Sebastian Vettel: BiographySebastian Vettel is a German Racing driver born on 3rd July 1987 in Heppenheim, Germany.
His parents are Norbert Vettel and Heike Vettel. The siblings are Fabian Vettel, Stefanie Vettel who works as a physiotherapist for disabled children and Melanie Vettel a dental technician.
Besides his native German, Vettel speaks English, French and Italian.
His childhood idols were Michael Schumacher, Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson.
Vettel competes in Formula One for Aston Martin and has won four World Drivers’ Championship titles which were consecutive from 2010 to 2013.
He had previously driven for BMW Sauber, Toro Rosso, Red Bull and Ferrari. He is reportedly the youngest World Champion as of the year 2020 and has the third most race victories (53) and podium finishes (121) and the fourth most pole positions.
He started his Formula One career as a test driver for BMW Sauber in 2006 and he got his first win in 2008 in the Italian Grand Prix.
“Vettel signed for Ferrari for 2015 and became Mercedes‘ and Lewis Hamilton‘s closest challenger in two title fights in 2017 and 2018, although he finished both years as runner-up.”
He had his last win in 2019 in the Singapore Grand Prix.
Sebastian is one of five Formula One drivers to win at least four World Championships.
He is ranked at the 97th position in the Forbes Magazine list of the world’s 100 richest athletes.
Sebastian Vettel: Net Worth
Vettel has an estimated net worth of $ 140 million as of 2021.
“His current contract with Ferrari puts his annual salary to $36.3 million along with bonuses, making him one of the richest drivers in the F1 grid. The length of his contract runs till the end of 2020, after which it is anybody’s guess. He’s driven for two very rich teams: Red Bull with their massive budget and Ferrari with their legacy, ensuring his lifetime earnings at $140 million.”
Sebastian Vettel: Salary
Being an iconic Racing driver, Sebastian definitely is one of those who bag huge salaries.
He reportedly has an estimated $ 36 million annual salaries.
Sebastian Vettel: Endorsements
Huge brands have endorsed Sebastian as their influencer and thus having a partnership with him.
Some of those brands include: watch brand Casio, car manufacturer Infiniti, car petroleum brand Shell, clothing brand Pepe Jeans and Tirendo.
These endorsements have had him bag an estimate of $300, 000.
According to Forbes, Vettel has eschewed all personal endorsement opportunities in recent years.
Sebastian Vettel: Business Ventures
Vettel is one of those athletes that has given investments a trial.
Among others, he not only races for Aston Martin, as he has also become an investor, having bought shares in the company.
Sebastian Vettel: Foundation and Charity work
Sebastian has offered to serve humanity by indulging in several charity works.
He supports two main charities dubbed; Champions for Charity and United Charity. He has shifted his focus to children’s welfare and sports.
He also takes part in competing in charity football matches to raise money for various charitable organizations.
“Vettel has donated to the ‘Grace P Kelly Association’ – a German organization that aids children affected by cancer.
In early 2019, Vettel teamed up with teammates Charles Leclerc and star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in a charity football match for the Piedmontese Foundation for Cancer Research and for the Telethon Foundation.”
Sebastian Vettel: FamilyThe 33-year-old Vettel married his childhood friend Hanna Prater at a private ceremony.
The two have sired three children; Emilie, born in January 2014, Matilda, born in September 2015 and a son born in November 2019.
Sebastian Vettel: Assets and LifestyleVettel prefers keeping his personal life away from the public. He does portray a posh life as people would expect.
He leaves in a Medieval-style farmhouse in Thurgau, Switzerland.
He also has a flashy car collection which includes; Ferrari F40, Ferrari California T, Mercedes Benz SL-65 AMG, MINI Countryman and Infiniti FX.
“While he races some of the fastest cars on track, he prefers two wheels off the track. The German driver has an enviable vintage motorcycle collection and often arrives at circuits on one of his cool bikes.”
Sebastian Vettel: Social Media Followers
Sebastian has social media handles with an Instagram account dubbed (@vettelofficial) having 1.3 million followers.
His Twitter account (@sebvettelnews) has 135.9 thousand followers.
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