Lewis Hamilton stunning eight-figure charity donation - more than Mo Salah!

Lewis Hamilton is officially the fifth-most generous person in Britain and his charity donations exceed Mo Salah’s and Stormzy’s.
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

The Giving List, a part of the 2022 Sunday Times Rich List, reveals the individuals who have given the largest sums to worthy causes.

F1 superstar Hamilton is ranked at No 5 - in the past year he has given £20m away, which equals 6.7 percent of his £300m worth.

Hamilton, the only black driver in F1 history and a seven-time world champion, has given the fortune to his Mission 44 foundation which aims to help people from under-represented groups gain opportunities in education and employment.

Liverpool player Salah was at No 8 on the list. He donated £2.5m, which is 6 percent of his £41m worth.

Rapper Stormzy was 11th and donated £1.2m, 4.6 percent of his £26m worth.

Sunday Times Rich List’s Giving List: Top five of 2022

  • Sir Chris Hohn donated £347.4m. Total worth: £2.6bn
  • Alan Parker donated £251m. Total worth: £2.8bn
  • Sir Paul Marshall donated £58.9m. Total worth £680m
  • Lord Edmiston donated £55m. Total worth £763m
  • Sir Lewis Hamilton donated donated £20m. Total worth £300m.

Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 on the drivers parade. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 7, Monaco Grand Prix, Monte
Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 on the drivers parade. Formula 1…

Alongside Hamilton, Salah and Stormzy, more popular names within the Giving List top 50 included Sir Elton John, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Cara Delevigne and three members of Coldplay.

The incredible value of Lewis Hamilton’s yacht

As well as giving away vast sums, Hamilton enjoys his fortune with some impressive toys.

The yacht that he was spotted on during the F1 Monaco Grand Prix weekend was a Sunseeker 90 which he bought in 2009 for a reported $4m (now £3.1m).

But newer models of the yacht can fetch up to £9m!

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