Nico Rosberg is a renowned German former professional race car driver. He has been featured in the German-Finnish Formula one races and used his car which is the Formula Racing team One Mercedes whom they worked with Williams F1. His performance made him rise to his popularity as a celebrity as it was very outstanding. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Nico Rosberg in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Nico Rosberg was born on 27th June in 1985 in Wiesbaden in West Germany. He was born to his parents known as Sina who is his mother and his father known as Keke Rosberg. He has dual citizenship in which he holds that of Finland together with that of Germany. His father was also a racer who has previously won Formula One Championship of 1982 which gave Nico Rosberg much interest in pursuing this career. He spent much of his early childhood in Monaco and was teamed together with Lewis Hamilton at their young age in which they used in karting. He declined an aeronautical engineering course he did at Imperial College.
Nico Rosberg married Vivian Sibold who was his childhood friend in 2014 after being engaged for a long time. They got a child in 2015 and loved to spend much time with his family.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Nico Rosberg commenced his career in 2006 with Williams in his big Leagues Formula one on a race in Bahrain. During this time, he was signed in as a test driver until he had good performance which impressed Williams. The first season did not become a success which was common in the whole team, but in the second season, he completed many races and became on the 6th and 7th position in most of the Grand Prix seasons. He got much of his success in the 2008 Australian Grand Prix when he came to the 3rd position and later the 2nd position in the Singapore Grand Prix in the same year.
He followed having good performance in the European and the Hungarian Grand Prix though he left Williams in 2009 season and signed a contract with the Mercedes which offered better resources for winning races. His first featuring with Mercedes was in 2010 in which he finished the 3rd on a race in Malaysia. His breakthrough, however, came in 2012 when he got his first win on the Chinese Grand Prix.
This was followed by his featuring in the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2013 and defeated Lewis Hamilton in the British Grand Prix among other many tournaments which followed. He then shocked his fans on his announcement of his retirement on 2nd December 2016 which was while he was at the peak of his career. He has won several awards such as DHL Fastest Lap Award, Lorenzo Bandini Trophy among many other awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Nico Rosberg has an estimated net worth of $55 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings he has made in his successful career as a professional race car driver. He has won several tournaments as well as appearing in the top lists from which he has been able to earn in much earnings from.
Nico Rosberg retired from his professional career as a surprise to his supporters. It is believed that he wanted to have much time with his family as he did not usually have adequate time with them due to being busy with his career.