South African MotoGP rider Brad Binder has made quite a name for himself on the motorcycle circuit, but not much is known about the sportsman out there.
By finishing second in Qatar’s MotoGP on Sunday, it became his third MotoGP podium finish, following his two wins in his first two seasons in 2020 and 2021.
Last season, Binder finished sixth overall in the MotoGP World Championship. His other impressive positions included second place and winning the Moto3 GP Championship in 2016.
So many questions and curiosity have come into Binder’s personal life, with people wondering whether the handsome rider was taken or single.
Who is Brad Binder?
The motorcyclist racer was born on August 11, 1995 in Potchefstroom in the northwest. His place of birth is Krugersdorp.
Like any driver, his passion and career started in karting when he was 10 years old.
In 2005 he switched to two wheels and won several titles in the 50cc, 125cc and 150cc categories. A few years later he made his international debut and from 2008 to 2011 he competed in the MotoGP Rookies Cup.
Brad was winner of the National and Regional Championship in South Africa for seven consecutive years.
His Moto Grand Prix career started in 2012, where he raced Moto3 for four years. Brad caught the attention of the country and the world when he won the Moto3 GP Championship in 2016, after seven wins and 16 podiums.
He entered Moto2 from 2017 to 2019, finishing second in 2019. He then moved on to the MotoGP Championship in 2020, when he signed a three-year contract with Red Bull KTM Factory.
Sorry ladies, Brad Binder is taken
With all his sporting achievements, Binder is proud to be close to his family and his girlfriend. Binder is with Courtney Rennierswho is a fitness model and co-owner of a beauty company called LaJo Beauty.
The 27-year-old is a big supporter of Binder’s career and the pair are often pictured together on social media. They recently celebrated their fifth anniversary in January 2022.
To mark this milestone, Renniers posted a compilation album video of their best moments and shared it on Instagram.
Her caption read: “Happy birthday to the Love of my life. Thank you for sharing in my dreams and allowing me to share in yours. God knew I needed you.
“I pray that I may do this life with you for many more years to come. To share in each other’s good days, to help each other in bad days and to always make God the center of our relationship, because [by] if we do, we will create a life full of purpose, success and blessings. Thank you for loving me, I couldn’t ask for a better partner to make memories with.
“I love you infinitely.”
Courtney and Brad spend their time traveling to exotic locations, enjoying scenic game drives and adventure activities.
You could be wrong if you think the couple has children together, but Courtney is a proud aunt who shares many photos of her niece and nephew.
Curated by Sandisiwe Mbhele