Lewis Hamilton had not only broken most of the records and have maximum wins but is also one of the highest-paid racers in Formula One. So, what is Lewis Hamilton’s net worth in 2022? Hamilton’s career is quite noteworthy as he made a name for himself and earned millions from a young age. In fact, he at least has one triumph in every season ever since he won for the first time at the Canadian GP in 2007 as a rookie. Now, he is on the way to breaking Michael Schumacher’s World Championship titles of seven times win.
Recently, the racer came in a third-place finish at the Bahrain GP and yet broke another Michael Schumacher’s record. The Portuguese GP saw him achieving his 92nd victory in 2020 and made him one of history’s most successful F1 racers. Lewis said during an interview that he would be a more aggressive driver this year as he is gearing up for his ambitions to win his eighth F1 World Championship title. He would not only surpass Michael Schumacher but also create a name in history if he won one more time.
What is Lewis Hamilton’s Net Worth in 2022?
Lewis Hamilton’s net worth is estimated to be $285 million currently. His earning sources are from being a racing driver in Formula One. He is one of the most successful drivers in history and was the youngest one when he won the Formula One World Championship for the first time in 2008. Lewis is also one of the highest-paid drivers in Formula One’s history that make millions in his annual salary. Furthermore, he is also the seven times winner of World Championship Titles and tied with Michael Schumacher for the same number. In Formula One World Championship Career, Lewis also has the record of having the maximum wins, podium finishes, and pole positions.
How Much Did Lewis Hamilton Make From His Racing Career?
Lewis Hamilton earned a lot from his racing career that helped him have such a high amount of net worth and made him one of the highest earners as a racing driver. Hamilton’s initial contract was with McLaren in 2007 for $10 million every year and stayed with them until 2012. After that, he entered into a contract with Mercedes in 2012 and is running with them until now. At first, it was only a three-year deal until 2015 for $100 million with at least $24 million annual salaries.
However, the deal got increased to another three more years after Lewis’ World Championship in 2014 and 2015. That deal got made for $130 million and was one of the richest deals in the history of F1. In 2018, he further renewed his contract and signed a deal for two years for $55 million every year. Thus, he made over $200 million by 2020. in 2021, he entered into one year deal with Mercedes for $55 million per year. Currently, his salary is estimated to be $82 million with Forbes also listing him as one of the richest racing drivers.
Lewis Luxury Car Collections
Well, it is not much of a surprise that Lewis has high luxurious car collections considering how he is an excellent racer. His car collection consists of Pagani Zonda 760 LH purchased for $2.07 million, 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra brought for $5.17 million, LaFerrari brought for $1.29 million, Mercedes-AMG Project One brought $2.59 million, Mercedes-AMG SLS Black brought for $297k, McLaren P1 brought for $2.59 million, 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 brought for $1 million, Mercedes-Maybach 6 and Mercedes – the Maybach S600 brought for $1.3 million. Furthermore, he also had a private jet in the past and owns a Yacht.
The F1 Racer Broke Another All Time Records Of Michael Schumacher In The Bahrain GP
Lewis Hamilton had become the king of consistency by breaking another record of Michael Schumacher in the recent Bahrain Grand Pix. It would just take one more win for the racer to overtake the record of Michael’s fifteen consecutive seasons in victory. Also, let’s not forget about him already being tied with Michael for having the most World Championship Titles in F1. One more win and he would break even that record of Michael. Lewis would yet again break another record of Michael after his next round in Jeddah for having maximum races with a single instructor.