Jenson Button Wiki, Bio, Wife, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Salary
Jenson Button who is a British Formula One Driver was born on 19th January of the year 1980. At present, he is signed to McLaren. He is the native of Frome, Somerset, England. Although he is known by the name Jenson Button, as a child, he was named as Jenson Alexander Lyons Button. He was brought up nearby Vobster. He went to study at the Vallis First School, the Selwood Middle School as well as Frome Community College. He was born as the fourth child to his parents Simone Lyons and John Button who is a former Rallycross driver.
Jenson enjoyed racing from very early age. He used to race his BMW bike with his friends after the school. When he reached at the age of 8, he started karting after his father brought him the first kart. In the year 1989 when he was nine years old, Jenson came first in British Super Prix. He also won Ayrton Senna Memorial Cup in 1997 as well as he also became a youngest driver to ever win European Super A Championship. At age 18, he moved into the car racing and won the British Formula Ford Championship along with Haywood Racing. In the end of 1998, he won an annual McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award.
Button signed a three years contract with the McLaren for a reported £6 million per season to drive along with the former World Champion Lewis Hamilton. In addition to that, he has also opened a restaurant on the Beulah Street in Harrogate on 5th September of the year 2011 known as Victus. But the restaurant closed after just less than a year in trading. He along with his wife were burgled on 3rd August of 2015 at the rented Saint-Tropez home while they were staying with their friends when the robbers looted the house as well as stole the belongings worth £300000 which also includes the £250000 engagement ring of his wife.
To talk about his personal life biography, Button has already got married. He is married to his wife Jessica Michibata who is a model. The couple first started dating with each other in 2009. Later, Button proposed Michibata on 14th February of 2014 and later, they exchanged their vows with each other in December of the year 2014 in Hawaii. Previous to getting married to his wife, Jenson was in relationship with his then girlfriend Louise Griffiths with whom he was engaged. They dated for five years and then got separated in May of 2005.
Apart from that, Jenson has now reached at the age of 35. Jenson is known for his smooth driving. Jenson has at least three tattoos in his body. Prior to that, he is also involved in the charitable works through creation of the Jenson Button Trust which was established in March of the year 2010. It provides the donations to numbers of the charitable causes. He is very much dedicated towards his work and his hard working has let him earn the huge amount of salary and his net worth is estimated to be around $105 million. To get more news about his bio, and his t shirt, he can also be followed in instagram, Facebook and Twitter.