Jenson Button, the Formula One World Champion in 2009, is now the senior advisor of Wiliams Racing. After his F1 career, he became the champion of the 2018 season of the Super GT Series. Carry on with the article to know everything about Jenson Button.
Jenson Alexander Lyons Button, also known as Jenson Button, is a British racing driver. He began karting at the age of 8 and achieved early success.
Then he went on to progress to car racing in British Formula Ford Championship.
Jenson joined teams like Williams, Renault Team, British American Racing (BAR), and McLaren. The BAR was later renamed as Honda Team.
He won his first Grand Prix at the Hungarian Grand Prix with the Honda team after 113 races.
Early Life: F1 Jenson Button Parents
F1 Jenson Button was born in January 1980 to John Button and Simone Lyons.
John Button was a rallycross driver from London’s East End and was well known in the UK for racing his Volkswagen Type 1. It was nicknamed the Colorado Beetle.
His mother, Simone Lyons, was half-South African.
Jenson’s parents divorced when he was seven. His step-father is Christopher Filer.
Siblings: Did Jenson Button have any siblings?
Jenson is the fourth child of his parents. He has three sisters.
Tanya Jones, Samantha Button, and Tasha Marlow are his elder sisters.
After his parents divorced, his mother brought him and his three sisters up in Frome.
F1 Jenson Button Age: How old is he?
Being born in 1980, Jenson Button is 41 years of age as of 2021.
In 2017, he was replaced as McLaren reserve driver by Landro Norris. His contract with McLaren expired without a renewal.
In 2021, Jenson rejoined Williams as a second advisor on a multi-year deal.
Who is F1 Jenson Button married to?
F1 Jenson Button was engaged to the actress and singer Louise Griffiths. They ended their five-year relationship in 2005.
Likewise, he was married to his long-time girlfriend and model Jessica Michibata from 2014 to 2015.
In the present day, he is engaged to model Brittny Ward and lives in Los Angeles.
F1 Jenson Button: Does he have any children?
After getting engaged to model Brittny Ward, they gave birth to two children.
He has a son named Hendrix Button and a daughter named Lenny Monrow Button.
Net Worth Revealed: How much does F1 Jenson Button earn?
The Formula One racer Jenson Button has an annual salary of $16.5 million. His estimated net worth is around $150 million.
A large portion of his fortune came from Formula One racing.
He owns limited production cars and other sports cars as well. It includes McLaren P1, McLaren 675LT Spider, Ford GT, 1957 Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes Benz, Ferrari 550 Maranello, and others.
He also owns a 72-foot yacht moored in Monte Carlo.