On top of that his antics drew comparisons to former champion Hunt, even competing under the pseudonym ' James Hunt' in a snowmobile race in 2007...When he was supposed to be in Australia preparing for the season opener.But what do the rich and famous of F1 get up to in their spare time? Active years: 2007-present Earnings: £38million THREE World Championships, a swanky Monaco mansion and a string of celebrity friends - and ex-girlfriends - Hamilton is the epitome of modern F1; the ultimate ' Hollywood' racer.The famously - or perhaps infamously - flash driver is one of the world's highest earning sportsmen, with Forbes claiming he takes home £38m per year after earnings and endorsements.
Despite that, Alonso is something of a Hamilton-Vettel hybrid, owning a luxury apartment in a 52-storey building in billionaire's playground Dubai, reportedly worth £130m.
Raikkonen also once took part in a powerboat race while dressed as a gorilla.
However, the former world champion has settled down a tad as he's got older.
The 29-year-old instead resides in a medieval-style farmhouse in Switzerland, cruising around the mountains in a VW people carrier, rather than super-charged hypercars, with childhood sweetheart Hanna Prater and two young daughters; Emilie and Matilda.
Vettel even said: "I’m not tempted by glitzier places like Monaco.