Nelson Piquet Jr. – Brazilian Race Car Driver

Published Date   25th Dec. 2019, 15:39 pm
Nelson Piquet Jr. – Brazilian Race Car Driver Nelson Jr. 's father, Nelson Piquet is a former Formula One champion. Image Source: Thesportssdb.
Quick Info
Birth Name: DescriptionNelson Angelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior
Birth Place: Heidelberg, Germany
Birth Sign: Aries
Father: Nelson Piquet
Mother: Sylvia Tamsma
Height: 5 ft 10 inches
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Date of Birth: 25/07/1985
Age: 37 years old
Nationality: Brazilian

Nelson Piquet Jr. aka Nelsinho Piquet is a Brazilian car racing driver and former Formula 1 driver. Son of Formula 1 world champion, Nelson Piquet, Jr. Piquet is following his father’s steps.

Let’s dig in more about this champion.

Relationship, Datings, and Wife

Nelson Piquet is a handsome young man and preceding continuously in his career. He’s been involved in numerous relationships before finally meeting the love of his life, Gabriella Borges who happened to be a model.

Nelson Piquet and Gabriella Borge

 Gabriella Borge’s seen alongside Nelson Piquet in every big event or race. Image Source: Gabriellella’s Instagram.

According to Whosdatedwho, Nelson previously dated six different women. Although the charmer managed to charm all these women, he still isn’t married and is waiting for his dream woman.

The infamous race driver, Nelson Piquet was linked with Virgilia Landrain (2015). Similarly, he was also in a relationship with Carolina Alves De Queiroz for a year. The ex-couple dated from 2011 to 2012. Furthermore, he was also involved with Gabriella Constantino.

The longest relationship of Nelson Piquet was with Bia Anthony. The duo lasted for 3 years and parted their ways because of their personal reasons.

Today, Nelson is happy in his relationship with his woman, Gabriella Borge and is utterly focused on his career. Let’s hope we get to hear news about their nuptials.

Net Worth and Earnings

Nelson Piquet Jr. is a racing driver and has been involved since 2001. He’s been running in the industry for a long time and hence, we can estimate that his bank account is pretty full.

Although Nelson Piquet Jr.’s net worth is under wraps, we can assume that Nelson Piquet’s son is a millionaire and is living a lavish life. His main source of income obviously is through racing. He currently lives in Oxford, England.


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Nelson Piquet Jr. not only uses his fortune for his lavish lifestyle but also for good causes he believes in. Hence, he’s good with his money so, we can assume, money is generous to him as well.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

Nelson Piquet Jr. is a lucky child born with a silver spoon. He is the son of three-time Formula One champion, the legendary race car driver, Nelson Piquet and mother, Sylvia Tamsma. Piquet Jr.’s parents divorced shortly after he was born. Jr. started living with his mother until he was 8 years old.

Nelson Piquet Jr. with his mother Sylvia

Nelson Piquet’s wife, Sylvia Tamsma comes to see her son race. Image Source: Pinterest.

His mother realized Brasil would be better for her child and wanted him to know his father. Hence, he was sent back to Brasil, to live with his father.

Piquet is not a single child of his parents. He has 2 sisters, Kelly and Julia, also 4 half brothers. His half younger brother, Pedro is also a racing driver. Piquet Jr is a good child to his parents and brother to his siblings.

Early Life and Career

Born on July 25, 1985, Nelson Piquet Jr. was the champion of the 2014-15 season of Formula E. Born in Heidelberg, West Germany, he studied in the American School of Brasilia until 16. After that, he decided to pursue his racing career.

Nelson Piquet is the head of Piquet family.

Nelson Piquet Jr. is a family guy and was continuously supported by his father. Image Source: Nelson Piquet Jr.’s Twitter.

The racer started his career in 1993, in Brazilian karting and continued to progress steadily until today. In 2004, he won the British Formula 3 Championship and became the youngest to win the title.

Piquet Jr’s continuous success and few fallbacks and the guidance of his father, Nelson Piquet, Jr is grinning from a success tower and hope he shines brighter than every day.

Piquet Jr. Was Fined For Gay Slur

Sometimes, jokes are taken seriously and few of those times, word choices are incorrect. Such an incident occurred in Piquet Jr.’s career as well and he was fined as a result. Piquet was fined $10,000 fine as he commented on Parker Kligerman’s selfie.

He explains that the comment was a joke among friends but the fans did not forgive him for the unconscious action.

Nelson Piquet Jr., the son of Nelson Piquet.

Nelson Piquet Jr.’s been in controversies since his debuting days. Image Source: Auto Sport.

This is not the first time he was offensive towards his fellow racer. He was even in probation for his offensive racial-slur and was suspended for two races.

Let’s hope Piquet learned his lessons and is a good professional to work with, continuing his career and keeping up with his luxurious lifestyle.

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