilton's career had taken a big turn after signing with Mercedes in 2012.

Let's take a look at his racing career earnings from 2012 to 2015.

Year Earnings
2012 $24 million
2013 $25 million
2014 $29 million
2015 $36 million

And now, the Mercedes AMG is all set up to sign a 2-year deal estimated to be at $159.8 million, with a 3rd-year option.

If he signs a new deal, it will earn him the weekly wage of $1.025 million, which sums up to the salary of $53.29 million annually.

The contract will make him the highest paid British racer, though he still will be behind  Sebastian Vettel with the salary of $60 million.

Endorsement of Lewis Hamilton

 Lewis Hamilton is currently endorsed by the brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Monster Energy, Sony, Bombardier Inc. (Cl A), Puma, Bose Corp, L'Oréal Group and Mercedes-Benz

Back in November 2017, Hamilton became the brand ambassador for Puma, whereas after signing a global deal with Tommy Hilfiger in March 2018, Hamilton added his name to the list of brand ambassador.

In his 12th season in F1 racing, Hamilton wore a race suit featuring logos of 12 sponsors which will earn Mercedes $149.76 million in 2018.  

CAPTION: Lewis Hamilton wearing race suit featuring logos of 12 SOURCE: Daily Mail

Well, Hamilton currently earns $8 million with his endorsements, with a massive increment in his previous years' income, i.e,$3 million approximately.

Lewis Hamilton Properties: House, Cars, and Private Jet

Currently, the British racer lives in his house in Monte Carlo, Monaco, since 2010 after purchasing the house for $13.38 million, miles away from his childhood home of a one-bedroom flat in Stevenage.

Back in December 2017, Lewis Hamilton bought a mansion in London for $24 million knocking off $2 million from asking price. The property featuring 6 bedrooms and 4 reception rooms with an open out 200ft garden was initially built by the famous builder Samuel Johns in 1860.

Hamilton, bought it after it was put on the market in November by the gay couple: Burberry chief designer Christopher Bailey and his husband, actor Simon Woods.

CAPTION: Lewis Hamilton's house in London SOURCE: The Sun

Besides this, Hamilton also has an apartment in New York and an estate in Colorado. And to spend his time in his mansion, Hamilton files away with his red Bombardier Challenger 605 worth $21.7 million.

CAPTION: Lewis Hamilton's private jet SOURCE: Racing Business

Though back in November 2017, the racer's jet made the highlights after it was revealed that Lewis Hamilton avoided paying $4 million VAT on his aircraft, which was later settled with by his lawyer.

Cars of Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton fond of cars and racing since his childhood has got a jaw-dropping collection of cars. His collection includes Pagani Zonda 760 LH ($1.8 million), 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra ($1.6 million), Mercedes-AMG SLS Black Series, McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari ($1.5 million), 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and many more.

Also, Hamilton owns bikes like a Maybach 6, Mercedes-Maybach S600, Maverick X3 and Honda CRF450RX Motocross Bike. 

CAPTION: Hamilton's Pagani Zonda SOURCE: Auto week

The worth of his cars and bike collection is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $10 million.

Probably, this is not the end of his property empire extension, let's wish him best and stick tight for more updates.