Based on the same report by International Business Times, Schumacher's net worth is estimated to consist of 43 percent of the total earnings of all other F1 racers who were part of the richest list. His teammate, Rosberg, is number two in the world championship standings of the past year.Some of the retired racers include Eddie Irvine at No. Vettel, 27, is Raikkonen's teammate and the youngest driver in the richest list. Alonso has been listed by Forbes as the 21st highest paid athlete in the year 2014.4, who has an estimated net worth of 0 million, Alan Prost at No. 8, who have an estimated net worth of million each. Recently, Alonso was also dubbed as F1's most marketable athlete.
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 22: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP attends the drivers press conference during previews for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 22, 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
(Photo : Clive Mason/Getty Images) Michael Schumacher recently emerged at the top spot in a report estimating the net worth of the richest Formula One drivers.
International Business Times reported that the former seven-time world champion was listed as the richest F1 driver by Wealth-X, a wealth intelligence company, with a recorded net worth of $780 million.
Many of the drivers who were included in the list are still actively joining F1 races. Christian Times reported that Schumacher is currently recovering from traumatic brain injuries that he suffered after a skiing accident in December 2013.
He will most likely return to action at the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix if he is shown to be healthy enough.
told reporters on Thursday: “I have news and, unfortunately, it’s not good.
Michael Schumacher's family has put the F1 legend's Mercedes E 55 AMG wagon for sale with a 0,000 price tag.
The German racer is still going through rehabilitation treatment at his home in Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
During his recovery period, he lost two endorsement deals but is still the richest driver in Formula One.