Lance Stroll is a Canadian-Belgian racing driver who currently drives for Aston Martin in Formula One. He previously drove for Williams and Racing Point. The race driver is the son of billionaire Canadian businessman Lawrence Stroll, part-owner of the Aston Martin Formula One team. Born in 1998, Lance became the youngest driver to finish an F1 race on the podium in his rookie season when he achieved a 3rd place finish at the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. He has since then continued to make strides in his career, proving that his place as an F1 driver on the Aston Martin team did not come as a result of who is father is.
Biography Summary of Lance Stroll
- Full Name: Lance Strulovitch
- Date of Birth: 29 October 1998
- Age: 23 years old (as of 2022)
- Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Ethnicity: Belgian-Canadian
- Nationality: Canadian
- Height: 5 feet 10 inches (182 cm)
- Weight: 70 kg
- Profession: Racing Driver
- Lance Stroll Salary: $10 million (annually)
- Lance Stroll Net Worth: $50 million
- Parents: Lawrence Stroll and Claire-Anne Callens
- Sibling: Chloe Stroll
- Instagram: lance_stroll
- Twitter: lance_stroll
How Old is Lance Stroll?
Lance Stroll was born on the 29th of October, 1998 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This makes him 23 years old as of 2022. Like many other Formula One drivers, Lance started driving at a very young age. He was 10 years old when he started Karting. He made an impactful start to his driving career as he won the award for the Federation de Sport Automobile du Quebec rookie of the year. The following year, he was named Driver of the Year in 2009. It was, therefore, no surprise that Lance would go on to become a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy in 2010.
Stroll has since then continued to make strides in his career, racing in Formula 4 and Formula 3 before joining Formula One in 2017 as a member of the Williams Team. In 2019, he switched to Racing Point F1 Team and has continued to drive for them under their new name.
He is the Son of a Billionaire Businessman and Fashion Designer
Lance Stroll is the son of Claire-Anne Callens and Lawrence Stroll. His mother is a fashion designer and businesswoman from Belgium while his father is a billionaire businessman of Russian Jewish descent. He is not the only child of his parents as he has an older sister named Chloe.
Lawrence Stroll is a Part Owner of the Aston Martin F1 Team
- Full Name: Lawrence Sheldon Strulovitch
- Date of Birth: 11 July 1959
- Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Occupation: Businessman
- Marital Status: Married
- Lawrence Stroll Wife: Raquel Stroll
- Ex-wife: Claire-Anne Callens
- Lawrence Stroll Net Worth: $2.9 billion
Lance Stroll’s father was born to a Jewish family in Montreal, Quebec in 1959. His father made a living as a fashion importer, bringing Ralph Lauren and Pierre Cardin fashion wear to Canada. He also heavily invested in many clothing designers, including Michael Kors and Tommy Hilfiger. His investment in these businesses contributed to their growth on the global stage and led to him being very wealthy.
Thanks to his father’s wealth, Lawrence was able to live comfortably as a child. He was further able to build on it to become a billionaire himself. While details of his education and early business career are not readily available, he rose to prominence on the global stage in 2018 when he led a consortium that acquired the Force India F1 Team and renamed it to Racing Point F1 Team. He had at this time already owned the Canadian racecar circuit Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains.
In 2020, Lawrence Stroll and his consortium of investors acquired a 16.7% stake in luxury sports car manufacturing company, Aston Martin. Subsequently, his F1 team was re-branded as the Aston Martin F1 team.
Claire-Anne Callens Owns the Callens Fashion Brand
- Full Name: Claire-Anne Callens
- Place of Birth: Belgium
- Nationality: Belgian
- Occupation: Fashion Designer, Businesswoman
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Claire-Anne Callens Ex-husband: Lawrence Stroll
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)
- Claire-Anne Callens Net Worth: $1.5 million
Much about Lance Stroll’s mother’s early life is not public knowledge. She only became a person of interest after she married her billionaire husband. Unfortunately, the marriage has been unable to stand the test of time as she and her husband have since parted ways. It is not clear if she has remarried like her husband.
Claire-Anne has tried as much as possible to move away from the shadows of her ex-husband. She has done so by launching a career as a fashion designer. She is the owner of a brand called Callens which makes ultra-luxe sports-inspired fashion. Her work has been featured in several magazines like InStyle and Happar Bazaar.
How Tall is the Formula One Driver?
Lance Stroll’s height is listed at 5 feet 10 inches (182 cm). He is one of the taller racers on the F1 circuit although there are a few others that are taller than him. This includes racers like Nicholas Latiffi, George Russell, and Antonio Giovinazzi, who are 6 feet tall, and Esteban Ocon who is 6 feet 1 inch tall.