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Michael Schumacher

Racing driver
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Net worth 2018: $800 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Hürth, Germany
Country: German
BirthDay: 3 January 1969
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.74 m

Michael Schumacher was bornon 3 January 1969 in Hürth, Germany, German, is Racing driver. Michael Schumacher is a famous 'Formula One' racer who developed a passion for the sport at a very young age. Though his parents were not well-off, they did everything they could to support him financially and emotionally. By the age of fourteen, the young boy showed an innate talent for racing, competing and winning in numerous junior championships. By the age of twenty-two, he had proved his mettle, and was signed on by the 'Jordan Grand Prix' racing team, to compete in the prestigious 'Formula One' championship. For almost 15 years, the driver had participated in the championships, carving a niche for himself in the racing circuit. He has teamed up big names like 'Benetton Ford', 'Mercedes', and 'Ferrari', being the face of the latter for more than ten years. He has won the 'Formula One' championship on seven occasions, scoring high points in almost all the races of each season. After 15 years of racing, he retired for a brief period before making a short-lived reappearance. After his second retirement he settled down in Switzerland with his family. Recently, he suffered a massive head injury while skiing, resulting in paralysis and memory loss, and was put into an externally induced coma to help him cope with the trauma. According to reports, he has regained consciousness, but is still recovering


$800 Million


On December 29, 2013, the famous racer had a major accident while skiing with his son Mick, in the Combe de Saulire region of the French Alps


In 2012, Schumacher announced his decision to retire once again, after the 'Brazilian Grand Prix'


In 2010, Michael made a comeback, this time racing for the 'Mercedes' team, with German racer Nico Rosberg


Following the 2006 'Formula One' season, he retired for a period of four years


The only competition Schumacher won in the 2005 season was the 'United States Grand Prix', scoring a total of only 62 points and coming third


The year 2000 saw Michael begin his successful journey, earning 108 points in the 'Formula One' championship


In 1996, he finished the competition with 59 points, and scored 78, 86, and 44 points in the next three years


In 1995, he won the 'Formula One' championships for team 'Benetton', once again, winning nine races, like the previous season


In 1994, Michael competed in the Formula One championship, participating in sixteen races, and winning nine


The following year, in 1992, he participated in the 'Mexican Grand Prix', and the 'Belgian Grand Prix', finishing third in the first, but clinching a well-deserved victory in the latter


In 1991, the young driver competed in the Formula One race for the 'Jordan Grand Prix' team, finishing in seventh place


In 1990, Michael competed in the 'Formula 3' championship of Germany for the 'WTS' team, earning a victory in the races


The enthusiastic racer participated in entry-level championships 'Formula König' and 'Formula Ford' in 1988, earning an emphatic win in the first


In 1982, the young driver won the 'German Junior Kart Championship' and was given his driving license at the age of fourteen, the following year


Michael Schumacher was born to a construction worker Rolf, and Elisabeth, on January 3, 1969 in the town of Hürth, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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