George Russell Biography: Age, Net Worth. Parents, Height, Instagram, Siblings, Spouse, Children, Awards

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George William Russell, hailing from Britain, is an esteemed racing driver presently engaged in the exhilarating world of Formula One, representing the eminent team Mercedes.

 Before joining Mercedes, he had a notable stint with Williams from 2019 to 2021, showcasing his remarkable skills and talent on the race track.


  • Full Name: George William Russell
  • Stage Name: George Russell
  • Born: March 15, 1998
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Birthplace: King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England
  • Nationality: England
  • Occupation: racing driver
  • Height: 1.85m
  • Parents: Steve Russell and Alison Russell
  • Siblings: Benjy Russell and Cara Russell
  • Spouse: Carmen Montero Mundt
  • Children: Brian and Diarmuid
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $16 million

Early Life And Education

 George William Russell was born on March 15, 1998, in the charming town of King’s Lynn in Norfolk, England. He was fortunate to have his loving parents, Steve Russell and Alison Russell, by his side as a child. 

George had a wonderful childhood filled with love and support from his family, including his two siblings, Benjy Russell and Cara Russell. His education began at the prestigious Wisbech Grammar School, where he embarked on his academic journey.


 Russell’s karting journey started in 2006, and by 2009, he had already moved up from the cadet class. That same year, he achieved the prestigious MSA British and Open Champions titles. His success in karting continued as he went on to win various championships, such as the CIK-FIA European Karting Championship in 2012.

Russell entered his first single-seater race in 2014, competing in the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps championship. He secured three victories throughout the season and achieved a commendable fourth place overall in the championship standings. Additionally, Russell participated in two rounds of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 championship.

 Russell participated in the BRDC Formula 4 Championship 2014 with Lanan Racing, the reigning champions. He achieved remarkable success by securing the championship title through four victories and 12 podium finishes. As a reward for his outstanding performance, Russell was allowed to test a GP3 car with Arden Motorsport at the prestigious Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

 In 2017, Russell transitioned to the GP3 Series as a member of the ART Grand Prix. Despite being a rookie, he showcased his immense talent and determination by clinching the championship title. Throughout the season, he secured four impressive victories and stood on the podium eight times, further solidifying his status as a rising star in motorsports.

 Russell joined the Formula 2 Championship in 2018 as part of the ART Grand Prix and had an exceptional rookie season, winning the championship with seven victories and nine podium finishes. Following his success, he made his Formula One debut in 2019 with Williams Racing, ending the season in 19th place without scoring any points. 

The following year, Russell improved slightly and finished in 18th place with two points. In 2021, he continued his progress and achieved a 15th-place finish in the championship with 16 points.

Awards and Nominations


  • Super One British champion
  •  Formula Kart Stars, British champion
  •  Kartmasters British Grand Prix winner
  •  SKUSA Supernationals champion
  •  CIK-FIA European Champion
  • CIK-FIA European Champion (title defence)

Formula Renault Eurocup

  •  Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup champion

FIA Formula 3

  •  FIA Formula 3 European Championship runner-up

GP3 Series

  •  GP3 Series champion

Formula 2

  •  FIA Formula 2 champion

Formula One

  • Autosport Rookie of the Year
  • DHL Fastest Lap Award (Belgium)
  •  Autosport Moment of the Year Award (Brazil)
  •  Autosport British Racing Driver of the Year

Other Awards and Nominations

  •  Autosport British Competition Driver of the Year (nominee)
  •  Lorenzo Bandini Trophy (nominee)
  •  Autosport British Competition Driver of the Year (nominee)
  • Autosport Rookie of the Year (nominee)
  •  Autosport British Competition Driver of the Year (nominee)
  •  Autosport British Racing Driver of the Year (nominee)
  • Autosport British Competition Driver of the Year (nominee)
  •  Autosport British Racing Driver of the Year (nominee)
  •  Autosport British Competition Driver of the Year (nominee)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @georgerussell63
  • Twitter: @GeorgeRussell63
  • Facebook: @GeorgeRussell63Official
  • YouTube: George Russell

Personal Life

George Russell, 26, and Carmen Montero Mundt have been in a relationship. They crossed paths while students at King’s College London. Montero Mundt is currently studying business and management.

 Although they prefer to keep their relationship low-key, they have been seen together at various events, including the 2019 Tuscan Grand Prix. They had two surviving sons, Brian and Diarmuid, and a third son who died soon after birth.

Net Worth

 George Russell, a highly successful and accomplished British motorsports racing driver, has amassed an impressive net worth of approximately $16 million. 

His remarkable financial success can be attributed primarily to his lucrative salary from the prestigious Mercedes team, which is believed to amount to $5 million annually. 

Additionally, George Russell has further bolstered his wealth through numerous endorsement deals with renowned companies such as Puma, AGM, and BRDC, further solidifying his status as a prominent figure in motorsports.

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