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Daniel Ricciardo is an Italian-Australian racing driver who is currently racing for the McLaren F1 team, with his teammate Lando Norris. Daniel Ricciardo is one of the most experienced drivers on the Formula1 grid. Likewise, he is best known for Formula 1 (1950), Formula 1: Ten Sport (2003), and Formula 1: Drive to Survive (2019).

Table of Biography

Early life

Daniel Ricciardo was born on 1st July 1989 in Perth, Western Australia. As of now, he is 32 years old and born under the zodiac sign Cancer. Likewise, he belongs to the Australian nationality and practices Christianity. Similarly, he was born to Italian-Australian parents.

His father’s name is Giuseppe Ricciardo and his mother’s name is Grace Ricciardo. Likewise, Daniel has one sister named Michelle Ricciardo. Talking about his academic career, he studied at Newman college in Australia.

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Caption: Childhood pictures of Daniel Ricciardo (Source: Instagram)

Career

Daniel Ricciardo is an Italian-Australian racing driver. Ricciardo is racing in the 2022 FIA Formula One World Drivers Championship driving for the McLaren Formula One team. He won their first Formula One race at the Giles Villeneuve Circuit in Montreal. He is a racing driver who has raced for Hispania Racing (2011), Toro Rosso (2012-2013), Red Bull (2014-2018), and Renault (2019).

At the 2011 British Grand Prix, he made his debut with the HRT team as part of a deal with Red Bull Racing. Thus, he was test driving inder its sister team, Scuderia Toro Rosso.  He joined Toro Rosso in 2012 full-time after the team changed its driver lineup and drive a Ferrari-powered car in 2012 and 2013.

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Caption: The Italian-Australian racing driver, Daniel Ricciardo (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, in 2014, he was promoted to Red Bull as a replacement for the retired Mark Webber with multiple-time world champion Sebastian Vettel. In April 2015, he won the Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year. Similarly, Daniel finished 3rd in the championship with his first three Formula One wins, in his first season with Red Bull under Renault’s power.

More about his Career

In 2016, Daniel returned to the top of the podium at the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, after becoming third in the championship for the 2nd time. In 2017, he added victories for Red Bull at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and the Chinese and Monaco Grands Prix in 2018.

Later, he signed with Renault and raced in the 2019 and 2020 seasons for them. Whereas,  for the 2021 and 2022 Formula One seasons, he joined McLaren alongside Lando Norris. At the 2021 Italian Grand Prix, he obtained his first race win with McLaren. Moreover, in the 2021 season, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2022 Australia Day Honors. Daniel is set to join McLaren for the 2021 and 2022 Formula One seasons with Lando Norris.

Achievements and Net worth

He became the 105th driver to win a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship when he won the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix. He is the 4th Australian driver to win a Formula One race, behind Sir Jack Brabham, Alan Jones, and the driver he replaced at Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber.

Talking about his net worth, his net worth estimates at around $96 million US dollars. Likewise, his annual salary as a racing driver is around $15 million.

Relationship Status

Talking about the romantic and private life of Daniel Ricciardo, he is single and unmarried right now. Moreover, Daniel has not disclosed his personal information in public. Likewise, this personality is not a part of any controversy nor got into rumors and he likes to focus on his career.

Body measurement and Social media

The Italian-Australian racing driver stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 68 kg. Likewise, Daniel has a pair of brown eyes and black-colored hair. Moreover, Daniel wears a shoe size of 10 (US).

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Caption: Daniel Ricciardo looking handsome in a black suit (Source: Instagram)

Daniel is very much active on social media. His Instagram account @danielricciardo has 6.7 million followers. Likewise, his Twitter account @danielricciardo has 2.7 million followers. Moreover, his Facebook account has 1.6 million followers.

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