Lewis Hamilton net price: How a lot has the F1 star made?
Lewis Hamilton is on the SPOTY shortlist tonight alongside Ben Stokes, Dina Asher-Smith, Raheem Sterling, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Alun Wyn Jones. The Mercedes driver loved one other superb season in Formula 1. He drove immaculately to say a sixth world title and his third in a row.
While Hamilton continues to impress on the racetrack, he can be hoping to comply with within the footsteps of F1 legend Ayrton Senna in having a “positive impact” within the youthful era.
Speaking final month, he stated: “I’m making an attempt to have a optimistic affect. I checked out Ayrton Senna. He was a star within the sky and I need to by some means rise up there.
“It is necessary to search out individuals like that and that’s what I’m making an attempt to be.
“If you take a look at younger children they’re pure spirits. We aren’t born to hate or have negativity in our hearts. That is one thing we study over time. It is handed to us by our dad and mom, and no matter points they’ve happening, and thru individuals you work together with.
“It is all the time actually necessary to remain true to your core values, and I’m actually lucky that I’ve this wonderful platform, that I by no means thought I’d have. I’m making an attempt to be the perfect person I can.”
Lewis Hamilton received his sixth world title
Lewis Hamilton is collected a formidable fortune
How a lot is Lewis Hamilton price?
According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2019, Hamilton’s price is estimated at £187million.
In July 2018, the F1 star signed a bumper new contract with Mercedes to develop into the best-paid driver within the sport’s historical past.
The deal is alleged to earn Hamilton as much as £40m per yr till the top of the 2020 season.
Speaking on the time, the Mercedes driver stated: “I’m very assured that Mercedes is the proper place to be over the approaching years.
“Although now we have loved a lot success collectively since 2013, Mercedes is hungrier than ever – from Dr Zetsche and the board members on the prime of Daimler, by (crew boss) Toto Wolff and the crew administration, to each single person I meet within the corridors of Brixworth and Brackley.
“The competitive passion that burns bright inside me is shared by every single member of this group – always chasing the next improvement and digging even deeper to make sure we come out on top. I can’t wait to see what we can achieve together in the next two-and-a-half seasons.”
Hamilton’s revenue can be boosted by profitable sponsorship offers and endorsements with the likes of IWC watches, Puma, Monster Energy Drinks and Bose.
Forbes estimated that his sponsorships alone have been price a mixed £5.4m in 2017.
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How does Lewis Hamilton spend his thousands and thousands?
Unsurprisingly, Hamilton is a fan of luxurious automobiles.
Despite driving for Mercedes, he splashed out a reported £1.13m on a restricted version ‘La Ferrari’ in May 2015.
He has additionally been seen driving a Pagani Zonda 760RS and Shelby GT500.
Hamilton can be keen on travelling on two wheels, and even teamed up with MV Agusta to create a particular version ‘F4 LH 44’ motorbike.
When he’s not tearing up the roads, Hamilton has been recognized to cruise round in his £5.65m 90-foot yacht or fly through his £15m personal jet, a Bombardier Challenger 605.
The F1 icon additionally has many luxurious houses and reportedly owns properties in London, Monaco, Los Angeles and New York, amongst others.
Sports Personality of the Year might be reside on BBC One tonight from 7pm GMT.