Bernie Ecclestone Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Apr, 2016
Facts of Bernie Ecclestone
Date of Birth: 1930 , October-28
Age: 88 years old
Birth Nation: England
Name Bernie Ecclestone
Birth Name Bernard Charles Ecclestone
Nick Name Bernie
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Bungay
Religion Anglican
Ethnicity White
Profession Business magnate
Net Worth $ 3.9 billion
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color WhiteBusinessman
Famous for Businessman
Special Title Chief Executive of Formula One Group
Married Yes
Married to Fabiana Flosi (m. 2012), Slavica Ecclestone (m. 1985–2009)
Children 3
Divorce Yes
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Bernie Ecclestone is a business magnate of British nationality who has been known best as the chief executive of the Formula One Group. The Group controls the commercial rights to the sport and manages the Formula One. He was born on the 28th of October, 1930 and has managed to earn a huge amount of fame and money at the age of 85. He has been active in business since 1945.

Bernie was born in Bunday, Suffolk and was enrolled in a primary school in Wissett. He then studies chemistry at the Woolwich Polytechnic and was involved primarily in the sport as a competitor of drivers Stuart Lewis Evans and Jochen Rindt. He then became their manager and bought the Brabham team on 1972. He ran the team for a total of fifteen years before being the member of the Formula One Constructors Association. He owned the control of the sport particularly after pioneering the sales of the television rights for the sport during the 1970s.

As of now, he and his companies own the control to the administration, logistics and the setup of the Formula One Grand Prix every year. He has thus become one of the richest men in the UK and has entered two Grand Prix races as a driver. He has also been the owner of the football club named Queens Park Rangers which he owned with business partner Flavio Briatore from 2007 to 2011. He has been known also for several controversies that he has been involved in with the Labour Party.

The personal life details of this personality have been very well talked about too. He has been married for a total of three times. He married his first wife named Ivy Deborah. They have a daughter named Deborah together and through this marriage he is a great grandfather too. He has five grandchildren. He then had an affair with Tuan Tan for seventeen years which led to a split after Slavica Ecclestone, his second wife became pregnant he married Slavica shortly afterwards and was with her for 23 years. He has children Tamara and Petra from his marriage to his wife Slavica and they divorce on 2008. He got engaged to Faviana Flosi on April 2012 and she became his wife on August 26, 2012. They have been together since with no imminent signs of a split.

Bernie Ecclestone is a billionaire with a net worth of a whopping 3.9 billion dollars to his name. He has been known to earn an incredible amount of salary and has managed to become widely searched about by fans for the incredible amount of net worth he possesses. The details of his career, bio and wiki are searched widely by fans all across the world. He has a height of 5 feet and 3 inches.

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