Remarkable professional racer and paracyclist Alex Zanardi was born on October 23, 1966, in Bologna, Italy. Known for his fast-paced racing style and adamancy, Alessandro Zanardi’s biography reveals that his nationality is Italian and his ethnicity is white. He was born to father Dino Zanardi and mother Anna Zanardi. He also had a sibling sister named Cristina who had passed away due to an unfortunate car collision. Although born in Bologna, Alex’s family had moved on to Castel Maggiore when he was a four-year-old kid. From Alex Zanardi’s wiki, we understand that he is most renowned for his strong comeback in Formula One after a harrowing accident in 2001. He has also recently won a gold and silver medal each at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics 2016.
What is Alex Zanardi’s Net Worth? Know Alex’s salary
Being a huge sports star not just in Italy but in all of Europe, no celebrity can stay isolated from the spotlight. Alex Zanardi’s net worth was estimated to be $5million in 2017 as stated by various sources. It is to be noted that this huge net worth of Alex has been deservedly earned by him courtesy of a tough career with lots of ups and downs. He never held back and is still the reigning racing legend. He has been deemed to be ‘an extraordinary man with an extraordinary story’ as published by a few articles. Alex’s salary can also guess to be really high per matches in addition to the bonus from wins and brand sponsorships. Alex’s vast and outstanding career took off an early speed freak with amazing enthusiasm for racing and cars. At the age of 13, he began racing and took part in the Formula 3 series in Italy. There, he came fifth and later improved his own performance participating in the Formula 3000 series with the Il Barone Rampante. He doesn’t really have an elaborate or a very admirable career in Formula One, but since he first became a part of it in 1991, he first drove a footwork and gradually moved on to a F300 campaign. Although he has been injured several times in his career, his most serious and damaging injuries occurred in 1993 in Belgian Grand Prix, after which he came back to the Spanish Grand Prix to do surprisingly well. He began sports car racing first at a Porsche Supercup. In 1995, he moved to the USA and took part in the CART series. He has stood out in France Grand Prix, German Grand Prix along with a number of reputations. He represented Italy at the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Between 2003 and 2009 which was the peak of his career, he competed in the FIA World Touring Car Championship for BMW Team Italy. He made a commendable and relatively strong comeback since the amputation of his legs in 2001.
Marital Status: Is Alex Zanardi married?
Despite numerous turbulences in his professional career, Alex Zanardi’s long married life is an equally happy and a fulfilling one. Alex’s wife’s name is Daniella Zanardi with whom he has been living together as a married couple since way back in 1996. Alex and his wife Daniella even have a lovely son together named Niccolo, born in 1998. His other dating details aren’t available on the internet. The key to Alex’s successful and sustainable married life is perhaps the adorable understanding between him and his wife, who stood beside him when he needed her the most.
Height and Weight
Alex’s age is 51 years old. He is quite aged now but his passion for wheeling hasn’t yet faded a tad. Alex’s height and weight details aren’t specified on the internet on any sources. He has had his legs amputated from a severe car crash during a race in 2001, resulting in permanent handicap. He has curly dark brown hair and a courageous smile. The Italian hero is an absolute star among his fans. He is also known for his stocky body and Robert De Niro’s look alikeness.
Wiki and Facts
His religion is Christianity. His fans can find him easily all across the internet on all social networking sites, especially on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Often cited as an “Iron Man with plastic legs and a courageous heart”, his followers on Twitter speak for it. Alex is present on Twitter as @lxznr with more than 254K followers. Although not very active, his posts are sincerely awaited in order to never miss out on anything from him. Looks like he isn’t present on Instagram yet. Alex’s wiki sites aren’t really available except a few such as Alex Zanardi’s Wikipedia page. Furthermore, don’t miss out on his personal website which is alex-zanardi.com. Tons of data regarding his bio is available on the site.