Find out all about the sensational Formula1 racing driver George Russell’s father, Steve Russell bio-wiki, wife, net worth, children, and many more
George William Russell is a young and well-known British racing driver who is presently competing in Formula One contracted to Williams. The 23-year-old made his début at the 2019 Australian Grand Prix, alongside Robert Kubica. After this as of now, the racer has managed to win the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Champion for ART and the 2017 GP3 Series Champion.
However, this article is not going into detail about George. As his popularity has risen the general public has been keen on knowing about his inspiration (Steve Russell). Thus, we have bundled everything about him and here it is.
Learn Details about His Bio-Wiki, Age, Wife & Son
Some sources speculated that Steve Russell is a former professional racing driver. However, as of now, we have not found all solid evidence to support the statement. He is a big fan of Wolverhampton football club. The 23-year-old started Karting at the very young age of 7 alongside his brother. George Russell, Britain’s newest Formula One recruit claims that Steve was almost brought into tears when found that George had been hired by Williams.
Steve Russell is married to Alison Russell. They tied the knot more than three decades ago. They have been blessed with three children (two sons and a daughter) namely Benjy Russell, Cara Rusell, and the racer George. Talking about his siblings Benjy was also competing in karting at national levels. While his sister Cara has not been interested in the whole F1 racing. Russell told ESPN in an interview earlier this year that he was first introduced to racing by his brother and father.
George also credits his father for his success. Apparently, George’s father was his mechanic from [the age of] eight to 12. He also added that when he first started his racing journey they did it out of the back of a motorhome. According to the Formula 2 winner, he was very fortunate to be trained by his dad. He claimed that Steve did a lot of mistakes with his brother, because with anything you have to learn and give it experience. Later on, with all the experience Steve had with Benjy, he trained George very well. The racer also received full support from his elder brother.
How Much Is Steve Russell Net Worth?
Steve Russell’s net worth is still under the radar. As per his son, George according to the announcement of Fox Sports the annual F1 player compensation is $1.2 million. Furthermore, his net worth is estimated by VIP Destinations to be around $1 million.
Moreover, like all sports, you have to work from a young age and is not just something you can decide to do at 16 years old. Many sports don’t need a lot of money to get started, however, F1 racing does. According to the website, the stark reality is that you cannot be poor and get into F1. You either need rich parents or find someone to invest in you. Apparently, Steve was a small business owner. And his son was significant backing from Mercedes.