Jehan Daruvala was born on 1 October 1998 in Mumbai, India. He is best known for being the only Indian Formula 2 driver.
Daruvala is an Indian racing driver competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Carlin Motorsport.
He was a protégé of the Force India F1 team, after being one of three winners of a ‘One in a Billion hunt’ organized by the team in 2011.
Daruvala started karting at the age of thirteen in 2011, winning titles as champion and vice-champion across Asia and Europe. He was coached by Rayomand Banajee who recognized his talent early on and was instrumental in laying the foundations for his future success.
In 2019, Daruvala competed in the inaugural Formula 3 season for the Prema Powerteam. He won two races: the sprint race at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and the feature race in France. He scored seven podiums and was in the second position throughout most of the season, but eventually finished third in the championship.
In February 2020, Daruvala reunited with Carlin to contest the 2020 season alongside Red Bull Junior Team member Yuki Tsunoda and was also named as a new recruit to the Red Bull Junior Team. He ended the season with his first win in the Formula 2 Sprint Race at Sakhir, Bahrain. He is the only current Indian driver in Formula 2.
Daruvala is currently a member of the Red Bull Junior Team.
He splits his time between Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and London, England, United Kingdom.
Daruvala is currently dating an Indian model, Maia Shroff. As of children, he does not have any.
As of 2021, Jehan’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million.