Fernando Alonso is a Spanish Formula One racing driver who was born on July 29, 1981, in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. He comes from a family with a strong motorsport background, which has been instrumental in his success as a racing driver.
Alonso's father, José Luis Alonso, was a factory worker who also loved motorsport and encouraged his son's interest in racing. José Luis would take his son to karting tracks when he was just three years old, and he would spend hours watching his son race and learn the ropes of the sport.
Fernando's mother, Ana Díaz, is a former department store employee who has always been supportive of her son's career. She has been a constant presence in his life, accompanying him to races and cheering him on from the sidelines.
Fernando has one older sister named Lorena, who is also a motorsport enthusiast. Lorena is involved in her brother's racing career and is often seen at his races, providing support and encouragement.
Fernando Alonso is married to Linda Morselli, an Italian model and former Miss Italy. The couple got married in 2019 and welcomed their first child, a son named Enzo, in 2020.
In addition to his immediate family, Alonso is also close to his extended family, including his uncle Luis Salgado, who is a former rally driver and has also played a significant role in his nephew's career.