Alex Hirschi (popularly known as “Supercar Blondie”) was born on the 21st of September, 1995 in Brisbane, Australia. Supercar Blondie is a Social Media celebrity, presenter, and latest car reviews Vlogger based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
She went to college and graduated with a degree in Journalism. She is also known as the First Lady of Luxury Cars. Let’s check out 18 little known facts about Supercar Blondie.
Supercar Blondie has made a solid career reviewing cars
18. The first car she owned
When Supercar Blondie still lived in Australia before she became open to the world of supercars, the first car she owned was a Mitsubishi Lancer. She enjoyed driving the car through the highways of Queensland. She loved the car. She rode the Mitsubishi before relocating to Dubai, United Emirates.
Hard to believe this modest Mitsubishi Lancer was Supercar Blondie's first car
17. She worked at a radio station for years
After the movie to Dubai, United Emirates, she worked at a radio station called Dubai Eye for a few years. Alex Hirschi was popularly known as “Radio Blondie”. She used to hold a show where she got to share her passion for cars with a lot of celebrities like Jake Gyllenhaal, Liam Neeson, and John Travolta.
16. She started her social media as a hobby
Alex Hirschi worked at a radio station before her fame grew. She did not initially start out as a social media influencer. While working at the radio station, she got an invitation to attend a private car meeting. After the meeting, she was loaned a Bentley to drive around for a few days.
15. Her husband is her manager
Supercar Blondie (Alex Hirschi) is married to Nik Hirschi and they have been married for quite a while. He is also her manager. He is also enthusiastic and passionate about cars like his wife but he is mostly behind the scene as he helps his wife achieve her prominence and stardom. Still, he sometimes pops up every now and then in Supercar Blondie’s videos and images on social media.
14. The first person to drive the Devel Sixteen
In 2018, Supercar Blondie became the first person, outside the manufacturing company, to get behind the wheel of the beast and take it out for a spin in the desert. The Devel Sixteen is a planned 5,000 bhp hypercar that is the brainchild of a UAE businessman and it had been in development for a while. We can’t say when the car will in due course go into production, maybe Supercar Blondie knows?
Wow, she was the first to rock this monster supercar!
13. She featured on Top Gear with the stig
Top Gear is a common British car show that has fans spread across the world. The invention crew came to Dubai to shoot an episode and Supercar Blondie got to feature on the show in July 2019. Supercar Blondie was taken on few laps by the Stig, the secretive driver who frequently whips the cars around a track to measure out the lap-times.
12. The first person to shoot the ultra-exclusion Veneno roadster.
The Veneno Roadster had only 9 units produced. Nevertheless, there was one that was more exclusive than the rest and the only unit finished in fully exposed carbon fibre. The Veneno Roadster was shipped to Dubai, and for many months, the car lay under a thick car until Supercar Blondie was granted exclusive rights to make a video of the car. She also got to drive it for a short distance.
11. Her Facebook page was the fastest-growing auto-page in 2018
After her famous Valentine’s Day video where her husband had a Ferrari 488 delivered to her as a surprise gift, her popularity sky-rocketed in 2018. The video had millions of views and also made her Facebook page emerge as the fastest-growing car page in 2018. Presently, she has over 20 million followers across her social media platform.
10. Supercar Blondie house
Supercar Blondie is always seen walking around luxurious premises. The mansion has champaign storage filled with $100,000 worth of bubbly, a workout room, a home theatre system, and Blondie’s favourite candy room.
9. Supercar Blondie BMW I8
This was the first car owned by Supercar Blondie when she moved to Dubai, and the second of the supercar blondie cars. The BMWI8 car produces up to 370 bhp. The hybrid car can also be driven in pure electronic mode when needed. She decked her BMW I8 with a grey and black colour scheme and neon yellow accent stripes.
The BMW I8 is a plug-in hybrid sports car developed by BMW. It is powered by a turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, paired with an electronic motor and an 11-6-kWh battery. It has an EPA estimated 18 miles of all-electronic range.
Supercar Blondie rocks her BMWI8 with a classic pose
8. She has a Lamborghini named Lucy
She took delivery of a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 in April 2018. She named the car Lucy and it has featured in many adventures and has gone through different transformations. The Lamborghini Huracan gets its name from a Famous Fighting bull but its name also means “Hurricane” in Spanish.
It features 610 horsepower to all four wheels using a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, enabling neck-snapping launches as the 5.2-litre V10 tries to match gale winds. Lucy had quite an adventure as the experience was shared with her fans (Blondie) on YouTube. She sold the car recently.
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7. One of the most influential women in the Arab world
Alex Hirschi was recognized by Arabian Business Global in 2019 as one of the 'Top 30 Most Influential Women in the Arab World’ in recognition of her impact in the social media circle.
6. After Lucy came a Rolls Royce Wraith black badge
Of course, there has to be a Supercar Blondie Rolls Royce. The $380,000 (₦114,360,000) Supercar is the perfect track monster and it features a 710-horse power engine capable of reaching 60mph in 2.9 seconds. After buying the Wraith Black Badge, Supercar Blondie got herself the new McLaren 720S.
5. She hosted a TV show in the United States
Supercar Blondie hosted a Show called ‘Cars Crews with Supercar Blondie’ in 2019, on Insight TV. The show was targeted at showcasing the exciting car culture in the different parts of the United States. The first episode ended in September 2019 but we don’t know if there will be a follow-up section.
4. She writes for a magazine
She was actually a contributing author for the magazine Esquire ME, which was launched in 2009. The magazine focuses on trending issues in the world of fashion, hospitality, sports, and automobiles. The magazine has a motoring column where she shares her thoughts on the automobile industry.
3. She is the highest-paid automotive Instagrammer
Thanks to her social media posts, Supercar Blondie earns the whopping sum of $1.4 million per year, which makes her the highest-paid online automotive influencer in the world. She has over 6.5 million followers on Instagram, 4.2 million subscribers on YouTube, and 22 million on Facebook. By the way, here's how to build a Facebook profile to sell your cars.
2. She has loads of haters
With the numbers of followers and subscribers, she has, having haters is a norm. In her words “Social Media can often take your life… I’m learning how to turn away from those who make it their mission to bring me down.”
You can't let other people keep you down though
1. She has driven some pretty amazing cars
Okay, maybe not so unexpected, but still, your mind will boggle at the sheer number of supercars Blondie has driven such as supercar blondie Mercedes, BMW, Ferraris, etc.
Being a social media influencer has given her the opportunity to drive some pretty cool amazing cars. Some of them include the Lamborghini Terzo Millennino, the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R, and the Ferrari 599GTZ, the only one in the world and only a few people know it exists.
See the video below for a sample Supercar Blondie Lamborghini Vision GT review.
The World's Most Insane Car! Lamborghini Vision GT
Supercar Blondie worth is in the region of $12m, so she's not exactly as wealthy as a star such as Justin Bieber with his many cars, but she is doing great too. With a career that is just beginning, Supercar Blondie is sure to remain with us a while longer.
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