Lewis Hamilton is one of the most successful and talented drivers in the world of Formula One. He’s a three-time world champion and is on course to win his fourth title this year. He also owns his own label, has several product ranges, and more. Here’s some more info on the F1 driver, and let’s also find out who Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend is.
Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985, in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He is a British racing driver who holds the records for the most wins and won a joint-record seven World Driver’s Championship titles.
Before we talk about how Lewis became the famous racer that he is today, let’s find out how he became interested in this sport.
Before Lewi’s Success in Racing
When he was five, Lewis’ father bought him a radio-controlled car. In the national BRCA championship, he finished second in the adult competition. Lewis was the only black child racing, and he was subjected to racist abuse. When he was six, his father bought him a go-kart and said he’ll support his racing career. His father really worked hard to support him and worked multiple jobs and part-time positions. Lewis’ father set up his own IT company and became his manager until 2010.
Lewis went to The John Henry Newman School. He took karate when he was five to defend himself from bullying. He was once executed at school because he was accused of attacking a student.
The Rise to Fame of Lewis Hamilton
Lewis began karting and winning races in 1993. In 1995, he won the British cadet karting championship, which made him the youngest driver to win the said award. Believe it or not, he was only ten years old at that time.
In 1998, Lewis joined the McLaren young driver programme, which led him to drive for Formula One. This made Lewis the first black driver to race. He has set numerous records, won his maiden title in the following season, and became that time’s youngest Formula One World Champion in history. He’s been credited with furthering the global following of Formula One because of his high-profile lifestyle and social activism that he had attracted a broader audience.
Lewis Hamilton’s Girlfriend: Is he dating someone?
Lewis is believed to be single. But, some rumors and reports appeared about him and some girls who believed he had dated. Let’s find out his dating history and some rumored girlfriends he had.
Lewis was linked to several television personalities, actresses, singers, and such. Some of the rumored girls linked to him are Dannielle Lloyd, Rihanna, Rita Ora, Winnie Harlow, Sofia Richie, and Nicki Minaj.
Of course, these were just rumors, and both parties on each girl are stating that there is no romance involved, they’re only friends, and that Lewis has no time for love.
Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger
Lewis was seen with the famous television personality Nicole Scherzinger. It is believed that the two have dated between 2007 and 2015, which was Lewis’ most serious relationship.
Scroll down to see rare photos of Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger.
Until now, there are more speculations that Lewis is seeing someone, but he’s still believed to be single for quite some time now. In early 2021, he was spotted to be with his physiotherapist, Angela Cullen, but this is just speculation. Then, there’s also a rumor that he’s dating Camila Kendra.
But Lewis Hamilton is single.
Lewis Hamilton’s Issued and Other Activities
Lewis also had some personal legal issues. Life is sometimes really not in your way. In 2007, Lewis received a one-month suspension from driving in France because he was caught speeding at 196km/h, and his Mercedes-Benz CLK was impounded. His silver Mercedes-AMG was also impounded for 48 hours after being caught “deliberately losing traction before the 2010 Australian Grand Prix.
Lewis was known as one of the complete drivers on the grid, describing him as having an aggressive driving style. He was listed in Time’s 100 most influential people globally in 2020 and knighted in the New Year Honours in 2021.
Check out this recent Twitter post of Lewis Hamilton: