Hamilton has over the years grown as one of the richest figures in the game owing to his stellar record
Ever since he made his debut in 2007, Lewis Hamilton has only gone from strength to strength in the world of motorsports. The Englishman has made his name in the folklore of the F1 circuit, an illustrious career which has seen him emerge as one of the most successful names.
Racing his inaugural race for McLaren, Hamilton needed only a year to leave his mark on the field. Winning his first World Championship in only 2008, Hamilton laid down his mettle in some style, a career which has only been on the uptick ever since.
Now with 7 World Championships and 95 race wins in 14 years, Hamilton is truly regarded as one of the best to have graced the sport. And acknowledging the talent they have on their hands, Mercedes ensured they pulled out all stops to keep Hamilton at the side.
Lewis Hamilton’s 2021 Net Worth
In 2018, Hamilton signed a two-year contract extension with Mercedes. It saw Mercedes break the bank to indulge in his services with Hamilton being accorded a mammoth base salary of $30million with bonuses pushing it to over $50 million.
Forbes estimated him at $54 million as of May 2020 a figure which consists of $12 million from endorsements alone. His career earnings make his net worth sit in the region of $285 million according to Celebrity Net Worth
Hamilton’s value is not such on the circuit though. His worldwide recognition has seen brands line up to rein him as their ambassadors with Hamilton currently having deals with Monster Energy, Puma, IWC, Sony, Bose, Bell Helmets, MV Agusta Motorcycles, Gran Turismo Sport and Tommy Hilfiger.
Hamilton has ensured he’s shelved out a staggering amount for charitable acts with the racing driver involved with UNICEF, Education Africa, Save the Children and giving $500,000 as an aid for animals affected by bushfires in Australia.
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