The nation is witnessing talk of the hour corruption scandal of the DGHS driver Abdul Malek, who accumulated more than Tk100 crore allegedly by being involved in illegal recruitments, manipulating transfers and promotions, and trading in "fake currencies".
Although such amount of possession in a driver's hands seems more like a myth, some people do really earn an awful amount of money by driving cars.
Don't worry, this is not a list of the world's most corrupted chauffeurs (because there is no such list yet), but they are very well celebrated and worthy wealthiest "drivers".
Let's take a look at their names and worth-
Net Worth: $780m
Michael Schumacher is the most famous and greatest F1 driver ever. The Ferrari driver is synonymous with Motorsport and most people, even if they don't follow the sport, have heard of him. He is the Ronaldo/ Messi of motor racing.
Schumacher was the second highest-earning sports star in the world a while ago. Euro business magazine also named him as the world's first billionaire athlete in 2005.
The German driver holds the records for the most career wins, the most wins in a season, the most career pole positions, and the most consecutive world championships, among other records.
He owns luxury mansions on the shore of Lake Geneva, a personal island in 'The World' off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and a private jet and a $2.1 million custom Ferrari FXX.
However, very unfortunately in 2013, he suffered a horrendous head injury in a skiing accident and has still not recovered from. He has to be looked after 24/7 in his home in Geneva.
Net Worth: $280m
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, 35, is Britain's richest young sportsman. Hamilton is also one of the best, if not the best, F1 driver in the world right now.
Hamilton has an estimated net worth of $280 million. That is quite astounding for a sportsman. The young Englishman also has endorsement deals with L'Oreal, Monster Energy, Reebok, and Santander.
Net worth: $220m
Alonso began go-kart racing at the age of just three-years-old. He was born to race it seems. Fernando Alonso became famous in the 2000s after becoming the youngest F1 champion ever.
Alonso has an estimated net worth of $220 million. He is the 24th highest-paid athlete in the world in salary.
Net Worth: $200m
Kimi Raikkonen began racing in 2001 and he quickly found success. He was a tough competitor for Alonso and Schumacher.
Nicknamed the Iceman, The Finnish driver with Ferrari was named the second-highest-paid athlete in the world in 2009.
Net Worth: $185m
Four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion, Alain Prost is one of the best racing drivers ever. The Frenchman is considered as a legend in the sport.
The 51-year-old is one of the richest Formula One drivers ever with an estimated net worth of $185 million. This is due to some good stock investments, property holdings, and endorsement deals.
Net Worth: $180m
Northern Irish racer Eddie Irvine had a ten-year spell in Formula One during the 1990s. He raced for Jordan, Ferrari and Jaguar.
After retiring, he became a property developer and investor. Beach houses in Florida, a luxury complex in the Caribbean, and an $18m superyacht are among his most prized possessions.
Net Worth: $105m
Button won the 2009 World Drivers' Championship for Brawn GP. He's since retired but made a brief return for the 2017 Monaco GP.
Button has an estimated net worth of $105 million and he owns a 72-foot yacht moored in Monte Carlo.
Net Worth: $70m
Coulthard is one of the best British F1 drivers ever as he has won 13 Grand Prix titles. Scotsman David Coulthard's long career has enabled him to make a lot of money.
Coulthard is also part of BBC's F1 presenters' team since retiring from racing in 2009. He also owns properties and hotels in London, Switzerland, and Monaco.
Net Worth: $45m
Sebastian Vettel is the highest paying F1 driver in the world right now. . The three-year contract worth $50 million a year is one of the highest salaries in world sport. But he still is not the richest drivers of the world, that is why be belongs in the ninth position of this ranking.
Net Worth: $30m
Mercedes teammate of Lewis Hamilton, Rosberg retired just days after winning his first world championship. Unfortunately, he also comes in the last place on the top ten list of the richest-ever F1 drivers.
The German racer has a net worth of $30 million and also secured his place among the best drivers in the world.