What is Lewis Hamilton's net worth and salary? How much money does he make?
Lewis Hamilton, the world’s highest-paid Formula 1 driver, holds the record of winning seven World Drivers’ Championship titles, making over $70 million.
Lewis Hamilton is highly regarded as one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers in the world. In 1998, the Brit started his racing career after joining the McLaren young driver programme, and in 2007 he became an official Formula 1 driver following an impressive debut with McLaren. Only a year after, Hamilton won his first World Championship in 2008, sharing his talent with the racing world and beyond.
Hamilton went on to do big things when he signed with Mercedes in 2013, winning a further six titles (2014-2015, 2017-2020) to become the joint-record winner of a total of seven World Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), with a breaking record of the most wins (103), pole positions (103), and podium finishes (181).
So how much is the net worth and salary of the famous 36-year-old Lewis Hamilton?
Lewis Hamilton: worth an estimated $300 million
Being the best comes with a price, and that’s no exception for the half caucasian half black racer; Hamilton’s salary is an estimated $70 million.
In addition, Hamilton makes around $12 million per annum in endorsements for multinational companies' products like Tommy Hilfiger, Gran Turismo Sport, Bell Helmets, MV Agusta Motorcycles, Monster Energy, IWC, Sony, Bose, and Petronas.
For the remainder of the 2021 season, Hamilton is reckoned to earn another $6 million in endorsements and prize money, which adds his total salary to over $82 million.
Although it is impossible to know Hamilton’s exact worth, his net worth as of 2021 is estimated at approximately $300 million, making him the best-paid driver in the history of Formula 1.
Born on January 7, 1985, in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is currently the 8th richest sportsman in the world.