Legendary British Formula One driver, Lewis Hamilton, boasts a prestigious career with 7 World Championship titles and a record-breaking 103 race wins. Ranking as the highest-earning F1 driver in history, Hamilton's estimated net worth stands at a staggering $285 million.
Launching his F1 career in 2007 with McLaren, Hamilton swiftly climbed to fame, winning his inaugural World Championship in 2008. However, in 2013, he shocked many by joining Mercedes-AMG Petronas, in a deal worth $54 million.
Two years later, Hamilton inked an extraordinary $140 million contract extension, catapulting him among the highest earners in global sports. Recent estimates suggest that Hamilton earns approximately $55 million per season.
As he approaches a decade with Mercedes, rumors circulate of another lucrative contract extension for the 38-year-old racing titan.
Hamilton's Wide-Ranging Investments
Hamilton's financial portfolio extends beyond the race track.
Recently, he entered the NFL world, joining an investment group to acquire the Denver Broncos. Other ventures range from a clothing line with Tommy Hilfiger, "TOMMYXLEWIS", to a vegan burger chain, "Neat Burger", and even an electric SUV off-road team, "Team X44".
His investment collaborators include big names like Cindy Crawford, with whom he co-invested in "Athletic Greens", and Justin Timberlake, in a vertical farming venture, "Bowery". He also invested in a plant-based food startup, "NotCo", alongside Roger Federer and Jeff Bezos, and a grocery delivery app, "Zapp".
Hamilton's property portfolio includes a $40.7 million New York City penthouse, a $25 million London mansion, and apartments in Switzerland and Monaco. Avid car collector, Hamilton's garage features gems like a McLaren P1, a 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 1966 Shelby Cobra 427, and a Mercedes-AMG Project One.
In addition to his varied investments, Hamilton also endorses several renowned brands, including Tommy Hilfiger, Mercedes-Benz, Puma, Petronas, IWC, Monster Energy, Bell Helmets, MV Agusta Motorcycles, Sony, and Bose.