|Real Name/Full Name:
|Daniel Joseph Ricciardo
|34 years old
|1 July 1989
|Perth, Western Australia
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Daniel Ricciardo Gay?
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Daniel Joseph Ricciardo is a popular Australian racing driver, who is currently driving for the Renault F1 Team in Formula One events. As part of a contract with Red Bull, he joined Formula One as a test driver for Scuderia Toro Rosso and made his debut with the HRT team at the British Grand Prix 2011. He got the nickname of “honey badger” by his teammates because of his fearless nature.
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Early Life & Biography
Daniel Joseph Ricciardo was born on 1 July 1989, in the city of Perth, Western Australia, to his parents Grace and Giuseppe “Joe” Ricciardo. His descent is Italian. His father was born in Ficarra, but when he was seven, he moved to Australia. He is currently living in Monaco with his family. His major inspiration during his childhood was his father, who used to compete in the nearly Barbagallo Raceway. He started his career in karting at the age of nine and moved to Formula Ford in 2005 and gained his first-ever Formula Racing experience.
Daniel Ricciardo is entirely reserved for an outgoing and media-friendly driver about his private life. The Australian driver was in a long-term relationship with childhood friend Jemma Boskovich. However, it later became clear that the pair had split up in 2016. Since then, reports have emerged of his affair with former Red Bull colleague Annemarie Horbass.
But according to one of Ricciardo’s friends, to The Daily Mail, the relationship is “nothing too serious yet.” Then, in late 2018, he was officially dating Jessica Gomes. The Renault driver, however, denied these rumors, downplaying any discussion about his personal life. As a result, while unconfirmed at the time of writing, it is widely assumed that Ricciardo is single.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 1 July 1989, Daniel Ricciardo is 34 years old as of today’s date 24th February 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 65 Kg.
Ricciardo joined the Formula, One team, as a test driver for the popular racer Scuderia Toro Rosso. He made his professional debut in the 2011 British Grand Prix with Red Bull. He was then named as the replacement of Mark Webber after his retirement from Formula One in 2014. Ricciardo finished third in the championship in his first season with Red Bull by his first three Formula One victory in Canada, Hungary, and Belgium.
After a hiatus of two long years, Ricciardo eventually tasted success in the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, again sealing the third position for the second time in three years at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix. Ricciardo won the Grand Prix in Azerbaijan in 2017 and the Grand Prix in China and Monaco in 2018. On 3 August 2018, it was revealed that he would join Renault on a two-year deal for the F1 seasons of 2019 and 2020.
Awards & Achievements
Ricciardo won the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in 2014 and was awarded Laureus Breakthrough of the Year in 2015.
Net Worth & Salary of Daniel Ricciardo in 2024
The Australian driver has a net worth of $60 million as of February 2024. He later signed a two-year deal with Renault in 2018. His previous contract was on $6 million with Red Bull. In 2019, he bought a mansion in Beverly Hills worth $9 million. The likes of Aston Martin have sponsored the Australian driver, Go Pro, Blue Coast, Puma, and more.
Popular Australian formula one racer Daniel Ricciardo is considered as one of the best overtakers of the current generation. He is currently racing with Renault. Ricciardo has worked hard to make his childhood dream of being a professional driver right. Ricciardo is also appointed as an ambassador for the Red Bull-backed Wings for Life foundation and also does regular charity work.