What is Sebastian Vettel Net worth, Salary, Assets and Brand Endorsements

Sebastian Vettel was born on 3 July 1987 in Heppenheim, West Germany. He is currently driving for Aston Martin Formula 1 team.

Sebastian Vettel in a file photo. Image credit: Twitter
By Niranjan Shivalkar | May 10, 2022 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver who competes in Formula One for Aston Martin. He was born on 3 July 1987 in Heppenheim, West Germany to Norbert and Heike Vettel. He has one younger brother, Fabian, a racing driver, and two older sisters: Melanie, a dental technician, and Stefanie, a physiotherapist for disabled children. His childhood heroes were “The three Michaels”: Michael Schumacher, Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson. He mentioned that he wanted to be a singer like Jackson. The German previously drove for BMW Sauber, Toro Rosso, Red Bull, and Ferrari. Vettel has won four World Drivers’ Championship titles, which he won consecutively from 2010 to 2013. 

Sebastian was confirmed as BMW’s test driver for 2007. Following Kubica’s crash at the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix, Vettel was named his replacement at the 2007 United States Grand Prix. He started in seventh position and finished in eighth to become the then-youngest driver to score a point in Formula One. BMW released him in July 2007 to join Red Bull’s Scuderia Toro Rosso, replacing Scott Speed from the 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix onwards, as Vettel was already under contract to Red Bull Racing. It was also announced that he would drive for Toro Rosso in 2008 alongside Sébastien Bourdais.

Sebastian Vettel Net worth

Vettel’s net worth is valued at around USD 140 million which makes him one of the most wealthy drivers on the grid. He’s driven for two very rich teams: Red Bull with their massive budget and Ferrari with their legacy. Vettel was one of the highest paid sports persons of 2017, he was on the 18 place in Forbes list of top 100 paid athletes in the world. His three-year contract with Ferrari earned him around USD 50 million in the first year, while USD 30 million a year plus bonuses. He signed a contract with Aston Martin for the 2021 season. However this contract was not as big as his previous one’s. 

Sebastian Vettel Salary 

In 2016, it was estimated that Vettel was earning approximately USD 41 million per year. Between June 2017 and June 2018, he earned USD 40 million from salary and endorsements alone. He earned the same amount between June 2018 and June 2019. Vettel was the highest paid Formula 1 driver in the 2018 F1 season with a record 3 year deal with Ferrari worth USD 42 million annually. In the same period over the next 12 months, he earned USD 36 million. The fact that Aston Martin is a mid-field outfit forced Vettel into a massive pay-cut. The German is reportedly receiving a salary of USD 15M, without bonuses.

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Sebastian Vettel Assets 

Sebastian Vettel has a huge collection of Luxury and exotic cars. He owns many of the best luxury cars available in the world. The Cars owned by Sebastian Vettel includes 2016 Ferrari LaFerrari, 2004 Ferrari Enzo, 1996 Ferrari F50, 2016 Ferrari F12tdf, 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale and a Ferrari California T. He also has a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG, BMW Z8 Roadster. In addition to his impressive cars, Vettel also has a few bikes in his collection. He has a Suzuki T 500, Kawasaki H2 750, Suzuki GT750, KTM Duke 390, and a BMW R Nine T. All in all, Vettel’s car collection is worth an estimated $13 million. He resides in a medieval-style farmhouse in Switzerland worth around $5 million. He also owns a helicopter. 

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