Lewis Hamilton net worth: British Formula One racing driver, Lewis Hamilton has a net worth of $280 million.
Born Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton in January 7, 1985, Lewis Hamilton currently races for the Mercedes AMG Team. The 2008 and 2014 Formula One World Champion is one of the most coveted race drivers in the world.
Born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, he showed strong dedication for sports racing and approached McLaren team principal Ron Dennis to express his desire to race for McLaren. In just three year, he was signed by McLaren and Mercedes-Benz in Young Driver Support Program.
Hamilton went on to win the British Formula Renault, Formula Three Euro series and GP2 Championship to start his career in top flight. Riding for McLaren in 2007, Hamilton also holds the record for the youngest driver to secure a contract in a Formula One drive. Often labelled ‘the first black driver in Formula One’ for having black father and white mother, he is also the first driver of African ethnicity to have won a major race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Finishing second in the debut Formula One Championship, one point behind Kimi Raikkonen, Hamilton was crowned the Champion a year later while he also became the youngest Formula One champion in history. His record stood only for two years after Sebastian Vettel took the crown from his in 2010.
Hamilton was also named ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year’ 2014 after winning the 2014 Formula One Championship. This professional athlete is often considered to be one of the highest paid race car drivers in the world and has collected several titles, records and accolades. Hamilton is also the only driver to have won atleast one race each season, with McLaren (2007-2012) and Mercedes (since 2013).
This star dated Nicole Scherzinger for three years and is in on-and-off relationship with her today. He also lives a lavishing life and currently owns a private jet while has a number of costly sports car like Mercedes-Benz CLK, AC Cobra, LaFerrari, etc.
A star in the making, Lewis Hamilton currently enjoys his life with a net worth of $280 million.
Quick Facts about Lewis Hamilton
Full Name: Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton
Profession: Race Car Driver
Height: 5′ 9″ (1.74 m)
Date of Birth: January 7, 1985
Place of Birth: Stevenage, England
Education: University of Arizona( graduate in Theatre Arts)
Marital status: Dating (Nicole Scherzinger)
Astrological sign: Capricorn