The success story of David Coulthard

David Marshall Coulthard is a well known name in the Formula One race fraternity. He is a British racer who has now retired from active racing but is still involved with Red Bull team as a consultant. But, this is not the only thing he is involved in right now. In fact, he has a diversified career after his retirement from Formula One racing as he is a commentator and pundit on the BBC channel making him one of the richestcelebrities.

The early life

The talent of driving cars was seen in Coulthard at an early age of 11 years when he started karting. His talent led him to see great success very soon in his life when he got the chance to race in British Formula Ford championship as well as Formula 3000. A year after when he joined Williams F1 in 1994 he won the Portugal Grand Prix he managed to get along with McLaren.

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He won two races in the year 1997 while from 1999 to 2000 five races were won by him later after he won two more races in the year 2002 and 2003 he decided to leave McLaren and joined Red Bull with which he is associated till date.

His life at red bull

After joining Red Bull it took him a total of one year to register their first win in the year 2005. Later in the year 2008, he declared his retirement from Formula One racing. But, again he came back to active racing in the two years later to again retire in the year 2012.

His ventures and car racing have added to his great wealth and he is estimated to have a total net worth of $77 million. During his racing career he met with many accidents and recovered to come back to the task and try his skills yet again to be among the names in richestcelebrities.bio.