Someone has rightly said that sky is not the limit for those who are determined to achieve great heights in their life. Fernando Alonso perfectly fits in the above example who with his sheer hard work, determination and perseverance has made his dreams come true. Born on 29th July 1981, Fernando Alonso is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and a double World Champion. He was born in Oviedo and his increasing inclination towards karting can be traced back to his early years.
Did you know that Fernando Alonso is also known for his philanthropic and charity work? Yes, you heard it right. Fernando Alonso captains F1 Team against Star X1 in Monaco Charity Game. Some of his achievements include winning four Spanish championships back to back in the junior category between 1993 and 1996 and the Junior World Cup in 1996. Furthermore, he won Spanish and Italian A titles in 1997 and in 1998 won Spanish Inter A title again.
Fernando Alonso had a series of relationships with Dasha Kapustina,Carolina Costa and Rebeca. He got divorced in Raquel Del Rosario(2006-2011). He is currently dating Linda Morselli.
Education: Alonso participated in karting competitions in Spain during his childhood years. As he belonged to a lower middle class family, his family lack the resources which were needed to give him proper training. In addition, his parents couldn’t even afford to buy wet weather racing tyres which were an indispensable necessity for his career in racing. But, his sheer hardwork and determination got paid when he started getting sponsorships and required funds from the agencies which helped him to develop his career in racing.
Fernando won three consecutive karting championships in Spain from 1994 to 1997 and he became world karting champion in 1996. Also, he made his Formula One debut in 2001 season with Minardi and then moved to the Renault team. In the initial years of 2003, Alonso became one of the main drivers of the team. Then in 2005, he won the Formula One World Driver’s Championship title at the age of 24 years and he became the youngest Formula One World Drivers Champion. Later he joined McLaren in 2007.
Alonso’s first race car was against the driver Adrian Campos in 1998. In the second race, again at Albacete, Alonso proved to be victorious. His championship against Manuel Giao let him to set the record of fastest lap. Also, tested for the Minardi Formula One Team, he emerged to be the winner, lapping 1.5 seconds faster than any other drivers at the test. Later he joined Team Astromega and became the youngest driver in the series that year. This was a great start to his successful career in racing which ultimately won him recognition and fame on the international level.
Fernando Alonso Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $240 Million US Dollars
Fernando Alonso is one of the highest paid athletes in the world. His net worth is estimated $240 million US dollars as of 2017. His increased net worth is accountable to many important factors like salary, endorsements etc. His dashing looks have also made him a superstar as he is associated with some of the world’s reputed richest brands.
His personal luxurious collection of cars include Ferrari 458,Maserati Gran Cabrio. He owns several houses at many places. He bought a house in Mont sur Rolle near Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Also, another house is in Lugano, Switzerland and he recently bought an expensive property in Oviedo, Spain.
Recently, Alonso got a compliment from Mc Lauren Boullier who applauded Alonso’s consistent performances and now considers him ready for driving physical cars. Also, in one of his recent interviews he stated that he wants to stay committed to play with Mc Lauren. He talked about his utmost devotion to it.
Alonso stands as an inspiration to millions of people who wish to achieve success in life. He is a popular face in the world of racing and what makes him stand out in the crowd is his persistence in efforts to make himself better every single day. He has proved himself worthy of all the fame and recognition he deserves with every upcoming match.