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Marlene Knaus Biography

Marlene Knaus

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Birth Nation: United States
Name Marlene Knaus
Birth Name Marlene Knaus
Nick Name Marlene
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Austrian
Profession Model
Net Worth $43 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color white
Famous for Marriage to Niki Lauda
Married Yes
Married to Niki Lauda
Children 2

Quick Timeline of Marlene Knaus

1976 Married Niki Lauda
1981 Mathias Lauda was Born
1991 Divorced Niki Lauda
2018 Net worth is $43 million

Detail Timeline of Marlene Knaus


Married Niki Lauda

Marlene Knaus married F1 racer Niki Lauda in the year 1976. They were rumored to be dating for a couple of years before tying the knot.

January 30 , 1981

Mathias Lauda was Born

Marlene Knaus and Niki Lauda welcomed their first son on 30th January 1981, whom they made Mathias Lauda, who is also a racer. They also have another younger son named Lucas.


Divorced Niki Lauda

Marlene Knaus and Niki Lauda divorced in the year 1991, almost after 15 years of being married together.


Net worth is $43 million

Marlene Knaus has an estimated net worth of $43 million, which she accumulated all after her divorce with husband Niki Lauda.


Marlene Knaus is a famous American personality well known to the world as the ex-wife of the F1 racer Niki Lauda.

Marlene Knaus Early Life & Education

Marlene Knaus was born in America. In addition to that, there are absolutely no details in regards to her parents and her date of birth. Marlene's nationality is American and she belongs to white ethnicity.

Similarly, talking about her alma mater, Knaus seems to have kept it a secret.

Is She Married? Love Affairs & Dating History

Prior to her marriage with Niki Lauda, she worked as a fashion model, not a famous one though and has no personal page in Wikipedia. She gained fame and success only after her marriage with the F1 racer.

Marlene Knaus met her future husband Niki Lauda in the 70s and is said to have dated for a couple of years before getting married in the year 1976. They were considered one of the hottest couple of that time. Together they share two sons, Mathias Lauda (30th January 1981) and Lucas. Mathias just like his father Niki is a racing driver while his younger brother serves as his manager.

Marlene and Niki got divorced after 15 years in 1991. The reasons behind their divorce are still unknown but even after their separation, they have remained friends with each other. Marlene decided to remain single after her divorce but Niki Lauda got married to Birgit Wetzinger, and together they are parenting twins: Max and Mia.

What Is Her Net Worth?

Moving on to the financial aspects of her life, Marlene has an estimated net worth of $43 million. She added a major part to her net worth after her divorce settlement with her husband who has a net worth of $100 million, as of 2018.