Date of birth: 7 January 1985
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George Russell, born on 15 February 1998 in King's Lynn, England, is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One for Mercedes. George Russell was born to Steve and Alison Russell and grew up with two siblings.
Russell began karting at the age of seven and swiftly progressed through various racing levels. His success in karting led to a transition into single-seater racing, where he achieved notable success in the GP3 Series and Formula 2, winning titles in both before joining Williams in Formula One in 2019.
During his time with Williams, Russell earned a reputation for outperforming the car's capabilities. His career took a significant turn when he joined Mercedes in 2022, securing his first Formula One victory at the São Paulo Grand Prix in the same year.
Russell is celebrated for his analytical approach and racing intelligence. Off the track, he is known for his professionalism and sportsmanship. While still early in his Formula One career, he has shown great potential for future success in the sport.
As of 2023, Russell's net worth is estimated to be $16 million, but he is considered one of the sport's rising stars, with a bright future ahead.