Jann Mardenborough Brother Coby: Parents And Family

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The British professional racing driver Jann Mardenborough has a brother named Coby Mardenborough. The siblings come from a very competitive and athletic family background.

Jann’s younger brother, besides his parents, has been the driving force and the biggest cheerleader on his racing journey.

Speaking of which, the motorist’s father, Steve, has a record of being one of the prominent soccer players during his playing tenure back in the day.

Jann Mardenborough Is The British Professional Racer
Jann Mardenborough Is The British Professional Racer (Source: Instagram)

Eventually, Steve transferred his beliefs and unyielding faith to Jann, which helped him succeed.

Likewise, the racer’s mother, Lesely-Anne, fulfilled her part by providing a sound and healthy environment for him while growing up.

Jann, who used to play the racing game at home during childhood, has come a long way. He has competed in numerous competitions, including the British GT Championship (2012), the Blancpain Endurance Series (2012), and many more.

Although Jann has a risky profession, he is satisfied and happy in his chosen career. Not to forget, he also earns a handsome amount of money.

The racer has a total fortune of $5 million, which he has generated from competing in the championships and endorsing the brands.

Jann Mardenborough Brother Coby And Parents

Jann was born on 9th September 1991 in Darlington, County Durham, England. The racer, 31, had a great upbringing; he spent most of his childhood in Cardiff.

Also, Jann has one younger brother named Coby. The racer has kept his family matters out of the media, so the detail of his sibling is out of reach.

Jann Mardenborough And His Younger Brother, Coby Mardenborough
Jann Mardenborough And His Younger Brother, Coby Mardenborough (Source: YouTube)

However, looking at the pictures, it is certain that Jann and Coby were born 2 to 3 years apart. Both brothers have been blessings to their parents.

Jann Mardenborough’s Father And Mother

The racer, Jann, is the oldest son of his father, Steve, and his mother, Lesely-Anne.

His birth father, Steve, 58, is a retired soccer player. He played as the mid-fielder for 25 different clubs, including Coventry City, Cardiff City, Hereford United, Lincoln City, and several others. 

During his playing tenure, Steve made appearances in more than 300 games. Later, he retired for good from soccer and began his days as a coach.

On the other hand, Jann’s mother, Lesely-Anne’s occupation, has not surfaced. 

Both Steve and Lesley are great parents to their son. Initially, Steve wanted Jann to play soccer, but destiny had another plan.

Though Jann wanted to establish his career in the racing world, Steve and Lesley didn’t hesitate to support him.

From gifting Jann his first collection of Matchbox Cars to seeing him as one of the best racers, Steve and Lesley had a thrilling experience as well, for sure.

Jann Mardenborough Turned The Video Game Into His Career

The racer, Jann, used to play the video game called Gran Turismo while he was a child. He spent most of his days inside the house playing this game.

Later on, in 2011, Jann got an opportunity to compete at the GT Academy, where he lifted the winning trophy. Also, this was the competition where he drove the racing car for the first time.

Jann Mardenborough During His Competition
Jann Mardenborough During His Competition(Source: Instagram)

After that, Jann initiated his career as a professional racer. He succeeded in earning fame and achievements as the days went by.

Until now, the racer has competed in Super Formula (2017), Japanese Formula 3 (2016), FIA WEC (2015), GP2 Series (2015) and many more.

Gran Turismo Has Displayed True Story Of Jann Mardenborough

On 30th July 2023, the film Gran Turismo, based on the video game of the same name, was released, which captured attention worldwide.

The movie portrays Jann’s real-life story, which has been an enormous success. Also, the racer can be seen in the epilogue. And Mardenborough was the stunt double for his own role in the film.

Jann Mardenborough Promoting Gran Turismo
Jann Mardenborough Promoting Gran Turismo (Source: Instagram)

Furthermore, Jann’s role is played by Archie Madekwe.

Soni Pahadi
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