Birgit Wetzinger Wiki
Birgit Wetzinger is the wife of Australian F1 driver Niki Lauda. Birgit is a former flight attendant. She is 30 years old that Niki Lauda.
Birgit was born on March 4, 1979, in Vienna, Austria which makes her 40 years old now. She holds a degree in Hospitality and Management. Not very much is known about her personal life as she likes to keep her profile low from the media and public.
Birgit Wetzinger and Niki Lauda
Brigit married her husband Niki Lauda in 2008. Niki, as we all know, was a successful F1 champion and three-time World Champion. He was also the non-executive chairman of the World Champion Mercedes team. In addition to that, Niki was pilot and successful businessman, who set up two airlines and continued to occasionally captain their planes into his late 60s.
Niki and Birgit met when she was a flight attendant for Lauda’s airline and started dating him in 2004. Four years later, they got married and shares two children- twins named Mia and Max, who were born when he was 60 years old.
Birgit is known for doing something incredible for her husband, saving his life by donation one of her kidney. Birgit was dating with Lauda for only eight months at that time but she stepped in to save her future husband.
Niki Lauda death
On May 20, 2019, his family released a statement saying “His unique successes as a sportsman and entrepreneur are and will stay in our memory. His tireless zest for action, his straightforwardness, and his courage remain a role model and standard for all of us. Away from the public, he was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. We will miss him.”
Back in August 2018, he underwent an emergency lung transplant in Vienna hospital after contracting an infection in his lungs, which were still scarred and weakened by the effects of the 1976 accident.