Birgit Wetzinger is a former flight attendant who served for Austrian Airlines. She is famous for being the second wife of late formula one racer Nikki Lauda and for saving the life of Lauda in 2005 by donating a kidney.
Birgit Wetzinger was born on March 4, 1979, in Vienna, Austria. As of 2019, her age is 40 years old with her birth sign Pisces. There is no further information about her parents, siblings, and education.
She holds an American nationality and belongs to an Austrian ethical background. She holds a degree in Hospitality and Management.
Birgit Wetzinger’s Career
Birgit’s career before her marriage to Nikki Lauda is not known except for the fact that she was a flight attendant on Lauda’s budget airline Flyniki. So let’s know about his husband’s career. On April 15, 1968, Nikki started her journey as a racing driver. Similarly, he participated in a motor race excelling in the hills at Muhlbach. Consequently, he secured the third position in his first World Championship’ at the Italian Grand Prix’ held in Monza.
Then, he went on to win the ‘United States GP’ held at the Watkins Glen village. In contrast, he secured a second-place at his debut race under ‘Ferrari’ at the ‘Argentine Grand Prix’. After three more races he won his first ‘Grand Prix’ in the ‘Spanish Grand Prix’.It was Ferrari’s first since 1972. Despite he became the pacesetter of the season, the only other race he won that year was the ‘Dutch GP’.
On 8th February 2018, he became the Brand Ambassador of Novomatic, ExCeL London. Hunt became the best racer by winning five more champions. Concerning his achievements, he is a three-time F1 World Champion; he won his first championship in 1974, the second championship in 1977, and the third championship in 1985. Besides this, he has won 25 championships in his racing career.
What is the Net Worth & Salary of Birgit Wetzinger?
Birgit Wetzinger might have earned a decent amount of sum through her career. Thought the net worth and salary is unknown at the moment. However, his lead husband Nikki Lauda’s net worth was $200 million at the time of his death in 2019. Moreover, he made $43 million by his brand endorsement F1 and winning F1 World Champion. Also, He used to receive around $2 million per year.
Similarly, among his personal cars Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona worth $365,000, Jaguar XJs worth $59,990,Alfetta GT worth $17,662.7, Ferrari 308GTB worth $100,000-$200,000, was seen driven by him. In the year 2015, he bought New Bombardier Global 7000 Aircraft worth $73 million. He lived a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way until his death.
Is Birgit Wetzinger’s still Married?
Birgit Wetzinger is a married woman, she married Nikki Lauda. There is no further information about their first met and dating history. However, the couple married in 2008. From their marriage, the couple welcomed twin in 2009, a boy named Max Lauda and a girl named, Mia Lauda.Caption: Birgit Wetzinger with her family
When her husband Niki was ill and needed to have a new kidney transplant due to the failure of the kidney he received in 1997 from his brother, lovingly, his wife Birgit gave up one of hers to save him. On the 2nd of August 2018, in his native Austria, her husband successfully underwent a lung transplant operation.
Once there was a rumor that Nico Rosberg might be contemplating a switch to Ferrari for 2017. As he is no more in this world, there are no rumors about him. Currently, she might be single and living with her children.
Birgit Wetzinger’s Height, and Weight
Though the exact height and weight of Birgit are not available at the moment. But she stands at a decent height and weighs average. She is an adorably beautiful woman with fair skin, black hair, and brown eyes. Regarding her other body measurement are also unknown. Moreover, she is also not active on any social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.