Net Worth: $25 Million
- Source of Wealth Car Racing
- Birth Place Suomussalmi, Finland
- Height 5' 8" (1.72 m)
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Heikki Johannes Kovalainen
- Nationality Finland
- Date of Birth October 19, 1981
- Ethnicity Finnish
- Weight 146 lbs (66 kg)
- Occupation Car Racer
- Children None
About Heikki Kovalainen
Finnish F1 racing driver Heikki Kovalainen has an estimated net worth amounting to $25 million as of 2012.
In the early years of his F1 racing career, Kovalainen was supported by the Renault Driver Development programme. Shortly, he became a runner up at the GP2 series and emerged victorious at the World Series by Nissan championship. In 2006, he was signed by Renault as a full time F1 test driver. In 2007, he earned a great deal of popularity after participating at the Japanese Grand Prix where he finished second.
Eventually, he decided to move to McLaren where he was immediately partnered with Lewis Hamilton. Shortly, he became the 100th race car driver to have won an F1 Grand Prix.
After his last race for Caterham F1, then called as Team Lotus, which took place in 2012, Heikki Kovalainen is now considered as one of Caterham F1’s best reserve and test drivers. Prior to his career at Caterham F1, Kovalainen raced for McLaren team in 2008 and 2009.
Heikki Johannes Kovalainen was born on October 19, 1981 in Suomussalmi, Finland.