Fernando Alonso Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Fernando Alonso Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth July 29, 1981
Zodiac Sign Leo
Girlfriend Linda Morselli

Fernando Alonso is a Spanish professional racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 2005 and 2006, the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) World Endurance Championship in the 2018–19 season, the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in 2018 and 2019, and the 24 Hours of Daytona endurance race in 2019. Owing to his mastery of such varied racing codes, he is considered as one of the most versatile and successful drivers in motorsport history. Fernando won the coveted ‘Lorenzo Bandini Trophy’ in 2005 and has been inducted into the ‘FIA Hall of Fame’ twice, in 2017 for being a Formula One World Champion and in 2019 for being an FIA World Endurance Champion. He has also served as a ‘UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador’.

Born Name

Fernando Alonso Díaz

Nick Name

Teflonso, Magic Alonso, El Nano, Nandito, Ferro

Fernando Alonso as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Fernando Alonso as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Fernando Alonso / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Oviedo, Asturias, Spain

Residence

He splits his time between Oviedo, Asturias, Spain and Mont-sur-Rolle, Switzerland.

Nationality

Spanish

Education

Fernando studied at the Holy Guardian Angel Primary School in Oviedo from 1985 to 1995. He then joined the Institute Leopoldo Alas Clarín of San Lazaro until his racing commitments caused him to leave in 2000.

Occupation

Professional Racing Driver

Fernando Alonso after being inducted into the FIA Hall of Fame in December 2019
Fernando Alonso after being inducted into the FIA Hall of Fame in December 2019 (Fernando Alonso / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – José Luis Alonso (Explosives Factory Mechanic, Amateur Kart Driver)
  • Mother – Ana Díaz (Departmental Store Employee)
  • Siblings – Lorena Alonso Díaz (Older Sister) (Doctor)
  • Others – María Luisa Martínez López (Maternal Grandmother)

Car Number

  • 14 (Formula One)
  • 8 (FIA World Endurance Championship)

Formula One Teams

Fernando has raced for –

  • European Minardi F1 Team (2001)
  • Mild Seven Renault F1 Team (2002-2006)
  • Vodafone McLaren Mercedes (2007)
  • ING Renault F1 Team (2008-2009)
  • Scuderia Ferrari (2010-2014)
  • McLaren Honda (2015-2017)
  • McLaren F1 Team (2018)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Fernando has dated –

  1. Rebeca (1999-2004)
  2. Carolina Costa (2004-2005)
  3. Fliss Jaine (2005) – Rumor
  4. Jenny Kessler (2005)
  5. Raquel del Rosario (2005-2011) – Fernando began dating Spanish pop singer Raquel del Rosario in 2005. The couple got married in November 2006 and were separated in December 2011.
  6. Xenia Tchoumitcheva (2011) – Rumor
  7. Dasha Kapustina (2012-2014)
  8. Lara Álvarez (2014-2016)
  9. Viktoria Odintcova (2016) – Rumor
  10. Linda Morselli (2016-Present)
Fernando Alonso and Linda Morselli, as seen in January 2019
Fernando Alonso and Linda Morselli, as seen in January 2019 (Fernando Alonso / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He is of Spanish descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Tousled hair
  • Sports a rugged beard
  • Affable smile
  • Has a ‘Samurai’ tattoo on his back

Brand Endorsements

Fernando has endorsed brands such as –

  • Banco Santander
  • Cajastur
  • TAG Heuer
  • Europcar
  • Silestone
  • Liberbank
  • ING
  • Chandon
  • Adidas
  • Kimoa

Religion

Agnostic Atheism

Fernando Alonso as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Fernando Alonso as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Fernando Alonso / Instagram)

Fernando Alonso Facts

  1. In 2005, Fernando became the first Spaniard to ever win the Formula One World Championship. The following year, he became the youngest driver to win 2 Formula One titles.
  2. He also won the Race of Champions Nations Cup in 2001 for Team Spain with rally driver Jesús Puras and motorcyclist Rubén Xaus.
  3. In 2014, after a new FIA regulation, he chose the number 14 for his car as he had won the ‘World Karting Championship’ on July 14, 1996, at the age of 14.
  4. In 2019, he became the first driver to be inducted into the ‘FIA Hall of Fame’ twice.
  5. He is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian.

Featured Image by Fernando Alonso / Instagram

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