Bernie Ecclestone is one of the world’s superior business magnates, who is from the United Kingdom. He was the chief executive of the Formula One Group, and he has invested a lot in the business. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Bernie Ecclestone in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
The full birth name of Bernie Ecclestone is Bernard Charles Ecclestone. He was born on October 28, 1930, in St Peter village in South Elmham, England, United Kingdom. His father Sidney Ecclestone was mainly a fisherman, and his mother’s name is Bertha Ecclestone. The family moved between several locations in England.
Bernie Ecclestone was grown and raised at various locations in England. He attended the West Central Secondary School in Dartford, from where he left to work at a chemical laboratory as an assistant. He also went to the University of Greenwich, which was named Woolwich Polytechnic, where he studied chemistry but it’s not known whether he earned a degree, certificate or no.
Bernie Ecclestone has experienced marriages and divorces in his private life. His first marriage was to a woman named Ivy Bamford, with whom he had 1 daughter named Deborah Ecclestone. He was married to the Croatian model Slavica Ecclestone for around 23 years ending their marriage with a divorce in 2009. Bernie and Slavica had 2 daughters together, the British model, socialite and television personality Tamara Ecclestone and the heiress, model, fashion designer and socialite Petra Ecclestone.
Bernie Ecclestone has been married to Fabiana Flosi since 2012. Fabiana works at the Brazilian Grand Prix as the marketing vice-president.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Bernie Ecclestone started in the business as a competitor and then he became the manager of drivers including Jochen Rindt and Stuart Lewis-Evans. After that, he became the owner of Brabham team which he ran for years before reselling it. He is one of the formers of the Formula One Constructors’ Association. He worked as the chief executive of the Formula One Group until 2017, and he developed the sport throughout the years he worked in that position.
Bernie Ecclestone has made great accomplishments throughout his career. He was honored with the Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria years ago. He also received an Honorary Doctorate degree from the Imperial College London.
The latest news about Bernie Ecclestone is that he bought Ayrton Senna McLaren car. Some sources say that he helped the Force India Team to get back and compete again in the Formula 1.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The British business magnate Bernie Ecclestone has an estimated net worth of more than $3.5 billion. He earned his billions of wealth and worth from the outstanding work he does in the Formula 1 world. Bernie Ecclestone earnings and salary reaches around $200 million annually.
Bernie Ecclestone is one of the most popular personalities in the world of the Formula 1. He worked as the boss of Formula One Group for years during which he accomplished several great things in the business. Bernie Ecclestone is currently living with his 3rd wife Fabiana Flosi.