Birgit Wetzinger is a celebrity wife famous as the second wife of Niki Lauda, who recently passed away at the age of 70. On April 15, 1968, Lauda had begun his journey as a racing driver. Consequently, he secured the third position in his first ‘World Championship’ at the ‘Italian Grand Prix’ held in Monza. After three more races, since 1972, he won his first ‘Grand Prix’ in the ‘Spanish Grand Prix’. She has supported her husband in his time of sickness by donating a vital organ. Moreover, Birgit is also an Austrian Airlines employee.

Birth Name

Birgit Wetzinger




Airline Employee, Celebrity Wife



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Birgit Wetzinger was born on the 4th of March 1979, in Vienna, Austria.


She’s currently 44 years old.

Sun Sign




She has indigenous Austrian ancestry.




Birgit holds a degree in Hospitality and Management.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Birgit Wetzinger has dated –


  • Niki Lauda – Birgit was married to Niki Lauda, a former F1 racer who passed away at the age of 70. In 2004 they started seeing each other even though they had 30 years age difference. Unfortunately, in 2005, Niki suffered from a heart attack before they would have celebrated their anniversary. In 2008, Then the couple got officially married after 3 years of a Kidney transplant. The couple’s relationship flourished and on May 20, 2019, they enjoyed a happy marriage before the death of Niki Lauda. In September 2009, they welcomed two lovely twins, a boy, Mia Lauda, and a girl, Max Lauda. Adding more, he has other three sons, two of them from his previous marriage while another one is from an extramarital affair.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 167 cm
  • In meters – 1.67 m


  • In Kilograms – 60 kg
  • In Pounds – 132 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-28-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Birgit became known to be the wife of the late, Niki Lauda. Niki was a former F1 racer and passed away at the age of 70. She supported him by donating a life-saving organ during his time of sickness. Also, she is a flight attendant working for Austrian Airlines.

Birgit Wetzinger Net worth

Birgit Wetzinger has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2023.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Birgit Wetzinger

  • Birgit was born on in Vienna, Austria. There is no news about her family background. Moreover, she is of Indigenous Austrian ethnicity.
  • Before marrying Niki Lauda, she worked in an Airline Company named ‘Lauda Airlines’. Therefore, she is the wife of the recently passed away formula 1 racer, Niki Lauda.
  • Her Partner Niki was one of the true sports icons and a three-time F1 champ. Upon retiring from racing, in 1985, he started his passion for running his airline Lauda Air.
  • Despite him becoming the pacesetter of the season, the only other race he won that year was the Dutch GP.
  • In 2005, she donated a kidney to Lauda when the kidney he received from his brother in 1997 failed. The relationship between them grew to heights and three years after the transplant, the couple tied the knot.
  • Wetzinger has maintained a low lifestyle. That’s why she is not active on any social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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