George Russell Biography

( 1998 - )
September 25, 2019
First published on:September 25, 2019
by John Max

Facts of George Russell

Date of Birth: 1998, February 15
Age: 22 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name George Russell
Birth Place King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Famous Name George Russell
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Steve Russell
Mother Alison Russell
Net Worth $0.2 million
Salary $170,000
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Profession Racing driver
Currently Working For Formula One World Championship for the Williams team
Girlfriend Seychelle de Vries

The 2017 GP3 Series Champion, George Russell is currently competing in the 2019 Formula One World Championship for the Williams team. The British racing driver is the reigning FIA Formula 2 Champion for ART.

King's Lynn, Norfolk native, George Russell was born on 15 February 1998. He holds a British nationality and is of white ethnicity. 

The handsome hunk is currently in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Seychelle de Vries. 

Net Worth: $0.2 Million

The Williams Formula 1 Team driver has an estimated net worth of $0.2 million as of 2019. As per the multi-year deal signed with Williams in 2019, he earns $175,000 annually 

Russell with the yearly salary of $170,000 is ranked #19 in 2019 Formula 1 Top Earner while Lewis Hamilton is on the top with $57,000,000 paycheck per annum and Sebastian Vettel at 2nd position with an annual salary of $45,000,000.

Russell's Land Rover SOURCE: Instagram @georgerussell63

Not only as a racer, he earns much from endorsements and sponsorships. His deals are with Mercedes, AMG, BRDC, Bell Helmets, Alpinestars, and Puma.

Besides, he owns few lists of worlds expensive cars including Mercedes-AMG C 63 starting from $67,000, and Land Rover. 

Relationship status: Dating

The 21-year-old British racing driver is currently in a relationship with girlfriend Seychelle de Vries. As reported they met whilst racing in the Formula 2 championship and started dating for around two years now. 

Initially, Seychelle was snapped with Russell after he won the 2017 GP3 Series title captioning: "My champion".

George Russell’s girlfriend Seychelle de Vries SOURCE: F1i

The pair celebrated 2018 Christmas together and Seychelle shared the picture on her Instagram, captioning the photo: "My Christmas present came early Merry Christmas everyone #mysanta". 

Tell you the truth, Seychelle de Vries has set her Instagram account private whereas Russell has not shared even single picture with her. Some sources recently claimed that the couple might have broken up as George unfollowed Vries on Instagram and even unliked all the photos.

Know More About Seychelle de Vries

Seychelle is the sister of Formula 2 driver Nyck de Vries. Her brother currently competes in Formula 2 for ART Grand Prix. He won the 2010 and 2011 Karting World Championships. 

Russell's girlfriend Seychelle de Vries SOURCE: The Sun

Other than that, the Dutch native has been previously linked to Max Verstappen

Family Background

Russell was born to Alison Russell and Steve Russell. Further, he has a brother named Benjy Russell.

CAPTION: Russell with his family SOURCE: Instagram @georgerussell63

He often shares pictures with his family on his Instagram account where he has 349k followers. 

Formula One practice debut

Russell entered Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport as a junior driver on 19 January 2017. Further, he participated in both days of the Budapest Test on the 1–2 August, that caught the Formula One World Championship as well as support series races at the same circuit before the weekend.

On 7 November 2017, Russell made his Formula One practice debut at the 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix driving in the first practice session representing Force India. Subsequently, he drove for them in a first practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that same year.

Behind the racing duties:

Similarly, on 1 May 2018, the racer was named as one of the Pirelli Tyre Test Drivers for Force India at the post-Spanish Grand Prix test. 

At the start 2019, Russell joined the Williams Formula 1 Team partnering Robert Kubica

Before Fame

At the age of 13, Russell started karting and progressed through to the cadet class by his 16, becoming MSA British champion and British Open champion.

At Rotax Mini Max category, he won Super One British champion and Formula Kart Stars British champion In 2010. Further, he also won the Kartmasters British Grand Prix that same year.

The following year, Russell graduated to the KF3 class, winning the SKUSA Supernationals title. Also, he became 2011 CIK-FIA European Champion, a title he successfully defended in 2012.

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