What is George Russell's net worth? | The Sun
GEORGE Russell is one of Formula One’s rising stars.
But what’s his net worth? Here’s what we know about the British racecar driver.
Who is George Russell?
George Russell is a British racecar driver, for the Mercedes F1 team.
He was born in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, to father Steve, and mother Alison.
His father had a seed and bean company, that he reportedly sold to support George’s driving career.
Russell has two older siblings, a sister called Cara, who works as his personal assistant, and a brother, Benjy.
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Russell grew up in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, and took up karting as a child at the age of 6, following in older brother Benjy’s footsteps, who was also a keen karting driver, often competing — and winning.
Russell has previously said that his brother “was a brilliant driver”, but despite starting at only 11 years old, it was already too late for him to pursue a career in the sport.
The budding driver moved up to the karting cadet class in 2010, becoming the MSA British champion and British Open champion.
In 2014, Russell participated in Formula Renault 2.0 Alps championship, finishing fourth, and also the BRDC Formula 4 Championship with the Lanan Racing team.
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After winning the Formula 4 Championship, he became the youngest-ever driver to win the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Award, earning a £100,000 cash prize.
In his debut Formula 3 championship in 2015, Russell scored three podium finishes.
After winning the Formula 2 championship driving with the French team ART Grand Prix, Russell moved on to Formula 1, debuting with the Williams team in 2019, at the Australian Grand Prix finishing sixteenth.
His first win came three years later at the 2022 São Paulo Grand Prix after he'd joined the Mercedes team.
As for his love life, Russell started dating Seychelle de Vries, once linked to Max Verstappen, in 2017.
The pair were reportedly together for three years, before a 2020 split.
Russell is now dating Carmen Montero Mundt, a finance professional based in London.
Carmen shares romantic snaps with boyfriend Russell with her 318,000 Instagram followers, for example, some exotic holiday photos, and a summer trip to Wimbledon.
Russell largely sticks to professional driving shots on his Instagram, where he has 3.8 million followers, but posted a photo with Carmen at the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
What age is George Russell?
Russell was born on February 15, 1998 – making him 25 as of November 2023.
In 2023 he is driving alongside fellow Brit and F1 legend Lewis Hamilton, born in 1985 and 13 years his senior.
In an interview with The Times, Russell said of his teammate: “He is so experienced, whereas I’m a 25-year-old who is just totally focused on trying to be the best F1 driver I can be. I’m pretty inspired by what he has achieved.”
When did George Russell join Mercedes?
Russell joined the Mercedes F1 team in 2021, replacing Valtteri Bottas.
In his first race in a Mercedes car, the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix, Russell qualified ninth and finished fourth.
He took his first podium spot with Mercedes at the 2022 Australian Grand Prix.
What is George Russell's net worth?
Russell has an estimated net worth of $16million, approximately £13.1million.
His move to Mercedes earned him a £5million payday.
He previously rented a flat in an affluent part of London, but moved to Monaco, like many other F1 stars before him.
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Russell enjoys lavish trips away with girlfriend Carmen to holiday spots St Barts and Santorini.
Off the racing circuit, the driving star gets around in a £140,000 car — unsurprisingly, a Mercedes AMG GT.
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