Michael Schumacher is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable faces in the world. The Formula One legend has claimed seven World Championships and 91 wins in his entire career.
The German legend has had numerous accolades to his name. Until Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes came along, Schumacher was the proud owner of most of the records. He is synonymous with Ferrari for leading the Italian team to five consecutive World Championships in F1, back when Ferrari was unstoppable.
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In a career spanning across two decades, Schumacher clinched 155 podiums, scoring 1566 points. This also includes a whopping 77 fastest laps.
He has grabbed 68 pole positions as well as numerous other records.
Schumacher’s net worth is believed to be close to $780 million, making him one of the highest-earning athletes in the world. On his F1 return, Schumacher earned nearly 30 million pounds as an annual salary.
He is additionally one of the highest-paid racers ever with career earnings over $1 billion.
The ‘Red Baron’ has been endorsed by the likes of Shell, Marlboro, and Vodafone, among others.
Schumacher is currently sponsored by Deutsche Vermögensberatung – a financial services distributor, Mercedes Benz, CS Ranch – a reining facility and Mick Schumacher.
However, after his skiing accident in 2013, his family has had to sell some of his belongings.
Schumacher also had a charitable side to him and supported organizations like UNESCO, Childline, and others. He provided aid during the 2004 Tsunami crisis and even helped set up schools and clinics in places like Peru, Sarajevo, and Senegal.
Michael also donated nearly $10 million to the Clinton Foundation. He has also participated in several road safety campaigns organized by the FIA and Bacardi.
The Keep Fighting Foundation is a charitable organization inspired by Michael Schumacher and run by the Schumacher family. The foundation aims to develop projects related to social, cultural, and public health causes.
Despite his current condition, fans can show their love towards Michael through various platforms like his own official website.
|Endorsements||Deutsche Vermögensberatung Mercedes Benz, CS Ranch, and Mick Schumacher.|