Christian Horner Biography

Published On Aug 21, 2016
Facts of Christian Horner
Date of Birth: 1973 , November-16
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
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In 2000, Horner began dating Beverley Allen. Together they also had a daughter named Olivia Horner. This love life lasted for about one and half decade and they broke up in 2014.

After he broke up with Allen, he was seen with Geri Halliwell. Geri Halliwell is a pop singer and songwriter. She is also a clothes designer, author and actress. After several months of romantic love life, they finally got engaged on 11th of November 2014. They got married on 15th of May 2015. Their wedding ceremony was held at Woburn, Bedfordshire. They are still bonded together as a loving husband and wife. His nationality is English and he is of white ethnicity.

In 1991, Horner was awarded with Formula Renault scholarship. After he won this scholarship, he began his motorsport career. The following year, he competed in the British Formula Renault Championship with Manor Motorsport. He was named the winner of that session and he also had the highest placed rookie. After that, he joined British Formula Three and then in 1995 he moved to the Fortec and ADR team. After racing in the British Formula Two for about a year, he began racing at Formula 3000 in 1996. There he found the Arden team. He announced his retirement from racing in 1998 and then he began focusing completely on developing the Arden team. In 1999, he signed Viktor Maslov and Marc Goossens for the FIA F3000 season. After winning three races in Euro F3000 in 2000, he was ranked second in the Championship. At the end of 2004, Jaguar F1 Team was bought by the Austrian energy drink company, Red Bull and later renamed them as Red Bull Racing. Next year, they appointed him and he became the youngest Team Principal. After being 2nd placed in the 2009 Constructors' Championship, they claimed their first Constructors' Championship in 2010. Their racing driver, Sebastian Vettel won the Drivers' Championship and became the youngest World Champion. In 2013, he was named the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). In 2014, he earned the annual salary of £2.6m and his net worth is $7.5million. He is now aged 42 years old.

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Born in Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

November 16 , 1973

Christian Horner was born as Christian Edward Johnston Horner at the end of 1973 in Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom to Garry Horner and Sara Horner. He has two siblings and they are named as Jamie Horner and Guy Horner.

Won the Formula Renault scholarship

1991

In 1991, Horner was awarded with Formula Renault scholarship. After he won this scholarship, he began his motorsport career. The following year, he competed in the British Formula Renault Championship with Manor Motorsport. He was named the winner of that session and he also had the highest placed rookie.

Moved to the Fortec and ADR team

1995

In 1993, he joined British Formula Three and then in 1995 he moved to the Fortec and ADR team. After racing in the British Formula Two for about a year, he began racing at Formula 3000 in 1996. 

Retired from driving

1998

In 1997, while he was in Formula 3000, he found the Arden team. He announced his retirement from racing in 1998 and then he began focusing completely on developing the Arden team. He was just 25 when he announced his retirement. 

He was recruited by Red Bull Racing

2005

At the end of 2004, Jaguar F1 Team was bought by the Austrian energy drink company, Red Bull and later renamed them as Red Bull Racing. Next year, they appointed him and he became the youngest Team Principal. 

Was named Officer of the Order of the British Empire

2013

In 2013, he was named the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). In 2014, he earned the annual salary of £2.6m and his net worth is $7.5million. That year, they won their 4th Constructors' Championship.

First child, Olivia Horner

2013

He became father for the first time in his life at the end of 2013. He and his ex partner, Beverley Allen welcomed their first child together in October. That time, they welcomed a daughter and they named her Olivia Horner. 

Began dating Geri Halliwell

2014

After he broke up with Allen, he was seen with Geri Halliwell. Geri Halliwell is a pop singer and songwriter. She is also a clothes designer, author and actress. She is famous for being one of the members of Ginger Spice. 

Married to Geri Halliwell

May 15 , 2015

After several months of romantic love life, they finally got engaged on 11th of November 2014. They got married on 15th of May 2015. Their wedding ceremony was held at Woburn, Bedfordshire. They are still bonded together as a loving husband and wife.

Won his first Constructors' Championship

2010

Christian Horner is a popular name in the Formula One. He is best known for being the Team Principal of the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. As a Team Principal of this team, he won his first Constructors' Championship in 2010.