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A look back at his career and the latest news on his state of health and his family!

It was 11:07 a.m. on December 29, 2013, the day of the tragedy. In the resort of Méribel in France, Michael Schumacher, who was skiing with his son Mick and a group of friends, lost control in a turn. Serious consequence: he hit his head on a snow-covered rock. This terrible skiing accident forced the greatest champion in the history of Formula 1 to be plunged into a deep coma following this accident. A coma that will last nearly six months at the Grenoble University Hospital where he had been admitted in critical condition. Michael Schumacher was then hospitalized numerous times. In 2022, news on his state of health remains very rare. State of play.

Who is Michael Schumacher? Biography of an F1 legend

Michael Schumacher is the most successful driver in the history of Formula 1. He has an impressive track record: 7 world championship titles, 91 victories and 155 podiums! First, he quickly became a Formula 1 driver in 1991. Then, he asserted himself on the circuits and won his first victory at the Belgian Grand Prix in 1992. From then on, the victories followed one another until the consecration with his first title of world champion in 1994! The following year, he won his second world championship title.

Michael Schumacher F1 world champion

After a few more difficult years, it was in 2000 that Schumacher came back in force at the highest level and won a new title of world champion. From then on, he leaves only crumbs to his opponents. Indeed, he dominated Formula 1 head and shoulders by winning the world title in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004! Embark on the magnificent Netflix documentary released in 2021 to (re)discover the career of this champion.

How is his health today?

How is Michael Schumacher doing in 2022

If the ugly rumor of imminent death published in 2016 turned out to be false, his state of health remains very uncertain. Michael Schumacher would be conscious and could make some movements with his eyes. However, he would suffer from serious brain damage and would never have regained the use of speech since his accident. Similarly, some of his friends suggest that he would have lost his memory and would suffer from significant neurological disorders.

Schumacher's health status in 2022 news

As far as motor skills are concerned, Michael Schumacher would be unable to walk. This would result in the loss of muscle mass. Indeed, having been unable to eat a balanced diet during his long months of coma, he would have lost a lot of weight since his accident. To date, no signs of a return to form have been communicated. Unfortunately, no one today can give a clear indication of how long it will remain in this vegetative state.

Who takes care of him? The key role of his wife Corinna

Corinna and Michael Schumacher 2022

According to Ferrari team boss-turned-FIA chief Jean Todt, it is thanks to his wife, Corinna, that the F1 champion is still alive. According to him, she managed to prevent him from dying while taking on an important responsibility. For Todt, she is a wonderful woman who dedicates her life to watching over Michael’s health. This one, married to Michael Schumacher for 26 years, is very discreet. At the bedside of her husband since his terrible accident, which occurred in 2013, she supports the champion in his recovery while preserving his privacy.

Corinna takes care of Michael Schumacher's health 2022

However, Corinna Schumacher continues to be the target of rumors and criticism from fans, the media, but also from some relatives of her companion. More than once, the former European riding champion has been criticized for her silence. In addition, she had to commit colossal sums to ensure optimal recovery for the champion. It is rumored that in the two years following the tragic accident, Corinna and her family would have spent nearly 14 million euros in medical expenses.

private jet sale Michael Schumacher 2022

For this, Corinna sold the couple’s private jet for 35 million euros and their vacation home in Norway for 2.9 million euros. However, the Schumacher family does not seem needy. The champion’s fortune is estimated at approximately 700 million euros.

Who is Michael Schumacher’s successor in F1? Mick, his son!

Mick successor to Michael Schumacher in 2022

Mick Schumacher took over and began his career in the premier category of motorsport in 2021. Despite some difficulties behind the wheel, specialists welcome his progress and make him a great hope for the discipline. To his credit, Michael’s past and track record put a lot of pressure on Mick’s shoulders. The former boss of Ferrari, Jean Todt, even dreams of seeing her, like her father, at the wheel of the Italian team.

son of Michael Schumacher F1 legacy

The automotive world was terrified on May 26 when Mick Schumacher suffered a terrible accident on the 26th lap of the Monaco Grand Prix. Indeed, the German driver lost control of his single-seater. It crashed into the barriers, cut in two. Everyone feared the worst for their health. Fortunately, Mick escaped unscathed. Finally, ” Schumacher Junior continues to proclaim that his father remains both his model and his idol in Formula 1. But also in life.

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