Starting F1 racing career in 2007, the Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton has now reached total assets of nearly $ 500 million.
Although not break the record world champion Michael Schumacher’s seven times, but Lewis Hamilton of the remuneration earned by racing to Formula 1 has surpassed the most famous racers of all time.
Based on the statistics of the site Formula Money, the British racing driver Lewis Hamilton has earned $ 489 million from salary and bonuses from being officially join F1 in 2007. Before signing with the team Mercedes AMG Petronas variable Contract he worked with the McLaren racing team over a period of 6 years.
In the period from 1994 to 2004, the World Championships 7 times Michael Schumacher has achieved total revenue of up to $ 464 million, this is the money that he gained after the racers main 3 Jordan team, Bennetton and Ferrari. According to the Forbes, Michael Schumacher gained the highest salary in 1999 with the figure of $ 38 million and became the racer with the highest salary in the racing history.
Though officially retired with F1 racing in 2012, Michael Schumacher remains the richest racing history until 2019 – a very respectable feat. According to several sources said, the current contracts of Lewis Hamilton with a value of $ 57 million a season, the biggest remuneration of the riders attending the F1 season 2019. Forbes Magazine has also estimated that the other bonuses, Lewis Hamilton owns nearly 500 million. However this figure is not yet final figure because Hamilton also received huge amounts of money from donors.
In 2018, Forbes magazine revealed that Hamilton received $ 9 million from advertising contracts with companies such as Sony, Monster Energy, Bombardier Inc., Puma, Tommy Hilfiger, Bose, L’Oreal and Mercedes-Benz. Currently Lewis Hamilton was 12th in the list of the richest athletes in the world and 47th on the list of 100 celebrities.
According to British media said, in the season 2018 has 12 sponsors signed with the team Mercedes AMG Petronas to put the logo on protective gear race of Hamilton and 12 contracts Hamilton took home 146 million USD for the Mercedes team.
Lewis Hamilton the total amount earned from sponsors team up to 112 million pounds, 146 million wholesale bow. Lewis Hamilton has confirmed that his contract and Mercedes will end the season in 2020, with the riders this 4 times world champion when working with Mercedes can be sure that the contract his next will be the current remuneration much larger.