Monégasque driver Charles Marc Hervé Perceval Leclerc (French: [al lkl]; born October 16, 1997) competes in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. Both the 2016 and 2017 GP3 Series and FIA Formula 2 Championship titles were his.
Charles Leclerc Net Worth
Charles Leclerc is a Monegasque racing driver who has a net worth of $50 million. In 2019, Charles Leclerc began his tenure as Scuderia Ferrari’s Formula One driver.
His first professional grand slam was the 2022 Australia Grand Prix, and he went on to place second in the World Drivers’ Championship. Leclerc won the 2016 GP3 Series and the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship before making the jump to Formula One. Leclerc has a salary that places him among the top earners in Formula One. He consistently earns above $25,000,000 per year.
Charles Leclerc Earlier Years
On October 16, 1997, Charles Leclerc was born to Pascale and Hervé in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Besides being the godson of the late Formula One driver Jules Bianchi, he is the younger brother of Lorenzo and the older brother of Arthur.
Charles Leclerc Karting Career
It was in karts that Leclerc first entered the racing world. It was the first of three consecutive years he would win the French PACA Championship. After winning the French Cadet championship in 2009, Leclerc advanced to the KF3 category the following year. The Junior Monaco Kart Cup was later won by him.
In 2011, Leclerc won the CIK-FIA KF3 World Cup, the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, and the ERDF Junior Kart Masters, making it an amazing year for him. In 2012, he advanced to KF2 and, the following year, he won the WSK Euro Series. Leclerc won the South Garda Winter Cup in his final year of karting and placed second in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship.
Charles Leclerc Formula Renault
In 2014, Leclerc began racing single-seaters in the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps Series for the Fortec Motorsports team. Seven times he finished on the podium this season, including a 1-2 finish at Monza, and in the season-ending race in Jerez, he was crowned the Junior Champion. Leclerc also raced in six events as a guest driver in the Eurocup for Formula Renault 2.0.
Charles Leclerc Formula Three and GP3
With Van Amersfoort Racing, Leclerc moved up to Formula Three in 2015 and competed in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. He won his first race of the season in the third one, and he won again in Hockenheim. At the Macau Grand Prix in November, Leclerc finished in second place.
In 2016, Leclerc competed for ART Grand Prix in the GP3 Series. Despite getting into an accident in the season-ending main event, he and the team still managed to win the championship.
Charles Leclerc Formel 2
Leclerc advanced to Formula 2 for the 2017 season after winning the GP3 Series in 2016. In his first race with Prema Racing, he came in third at Bahrain. By the end of the season, Leclerc had racked up a record-tying eight pole positions and the FIA Formula 2 Championship.
He joined the exclusive club of drivers who have won the title in their first season on the circuit since Nico Hülkenberg in 2009. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was Leclerc’s last F2 race, and he won it.
Charles Leclerc Philanthropy
In 2018, Leclerc was appointed an ambassador for the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, a charitable organization she has supported in the past. Later, in 2020, he helped the Monaco Red Cross during the COVID-19 epidemic by transporting medical supplies and giving food. Additionally, Leclerc has helped the Italian branch of the Red Cross.
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