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Michael Schumacher is arguably the best racing driver that the F1 circuit has ever seen. The seven time world champion has barely left any milestone unaccomplished. Born in the fall of 1969, Schumacher or Schumi, as he is fondly called in the circuit showed an early interest in racing.
He started his winning streak at the age of six, when he won his first club championship. His father, Rolf Schumacher was a bricklayer who took on multiple jobs like renting and repairing karts to support Michael’s racing. Throughout his career, he has shown exceptional accuracy and is known to commit very few mistakes, especially when the going gets tough in wet conditions. He made his Formula One debut with Jordan-Ford team in 1991, before shifting in the later part of the decade to Ferrari. For his time there, Schumacher has been credited for turning once struggling Ferrari in the most successful teams in Formula One history. He surprised hi fans when he announced his retirement from professional Formula F1 in 2006.
However he announced his comeback to the F1 circuit in 2009. Michael holds the records for most career wins (91), most wins in a season most career pole positions, most points during a season (148 in 2004), most consecutive world championships (5), most consecutive race wins (2004), most podium finishes (154), most laps leading, most fastest laps (76), plus several others. Michael was at one point the highest paid racing driver in the world and second highest earning sportsman in the world, earning a reported $80 million US in 2004 ($40m of which was his salary from Ferrari). In 2004, Forbes magazine listed him as the 2nd highest paid athlete in the world. In 2005, Eurobusiness magazine identified Schumacher as the world’s first billionaire athlete. A significant share of his income came from advertising. Deutsche Vermögensberatung paid him $8 million over three years from 1999 for wearing a 10 by 8 centimeter advertisement on his post-race cap.
Michael Schumacher Estates and Homes ( 3 )
1Villa La Chenai owned by
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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher, with his family, moved to his new luxury mansion on Lake Geneva, which lies just 25 kilometers away from his old house, Villa La Chenai, as it is called. The luxury house hasn’t yet a found a buyer, so the motor racing legend is offering his villa for a monthly rent equivalent to EUR 19,000 (about $26,700). For this price per month, the tenant will get a chance to live in the legend’s former house. In addition, he/she will get 750 square meters of area, 11 rooms, fitness and indoor swimming pool, four horses and six pit garages, a home cinema, a dressing room, a suite and a kitchen annex. The hefty rent price kept aside, it’s one great opportunity for Schumacher’s fans.
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2Lake Geneva Villa owned by
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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher owns an über-residence on the banks of Lake Geneva. The mansion reportedly cost $35 million to built up and has more than 40 rooms. This ultra luxury pad has 2200 square meters of living space, a parking garage for 29 cars, a helicopter landing area and a football field. Schumi has also ensured that he and his family do not have to go very far for recreation. The home boasts of a cinema and a bowling alley. The 70 meter long trophy room is another unique feature of this villa which will feature the countless number of awards and trophies that Schumacher has won over the years.
Lake Geneva villa
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Michael Schumacher owns this uber-residence on the banks of Lake Geneva
Star of the sporting villa
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The mansion reportedly cost $35 million to built up and has more than 40 rooms
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This ultra luxury pad has 2200 square meters of living space
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3CS Ranch owned by
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Schumacher' love for speed and thrill doesn't stops at mean machines. Riding finest horses in his own ranch is not only his hobby but also a source of inspiration and not to forget a good investment. The ranch has been gifted by Schumacher to his wife Corinna, which is pretty obvious by the name of the ranch, CS Ranch.
Location: The CS Ranch in Givrins is the largest and most modern private reining facility in Switzerland.
Features: The ranch has 26 horse stalls and is also the venue for international reining competitions. The arena has international standards and measures 95 meters in length and 40 meters in width. The hall has a capacity of 1,400 spectators.
Horse Sculpture in the ranch
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The sculpture shows the passion of Michael Schumacher for horse riding
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L.E.D. strip lighting spread out all over the horse and tack areas
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The biggest and most modern ranch in Switzerland
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One of the finest and luxurious ranches in the world
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Michael Schumacher Islands ( 1 )
1The World owned by
Schumi is a owner of a piece of the man-made island paradise 'The World', located off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. This $7 million worth of piece of land is Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum parting gift to Schumacher after his last Grand Prix in Brazil. Schumacher's island is believed to be a part of 'Antarctica' on the artificial globe. Schumacher's manager Willi Weber confirmed: "In a couple of years it will be finished. Then Michael and Corinna will have their own holiday island! The World' is 300 islands clustered together in a nine kilometre zone to resemble Earth from an aerial photo.
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Record-breaking F1 driver Michael's island was given him Schumacher by Dubai’s crown prince as a retirement present.
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Aerial view of Michael Schumacher's private island, The World
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Michael Schumacher Private jets ( 1 )
1Falcon 200 owned by
Michael’s choice of toy for flying up in sky is Falcon 200. He uses this nine seater jet to fly to and from the races. The Falcon 200 is the latest evolution of the popular Dessault midsize jets. The jet boasts of a full galley facility, separate washroom. It can fly up to a maximum speed of 460 knots and commands a price of $22 million USD.
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The customized interiors of Michael Schumacher's jet