Ugo Ugochukwu , Biography
Ugo Ugochukwu ( born April 23, 2007 )is a 13-year-old American-born racing driver.
He is of Igbo descent.
His names ‘Ugochukwu’ literally means ‘God’s Eagle’ in the Igbo language. It can also be translated to ‘Crown of God’ or even ‘Glory of God’.
He was recently crowned FIA European karting champion.
Date of Birth
April 23, 2007
He has won a host of titles since he began karting in 2013 and last year won the FIA OKJ European Championship.
Ugochukwu has already competed in both the United States and Europe and is currently in the OK Senior class of karting.
McLaren Racing on 22nd March 2021, announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Ugo Ugochukwu, the promising young driver from the USA, who was recently crowned FIA European karting champion,” McLaren Racing said in a statement.
After signing the deal, Ugochukwu said: “I’m honoured to be signed by such an iconic team as McLaren Racing so early in my career. To have the support of McLaren is fantastic and what any young driver dreams of. I’m focused right now on developing as a driver and racer, so having McLaren by my side can only help me on and off the track.”
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Ugo Ugochukwu’s Mother
Ugo Ugochukwu mother , Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi is a Nigerian supermodel married to Italian Fashion Designer Luca Orlandi
She has walked on the runway for top-notch designers like Gucci, Fendi, Chanel, Christian Dior and odas.
She earned supermodel status after she worked for Victoria’s Secret as a model for six years from 2000 to 2007.
Ugo Ugochukwu’s Father
Ugo ‘s father, Luca Orlandi is an Italian Fashion Designer.