Oscar Piastri Biography: Nickname, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Children, Family, Girlfriend

January 31, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Oscar Piastri is a young and talented Australian racing driver competing in Formula One for McLaren.

He has won three consecutive championships in Formula Renault Eurocup, FIA Formula 3, and FIA Formula 2, each in his rookie season. He is the first driver in history to achieve this feat.

He is also a member of the Alpine Academy, a program that supports and develops promising drivers for the Alpine F1 Team.

Piastri is regarded as one of the most promising young drivers in F1 and has been praised by many experts and fans for his speed, consistency, and maturity.

Profile

  • Full name: Oscar Piastri
  • Nickname: Ozzie
  • Date of birth: 6 April 2001
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Melbourne, Australia
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Racing driver
  • Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Parents: Chris Piastri and Nicole Piastri
  • Siblings: Three sisters
  • Spouse: None
  • Children: None
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $5 million

Early Life & Education

Oscar Piastri, currently 22, was born on 6 April 2001 in Melbourne, Australia, to Chris and Nicole Piastri. He has Italian, Yugoslavian, and Chinese heritage.

He attended Haileybury College in Australia and the UK. His father is the founder and owner of HP Tuners, a vehicle diagnostics automotive software company, and his main sponsor. Piastri has three sisters.

Piastri started racing remote-controlled cars nationally before beginning his karting career in 2011. He moved to the UK in 2016 to pursue his racing ambitions.

He made his single-seater debut in the Formula 4 UAE Championship in 2016, finishing sixth. He then joined the British F4 Championship in 2017, claiming six wins and finishing second in the standings.

Personal Life

Oscar Piastri is currently single and focused on his racing career. He has not been romantically linked to anyone publicly.

He lives in London, England, where he trains and studies. He is fluent in English and Italian and is learning French. He enjoys playing video games, watching movies, and listening to music.

He enjoys the Essendon Football Club, an Australian rules football team. He is also a supporter of the Movember Foundation, a charity that raises awareness and funds for men’s health issues.

Career

Remarkable achievements and records have marked Oscar Piastri’s career. In 2018, Piastri moved to the Formula Renault Eurocup with Arden Motorsport, where he took one win and finished seventh overall.

He switched to R-ace GP in 2019 and dominated the championship with seven wins, becoming the first Australian to win the title.

In 2020, Piastri joined the FIA Formula 3 Championship with Prema Racing, where he won the opening race of the season on his debut.

He went on to win another race and five podiums, clinching the championship by three points in a thrilling finale. He also joined the Alpine Academy, formerly the Renault Sport Academy.

In 2021, Piastri joined the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Prema Racing, where he continued his impressive form. He won four and three feature races and scored a podium every round.

He secured the championship in the first race of the final weekend in Abu Dhabi, becoming the sixth driver to win the title in his rookie season. He also tested the Alpine A521 F1 car in the end-of-season young driver test.

In 2022, Piastri was forced to spend the year on the sidelines, as there was no F1 seat available for him, and he was not allowed to return to F2 as the champion. He acted as the reserve driver for the Alpine F1 Team and took part in several test days.

In 2023, Piastri finally made his F1 debut with McLaren, partnering Lando Norris. He became the first Australian to race for McLaren since Mark Webber in 2005.



He scored his first points in his second race in Bahrain and his first podium in his fifth in Monaco. He also achieved his first fastest lap in his seventh race in France. He is currently tenth in the drivers’ standings with 87 points.

Net Worth

Oscar Piastri’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million.

He earns income from his racing career, sponsorship deals, and endorsements. HP Tuners, Alpine Academy, Puma, and Bell Helmets sponsor him.

He also has a merchandise line that sells clothing, accessories, and memorabilia.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @oscarpiastri
  • Twitter handle: @OscarPiastri



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