What is Max Verstappen and girlfriend Kelly Piquet's age difference?

Amber Peake December 12, 2021
What is Max Verstappen and girlfriend Kelly Piquet's age difference?
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F1 star Max Verstappen has secured his first world championship title, having won against rival Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Following his title win, some are now curious to know more about Max Verstappen’s girlfriend Kelly Piquet, including their age difference. Let’s take a look…

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Who is Kelly Piquet?

Kelly Piquet, who was born in Homburg, Germany, is a model who also works in PR. Motorsports fans may be familiar with her through her father, Nelson Piquet, who is a three-time F1 champion.

Away from the spotlight of her father, Kelly majored in International Relations at Marymount Manhattan College, Piquet went on to work in fashion.

In her early career, she worked as part of publications, including Vogue and later Marie Claire as a columnist. In more recent years, she has managed the social media and PR for Formula E.

Elsewhere Piquet is also known for her own social media following as she currently has more than 560,000 followers on Instagram.

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What is Max Verstappen and girlfriend Kelly Piquet’s age difference?

F1 star Max Verstappen was born 30 September 1997 and is currently 24 years old.

His girlfriend Kelly Piquet is 33 years old, meaning Max Verstappen and Kelly Piquet have an age difference of nine years.

Piquet celebrated her latest birthday last week as she gave a shout out to her boyfriend in a post to her followers on Instagram:

How long have they been together?

Max Verstappen and girlfriend Kelly Piquet debuted their relationship on Instagram earlier this year on New Years Day, although they are believed to have been dating since late 2020.

At the time, Verstappen gushed about his relationship with Piquet as he wrote: “Happy New Year everyone! Let’s make 2021 a year to remember in many ways. Wishing you all success, love and happiness just as I found mine.”

They have both since featured each other regularly on their social feeds with, Piquet fondly referring to Verstappen as the “love of her life” while celebrating his birthday in September:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.