Jann Mardenborough is a British professional racing driver from Wales who is currently competing in the Japanese Super GT series and is the NISMO Factory Driver. He is also one of the few professional racers in Nissan who apparently won the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy.
Mardenborough came into fame after he became the youngest racer to be the winner of the GT Academy competition in 2011. Jann became a popular name in the world of car racing after winning championship contention in the GT300 class of Super GT in 2016. Mardenborough is also well known for being the son of Steve Mardenborough, who is an English footballer.
Jann Mardenborough Early Life (Age, Parents, & Birthplace)
Jann Mardenborough was born on 9 September 1991 in Darlington, County Durham, England to his parents; Steve Mardenborough (Father), an English footballer, and Lesley Mardenborough (Mother). Jann is 30 years old and grew up in Cardiff. His educational background has not been revealed yet.
Jann Mardenborough Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
Being a car sportsperson, Jann Mardenborough has to maintain his body measurements. Jaan stands tall at 5 feet and 10 inches which is 178cm (1.78m). The information on his other body measurement has not been disclosed.
Jann Mardenborough Career
Prior to his racing career, Jann Mardenborough used to be a gamer and had not thought about racing as a professional career. Mardenborough then entered the GT Academy at the age of 19 and became the youngest racer to win the competition beating 90,000 other entrants in 2011.
From the victory in the GT Academy, Jann got a chance to drive with Nissan at the Dubai 24 Hour and was able to score third in his class, which gave him the opportunity to compete in the British GT Championship the following year in which he secured the 6th position. He continued his successful venture by securing various positions in different championships such as the GT3 championship, and Blancpain Endurance Series in 2012.
Jann started racing in various competitions and series throughout 2013 and 2014 and was able to secure tenth place in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand.
He later joined Arden International to compete in the GP3 Series season held in Germany and won the race in the same year.
In the 2015 GP3 Series, Jann switched back to Carlin Motorsport to compete in the race. He raced in the Super Formula Series in Japan with Toyota in 2017 followed by his race for Team Impul in Super GT in 2018 and Kondō Racing in 2019.
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Jann Mardenborough Girlfriend/Wife
Jann Mardenborough is said to be single according to various media outlets. The information regarding his past relationships also has not been revealed. Jann doesn’t have any children.
Jann Mardenborough Net Worth and Income
According to different online sources, the total net worth of Jann Mardenborough is estimated to be USD $ 1.1 million. His income directly comes from his racing profession and the income as well as the net worth is estimated to rise as Mardenborough is yet to accomplish a lot and his fame is still growing each passing day.
While driving for the VLN Endurance Championship in Germany, Jann Mardenborough crashed his Nissan GTR Nismo, which caught air at the Flugplatz section at the Nurburgring Nordschleife on 28 March 2015, killing a spectator and injuring two others. The accident didn’t cause harm to Mardenborough but led him to a very distressing condition and was hospitalized for a few days. He soon recovered and co-operated with the investigation and came back to racing.
A few facts on Jann Mardenborough:
- Jann has been listed in the list of the 50 most marketable athletes in the world by Sports Pro Media in 2016.
- In 2016, he became the runner-up in the All-Japan Formula 3 Championship.
- He scored a pole position in the 2017 season of Super Formula.
|Birth Date||9 September 1991|
|Birth Place||Darlington, County Durham, England|
|Body Measurement (Height)||5’10” (178 cm or 1.78m)|
|Occupation||Car Racer, Sportsperson|
|Father’s Name||Steve Mardenborough|
|Mother’s Name||Lesley Mardenborough|
|Net Worth||USD $ 1.1 million|
|Awards||Has won various championships and races.|
|Social Media||Twitter @jannthaman, Instagram @jannthaman/|