Michael Schumacher

Born: January 3, 1969 (age 45)
Hometown: Hurth, Germany
Height: 5'8.5"
Nationality: German
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
F1 ace Michael Schumacher inspires charity song to raise money for disabled
Former Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher reportedly inspires a new charity song called 'Born to Fight', which will try to raise money for the disabled.
Dec 15, 12:47
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher sponsors severing commercial ties
Navyboot and Jet Set announce that they will not continue their sponsorship deals with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher.
Dec 13, 14:19
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso smiles ahead of the final practise session of the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2013
Sir Jackie Stewart: 'Fernando Alonso to McLaren a good move'
Sir Jackie Stewart claims that Fernando Alonso's potential switch to McLaren will be a "good move".
Nov 29, 14:01
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
German magazine 'Die Aktuelle' slammed for misleading Michael Schumacher pic
German magazine Die Aktuelle is slammed by fellow publications for putting a misleading story of Michael Schumacher on their front page.
Nov 28, 13:38
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher "making progress" in recovery from skiing accident
Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is "making progress" in his recovery from serious head injuries, according to his manager Sabine Kehm.
Nov 24, 10:35
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Philippe Streiff: 'Michael Schumacher paralysed in wheelchair'
Philippe Streiff opines that Michael Schumacher has memory and speech problems and is paralysed in a wheelchair following his serious skiing accident.
Nov 20, 12:16
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Michael Schumacher website to relaunch
Michael Schumacher's manager announces that the seven-time world champion's website will be reactivated tomorrow.
Nov 12, 16:28
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher's Benetton Formula 1 car to be sold at auction
The Benetton Formula 1 car that seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher secured his first podium finish in is to be sold at auction.
Nov 12, 10:13
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Doctor: 'We're witnessing the long goodbye of F1 star Michael Schumacher'
A doctor believes that the world is witnessing the "long goodbye" of Michael Schumacher, who remains in rehabilitation from a serious head injury.
Nov 3, 10:38
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Michael Schumacher 'could recover from serious head injury within three years'
French doctor Jean-Francois Payen, who treated Formula 1 star Michael Schumacher, says that the sportsman could recover from a serious head injury within three years.
Oct 23, 12:39
Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel walks off the circuit after winning the qualifying session for the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 16, 2013
Willy Weber: Sebastian Vettel 'can't handle Ferrari pressure'
Sebastian Vettel may struggle to adapt to life with Ferrari, according to Michael Schumacher's ex-manager.
Oct 22, 19:29
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Jean-Louis Moncet: Michael Schumacher is "waking up very slowly"
Jean-Louis Moncet reveals that Michael Schumacher is "waking up very slowly" after a conversation with former F1 driver's son.
Oct 11, 08:32
Jules Bianchi of France and Marussia walks across the paddock prior to the Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 20, 2014
Jules Bianchi being treated by Michael Schumacher's brain specialist
The same brain specialist who helped care for Michael Schumacher is treating Jules Bianchi following the 25-year-old's serious crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Oct 8, 12:08
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Jean Todt: 'Michael Schumacher can live a relatively normal life again'
FIA president Jean Todt says that Michael Schumacher can live a "relatively normal life" following his serious skiing accident 10 months ago.
Oct 7, 10:50
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Mick Schumacher sets sights on becoming Formula 1 champion after kart success
Michael Schumacher's son aims to become Formula 1 world champion after success on the karting circuit.
Sep 26, 05:39
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher returns home from hospital to continue rehabilitation
Seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher returns home to continue his rehabilitation from the serious injuries that he suffered nine months ago.
Sep 9, 14:19
Max Verstappen of Netherlands, who will drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso next season, looks on in the paddock before watching the action in the Scuderia Toro Rosso garage during practice ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on Augu
Max Verstappen 'too young for F1'
Former world champion Mika Hakkinen claims that Toro Rosso's new teenage driver Max Verstappen is too young to compete in Formula 1.
Aug 30, 16:27
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher medical file suspect 'found hanged in his cell'
A man suspected of stealing medical files relating to Michael Schumacher's skiing accident is reportedly found hanged in his cell.
Aug 6, 15:32
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher to leave hospital next month?
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher could reportedly be allowed to leave hospital next month, eight months after his skiing accident.
Jul 22, 17:00
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button send letters to Michael Schumacher
British Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button send messages of support to Michael Schumacher as he continues to recover from his skiing accident.
Jul 22, 15:27
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher 'slowly getting better after coming out of coma'
Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna says that her husband is "getting better" after he came out of a coma following six months in hospital being treated for head injuries.
Jul 11, 12:16
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher race suit up for auction in Los Angeles
A 2006 Ferrari race suit worn by Michael Schumacher is reportedly expected to be sold for £15,000 at a Los Angeles auction.
Jul 9, 14:35
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's wife makes first public appearance since accident
Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna is photographed smiling and joking for the first time since her husband suffered serious head injuries following a skiing accident.
Jul 8, 10:07
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher medical files 'stolen and touted online'
The medical files of hospitalised Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher have been stolen and are being offered for sale online, according to his manager Sabine Kehm.
Jun 23, 23:34
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Doctor: 'Michael Schumacher likely to remain an invalid for rest of life'
Neurologist Dr Erich Riederer believes that seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher will remain an invalid for the rest of his life.
Jun 20, 10:32
Racewinner Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing lifts the trophy following his victory during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix on June 8, 2014
Daniel Ricciardo hoping Red Bull close on Mercedes in Austria
Daniel Ricciardo admits that Red Bull need time to catch up with Mercedes, but is hopeful they can close the gap.
Jun 19, 19:08
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Michael Schumacher has 'some degree of communication'
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher reportedly regains 'some degree of communication' after waking from his coma.
Jun 19, 10:52
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates after qualifying in pole position for the F1 Chinese Grand Prix on April 19, 2014
Lewis Hamilton: 'The progress in Michael Schumacher's health is exciting'
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton says that the next steps for Michael Schumacher are "exciting" after it was confirmed that he is no longer in a coma.
Jun 17, 09:47
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Lukas Podolski welcomes Michael Schumacher news
Germany and Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski welcomes news that seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is no longer is a coma.
Jun 16, 13:21
Bayern defender Jerome Boateng in action against Nuremberg on August 24, 2013
Jerome Boateng hails news of Michael Schumacher's progress
Germany international Jerome Boateng hails the "great news" that Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma.
Jun 16, 11:59
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's manager confirms F1 legend is no longer in a coma
Michael Schumacher's manager confirms that the Formula 1 legend is out of his coma.
Jun 16, 10:46
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher 'out of danger'
A report claims that seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher has been moved from an intensive care unit to a rehabilitation ward.
Jun 14, 12:38
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Ferrari honour Michael Schumacher by commemorating his first F1 win
Ferrari commemorate Michael Schumacher's first race win with the team as the seven-time champion remains in hospital following his skiing accident in December.
May 13, 11:35
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher 'sued for causing motorbike crash before skiing accident'
Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is reportedly sued for allegedly causing a motorbike crash just weeks before his skiing accident in the French Alps.
Apr 22, 10:42
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher's medical team deny claims of needless delay?
Michael Schumacher's medical team reportedly deny claims that the F1 legend's treatment was needlessly delayed following his skiing accident.
Apr 21, 12:33
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's ski helmet returned to family
Michael Schumacher's ski helmet is returned to his family as authorities close the investigation into the accident which has left the former Formula 1 champion in a coma.
Apr 18, 11:11
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
F1 legend Michael Schumacher showing "small signs of progress" in hospital
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm claims that the Formula 1 legend is showing "small signs of progress" in hospital following his ski accident in December.
Apr 14, 09:52
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher tribute added to Bahrain Grand Prix circuit
The Bahrain Grand Prix pay tribute to Michael Schumacher by painting a message of support on the armco of the circuit ahead of this Sunday's race.
Apr 4, 12:55
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Manager: 'Michael Schumacher shows moments of consciousness and awakening'
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm says that the Formula 1 legend is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening" in hospital.
Apr 4, 11:12
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher continues to give 'encouraging signs'
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm reiterates that the Formula 1 legend is showing 'encouraging signs' in hospital following his ski accident in December.
Apr 3, 12:40
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