Oliver Bearman Biography

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Oliver Bearman is a racing driver from Chelmsford, who made his Formula 1 debut last Sunday. He was drafted in to replace the Spanish racing driver Carlos Sainz Jr. at the 2024 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Carlos has been diagnosed with appendicitis and will require surgery. 

Oliver Bearman Early Life, Family & Education

Oliver Bearman was born on 8th May 2005 in Chelmsford, which makes him 18 years old as of 2024. He was raised by parents David Bearman (Father) and Terri Bearman (Mother). His mother, Terri, left the family home in Chelmsford. She moved to Modena and resided at Ferrari’s headquarters in northern Italy.

He has a younger brother, Thomas, born on 7th August and racing in Karting. He has a younger sister named Amelie. Talking about his education, Oliver attended King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford. At the age of 16, he joined Ferrari’s driver academy. 


Oliver started his career path in motorsport with Karting in 2013. At that time, he was eight years old and raced in the UK Trent Valley Kart Club (TVKC). As a junior karting, Oliver achieved victory in the Kartmasters British Grand Prix and became the British vice-champion in 2018. His progression continued when he stepped up to single-seater racing in 2020.

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In 2021, he joined the team Van Amersfoort Racing. He holds the title “2021 ADAC Formula 4 Champion driver” and stood in the 1st place position. He races 18 out of 18, 6 wins, 11 podiums, and earns 295 points.

He holds the title “2021 Italian F4 Championship Driver” and stood in 1st place position. He races 18 out of 21, 11 wins, 15 podiums, and earns 343 points. Similarly, he stood at 14th position in the 2021 GB3 Championship under team Fortec Motorsports. He races 9, one win, 4 podiums, and earns 163 points. 

Oliver was a “2022 FIA Formula 3 Champion driver” with team Prema Racing. He stood in 3rd position and earned 132 points. He races 18, one wins, 8 podiums. He was announced as a Prema Racing driver in November 2022.

After his performance, he graduated to FIA Formula 2 Championship in 2023. Similarly, he competed in the “2022 Formula Regional Asian Championship” under team Mumbai Falcons India Racing. He secures 15th position with 29 points, 6 races, and one podium. 

He was 2023 FIA Formula 2 Championship and stood in 6th position. He earns 130 points, 26 races, 4 wins, and 6 podiums. He made his Formula One debut and became the “Youngest British driver” to step foot in an F1 machine at a Grand Prix weekend.

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He is currently the reserve driver for Scuderia Ferrari and Haas F1 Team. Oliver was awarded the “Henry Surtees Award” in December 2021. He received the honors for most outstanding performance from a British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) rising star.

Oliver Bearman Biography

Real Name Oliver James Bearman
Birth Date 8 May 2005
Age (as of 2024) 18 Years
Birth Place Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Profession Racing Driver

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds – 143 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown


Father David Bearman
Mother Terri Bearman
Sister Amelie Bearman
Brother Thomas Bearman

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Who is his girlfriend? Estelle Ogilvy

Personal Life

Oliver Bearman has a girlfriend whose name is Estelle Ogilvy. His girlfriend, Estelle, is a popular content creator, and her Instagram username is @silly_lettuce. She lives in London and is studying for a law degree at university.

Social Media

Oliver Bearman is active on social media platforms. He has a verified Instagram account with the username @olliebearman. He has 865k Followers on her Instagram page. Oliver gains media attention at Prema Racing, Italy, 40th Anniversary event with family and good friends. He also posted a picture on his Instagram on 17th December 2023.

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Oliver Bearman Net Worth

Oliver Bearman is a racing driver from Chelmsford. He earned income through sponsorship deals and as a British racing driver. He resides in Modena, Italy, close to Ferrari’s headquarters. Oliver Bearman’s net worth is estimated to be around $400,000 as of 2024. 


  • Oliver likes to listen to music such as rap songs and party songs while driving the car. 
  • Oliver believes that we should select the correct perfumes because he thinks “Perfumes are Good Luck perfumes”.

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