Top 20 Race Car Driver celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Race Car Driver celebrities [Updated November 26, 2022].

1. David Green

David Green net worth 2020
David Green was born on January 28, 1958 in United States.
After retiring from actively racing, he joined BBobby LaBonte's team to work as his spotter.

Net Worth 2020: $5.2 Billion

2. Roger Penske

Roger Penske net worth 2020
Roger Penske was born on February 20, 1937 in Shaker Heights, United States.
His Team Penske group won more than a dozen Indianapolis 500 races.

Net Worth 2020: $1.5 Billion

3. Jim Clark

Jim Clark net worth 2020
Jim Clark was born on March 4, 1936 in Kilmany, Scotland.
He was named ABC's Wide World of Sports Athlete of the Year in 1965 and was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1990.

Net Worth 2020: $1.2 Billion

4. Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher net worth 2020
Michael Schumacher was born on January 3, 1969 in Hurth, Germany.

Net Worth 2020: $600 Million


Salary 2020: $50 Million


Endorsements and Earnings: Michael Schumacher is also one of the highest-paid athletes of all time with career earnings that easily surpass $1 billion. At that level of earnings, he is the 5th highest-earning athlete of all time behind Jack Nicklaus ($1.2 billion), Arnold Palmer ($1.7 billion), Tiger Woods ($1.7 billion) and Michael Jordan ($2 billion). Even in years when he was not racing, Schumacher earned $50 million from endorsements alone. At the peak of his career, he was paid $10 million per year by Shell to wear a hat with the company's logo at nearly all public appearances. At his peak, he earned $80-100 million per year which was frequently enough to make him the highest-paid athlete in the world. He appeared on Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes every year since they began tracking athletes in 1990.

5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. net worth 2020
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was born on October 10, 1974 in Kannapolis, United States.
He won his 12th consecutive Sprint Cup Series Most Popular Driver Award in 2014.

Net Worth 2020: $300 Million

6. Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton net worth 2020
Lewis Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985 in Stevenage, England.
He set the career record for most points, becoming the first driver to ever hit 2,500. He won 10 races during the 2016 F1 season but failed to win the title, a record for most wins in a season without winning the World Championship.

Net Worth 2020: $285 Million


Salary 2020: $50 Million Per Year


Salary Highlights: Between June 2016 and June 2017, Lewis Hamilton earned around $50 million from endorsements and prize money. Between June 2017 and June 2018, he earned $51 million. In the following 12-month period he earned $55 million.

In 2015, Hamilton was the wealthiest British sportsperson. He is the best-paid driver in the history of Formula One. 

7. Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen net worth 2020
Kimi Raikkonen was born on October 17, 1979 in Espoo, Finland.
He has won 19 races and made 69 podium appearances in his career.

Net Worth 2020: $250 Million

8. Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso net worth 2020
Fernando Alonso was born on July 29, 1981 in Oviedo, Spain.
He won his first world championship in 2005. He won the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship with Toyota Gazoo Racing.

Net Worth 2020: $240 Million


Salary 2020: $40 Million

9. Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon net worth 2020
Jeff Gordon was born on August 4, 1971 in Vallejo, United States.
He became the first driver to reach $100 million in career earnings in the Cup series.

Net Worth 2020: $200 Million

10. Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda net worth 2020
Niki Lauda was born on February 22, 1949 in Vienna, Austria.
The story of his duel with James Hunt was made into an American movie called Rush, directed by Ron Howard and released in 2013.

Net Worth 2020: $200 Million

11. Frank Williams

Frank Williams net worth 2020
Frank Williams was born on April 16, 1942 in England.
He received the Wheatcroft trophy in 2008 for his work with Renault engines.

Net Worth 2020: $200 Million


Salary 2020: $4,103,000

12. Ken Block

Ken Block net worth 2020
Ken Block was born on November 21, 1967 in Long Beach, United States.
He co-founded DC Shoes in 1993.

Net Worth 2020: $200 Million

13. Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson net worth 2020
Jimmie Johnson was born on September 17, 1975 in El Cajon, United States.
He became the first race car driver to be named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 2009.

Net Worth 2020: $160 Million

14. Jenson Button

Jenson Button net worth 2020
Jenson Button was born on January 19, 1980 in Frome, England.
He began kart racing at the age of eight.

Net Worth 2020: $150 Million

15. Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel net worth 2020
Sebastian Vettel was born on July 3, 1987 in Heppenheim, Germany.
He was awarded Germany's prestigious Silver Laurel Leaf Award in 2012.

Net Worth 2020: $140 Million

16. Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti net worth 2020
Mario Andretti was born on February 28, 1940 in Motovun, Croatia.
He was named U.S. Driver of the year in three separate decades.

Net Worth 2020: $120 Million

17. Eddie Irvine

Eddie Irvine net worth 2020
Eddie Irvine was born on November 10, 1965 in Ireland.
He was a member of the Jaguar racing team from 2000 to 2002.

Net Worth 2020: $120 Million

18. Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna net worth 2020
Ayrton Senna was born on March 21, 1960 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had a long-running rivalry with driver Alain Prost.

Net Worth 2020: $100 Million

19. Alain Prost

Alain Prost net worth 2020
Alain Prost was born on February 24, 1955 in Lorette, France.
He held the record for career Grand Prix victories (51) for nearly 15 years until Michael Schumacher surpassed him in 2001.

Net Worth 2020: $100 Million

20. Martin Brundle

Martin Brundle net worth 2020
Martin Brundle was born on June 1, 1959 in England.
He won the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans while racing for Jaguar.

Net Worth 2020: $100 Million