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Watches, wine and Nintendo: How Lewis Hamilton lives a rich life

As he celebrates his 35th birthday, we asked the Formula One World Champion — and highest paid sportsman in the UK — how he spends his time off the track

You’ve probably heard of him. And, if you blink, you’ll probably miss him. As the most successful racing car driver in British history, with six world championships under his belt so far, Lewis Hamilton is the unrivalled king of modern British sport.

But, though we know all about his driving credentials, we wanted to find out who Lewis Hamilton is when he’s not behind the wheel. He spends most of his time in the billionaires’ playground that is Monaco — a far cry from his childhood home of Stevenage — but how does Hamilton live his life away from the chequered flag?

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While Hamilton gets to travel the world for his job, he spends most of his time at the track fine-tuning his car for the conditions of each specific race. But, after the final flag has fallen and the season is over, where does he like to get away from it all?

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