Sergio Perez is a Mexican racing driver who races in Formula 1 for RedBull Racing, having previously driven for Sauber, McLaren, Force India, and Racing Point. He made his first entry at the F1 race in 2011 and before that, he participated in British Formula 3, GP2 Series, A1 Grand Prix, etc.
Perez began his career in karting at the age of six in 1996, and since then he has won many competitions at the Junior level. Perez comes from a racing family as his father Antonio Perez was also a former racer, thus he was very interested to choose racing as his profession.
Age: 33 years
Date of Birth: 26 Jan 1990
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Sergio Perez's net worth is estimated to be around $50 million. When Perez joined Red Bull in 2021, his salary was reported to be around $4 million and became $5 million in 2022. Once he signed an extended contract till 2024, his salary got raised to $8 million per year/season. According to Forbes in 2022, he was the fourth highest-paid among F1 racing drivers.
Sergio Perez's endorsements include companies such as Telmex, Telcel, and Claro (all major telecommunication companies). Perez was also previously endorsed by Hawkers a sunglass brand, but he ended the contract later on.
Sergio Perez's car collections include luxurious ones like Bugatti Chiron (USD 3 Million), McLaren 720S (USD 1 Million), Mercedes Benz AMG (USD 7,90,000), Porsche Panamera (USD 3,05,000), and BMW X7 (USD 2,00,000). He also owns a posh house in Mexico which is 15,000 sq/ft.
Records and Achievements:
* Won Championship title in British Formula 3 - National Class (2007).
* Has 30 podium finishes, 10 fastest laps, and 3 pole positions in his F1 career.
* Has won six F1 races in Sakhir Grand Prix (2020), Azerbaijan Grand Prix (2021, 2023), Monaco Grand Prix (2022), Singapore Grand Prix (2022), and Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (2023).
* Stood third in the 2022 World Drivers Championship standings with 305 points.
* Runners-up in the 2023 Formula 1 race while driving for Red Bull Racing.
* Runners-up in the GP2 Series 2010
* Broke the record for the number of starts before a race win (190).