He was ahead at Canadian Grand Prix but penalized five seconds which downgraded him behind Lewis Hamilton. And the reason for penalization was dangerous driving. It cost Sebastian Vettel victory, hence, Ferrari appealed ‘right to review’ the penalty and negotiate with FIA.
Sebastian Vettel is a German Formula 1 racing driver who is a part of the Scuderia Ferrari Racing Division. Prior to Ferrari, he used to race for Red Bull Racing and won four consecutive world titles with the team from 2010-2013. Presently, he secures the third position in Formula 1 rankings and is one of the best athletes of the sport.
Sebastian Vettel Girlfriend, Wife, and Children
The Scuderia Ferrari driver is an unmarried man, so he doesn’t have a wife. However, he is in a relationship with his sweetheart from school, Hanna Prater. The couple has been together since they were classmates at Heppenheim Middle School. Vettel started living together with girlfriend Prater in 2010.
Furthermore, the couple is parents to two children, both of them being daughters. They welcomed their first daughter Emilie on 12th January 2014. Later, in September 2015 Hanna gave birth to the couple’s second daughter Mathilda.
Despite this, the couple has no intention of getting married yet. We will have to wait for some more time to see Hanna be Vettel’ wife.
Sebastian Vettel Salary & Net Worth
Vettel was crowned as the highest-paid Formula 1 driver in the 2018 season. As per his deal with Ferrari, Vettel receives an annual salary of $40 million. Plus, he is the 30th highest-paid athlete as of 2019 according to Forbes. The racer’s three year deal with Ferrari made him a hefty amount of $50 million along with $30 million bonus in the first year.
Vettel is also the owner of numerous luxury and sports cars including Aston Martin, Ferrari, Mercedes, Lotus, and Romeo. In addition to his game earnings, he also makes a substantial amount from brand endorsements. Vettel also owns a $5 million farmhouse in Switzerland. As of 2019, he has accumulated a net worth of $100 million.
Sebastian Vettel Wiki, Bio, Age, & Parents
Sebastian was born in Heppenheim, Germany on the 3rd of July, 1987. He was born to father Norbert Vittle and mother Heike Vittel. Sebastian enjoyed his childhood with his three siblings. He has two older sisters: Melanie and Stefanie and a younger brother, Fabian who is also a racer. The F1 racer is of German nationality and belongs to the German ethnic group. Presently, he is 31 years old and was born with the zodiac Cancer.
Talking about his education, Sebastian was very bad at studying since childhood. His only interest was to become a race car driver. Despite this, he passed his school-leaving exams with good grades from Starkenburg Gymnasium. Moreover, Vettel is also interested in music. He is a huge fan of Michael Jackson and The Beatles.
Moving on to his height, Vettel is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and maintains a weight of 68 kilograms. In addition, he has a pair of hazel eyes and blonde hair.