Nelson Piquet is the legendary Brazilian racer and has been trending in news headlines because of his use of racial language to describe the great Lewis Hamilton. It has been denounced by Formula 1 and Mercedes.
Although the controversy goes back to November, he called Hamilton a black guy during an interview conducted in the Portuguese language, which talks about Hamilton’s victory in the 2017 British Grand Prix, as reported by the Independent Co.
Nelson Piquet Age, Family, and Early Life
Nelson Piquet was born on 17 August 1952 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His present age is 69 years old as of now. He is the son of Estácio Gonçalves Souto Maior (father) who is a Brazilian physician. His father moved his family to the new capital, Brasília, in 1960 and became Minister for Health in João Goulart’s government.
Piquet also had two brothers whose names are Alexis, and Geraldo, and a sister whose name goes by Genusa. Piquet was the youngest of his three siblings.
Nelson Piquet Career, What is his profession?
Nelson Piquet is a famed Brazilian retired racing driver and a famed businessman. Since his retirement, Piquet was a three-time World Racing Champion and has been ranked among the best Formula One (F1) drivers in the history of motorcar racing.
Nelson after a successful racing career switched his mind to business, Piquet tried his luck in the Indianapolis 500 for a couple of years. He also had a go at sports car racing in several points.
At present, Nelson also manages his sons Nelson Piquet Jr. and Pedro Piquet, who are also professional racing drivers in their own right.
Nelson Piquet Net Worth, How much does he earn?
As of June 2022; Nelson Piquet’s net worth figure is $ 200 million.
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Which school did he go to? What was his major?
Nelson Piquet’s academic degree and educational details are missing at the moment.
Nelson Piquet Wife, What about his relationship?
Now talking about his relationship story; Nelson Piquet’s first marriage was to Brazilian Maria Clara in the year 1976 and lasted for around one year. They also have one son whose name goes by Geraldo Piquet born in 1977.
His second marriage was with the Dutchwoman Sylvia Tamsma and had produced three kids, Nelson Angelo Piquet born in 1985, Kelly Piquet born in 1988, and Julia Piquet born in 1992. Laszlo Piquet was born in the year 1987. He is presently married to Brazilian Vivianne de Souza Leão and they also have two kids, Pedro Estacio Piquet born in 1998, and Marco Piquet born in 2000.
His social media reach
It seems that Piquet seems to be inactive on social media sites. Nelson does not have an official Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook account.
Nelson Piquet’s Height, Weight, sexual orientation,
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