Top 10 wealthiest Formula 1 drivers of all time

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Singapore, Mar 18: With the 2015 Formula One season underway, Wealth-X, a global authority on wealth intelligence released yesterday a list of the top 10 richest F1 drivers of all time, which includes active and retired race car drivers.

The seven-time world champion, Michael Schumacher enters first place on the list. The retired German driver, who last raced for Mercedes in 2012, is currently recovering from a serious brain injury from a skiing accident in the French Alps in 2013.

File photo of Michael Schumacher

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton, who opened the 2015 season with a convincing victory at last saturday's Australian Grand Prix came in fifth place on the Wealth-X list. The youngest driver on the list is 27-year-old Sebastien Vettel and the oldest is 60-year-old retired Frenchman Alain Prost.

Below Wealth-X's top 10 all-time F1 Driver Rich List:

1. Michael Schumacher (retired) of Mercedes with a net worth of $780 million dollars

2. Fernando Alonso of McLaren with a net worth of $220 million dollars

3. Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari with a net worth of $180 million dollars

4. Eddie Irvine (retired) of Jaguar with a net worth of $180 million dollars

5. Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes with a net worth of $ 110 million dollars

6. Jenson Button of McLaren with a net worth of $ 100 million dollars

7. Alan Prost (retired) of Williams with a net worth of $70 million dollars

8. David Coulthard (retired) of Red Bull with a net worth of $70 million dollars

9. Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari with a net worth of $45 million dollars

10. Nico Rosberg of Mercedes with a net worth of $30 million dollars

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