Lewis Hamilton Net Worth 2021: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family

On the 18th of December 2007, Hamilton was suspended from driving in France. He was suspended for a month after being caught speeding at 196 km/h on a French motorway. His Mercedes-Benz CLK was also impounded following the incident.
Lewis Hamilton Net Worth

Lewis Hamilton is a British racing driver who competes in Formula One for the Mercedes team. Born on 7th January 1985, Hamilton is one of the best Formula One drivers ever.

He has won a joint-record seven World Drivers’ Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), and holds the records for the most wins, pole positions, and podium finishes, amongst others.

In this article, we will have a look at the Race Car drivers Net Worth, Career History, Family, Personal Details, and other key topics.

Lewis Hamilton Net Worth 2021

Net Worth: Lewis Hamilton’s Net Worth has been estimated to be around (USD) $285 million. Hamilton is the richest and best-paid driver in Formula One. His Net Worth is an estimate of the salary that he earns racing and the endorsements that he does.

Net Worth$285 million
Born7th January 1985
Age36 years
Country of OriginGreat Britain
Source of WealthFormula One driver
Last Updated2021

Salary: Lewis Hamilton’s salary for the 2021 Calendar year is reportedly worth $55 million. He has extended a one-year stay with the Mercedes team and is the highest-paid Formula 1 driver in the 2021 season.

The seven-time champion is at the top of the best-paid racers for quite some time now. His salary is reportedly calculated including all the bonuses.

Lewis Hamilton Endorsements:

It is obvious that many brands would want to sponsor you if you are the best race car, driver. Here are some brands that Lewis Hamilton Endorses,

  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Monster Energy
  • Puma
  • IWC
  • Sony
  • BOSE
  • Bell Helmets
  • MV Agusta Motorcycles
  • Gran Turismo Sports

Assets: Hamilton reportedly owns an 18million pound mansion in London. The house reportedly has six rooms and is located in a place with a wonderful view.

The driver moved to Linus, Vaud canton, Switzerland in 2007, citing privacy as his main reason for leaving the UK.

In 2010, Hamilton moved to Monaco, purchasing a house worth a reported £10 million. The racer also owns an apartment in Manhattan, New York which he bought for US$40 million in 2017, and an estate in Colorado where he has said he would live after his retirement.

Hamilton’s amazing car collection includes,

  • Ferrari LaFerrari
  • Pagani Zonda 760 LH
  • McLaren P1
  • 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Black Series
  • 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
  • Mercedes-AMG Project One
  • MV Agusta Lewis Hamilton edition 800RR

Teams represented by Lewis Hamilton

The following are the teams that Hamilton has represented in his racing career:

Teams RepresentedSeriesYears
Manor MotorsportMultiple GP Series2001-04
ASM Formule 3Formula 32005
ART Grand PrixGP2 Series2006
Vodafone McLarenFormula One2007-12
Mercedes-AMG PetronasFormula One2013-Currently active

Lewis Hamilton’s racing career     

Early career: Hamilton started driving Go Karts at an early age and later transitioned into the Formula 3 series with the ASM team.

Hamilton then moved to the GP2 Series with ART and won it in his first attempt. His skills were so popular that McLaren scouted him and he joined them in 2007

McLaren: Hamilton had a great start with McLaren finishing 2nd in 2007 and going on to win the Championship in 2008 with 98 points, which included 5 wins.

Following 2008, Hamilton’s form dipped a bit like Red Bull, other teams started putting out better vehicles. He stayed outside the top 3 in his remaining years before leaving McLaren in 2012.

At McLaren, Hamilton finished with 22 Formula One victories and One Championship.

Mercedes: Upon signing with Mercedes in 2013, Hamilton was reunited with his childhood karting teammate, Nico Rosberg. Between 2014 and 2016, Hamilton and Rosberg would go on to have one of the best inter-team rivalries as both the drivers were in their peak form. Hamilton won the 2014,2015 Championships while Rosberg won the 2016 edition before retiring prematurely.

Hamilton won four championships in a row between 2017 and 2020. He is currently in 2nd place in the ongoing 2021 season.

Lewis Hamilton’s record in the Formula One

The following is Lewis Hamilton’s record in Formula One. Please note that the 2021 season is still ongoing at the time of writing this article

SeasonTeamWinsPodiumPointsPosition
2007Vodafone McLaren4121092nd
2008510981st
200925495th
2010392404th
2011362275th
2012471904th
2013Mercedes-AMG Petronas151894th
201411163841st
201510173811st
201610173802nd
20179133631st
201811174081st
201911174131st
202011143471st
2021512275.52nd*

Basic F1 Stats of Lewis Hamilton:

All stats are updated until 30th October 2021

  • Entries: 283 (283 starts)
  • Championships: 7
  • Wins: 100
  • Podiums: 177
  • Career Points: 4053.5
  • Pole Positions: 101
  • Fastest Laps: 58

Awards won by Lewis Hamilton

Formula One:

  • Formula One World Drivers’ Championship (7 times): 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Formula One World Constructors’ Championship: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • DHL Fastest Lap Award: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • FIA Pole Trophy/Pirelli Pole Position Award: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • Hawthorn Memorial Trophy: 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Lorenzo Bandini Trophy: 2009

Outside F1:

  • Laureus Breakthrough of the Year Award in 2008
  • Sportsman of the Year Award in 2020
  • Pride of Britain Award (2007)
  • Best Driver ESPY Award (2017)
  • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award (2014, 2020)
  • L’Équipe Champion of Champions (2020)
  • Gazzetta World Sportsman of the Year (2018, 2020)
  • FIA Personality of the Year three times (2014, 2018, 2020)
  • FIA Hall of Fame in 2017
  • Knighted by the Queen of England
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire

Lewis Hamilton’s Personal Info

The following are some personal details of the Formula 1 driver:

NameSir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton
Date of Birth7 January 1985
Age36 years
Place of BirthStevenage, Hertfordshire, England
Parents NameAnthony Hamilton and Carmen Larbalestier
Car Number 44
Debut in F12007 Australian Grand Prix
SchoolThe John Henry Newman School
Started racing in2001
CitizenshipGreat Britain (British)
Height1.74m (5’7″)
Weight73 kg
SpouseUnmarried
ChildrenNone
SiblingsNicolas Hamilton, Samatha & Nicola Lockhart (half-sisters)
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
ReligionCatholic Christian
Known forProfessional Formula One driver

Lewis Hamilton’s Rumoured Affairs

Nicole Scherzinger: She was Lewis’ on-off girlfriend for more than seven years. The couple was long-distance for much of the time. The couple split for good in 2015, and the Pussycat Doll revealed she had cut all contact with her ex-boyfriend a year later.

Rihanna: The singer has been friends with Lewis for years, but they were rumored to have taken their relationship to a new level in 2015. The pair were thought to have enjoyed a summer romance as they spent time together in New York.

Rita Ora: Lewis and Rita Ora never confirmed their relationship, but they were spotted together on numerous occasions.

They even enjoyed a secret sunshine break together in July 2016, while Rita was supposedly pictured leaving his apartment. Rita also attended quite a few of Lewis Hamilton’s races.

Sofia Richie: Lewis Hamilton was rumored to be enjoying a fling with model Sofia Richie in 2017.

He also sat with his rumored beau in the front row at Paris’ Couture Fashion Week back in January 2017 and took her for a ‘lunch date’ in May of that same year.

Nicki Minaj: Reports were doing the rounds in 2018 that Lewis and Nicki Minaj were dating after they were spotted at New York Fashion Week together. But nothing was confirmed if the pair were dating at that time or not.

Lewis Hamilton’s Controversies:

Speed Driving in France: On the 18th of December 2007, Hamilton was suspended from driving in France. He was suspended for a month after being caught speeding at 196 km/h on a French motorway. His Mercedes-Benz CLK was also impounded following the incident.

Driving Controversy in Australia: Two days before the 2010 Australian Grand Prix, Victorian Police witnessed Hamilton “deliberately losing traction” in his silver Mercedes-AMG C63, and impounded the car for 48 hours.

Following the incident, Hamilton released a statement of apology for “driving in an over-exuberant manner”. After being charged with intentionally losing control of a vehicle, Hamilton was eventually fined A$500 (£288).

FAQs about Lewis Hamilton

Q. Is Hamilton a vegan?

Yes Hamilton came out as a vegan recently

Q. How many times has Hamilton won the F1 title?

As of 2020, He has won the F1 title seven times.

Q. Is Hamilton the best F1 driver ever?

Hamilton is certainly one of the best F1 drivers. He is a modern great but it is hard to compare drivers of different eras.

Q. Is Hamilton married?

No Hamilton hasn’t married anyone yet

Q. Does Hamilton have kids?

No Hamilton doesn’t have any kids

Q. Why do people call him Sir Lewis Hamilton?

He got the title of ‘Sir’ after being knighted by the Queen of England.

Q. Who is Hamilton currently dating?

Hamilton is not known to be dating anyone currently.

Q. Did Hamilton undergo racism?

Yes, he did undergo racism because he was the first black F1 driver. And was generally the only black driver in most circuits.

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Jasvinder Singh
I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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