Wrote autobiography "Meine Story" in 1986.
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[re his injuries after famous 1976 accident] At the time I was upset by how people reacted. They wouldn't look me in the eye, which I thought was rude. But I have to say I was startled by the movie and I understand now. [Rival racer James] Hunt used to say to me: 'Niki, you're lucky. Some people are just born ugly, but you have the excuse of an accident.'
He and his first wife have two children: Lucas (b.1979) and Mathias (b.1981).
Wears a Parmalat (Italian dairy) baseball cap at all times to cover his burn scars from his auto accident in 1976.