Niki Lauda's widow has been in love again since the beginning of the year. We know where the mother of two met her partner, what he does for a living and what she particularly appreciates about him.
Birgit and Niki Lauda were a couple for 15 years, eleven were married. The former racing driver died on May 20, 2019 at the age of 70 after suffering from a lung disease. Birgit Lauda, the mother of his twins Max and Mia, 12, withdrew returned from the public eye after his death. She rarely showed up at VIP events. And if so, then in her gallery - which was financed by the racing driver of the former flight attendant and later catering manager of "Niki" in 2017 in a prime downtown location in Vienna.
Now the Viennese could be seen at the Salzburg Festival at the premiere of "Tosca" - accompanied. At your side Marcus Sieberer, 53, a renowned financial expert. The lawyer has been a senior partner at the McKinsey management consultancy in Zurich since 1995. And he's the new friend of Birgit Lauda. "We met in Ibiza met through mutual friends ", she told the Bild newspaper. That was a little longer ago, they have been in a relationship since the beginning of the year.
In an interview with heute.at she also says: "He is totally disciplined and yet warm-hearted, a good mixture." Sieberer has two teenage children from a previous marriage.
For Lauda it is a new beginning - after many months and moments of suffering and loneliness. A year ago she explained in an interview: "We miss Niki everywhere, every day, 24 hours. But slowly we are trying to find our way out of this cloud of sadness." Now there is room in her heart and life for another man: "I am happy. It must be enough."