Everybody is talking about football players who make tons of money per year. No one is talking about drivers. Especially Formula 1 drivers, who make a small fortune on a yearly basis. With the real talent, passion and will to fight and learn, F1 drivers can make a name for themselves. And that means that they will not be forced to live only by their salary. Their name can bring many sponsors that can pay them enough to make them rich and wealthy. So, find out which drivers have made their fortune. Some of them are still making it, some of them have stopped driving and enjoy in their retirement.
This 32 year old English driver has won the Formula 1 championship three times. He won his first tittle while driving for McLaren Mercedes in 2008. Basically his professional career is based on Mercedes engine. In 2013 he swapped McLaren for Mercedes Grand Prix and after only 1 year, he proved everyone that he still got something to show. He became the most successful British driver of all time, and he won 2014 and 2015 championship. His contract with Mercedes Grand Prix is worth $30 million per year. He got bonus of another $10 million if he won the championship. With net-worth of $120 millions he is one of the wealthiest.