Christian Horner Biography

Christian Horner is recognized as a Racing Team Principal of the Red Bull Formula One team since 2005. He gained popularity when he joined the host Nicola Hume on Talking Bull season 5 episode 1 on 25th April 2023. In the podcast, he discusses Oracle Red Bull Racing’s flying start to the 2023 season.

Early Life

Christian Horner was born on 16th November 1973 in England, which makes him 49 years old as of 2023. Regarding his family details, Christian family members are involved in the car industry. His grandfather was the purchasing manager at the Standard Motor Company in Coventry, England and later (maybe after retiring) formed an agency with his son Garry Horner (Horner’s father), supplying motor components in the Midlands region.

Christian has two brothers, Jamie and Guy Horner. Talking about Christian Horner’s education, he was privately educated at Arnold Lodge School in Leamington Spa. And then he attended Warwick School in England.

Humanitarian work

Christian is also involved in collecting funds and giving to charity for causes. He is an Ambassador for the “Wings for Life” charity which was established by late Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz and two-time motocross world champion Heinz Kinigadner. “Wings for Life” is dedicated to supporting the cure for injuries in the spinal cord. Since 2004, it has supported 274 international research projects at well-respected institutes like the University of Cambridge (UK), Harvard Medical School (USA), and Charité Berlin (Germany).

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Christian Horner Career

Christian began his racing career at a young age. He began his official or professional career in racing in 1991 after he won the Formula Renault scholarship. Then, in 1992, he participated in a competition called the 1992 British Formula Renault Championship, winning the championship with his partner, Manor Motorsport, and eventually became the highest-placed rookie.

In 1993, he had a shift from normal or standard championships to British Formula Three, where he was designated with second position in the Class B Championship for P1 Motorsports. He won five races and later had a shift to the Fortec and ADR teams in 1994 and 1995 followed by the TOM’S team in 1996.

Rise to Fame

In 1997, he had a shift to Formula 3000 and established his team which was called Arden. That time, he brought up his team of various members using borrowed money and had a loan from his father. Later on, he was joined by various other racers and a few countable names like Kurt Mollekens with whom the team stood at one stage.

At the age of 25, he retired from competitive driving. After that, he signed with racing drivers Viktor Maslov and Marc Goossens for the 1999 FIA F3000 season. In 2011, the team won their second Constructors’ Championship, and German motorsports racing driver Sebastian Vettel became the world’s youngest double champion, followed by the third Constructors’ Championship in 2013.

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In 2013, the Red Bull Racing Team won its fourth consecutive F1 Constructors’ Championship and driver Vettel won his fourth Drivers’ Championship. The Red Bull Racing team finished second in the F1 Constructors’ Championship with drivers Sergio Pérez and Max Verstappen in 2021. The next year, the team won the F1 Constructors’ Championship with drivers Sergio Pérez ( placing in 3rd position) and Max Verstappen driver won the F1 Drivers’ Championship.

Christian Horner Biography

Real Name Christian Edward Johnston Horner
Birth Date 16 November 1973 
Age (as of 2023) 49 Years
Birth Place Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Profession Racing Driver
College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  176 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown

Family

Father Garry Horner
Mother Sara Horner
Sister
Brother Guy Horner, Jamie Horner

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Geri Halliwell 
Children Three

Personal Life

Christian is a happily married man. He wedded his loving wife Geri Halliwell on 15t May 2015 in Woburn, Bedfordshire. His wife’s Full name is Geraldine Estelle Horner, and a former Spice Girl. She professionally worked as a singer, songwriter, author, and film actress. The couple announced their engagement on 11th November 2014.

On 10th October 2016, the couple announced they were expecting their first child together. Later, the couple’s son was born in January 2017. The 6-year-old son is named Montague George Hector Horner (Nickname Monty). Both Christian and his wife Geri are involved in a second marriage.

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Previously, Christian wedded with partner Beverley Allen and has a daughter, named Olivia Horner born in October 2013. His recent wife Geri Halliwell has a daughter from a previous relationship and the daughter’s name is Bluebell Halliwell (born in 2006).

His wife, Geri was previously married to screenwriter Sacha Gervasi. However, Christian has given the surname to his recent wife’s daughter from a previous relationship and the family stays as one.

Social Media

He is active on social media platforms. As of 5th May 2023, he has gained 2.2M followers on his verified Instagram account username – @christianhorner. He has 64k followers on his Christian Horner’s LinkedIn Profile.

Christian Horner Net Worth

Christian Horner is a British former racing driver from England, United Kingdom. He mainly earned his primary income from his profession as a race car driver. He then held the position of team principal of Red Bull F1. Seeing Christian Horner’s decade-long career and efforts, we can say that he earned nearly $50 million of net worth as of 2023.

Trivia

  • Christian is a supporter of Coventry City Football Club.
  • He was designated as the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on the occasion of his birthday in 2013 to help the motorsports serving department.

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