Birgit Lauda

Birgit Lauda

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Vienna, Austria
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria

Birgit Lauda is an Austrian Airline Employee and the wife of Niki Lauda. Niki Lauda was an  Austrian Formula One driver and has won 3 times for F1 World’s Driver Champion.

Early life

On March 4, 1979, Birgit Wetzinger was born in Vienna, Austria. As of now, she is only 42 years old and her sun sign is Pisces. She is an Austrian and belongs to the Indigenous Austrian ethnicity. Thus, she has not revealed any facts about her parents, siblings, other family members, and education. But, she has received a degree in hospitality and management.

Career

Previously, Birgit Lauda worked as an employee in Austrian Airlines from 2008- 2018. Besides, She also got the spotlight as the wife of Niki Lauda.  On April 15, 1968, he began his career as a racer and participated in a motor race excelling in the hills at Mühlbacken. Additionally, he secured the third position in the first heat. Later, he emerged first in the second heat. And, completed the race with an overall second position. He was not supported by his family, but, his determination was unstoppable.
Birgit Lauda

Caption: Birgit Lauda’s husband Niki after winning a race. Source(Getty Image)

In the Formula Vee team of Austro-Kaimann, he received a factory ride, in 1969. He secured 2 wins as he participated in thirteen Formula V’ races. In 1970, he participated for Francis McNamara in the Formula 3 race. Similarly, he received victory at the Martha Grand National race held at Österreichring. Thus, he was also won at the Diepholz airfield race. Later on, he emerged the March team in 1971, in order to obtain a contract as a Formula Two driver.

More about career

In 1974, he had the biggest breakthrough when Enzo Ferrari, owner of the Ferrari team, took interest in him. Moreover, they also enquired and received positive feedback about him from his BRM teammate Clay Regazzoni.  Immediately, he was signed by Ferrari and he was also paid enough money. After a break, he made a comeback to the racing track in 1982.
It was after proving his mettle at the test conducted by McLaren. Eventually, he won the Long Beach Grand Prix. Similarly, with the race drivers, he organized a strike of a sort.  And, the 1st season of the race is to be held at, Kyalami Racing Circuit against the initiation of the new Super Licence. Likewise, he won the 3rd World Championship, in 1984. He was the 1st Austrian to achieve the Austrian Grand Prix.

Personal life

Birgit Lauda is married to Niki Lauda, in 2008. Later, they were blessed with twins children named Mia and Max. Previously, her husband was married to model Marlene Knaus from 19976 to 1991. Also, together they have 2 sons named Mathias and Lukas. Besides, he has a son Christoph from his extra-marital affair. Her husband was admitted to Vienna Hospital. Previously, the family went on a vacation. He was suffering from a severe lung infection, during the holiday.

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Caption: Birgit Lauda with her husband and children. Source(Biography Line)

He went for a lungs transplant when he returned to Vienna. The family has revealed that, in 2005, he had suffered from kidney disease. Likewise, his brother had transplanted his kidney to him. Unfortunately, the surgery was not successful. Later, she gave her kidney to her husband. She is 30 years younger than him but, they still have a spark together, and are happy. On May 20, 2019, he left her wife and family due to a kidney infection. As of now, he is living in Zurich, Switzerland for treatment. And, she and her children are still having a tough time.

Body measurement and Social media

Birgit Lauda is very beautiful and pretty. And, as she has maintained her physics, her weight is 60 kg (132 lbs), and stands 5 feet 6 inches tall ( 167cm/ 1.67m). Additionally, her body measurement is 34-28-35 inches respectively and has a perfect figure. Besides that, she wears a bra size of 33 B and a shoe of 6 US. Also, Birgit has dark brown eyes color and brown hair color.

Currently, she is not active on any social media platforms and has kept her life away from the social media limelight.