Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is a Formula One (F1) racing driver, born January 7, 1985 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He first became interested in motorsport at the age of six when his father, Anthony Hamilton, bought him a radio-controlled car. His passion for the sport grew from there and made his F1 debut in 2007, where he finished second, one point behind champion Kimi Räikkönen (Ferarri). The following season, in 2008, at the age of 23, Lewis Hamilton won his first world championship title, becoming the youngest motor racing champion in the history of the competition.
He has since won three more world titles – in 2014, 2015 and 2017. He has won his last three championships with his current team, Mercedes Benz, which he joined for the 2013 racing season so far, but his first championship in 2008 was won with McLaren.
It is said that when Hamilton was just ten years old, he attended the 1995 Autosport Awards with his father and he walked up to Ron Dennis, who was then the McLaren team manager, and told him that he (Hamilton) would one day race for the McLaren team. He was then entered into McLaren’s young driver support program in 1998. After showing so much promise, he was promoted to F1 and was named an official McLaren motor racing driver in 2007, as he announced to Ron Dennis. , twelve years earlier. This 2007 season also marked his first season in F1. Today, the rest is history!
Lewis Hamilton’s career
Lewis Hamilton began his motorsport career by driving karts in 1993, winning the British Karting Championship in 1995, the first of many championships he would later win. He was British Karting Champion for three consecutive years (1995 – 1998). In 1996, Hamilton made history by becoming the youngest driver to win continental and world titles. Karting Championships at only fifteen years old.
After these exploits, McLaren took him on. In 2007, aged 23, he was announced as its second driver in the F1 championship alongside the legendary Fernando Alonso. Although he finished in second place, his first season was impressive, setting records and tying the others. He created a new record for the highest points scored by a rookie, which he set at 109, most podiums for a rookie, which he set at 9, and then he tied a previous record for the most wins by a rookie, being 4. Of course, the following season he did better and won the world championship for the first time on the second request.
Until his move to Mercedes AMG Petronas at the end of the 2012 season, Hamilton finished no lower than fourth overall and two years after his move to Mercedes won the World Championship for pilots, back to back (in 2014 and 2015). He would then lose to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in 2016, but bounced back in 2017 to regain his world championship title, making him a four-time world champion and third in the winners list.
Salary and net worth
His current deal with Mercedes AMG Petronas, which is in its final year is a three-year deal signed in 2016 and expires at the end of the 2018 campaign. It is worth £100m (over $139m ), plus revenue from his endorsements with Monster Energy Drinks, Puma, Bombardier Recreational Products, IWC, and more, adding an additional $8.3 million to him every year. All have reserved his place among the richest sportsmen in the world. His current net worth is estimated at over $183 million.
Family – Brother, Mother, Father
Lewis Hamilton is considered “the first black driver in F1” due to his mixed heritage. His father Anthony Hamilton, born in 1969, was an entrepreneur and his son’s manager until 2010. He was of black descent – a black Briton from England – while his first wife, Hamilton’s mother, also from England , is white. Her name is Carmen Larbalestier. She divorced Hamilton’s father, Anthony, who was only two years old. Hamilton grew up with his mother and his stepsisters, from his mother’s second marriage – Nicola and Samantha Lockhart. His father also married again Linda Hamilton, who became his stepmother.
Lewis has a younger brother from his father’s marriage to his stepmother who is named Nicolas Hamilton. He was born on March 28, 1992 with cerebral palsy. Nicolas is also a professional British Touring Car Championship racing driver and uses a modified car.
Who is Lewis Hamilton’s Girlfriend
The F1 racing car has had a number of celebrity shotties linked to it and it’s no wonder that’s the case. Lewis Hamilton has dated some of the top models and beauty queens in the industry, but he’s not married yet. Hamilton’s first officially known girlfriend is Danielle Lloyd, whom he dated in 2002. Their relationship only lasted six months. This was before Hamilton became the super F1 racer he is today and Danielle rose to fame for winning the Miss England beauty pageant.
He dated his childhood sweetheart, Jodia Ma for four years between 2003 and 2007, but they broke up in June 2007. He also dated beauty queens Lotta Hintsa and Vivian Burkhardt in 2006 and 2008 respectively.
In 2007, he entered into a long-term relationship with Nicole Scherzinger. The relationship lasted seven years between 2007 and 2015. After his breakup with Nicole, Hamilton had an affair with glamorous model, Veronica Valle, which fell apart after three months. He was rumored to have started a romantic affair with longtime friend Rihanna in 2015. In 2016, it was Rita Ora. Although the pair have never publicly acknowledged their relationship, they have been seen together while on vacation and on other occasions.
Hamilton was also involved with Hungarian modelBarbara Palvin is still in 2016 and then model Winnie Harlow between 2016 and 2017. Most recently, in 2017, he reportedly had a relationship with Sofia Richie, an 18-year-old model and daughter of the legend. of R&B, Lionel Richie. The relationship has not been confirmed or denied by either party.
Body measurements, weight, height
The handsome British sportsman has the perfect body measurement for an F1 racer. With a height of 174cm (5ft 9in) and a weight of 69kg (152lb), the ever charming Hamilton is well placed to reign in F1 for another 5 years. Looking at his body measurements, his numbers are 37-14-29 inches (chest-biceps-waist). Her hair is black and her eyes are dark brown.