How much is Kimi Raikkonen Net Worth and earnings? Kimi Raikkonen is a rich Finnish racing driver who is currently driving in the Formula One Alfa Romeo race and driving a Scuderia Ferrari, he won the Formula 1 World Championship in 2007.
He started his career in the Formula 1 world with the Sauber team, then moved to McLaren and stayed with him until 2007, to move to Ferrari and achieve the world title with him in his first season, and he continues to lead with him to this day.
As of 2021 Kimi Raikkonen has a net worth and fortune of $ 250 Million. At his peak, he earned over $ 50 million annually making him one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.
Kimi Raikkonen was born on October 17, 1979, in Espoo, Finland. He loved motorsports from a young age, and achieved success in karting at the age of 10. His first race outside Finland was in Monaco when he was 15 years old.
In 1998, Raikkonen achieved first place in the Nordic Championship in Varna, Norway, and a year later he finished second in the European Formula 1 Championship.
By the time he reached the age of 20, he had won 13 of the 23 races in the British Formula Renault Championship.
Kimi Raikkonen’s talent made Peter Sauber the manager of the Formula 1 Sauber team give him the opportunity to do trials for the team in 2000, and after his success in trials, he signed with the Sauber team and awarded him a certificate to be the team’s driver in the Formula 1 championship in the 2001 season.
He did not disappoint his team’s confidence and scored his first points in his first Formula 1 race, at the Australian Grand Prix in 2001.
In 2002, Kimi then moved to McLaren, making his first reach to the top three in races and finishing the season with 24 points, with his team finishing third in the constructors’ championship.
Raikkonen achieved his first victory in Formula 1 at the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2003, and in the next round in Brazil he finished second after finishing the race on lap 55.
The 2003 season was fiercely contested between Raikkonen and Michael Schumacher, who clinched the championship in his favor in the last race by just two points.
The following season he was disappointed with the many car crashes that prevented him from finishing many of the season’s races.
The 2005 season saw McLaren’s tire troubles, but Raikkonen managed to win seven races a season, bypassing the faltering start and winning the Driver of the Year award.
In the 2007 season, Kimi moved to Ferrari and enjoyed a distinguished first season in which he won six races and finished the season in first place in the standings to achieve his first Formula 1 championship in his history.
He continued with Ferrari until 2009, and after negotiations with several Formula 1 teams failed, he decided to move to rally racing, where he led races until 2011, after which he moved to a new experience in the world of NASCAR.
Kimi Raikkonen returned to Formula 1 with Team Lotus in 2012 and during two seasons with them he won two races and finished third in the championship once.
Kimmy then returned to Ferrari in 2014, and he will continue with him until the 2018 season.
In 2019, Räikkönen joined Alfa Romeo Racing. In 2020 his performance significantly decreased and he became the second Alfa Romeo driver behind Antonio Giovinazzi.
Well, Kimi Raikkonen has a net worth of $ 250 Million in 2021.
In 2004, Kimi Raikkonen married Miss Scandinavian Jenny Dalman, and their marriage lasted ten years and ended in divorce.
Kimi married model Minto Virtanen in 2016 and they have two children with her.
In 2008, Kimi Raikkonen sold his eight-room home in the Helsinki capital for 14.5 million euros.
He then bought a luxury property for $ 1.5 million on the beachfront in picturesque Phuket, Thailand, and announced that he plans to use it as a vacation getaway for himself and his friends and family.
In 2009, Kimi bought a 3,000-square-foot villa in Bar, Switzerland, for $ 24 million. Räikkönen called it the “butterfly” after completing the purchase.
It was reported that Kimi bought another home in Helsinki for € 3 million in 2014. He also owns additional properties in Dubai, Burkula, and Haku.