Lewis Hamilton one of the best racing drivers in Formula one. He made history in F1 racing after winning major grand prix throughout his career. He turned professional F1 driver in 2017 after making debut from (Australian Grand Prix). The first major GP win for him is (Canadian Grand Prix) in 2007. Hamilton is the most marketable athlete in (Motorsports) racing. He is listed among the richest athletes in the world by the Forbes Magazine.
Lewis Hamilton Net Worth: $265 Million
Annual Salary: $38 Million (2017)
Endorsement Earnings: $8 Million
Lewis Hamilton becomes the record breaking rookie in year 2017, with in just two races of season he breaks the record of (Bruce McLaren’s) after leading the drivers table finishing (3rd, 2nd) in first two races of the career. He signed a multi-millionaire long-term deal after giving best shot in start of his career with McLaren Mercedes team. He drives 6 years for the McLaren F1 (2007-12).
In 2016, he earned a contract deal with (Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team). Contract extended gets in terms from 2016-18 next three years. The reason he become the highest paid athlete in world is his endorsement deals with (IWC, Monster Energy, L’Oreal, Bose, Puma, MV Agusta Motorcycles and Bombardier Recreational Products). According to sources he earned $8 million from the endorsements.
|3 times Formula One Champion : (2008, 2014, 2015)|
|3 times received the award of (FIA Pole Trophy) : 2015, 2016, 2017|
|In 2017 won the (Best Driver ESPY Award)|
|Four times won (Autosport International Racing Driver Award)|
|Autosport British Competition Driver of the Year (5 times : 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)|
|2014 received (PAP European Sportsperson of the Year) award|
|3 times winner of (UEFA Best Player in Europe Award)|
|4 Times winner of (World Soccer Player of the Year : 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016)|
|Twice winner of (GQ Sportsman of the Year: 2014, 2015)|
|Most podium finishes in a season|
|Most consecutive seasons with a pole from debut season|