Lewis Hamilton MBE is a British racing driver who races in Formula One, today we look at his Net Worth, Lifestyle, Wiki, Girlfriend, Family And More.
LEWIS HAMILTON NET WORTH – $500,000,000
|NAME: Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton|
|OCCUPATION: Racing Driver|
|BIRTHDAY: 7th January 1985|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United Kingdom|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: F1 Racing|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: West London|
Born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England was educated at The John Henry Newman School, a voluntary aided Catholic secondary school in Stevenage.
He practiced Karate at school in an effort to combat bullying and got his first go-kart at the age of six years old.
Hamilton played association football for his school team with Ashley Young who later became an England International Player.
He later went onto complete studies at Cambridge Arts and Sciences, a private sixth-form college in Cambridge.
He began Karting in 1993 and started winning races and championships almost instantly later becoming the youngest driver to win the British cadet karting championship at the age of ten.
Hamilton was offered a role in the McLaren driver development programme after winning his second Super One series and British championship with the option of a Formula One seat included in the contract.
He began his long racing career in 2001, racing in the British Formula Renault Winter Series, finishing runner-up in the 2007 World Drivers’ Championship and winning his first trophy in 2008, becoming the then-youngest Formula One World Champion in history.
Lewis Hamilton has certainly splashed out on some amazing properties over the years and these include a £32 Million pound penthouse in New York.
Part-owned by NFL great Tom Brady, this project features some amazing apartments and Hamilton’s 6,547 square-foot home includes a swimming pool, fitness centre, squash court, library and wine cellar.
With five-bedrooms, six-bathrooms, the home includes a huge outdoor area and has amazing views of the Hudson River with a large entertaining area and some amazing outdoor furniture.
Moving across to London now and another £18 million pounds has been spent by Lewis Hamilton on a six-bedroom detached villa in West London.
This home features another generous entertaining space, 200ft garden with massive summer house and was built by the famous builder Samuel Johns in 1860.
Four reception rooms, two large bathrooms and a grand kitchen mean Lewis can feel at home in the nations capital, especially when he is competing in the British Grand Prix.
ANother home on the drivers list is one which is very important and close to his heart, his Monte Carlo residence which not much is known about.
Believed to be located in the exclusive Fontvieille district, the 2,000sq ft, four-bedroom duplex has views across the Mediterranean in Fontvieille’s Seaside Plaza and could have cost him £30 million pounds if set on the top floor.
Lewis Hamilton gained his first driving licence back in 2002 and the forst car to be purchased and added to his, now, incredible collection was a Mini Cooper.
Some of the more powerful cars in the stars multi-million pound collection include a Ferrari 599 SA Aperta, Pagani Zonda 760LH, Ferrari LaFerrari, Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta, McLaren P1 and Mercedes AMG One.
Other cars featured are the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 6X6, Mercedes Benz AMG GTR, Mercedes Benz Maybach X31967 and Cadillac Escalade.
He also enjoys driving some more classic, yet super fast cars including the 1966 Shelby Cobra 427, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and the 1967 Shelby Cobra 427.
FAMILY & DATING
Lewis Hamilton has been in a number of high profile relationships including with Nicole Scherzinger and Danielle Lloyd and has also been pictured with Rihanna on several occasions.
Other people he has been linked with include Singer Rita Ora, Singer Nicki Minaj, Canadian fashion model Winnie Harlow and social media personality and model Sophie Richie, youngest daughter of singer Lionel Richie.
His father, Anthony Hamilton, sometimes worked four jobs to support the family, working as both an IT manager and becoming a contractor.
His mother is named Carmen Larbalestier and she is from Birmingham while his older half-sisters are named Samantha and Nicola.
He has a stepmother named Linda and his half-brother Nicolas, is also a professional racing driver.
Lewis Hamilton has made a number of friends in the racing world over the years including Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas, Daniel Ricciardo and Kimi Räikkönen, although it is currently unclear if they are still friends.
Other friends in his close circle include Danielle Lloyd, singer Nicole Scherzinger, Rihanna and Singer Rita Ora.
Lewis Hamilton once owned a Challenger 605 jet thought to have been worth close to $27 million dollars and can often be found relaxing on his 90-foot-long $4 million yacht named Sunseeker.
He owns an Electric Off-road racing team that takes place in the Extreme E electric off-road racing series and MV Agusta F4 LH44 motorcycle.
He has become a brand ambassador for luxury watch company IWC and launched the clothing line TOMMYXLEWIS during New York Fashion Week in 2012.
He has been listed as one of the 100 most influential people globally by Time Magazine and he was Knighted in 2021 by Queen Elizabeth in the New Year Honours.
He has done large amounts of philanthropic work including with The United Nations Children’s Fun and made a short film about Manila’s street children in 2012.