Marc Gené Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Marc Gené Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 69 kg
Date of Birth March 29, 1974
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Light Brown

Marc Gené is a professional Spanish racing driver who is perhaps best known as a test driver for Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited and Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One. Other than that, he is a race car driver for Minardi Formula One and a factory driver for Peugeot‘s Le Mans team.

Born Name

Marc Gené i Guerrero

Nick Name

Marc

Marc Gené as seen in a picture that was taken at the Le Mans 24 Hours 2011 Drivers' Parade on June 10
Marc Gené as seen in a picture that was taken at the Le Mans 24 Hours 2011 Drivers’ Parade on June 10 (David Merrett / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Sabadell, Spain

Residence

Barcelona, Spain

Nationality

Spanish

Education

He graduated from The University Of Buckingham in England in 1995, with a degree in Economics.

Occupation

Professional Racing Driver

Family

  • Siblings – Jordi Gené Guerrero (Older Brother) (Professional Racing Driver)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Marc is a proud father to sons Siena and Patrick.

Marc Gené as seen in a picture taken at the commemoration event of the Circuit de Montjuïc on October 13, 2007
Marc Gené as seen in a picture taken at the commemoration event of the Circuit de Montjuïc on October 13, 2007 (Mutari / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He has Spanish ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Masculine facial features
  • Tall physical appearance

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in commercials for various brands including Euromaster.

Marc Gené Favorite Things

  • Books – The Inheritance of the Earth, The Pillars of the Earth

Source – MarcGené.com

Marc Gené testing for Ferrari on April 1, 2007
Marc Gené testing for Ferrari on April 1, 2007 (Jakub Klawiter / Flickr / CC BY 3.0)

Marc Gené Facts

  1. He was just 13 years old when he started driving a go-kart and even went on to win the Catalunya Championship.
  2. In 1988, Marc bagged his first national championship as a go-kart racer and 2 years later, in 1990, he became the youngest person to be awarded the Spanish Karting Championship in the senior category.
  3. He started competing in the single-seater category in 1992, at the Spanish Formula Ford Championship and managed to attain 5th place overall.
  4. In the year 1996, he was announced as the Champion of the II Golden Cup FISA Superfórmula.
  5. He was presented with the Open Fortuna by Nissan in 1998, for his impressive, 6 victories as well as 3 fast lap records.
  6. In 1999, he made his Formula One debut with Minardi and earned the first-ever point for the Italian racing team. Despite this, he left the group and joined Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited in 2001, due to the shortage of financial and technical resources that Minardi had been facing at that time.
  7. Marc is multi-lingual and speaks in Catalan, Spanish, English, French, Italian, and German.
  8. His guilty pleasure is bread stuffed with tomato and ham as well as a dish called paellas that is cooked by his father.

Featured Image By David Merrett / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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