Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda
Quick Facts About Andreas Lauda
Celebrated Name Niki Lauda
Age 75 years old
Nick Name Niki
Birth Name Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda
Birth Date 1949-02-22
Gender Male
Profession Formula One driver
Birth Nation Austria
Nationality Austrian
Place of Birth Vienna, Austria
Horoscope Pisces
Height 1.70 M
Weight 65 Kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue

Who is Niki Lauda?

Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver. He was a three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion winning in 1975, 1977, and 1984, and an aviation entrepreneur. He was the only driver in F1 history to have been champion for both Ferrari and McLaren, the sport's two most successful constructors. He was considered one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time.

What is Niki Lauda Famous for?

Niki Lauda was famous for a Formula One driver. He was a three-time F1 World Drivers Champion. He was considered one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time. He was also a consultant for Scuderia Ferrari and team manager of the Jaguar Formula One racing team for two years. He was seriously injured in a crash at the 1976 German Grand Pix at the Nurburgring during which his Ferrari 312T2 burst into flames, and he came close to death after inhaling hot toxic fumes and suffering severe burns. 

Where did Niki Lauda die?

Niki Lauda died in his sleep at the age of 70, on May 20, 2019, at the University Hospital of Zurich, where he had been undergoing dialysis treatment for kidney problems, following a period of ill health.

Where did Niki Lauda grow up?

Niki Lauda was born on February 22, 1949, in Vienna, Austria. He holds Austrian nationality. He could not display much potential at school. He was determined to become a racing driver. He manufactured a false school diploma to show his parents and convinced them to shell out money and bought his car, a VW.

Who are Niki Lauda's Family?

Niki Lauda was the grandson of businessman Hans Lauda. His family was wealthy industrialists having a chain of paper factories. There is no information about his parents and siblings.

What is Niki Lauda Body Features?

Niki Lauda height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m) tall and body weight of 65 kg. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes. 

Is Niki Lauda Married?

Niki Lauda was a married man. First, he married Marlene Knaus. They welcomed two sons named Mathias Lauda and Lukas Lauda. In the course of the marriage, Lauda cheated on Marlene and this extramarital affair produced a son named Christoph Lauda. This led to their separation as their divorce was finalized in 1991. Later, he married Birgit Wetzinger, a former flight attendant. She is 30 years younger than himself. She gave birth to twins a boy named Max and a girl named Mia.

How much is Niki Lauda's Net Worth?

There is no information about his net worth and his salary.

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