About Fernando Alonso
It has been reported that the overall estimate of Fernando Alonso net worth reaches a sum of 170 million dollars, according to recent calculations. In addition to his high net worth, it has also been known that he earns as much as 40 million dollars per year. Fernando Alonso has become famous and rich because of his career as a Spanish race car driver, who competes in Formula 1 championship. In this championship, Fernando Alonso has been driving and competing for various teams, such as Renault, Ferrari, McLaren and Minardi. His performances in some teams was better, in other ones was worse, but driving in all of them kept his name famous and also added up to the total size of Fernando Alonso net worth. Fernando Alonso has been competing in various Grand Prix championships which took place all around the world.
The race car driver was born in 1981 in Oviedo, Asturias and his full name is Fernando Alonso Diaz. When he was just three years old, Fernando Alonso got interested into racing in karts. In the period of 1994-1997, he competed in many karting championships in his country, winning many of them. In fact, in 1996, he became karting world champion.
In 2001, he started driving for the Minardi team in the Formula 1 competition. After that, he was chosen to be a test driver for the Renault team. In 2003, he was hired to be the driver for Renault. In 2005, he achieved one of his first biggest titles, which was the Formula One World Driver’s Championship title. At that time, he was 24 years old and this made him the youngest driver to ever win this championship. The following year, he became the champion of Formula 1 again and became the youngest champion to win this competition two times in a row. In 2007, Fernando Alonso decided to change teams and moved to McLaren. However, it was not what he expected and in 2008 he came back to Renault. He stayed in this team in 2009, as well. In 2010, Fernando Alonso began to drive for Scuderia Ferrari. Thus, driving for all these teams has added up a lot to the overall amount of Fernando Alonso net worth, as well.
Fernando Alonso is also known by his nickname El Nano. He has also been appointed to be the Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. In 2013, Fernando Alonso set the record when he became the driver with the highest number of the championship points in a career.