Nico Rosberg

by John Von Tue May,2018
Nico Rosberg
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Nico Erik Rosberg
  • Birth Place Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • Famous Name Nico Rosberg
  • Father Keke Rosberg
  • Mother Sina  
  • Net Worth $ 50 million
  • Salary $ 15 million he is estimated to earn as an annual salary
  • Nationality German
  • Ethnicity Finnish German
  • Currently Working For Formula One
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Vivian Sibold
  • Children One daughter
  • Boyfriend No

Nico Erik Rosberg or famously known as Nico Rosberg is German-Finnish Formula One racer who drove for the Formula Racing team One Mercedes and Williams F1. Besides competing with Mercedes team, he also has raced for Germany and also raced for Finland in the beginning stage of his career.

Rosberg is a 2016 Formula One World Champion. He currently serves as an ambassador for Mercedes.

Nico Rosberg’s Early Career

Nico Rosberg was born to father, Keke Rosberg, a former world champion and mother,  Sina on 27 June 1985 in Wiesbaden, West Germany. He holds dual citizenship of Germany and also of Finland. 

His father, Keke Rosberg previously won the 1982 Formula One Championship.

Rosberg spent most of his childhood in Monaco.

He began karting at a very young age and later was teamed with Lewis Hamilton in early 2000. He later transferred to German Formula in BMV in 2002 and won the championship.

After declining an aeronautical engineering course in the Imperial  College London, he joined the Grand Prix team in the ART and later created history by winning the first GP2 title.

Nico Rosberg’s Net worth and Salary

Currently residing in Monte Carlo, Monaco, he was paid around $15.5 million as an annual salary in his final year in 2016. In July 2016, he signed a 2-year contract with Mercedes that would earn him the basic salary of $18 million a year, £750,000 as race win bonus and $5 million more is he wins the F! title in addition.

Year Salary/Earnings
2012 $11 million
2013 $13 million
2014 $14 million
2015 $16 million
2016 $19 million
2017 $18 million
2018 $18 million

Rosberg is reported to have earned $20 million from salary and winnings in 2015 and $1 million more from his endorsement deals.

He has a partnership with designer Thomas  Sabo who specializes in making a designer watch and jewelry brand since 2010. He also has an endorsement deal with Rolex.

His total net worth is estimated to be in the region of $ 50 million. As per some reports, he is one of the 10 richest racers that includes other stars like Michael Schumacher,  Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel etc.

Nico Rosberg’s with Formula One Career

He later raced for a Racing team such as Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited and Mercedes team.

Rosberg becomes the youngest car driver to set a record of the fastest lap in Bahrain Grand Prix in 2006.

He is currently is the captain of 2016 Formula One championship 19 points ahead of Mercedes, car driver, Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg achieved the biggest accolades was he finished just behind his longtime friend as a rival, Lewis Hamilton at the Formula One Championship and become the only the fourth driver in history to win the  Grands Prix for six consecutive years.

Nico Rosberg’s Personal Life

Currently 32, Nico Rosberg is one of the elite Formula One drivers in the history of sports car racing.

He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 66 kg.  Besides car racing the dual citizenship holder of Finland and Germany, Nico Rosberg is known to fluent in speaking several languages like English, French, Spanish as well as Italian a little but not Finnish.

Talking about his personal life, he is married to his longtime girlfriend, Vivian Sibold on July 11, 2014.

The pair is blessed with a child, daughter, Alaia Rosberg born on 30 August 2015 and currently enjoying a blissful and happily married without any chance of break up or divorce.

It was reported the star formula car driver, Rosberg ‘s name has been included in Panama Papers scandal in April 2016.

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