Marlene Knaus Net Worth, Career, Early and Personal Life

Marlene Knaus is a renowned former model of America, probably most popular for being the former wife of the deceased F1 driver Niki Lauda, who won more than a couple of championships throughout his life.

Upbringing and Academic Year’s

The notable fashionista was born in the year 1956 in the United States, however, her date of birth is not known, due to which we couldn’t figure out her zodiac sign. She received the citizenship of Australia before resettling there. Marlene is of Venezuelan ethnic community. Unfortunately, there are no resources available that share the details of her educational qualifications. Marlene Knaus used to lead a very private life, perhaps this is the reason she never disclosed her familial data to the media.


Knaus is not her parent’s only child; she has two sisters and a brother. The siblings all grew up together in Valdivia before relocating to Europe. She has two sisters named Birgitte and Renata and a brother named Tilman. Renata Clary works as an artist and presents her work just like her father. Other than this, Knaus hasn’t acknowledged her siblings. However, the siblings are close to one another.

Marlene’s Profession

The beginning of Marlene’s career was marked during the period of the 1960s. With time, she evolved as a well-known model, to whom several brands approached with work proposals, ad-campaigns, brand endorsements, etc. The covers of distinguished publications were bedecked with her elegant photographs. She was prominently known as the “It Girl” back then for her iconic hairdo. And became a trendsetter for that specific hairstyle which was opted by many recognized faces back in those days. Subsequently, she started working as a fashion designer and at last, turned into a socialite.

Marital Life with Niki Lauda & Children’s

Marlene’s marriage with Niki Lauda led her towards the path of a popularity boost. In 1975, they met each other at a party organized by Marlene’s then-boyfriend Curt Jurgens (the German-Austrian actor). The couple dated for a year and decided on taking vows in 1976. They were perceived as the most influential pair of celebs at that time, which opened the gate of ample media exposure to them, and often being in the headlines. This pair was blessed with their first baby in 1979, named Lucas Lauda, followed by their second child Mathias Lauda, born on January 30, 1981. Thereafter, due to some issues, the couple separate in 1991, and after Merlene, Niki tied knots with one of his flight attendants named Birgit Wetzinger, with whom he had twin kids, Max and Mia.

Past Relationship

Before she met Niki, Marlene dated actor Curd Jurgens from the theatre and movies. When the couple started dating, she first met Niki in the house of Curd. Because her boyfriend had invited Niki, her future husband, to dinner, the two had never met before. Not long after they first met, Niki and Marlene started dating.

Ex-husband Niki Lauda

Niki, also known as Andreas Nicholas Lauda, was born on February 22, 1949. He is a well-known F1 racer and airline tycoon. This driver is the first to have won dual championship success with Ferrari and McLaren. He was the Jaguar team’s manager and Scuderia Ferrari advisor for two years. He may race, according to rumors. Niki, Lauda Air, and Lauda are three of his airlines. According to the Irish sports website, Niki is an atheist who prays to God before each game. He agreed to the nurse calling the priest after his accident when he was in a hospital bed and extremely close to death. During his racing career, James Hunt of McLaren was a rival.

Marlene’s Sons Also Work In MotorSports

Marlene’s younger son started racing by following in his father’s footsteps. In the Formula Nissan 2000 division, he made his professional racing debut in 2002. During the 2005–2006 Grand Prix seasons, he participated for Austria. Since 2015, he has participated in the FIA World Endurance Championship as an official driver for Aston Martin Racing. In 2017, he took home the Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers after finishing first for the first time in his professional career. The older son of Marlene is managing his younger brother’s business.

Niki Lauda: A Brief Introduction

Born on 22nd February 1949, Mr. late Niki Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver and an aviation entrepreneur. The F1 masterships series were won by him thrice a time, in 1976, 1977, ad 1984. He was birthed in a prosperous family that manufactured paper. Besides being a racer, Lauda established and owns two airlines, Lauda Air, Niki, and Lauda. Additionally, he was the brand ambassador of Bombardier Business Aircraft.

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Height and Weight of Marlene Knaus 

The original or actual height of Marlene Knaus is 5 feet 7 inches, which can be expressed as in meters about 1.70 m. More than that, it can be expressed in centimeters, about 170 cm, and then moving the weight of Marlene Knaus is 57 kg which can express in pounds as 126 lbs.

Appearances and Body Measurements of Marlene Knaus 

The attraction of Marlene Knaus through her ability and skills may be the main reason for the significant increase in the rating of her net worth in the television media. Marlene Knaus has long and blonder hair with the color of brown. Marlene Knaus has a gorgeous and good-looking eye that looks dark brown. The body measurements of Marlene Knaus are 34 inches in the breast, 26 inches in the hip, and 35 inches in the waist, so the overall measurements of the figure are about 34-26-35, and then the dress size of Marlene Knaus is 6 US. The shoe size is 8 US.

Income Stream & Combined Net Worth

Although Marlene Knaus receives her primary source of income from modeling and other ventures, which is assessed to be around 45 million dollars, the real amount of money entered her bank account after being separated from Niki Lauda, her ex-husband in the form of a divorce settlement and child support money. Her husband’s net worth was valued at over 100 million dollars.

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