Max Verstappen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Max Verstappen Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth September 30, 1997
Zodiac Sign Libra
Girlfriend Dilara Sanlik

Max Verstappen is a Dutch professional racing driver who became the youngest ever (17 years, 166 days) to compete in the Formula One Championships when he took part in the 2015 Australian Grand Prix. He also became the youngest driver and the first Dutch to win a Grand Prix race when he triumphed at the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix in his debut for the Red Bull Racing team at the age of just 18.

Born Name

Max Emilian Verstappen

Nick Name

Mad Max, Crashstappen

Max Verstappen during an event as seen in October 2016
Max Verstappen during an event as seen in October 2016 (Morio / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium

Residence

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Nationality

Dutch

Education

Max’s formal education took a backseat as he began karting from the age of 4 and was involved in motorsports ever since.

Occupation

Professional Formula One Racing Driver

Family

  • Father – Johannes Franciscus “Jos” Verstappen (Former Professional Formula One Racing Driver)
  • Mother – Sophie Kumpen (Former Kart Racer)
  • Siblings – Victoria Verstappen (Younger Sister) (Racing Driver)
  • Others –  Anthony Kumpen (Second Cousin) (Racing Team Manager, Former Endurance Racer), Blue Jaye (Younger Half-Sister), Jason (Younger Half-Brother)

Manager

He is represented by Raymond Vermeulen, Personal and Business Manager.

Car Number

33

Formula One Teams

Max has raced for –

  • Scuderia Toro Rosso (2014-2016)
  • Red Bull Racing (now known as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Max Verstappen in an Instagram post in December 2019
Max Verstappen in an Instagram post in December 2019 (Max Verstappen / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Max has dated  –

  1. Sabre Cook (2014)
  2. Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky (2015-2016)
  3. Joyce Godefridi (2016)
  4. Roos Van Der Aa (2017)
  5. Maxime Pourquie (2017)
  6. Dilara Sanlik (2017-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Dutch ancestry on his father’s side and has Belgian ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Max Verstappen in an Instagram post as seen in December 2019
Max Verstappen in an Instagram post as seen in December 2019 (Max Verstappen / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

  • Freckled face
  • Has a mole on his lips and one near his eyebrows
  • Side-cropped hair
  • Lean physique

Brand Endorsements

Max has endorsed brands such as –

  • CarNext.com
  • TAG Heuer
  • Aston Martin
  • DITA-Lancier
  • G-Star Raw

He has been sponsored by –

  • Jumbo Supermarkets
  • Exact
  • Red Bull

He has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Ziggo Sports
  • Sport1 TV Network

Max Verstappen Favorite Things

  • Sport – Kart Racing
  • Movie Genre – Comedy
  • Footballer – Johan Cruyff
  • Beverage – Soda, Fizzy Soft Drinks
  • Video Game Franchise – FIFA
  • Gaming Console – PlayStation
  • Fictional Superhero Characters – Iron Man, Spider-Man

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Max Verstappen as seen in September 2017
Max Verstappen as seen in September 2017 (Morio / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Max Verstappen Facts

  1. He has a Belgian mother and a Dutch father. He was brought up in the Belgian cities of Bree and Maaseik but decided to compete professionally with a Dutch racing license as he spent comparatively more time with his father in his formative years.
  2. Max began karting at the age of just ​4, competing in the Mini Junior championship in Limburg, Belgium. In 2007, he won the Dutch Minimax Championship in a kart produced by his father. In 2009, he won the Flemish Minimax championship and the Belgian KF5 championship.
  3. Max progressed to international karting in 2010 and finished in the 2nd position at the KF3 World Cup. In 2013, he won the European KF and KZ championships as well as the 2013 World KZ championship in KZ1, the highest karting category.
  4. His car racing debut came in 2014 when he took part in the Formula 3 Championship for Van Amersfoort Racing and finished the season in 3rd place, winning 10 races.
  5. Max started competing in Formula One at the age of 17 years and 166 days and was without a road driver’s license for more than half of his debut season. He eventually earned his license once he turned 18.
  6. He won the FIA’s (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) “Personality of the Year” award for 3 successive years, from 2015 to 2017, and the “Rookie of the Year” award in 2015.
  7. Max was honored with the prestigious annual Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in 2016, which is awarded to celebrate commendable performances in motorsport.
  8. During the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix, Max was in a position to win the event after having overtaken drivers such as Kimi Räikkönen, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas, and Lewis Hamilton. He was, however, hit by Force India driver Esteban Ocon and the collision caused Max to finish in 2nd place. Upset over the incident, he got into a heated argument with Esteban after the race and physically pushed him. As a consequence of his unruly behavior, Max was penalized with 2 days of public service by the FIA.

Featured Image by Morio / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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