Guanya Zhou is a well-known Chinese racing driver, he recently competes in the FIA Formula 2 Championship for UNI-Virtuosi Racing.
Zhou now works as a test driver for the Alpine F1 Team as part of the Alpine Academy.
Zhou had his first debut in 2015, in the single-seaters with Prema Racing, competing in the Italian F4 Championship and the ADAC Formula 4 Championship.
After winning the Italian F4 Championship, Guanyu moved on to the European Formula 3 Championship with Motopark in 2016 as well as Prema Racing in 2017 and 2018.
Guanyu Zhou’s Ethnicity Revealed
Guanyu Zhou is known to be an Asian, of Chinese ethnicity. His Wikipedia page shows that he was born in Shanghai, China, to Chinese parents.
The racing car driver currently works in Europe but retains his Chinese nationality and citizenship. He has not provided any information on obtaining citizenship in other countries.
Zhou seldom discusses his next move and profession on the internet or with his friends and followers; he prefers to keep much of his personal information to himself for the time being.
It is reported that his parents own a vehicle company, but no additional information is known.
It’s worth mentioning that when Zhou was 12 years old, he relocated to the United Kingdom to pursue his passion of becoming a racing car driver, which would not have been feasible if his parents were not wealthy.
Moreover, a professional racing driver is his primary source of money. Apart from racing, Puma, Hublot, Fanatec, Playseat, and other well-known businesses have all backed Zhou.
A racecar driver’s income varies greatly depending on their talents, experience, and other factors. An FIA Formula 2 racing driver’s annual wage is roughly $50,000.
Zhou earns far more than the ordinary racing driver when it comes to his lifestyle.
Additionally, while most Formula One drivers come from wealthy families, not everyone has the opportunity to travel to another nation at such a young age.