Kevin Magnussen is a Danish racing driver who currently competes in Formula One. He was born on October 5, 1992, in Roskilde, Denmark. His father Jan Magnussen is also a former Formula One driver.

Career Overview

Magnussen started his racing career in karting and made his way up to Formula Renault during the early part of the decade. He won the Danish championship in 2008 and moved on to British Formula Three where he finished third overall after taking five victories.

In 2010, he moved up to Formula Renault 3.5 and won the championship in his rookie season. In 2014, Magnussen made his debut in Formula One with McLaren but failed to secure a permanent seat for the following year.

He then spent two seasons driving for Renault before finding success with Haas where he drove from 2017-2020.

Magnussen's best results include a second-place finish at the Australian Grand Prix and three podium finishes in total.

Personal Life

Magnussen is married to his long-time girlfriend Louise Gjorup Fournais. They have one child together named Emilie who was born in January 2021.

Aside from racing, Magnussen enjoys playing football and has been known to take part in charity matches alongside other drivers.


Overall, Kevin Magnussen's career has been successful with impressive performances across various circuits around the world. Although he has not yet secured a permanent spot on a team for next season, many fans and fellow drivers believe that there are still great things ahead for this young talent from Denmark.