Everything You Need to Know about Birgit Wetzinger (Late Niki Lauda’s Wife)

Who is Birgit Wetzinger?

Wetzinger was the woman behind the survival of Andreas Nikolas Lauda aka Niki Lauda, Austria’s one of the best Formula one drivers, until May 20, 2019, when he died peacefully at the age of 70.

She gathered limelight after she donated one of her kidneys to her then-boyfriend Niki Lauda whom she met through Lauda’s aviation trade. After tying the knot with the person same as her grandfather, she broke the taboo going in the society.

How old is she?

Birgit Wetzinger is one of that inspirational figures who proved to the world that whether it is the difference of 2 years or 30 years, love is love. She was born on March 4th, 1979 in Vienna, Austria. She is 45 years old.

How tall is she?
She stands at an impressive height of 5 feet 6 inches.

College and Educational Background 🎓 

Unfortunately, information regarding her high school education seems to remain under the curtains to this day. However, Wetzinger has earned a diploma degree in Aviation from a local university. Right after completing her graduation, she decided to pursue her career as a flight attendant. 

Family, Parents, & Siblings 👨👩👦

Sad to say, we do not have any information about Wetzinger’s family as she rarely vocalizes about them. We will keep you informed soon as we have an update regarding her family. 

Birgit Wetzinger’s Boyfriend, Husband & Children 💑 

In 2004, Birgit met Niki for the first time when she was assisting Lauda Airlines as a hostess. Dating with Birgit was challenging for Birgit because Niki started facing complications regarding his health. He was on the verge of dying as one of his kidneys stopped working. Birgit promptly came in front to donate her vital organ to the man of her dream.

Age was never a matter of concern for Birgit as she became very impressed with Lauda’s conscientiousness, assertiveness, and influential conduct. Primarily, he was married to Marlene Knaus in 1976 with whom he had two offspring namely Mathias and Lucas.

However, the couple got separated in 1991, and Laude was completely shattered by his marriage failure. It is therefore kind of unsuitable to state that Birgit is Niki’s first lady love. The couple walked down the aisle in 2008 and later after one year of their marriage, they welcomed twin children; Max and Mia. 

Birgit Wetzinger’s Earnings, Income, & Net Worth (2024)

After Laude’s death seems like Birgit is looking after all the aviation trades that were built by her late husband. She has a massive net worth of roughly $3 million and by the same token Lauda’s net worth was recently estimated at more than $200 million by the time of his demise. His major source of income was his business ventures, racing career, and other investments. 

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

Name: Birgit Wetzinger

Full Real Name: Birgit Wetzinger

Popularly Known:  Niki Lauda’s spouse

Country: Austria

Nationality: Austrian

Profession: Flight attendant

Age: 45 years old

Height: 5 feet 6 inches

Weight: 60 kg

Body Measurements: 34-28-35 inches

Religion: Christianity

Birth Place: Vienna, Austria

Date of Birth (Birthday) 🎂: March 4, 1979

Net Worth (2024) 💲: $2 million

Income/Earnings/Salary 💲: N/A

Education Qualification 🎓: Graduated

School/college 🏫: N/A

Father Name: N/A

Mother Name: N/A

Brother Name: N/A

Sister Name: N/A

Marital status: Married

Relationship Status ❤: Married

Boyfriend Name: Andreas Nikolas Lauda aka Niki Lauda

Husband Name: Andreas Nikolas Lauda aka Niki Lauda

Children/Kids: 2

Son Name: Max Lauda

Daughter Name: Mia Lauda

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Some Facts About Birgit Wetzinger

1. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

2. Her husband Lauda died in his sleep at the University Hospital of Zurich in Switzerland.

3. Lauda has won Formula One (F1) World Drivers’ Championships three times in the year 1975, 1977, and 1984.

4. Before successfully obtaining a kidney from Birgit, Lauda got a kidney from his brother Florian in 1997 which didn’t go as planned. 

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