Hamilton’s father gave him his first taste of racing by giving him a remote controlled car in 1991. He also took on several additional jobs and finally became self-employed to support his son’s dreams.
He won The British Karting Championship at the age of eight
He was 9 years old when he met Mercedes F1 boss Ron Dennis, to whom he boldly said “Hi, I’m Lewis Hamilton, I won the British Championship and one day I want to be racing your cars”.
He’s been dating ex Pussycat Dolls’ lead singer Nicole Scherzinger fir 6 years on an o and off basis. They’ve split up more times that we cab count but recently celebrated their 6-year anniversary.
He’s been raised a Roman Catholic and still wears a cross at every race, giving credit to his faith which has helped him deal with the toils of a champion’s life
Hamilton made his film debut in Diney Pixar’s Cars 2 where not only he acred as a British representative to the World Grand Prix but also helped design his car.
He topped The Times wealthiest sports people in Britain for 2014 with an estimated net worth of £68 Million ($110 Million)