|Full Name||Marlene Knaus|
|Profession||Model, Fashion Designer|
|Nationality||American - Austrian|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Spouse||Niki Lauda (m. 1976–1991)|
|No Of Children||2 (Mathias & Lukas)|
|Date of Birth||1956|
Marlene Knaus is an American born Austrian model and former wife of Austrian F1 racer Niki Lauda. She was a rising model back then before she got hitched to the former formula 1 racer.
Marlene gained popularity after her high profile wedding with the racer. Marlene and Niki first met when she was only 17.
At 20, she got married to him. Her marriage brought a fortune to her career. She started getting many offers in the fashion and media industry.
Marlene was born in 1956. Born in America to Austrian parents, Marlene later got her Austrian nationality. She has completed her high school but her university degree hasn't been revealed.
Marlene's parents hasn't been known but we can assure that Marlene comes from an affluent European family. She comes from an upper class socialite and has been pictured with many of the wealthy European families
Marlene is a fashionista as well as a model. Back in those days, She was famous for her open hairdo. Her modelling career was influenced due to her scintillating hair.
Marlene got hitched to her man in a high profile wedding ceremony in 1976. Before marriage, she was dating him since she was 16. Niki, was also not new to the controversy when he left his long-time girlfriend to be with Marlene.
She took him as her husband when she was only 20. The movie RUSH(2013) is based on Niki's life's adaptation.
Niki Luada has been a three times racing championship winner He is the only driver to win the race for both McLaren and Ferari racing team.
After having a long term relationship with Niki, she finally got divorce in 1991. Niki had a extra-marital affair with another girl which led to the end in the relationship.
As of now this damsel is still single but Niki tied the knot in 2008 to a much younger women Bergit Weitzinger, who was also the air hostess to his airline company.
This 63 years old model has two children from her ex-husband. Their first child Mathias Luanda was born on 1979, just three years after their nuptial. the welcomed their second child Lukas Luada on January 30 1981.
While the elder brother followed his father's foot step and is currently racer to Aston Martin as a factory driver in FIA World Endurance Championship. The younger brother manages his profile.
Marlene comes from a well to do family. Her modelling career and her socialite character had earned her a good fame in the fashion industry.
She was one of the leading fashionista in the European society. this earned her many, endorsements.
Knaus has also appeared in many of the photo shoots, advertisement,fashion shows and events. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be over $43 million.
Marlene also received good amount of alimony for her children
Marlene's ex-husband is believed to had a net worth of over $100 million. Niki had his own airline company," Lauda Air".
Unfortunately, Niki Lauda passed on May 20, 2019 due to kidney failure. This independent lady is living a calm life in Ibiza.