Lewis Hamilton

by John Von Sun Jul,2018
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton or famously known as Lewis Hamilton is a British professional Formula One Driver. He is regarded as the greatest top F1 racers in the world and has won three world championships as an F1 Driver.

 

Recently in October, Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One title finishing fourth behind Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen in the Mexico Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton’s  Net worth

Currently, the formula one star, Lewis Hamilton is according to sources is residing in Monaco. He has homes in Switzerland and London.

According to the richest, his annual salary was over $36 million with his endorsing earning along with sponsorship deals risen to $3 million. Hence looking at his professional career, his net worth is assumed to be around $280 million.

Lewis Hamilton’s Early Career

Lewis Hamilton is of British nationality. He was born on 7  January 1985 in Hertfordshire, England to mother Carmen and father, Anthony Hamilton. He has a stepbrother who also has been a professional racer. Hamilton was fond of cars since his early childhood days and played football in The John Henry Newman School.

Lewis Hamilton’s  Career

He started his professional racing career with the British Formula Renault Winter Series in 2001. His impressive performances aided him to qualify for the ART Grand Prix in 2006.

He made his  F1 debut in 2007 in the Australian Grand Prix and finished at second place. Hamilton later signed a four-year contract with McLaren Mercedes in early 2008.

In his first season, he won the race and eventually gain Jing a victory in the Australian Grand Prix. He, later on, went on to win the Monaco Grand Prix and become the youngest driver to win the Formula One World Championship.

In 2009, he, later on, went on to win the Singapore  Grand Prix and later on signed with Mercedes Benz team in 2012 and went on to record his first victory for the team in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

He won the Japanese Grand Prix by his won against his own team partner,  Nico Rosberg by 67 points margin to be crowned as World Champion. In 2015, his team was the most prolific team in the Formula One circuit.

He was one of the prized racers of the Mercedes line up and signed a three-year additional contract. In 2015, with the team, he was able to win the United State Grand Prix. In 2017/18 season, he won the Chinese Grand Prix and later won in Spain.

He was crowned the Formula One world champion for the fifth time in 2018 after securing the fourth position in the Mexican Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton’s Personal Life

BBC sports personality of the year in 2014, Lewis Hamilton stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 68 Kg.

Talking about his personal life, he was in a relationship with Nicole Scherzinger, a renowned singer, and an X-factor judge. After dating for a couple of years, the pair got separated with citing the busy schedules each individual had in their profession that caused their split. The couple broke up and went their separate ways in 2015.

In 2018, he was also rumored to be dating famous singer Nicki Minaj.

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