Sergio Pérez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sergio Pérez Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 63 kg
Date of Birth January 26, 1990
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Carola Martínez

Sergio Pérez is a Mexican professional racing driver who has been a regular feature in the premier Formula One tier since his debut in 2011 and has frequently finished seasons within the ‘Top 10’ of the driver’s overall standings despite mostly racing for teams with relatively weaker cars. Before he had entered F1, he had won the British Formula 3 Championship – National Class title in 2007 and finished 2nd in the 2010 season of GP2 Series, the second-tier of the Formula One feeder championship.

Born Name

Sergio Pérez Mendoza

Nick Name

Checo, The Mexican Wunderkind

Sergio Pérez on the sidelines of the Chinese GP in April 2019
Sergio Pérez on the sidelines of the Chinese GP in April 2019 (Sergio Pérez / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Residence

Switzerland

Nationality

Mexican

 

Occupation

Professional Formula One Racing Driver

Sergio Pérez as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Sergio Pérez as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Sergio Pérez / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Antonio Pérez Garibay
  • Mother – Marilú Pérez (née Mendoza)
  • Siblings – Paola Pérez (Older Sister), Antonio Pérez (Older Brother) (Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)

Car Number

11

Formula One Teams

Sergio has raced for –

  • Sauber F1 Team (2011-2012)
  • Vodafone McLaren Mercedes (2013)
  • Sahara Force India F1 Team (2014-2018)
  • Racing Point Force India F1 Team (2018)
  • SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team (2019-Present)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sergio has dated –

  1. Greta Farias (2010-2012)
  2. Fernanda Gallegos (2013)
  3. Andrea Campillo Vivanco (2014)
  4. Carola Martínez (2016-Present) – Sergio and his partner Carola Martínez got married in June 2018. They have 2 children together, a son named Sergio Pérez Jr. (b. December 2017) and a daughter named Carlota Pérez (b. September 2019).
Sergio Pérez with his family, as seen in September 2019
Sergio Pérez with his family, as seen in September 2019 (Sergio Pérez / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He is of Mexican descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Sports a light stubble
  • Charming smile
  • Short-cropped, wavy hair

Brand Endorsements

Sergio has been sponsored by –

  • Telmex
  • Claro
  • Telcel
  • Pemex
  • Uber
  • RedCola
  • Xades

Sergio Pérez Favorite Things

  • Sports – Motor Racing, Soccer, Kart Racing, Golf
  • Racing TracksCircuit de Monaco in Monaco, Autodromo Nazionale di Monza in Italy, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium
  • Food – Pasta, Tortas Ahogadas

SourceWikipedia, Facebook

Sergio Pérez and pop singer Enrique Iglesias, as seen in August 2019
Sergio Pérez and pop singer Enrique Iglesias, as seen in August 2019 (Sergio Pérez / Instagram)

Sergio Pérez Facts

  1. He started his racing career with karts at the age of just 6. In 1998, he competed in the junior category of a local karting championship and became the youngest racer to win the championship in that category.
  2. In 2011, he became only the 5th Mexican driver to compete in a Formula One race.
  3. He started the Checo Pérez Foundation, a charitable organization that works to support children with cancer in November 2012.
  4. In 2018, he became the first racer to finish on the podium more than once at the Baku City Circuit (finishing 3rd at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix), having also finished 3rd at the European Grand Prix in 2016 that was held at the same circuit.
  5. In the 2018 F1 season, he was the only driver outside of the Mercedes, Ferrari, and Red Bull teams to end any race with a podium finish.

Featured Image by Sergio Pérez / Instagram

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