|Real Name/Full Name||Jenson Alexander Lyons Button|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jenson Button|
|Birth Place:||Frome, Somerset, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||19 January 1980|
|Age/How Old:||43 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs.
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – John Button
Mother – Simone Lyons
|School:||Valli’s First School, Selwood Middle School|
|College:||Frome Community College|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Brittny Ward Button|
|Kids/Children Name:||Lenny Monrow, Hendrix|
|Net Worth:||$160 Million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Jenson Button is a renowned British racing car driver, whose popularity hit the top-notch when he won the 2009 Formula One Championship for the Brawn GP Team, as well as the 2018 Season of the Super GT Series, sharing his victory with Naoki Yamamoto in a Honda racing car for Team Kunimitsu.
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Biography and Early Life
Jenson Button was born in Frome, England, on 19th January 1980. He was blessed to be born to both his parents, the late John Button and Simone Lyons. There are no details on whether Jenson has siblings and how many they may be. Jenson’s parents did not exactly enjoy a happy marriage, and eventually, they preferred to walk each their separate ways. Jenson was only 7 when his parents divorced.
Jenson stayed with his mom for a while before he moved into his father’s place, where they lived with his stepmom, Pippa Kerr. Jenson is of mixed races, his father being British and his mother of South African ancestry. Jenson’s dad passed on in 2014. It seems that Jenson had enjoyed a wonderful time in life with his father, given that his father played a big role in supporting his racing car career. He bought him a kart while he was still 7.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jenson Button in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jenson Button’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 1st October 2023 having been born on 19 January 1980. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77 kg in Kilograms.
Jenson attended Valli’s First School and Selwood Middle School before he graduated from College. He did his college studies at Frome Community College.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jenson has had his share of experiences when it comes to his social interactions. Being one of the wealthiest racing car drivers in history, one can only imagine the magnitude of attention and drama that could be in the way of his personal life. Jenson has had many relationships, most of which did not work according to his expectation. His first public hang out was Louis Griffiths, a popular singer and actress who’s also played the saxophone. Not so long after, he started another relationship with another American actress, Rose, with whom also they did not do so well.
He moved on to find yet another model and actress, Florence Brudenell, and later move on to one Jessica Michibata. His relationship with Michibata worked amazingly fine, and they tied the knot. Nevertheless, their marriage was broken due to rumors that Jenson had an affair with Brittny Ward. In 2018, Jenson proposed to Brittny. They got engaged and later married.
Today, Jenson is happy in his marriage with Brittny, and they have a son, Hendrix, and Lenny Monrow, their youngest daughter. There are no rumors or news that imply difficulty in their relationship.
Is Jenson Button Gay?
As far as sexual orientation is concerned, Jenson is straight. All of the information available showcase him as neither gay nor bisexual. His relationships have only been with women, and presently he is happily married with two kids.
Jenson’s car racing career started as a young kid’s interest and talent at the age of 8, when he participated in kart racing, right before he found a slot to the British Formula Ford Championship and British Formula 3 Championship, at age 18, where he garnered victory nine times. In 1999, Button did his first Formula One race after a vacancy for racing availed at the Williams team, when Alessandro Zanardi exited the team. Jenson’s father was instrumental in empowering his courage when he needed to step up for the Formula One Racing position that was available. His entry into the F1 racing made him the youngest driver to have joined the F1 League.
Yet again, he was the youngest driver to have made a point in the second race in the Brazil Season. His best qualification was in the Belgian Grand, where he was third, before a few errors that tainted his reputation. Throughout 2001 into 2002, Jenson’s career was messy until when he set his mind to better his skill. In the process, he signed a new contract with British American Racing, which lasted even when he tried to end their terms.
Throughout 2004 and 2005, he had issues with BAR that cost his performance. In 2006, the British American Racing was renamed ‘Honda,’ which came with better terms that allowed him to work on the mechanics and aerodynamics of his racing cars, gradually improving his performance. Though there were more challenges within the Honda team, he maintained his will and purpose in the racing career.
In 2009, Brawn GP purchased the Honda team, opening ways for Jenson’s performance improvement as he worked on new features introduced to his car, including his sitting dynamics. And come to the 2009 Formula One World Championship, he came out first, as well as in 2018 in the Super GT Series.
Jenson received the Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year Award in 2010. He also had earlier been awarded the BBC Sports Personality of The Year Award in 2000. On his retirement, he was awarded membership of the Order of The British Empire.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jenson Button in 2023
As of 2023, Jenson’s net worth is estimated at about $160 Million. His placement on annual salary is $16.5 Million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Jenson has a street under his name.
- His career is the main source of his massive income.
- He is retired and currently lives in the sovereign city-state of Monaco
Jenson is such an illustrious model of how long it may take to achieve a goal always looked forward to. Without really caring how much it may cost, it may be worth waiting for one’s time patiently. Had he given up, he most likely would not have seen the victories he eventually garnered.