Nico Prost Bio - Racer And Alain Prost's Son
|Birth Name||Nicolas Jean Prost|
|Birth place||Saint-Chamond, Loire, France|
|Parents||Alain Prost and Anne-Marie Prost|
|Husband/Wife||Delphine Frey Prost|
|Sibling||Sacha Prost and Victoria Prost|
Nico Prost is the son of retired French racing driver, Alain Prost, who has won four Formula One Drivers' Champion. His father is considered to be one of the greatest drivers in the Formula One scene and also held the record for most Grand Prix victories for more than a decade.
Nico Prost followed in his father's footsteps but is yet to earn the same success as his father. Nevertheless, Nico has made a name for himself in the racing world, and people are interested in learning more about the French professional driver.
Early Life, Family, And Education
Nico Prost was born in Saint-Chamond, Loire, on August 18, 1981, as Nicolas Jean Prost. He is the eldest son of Alain Prost and his wife, Anne-Marie Prost. He has two younger siblings, Sacha Prost and Victoria Prost. When he was just three-years-old, the Prost family moved to Switzerland, and Nico was raised there alongside his siblings.
Just like his father, Nico Prost was also a sports junkie and played various sports growing up. However, he took an interest in golf and played various tournaments during his time at Columbia University. He was studying business management in Columbia and only started racing after he graduated from college.
Nico Prost Net Worth And Career
After completing his education, Nico began his career in racing at the age of twenty-two. Since then, he has participated in numerous racing championship and earned a significant amount. Along with this, Nico Prost's net worth also comprises of earnings from the clothing line he established with his brother Sacha Prost. As for his father, Alain Prost's net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
Income From Racing
Nico Frost started his racing career in 2003 and participated in several races before joining the Racing Engineering to take part in Spanish Formula Three Championship in 2006. He won the best rookie title and was placed in the fourth position. In 2007, he was placed in the third position with two wins, seven podiums, and one pole position.
From then on, Frost continued to win races several championships, including Euro Formula 3000, FIA World Endurance Championship, Andros, among others. With numerous win in his name, the French driver must have pocketed a significant sum as prize money and salary.
In addition to racing, Alain Frost's son has also acted as the test and development driver for the Lotus Renault team for years. The earnings as a racing driver for teams like Renault have undoubtedly helped increase Nico Prost's net worth significantly.
Income From Clothing Brand
Along with his career in racing, Prost also earns a considerable sum from the clothing brand 8JS. The apparel line was co-created by Nico, his wife, Delphine Frey-Prost, and his brother Sacha Prost. The brand includes products like jackets, shirts, sweatshirts, pants, scarves, among others. Some of the clothing items and their respective prices are listed below:
|JOHN03. Brown (Leather Bomber)||$1171.21|
|JO01. Navy (Jacket)||$341.90|
|TS100. Green (T-shirt)||$80.45|
|WTS01. Sunrise Pink (Women's T-shirt)||$92.28|
|CH09. Racing Green (Pants)||$224.78|
|CA47 (Baseball Cap)||$46.14|
|ZI17. Rosemary (Sweatshirt)||$224.78|
The products mentioned above are all available on the official store of the brand and some of which have already sold-out. It is clear the brand is doing well for themselves, and as the co-founder, Nico Prost's net worth must heavily benefit from the sale of the clothing items.
Nico Prost's Wife And Children
Nico Prost has been married to his partner/wife Delphine Frey-Prost since 2012. The pair reportedly have been together for sixteen years and also have a son together. Nico Prost's son, Kimi Prost, was born in December 2015 three years after their marriage.
While not many details about their relationship are made public, both Nico and Delphine have used their social media pages to share a few pictures of their family. Looking through their Instagram handles, it is clear that even after years together, the pair are still very much in love. We hope all the happiness to the lovely couple and their beautiful son.
- The Prost family moved from Saint-Chamond, France to Switzerland when Nico Prost was just three after Renault workers burned Alain Prost's cars.
- He has 51K followers on his Instagram.
- He accepted his fault for the heavy crash he was involved in the 2014 FIA Formula E Championship.