Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher is Michael Schumacher's younger brother. He is currently racing in Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM). They stand as the only brothers in F1 history to have both won races and they scored the first sibling 1-2 finish in Formula One.
Schumacher has five dogs at his Swiss home, including a stray he found wandering the paddock at the Brazilian Grand Prix several years ago. He also enjoys skiing at his second home in Norway and plays football for Swiss third division side FC Echichens.
In 2004, Forbes Magazine listed him as the 2nd highest paid athlete in the world. In 2005 Eurobusiness magazine identified Schumacher as the world's first billionaire athlete. His 2004 salary was reported to be around US$80 million. Forbes magazine ranked him 17th in their ''The World's Most Powerful Celebrities'' list.
Schumacher donated ãµ to the Asian tsunami relief fund, the biggest single donation by anyone.
In Image: Michael Schumacher (R) fights for the ball 20 October, 2004 during a charity soccer match promoted by UNESCO in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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