Charles Leclerc is a Monegasque racing driver who currently drives from Alfa Romeo-Sauber F1 Team. Recently Ferrari announced that he will drive Ferrari for 2019 season replacing Kimi Raikkonen. As of 2018, Charles Leclerc net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.
Leclerc was born on October 16, 1997 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. His father Herve was also a racing driver who competed in Formula 3 in 1980s and 1990s. He has two brothers named Lorenzo and Arthur.
Leclerc started his racing career with Karting in 2005. He won the French PACA Championship in 2005, 2006 and 2008. In 2010, he won the Junior Monaco Kart Cup. In 2014, he graduated to single-seaters, racing in the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps championship for British team Fortec Motorsports. The same year, he also took part in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season with Fortec as a guest driver.
In 2015, he graduated to Formula Three, racing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Van Amersfoort Racing. Two years later, he was confirmed to be graduating to the series for the 2017 season with Prema Racing. However, it was in March 2016 that Leclerc was announced to be joining one of two drivers in Ferrari Driver Academy.
As a part of development driver, he participated in the first practice session of the 2016 British Grand Prix driving for Haas. In December 2017, it was announced that he will make his F1 debut with Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team as a regular driver for 2018. On doing so, he make the first appearance of a Monegasque Formula One driver since Olivier Beretta in 1994.
Recently, Leclerc was confirmed as an official race driver for Ferrari for the 2019 season. He will replace Kimi Raikkonen who will move to Sauber.