Spanish motorcycle racer became the youngest person to ever win the MotoGP World Championships in 2013. He followed it with a successful title defense in 2014. He's won seven total Grand Prix world championships.
He won his first championship on 125cc bikes at the age of 15.
He won the Moto2 World Championship racing for Honda in 2012.
He has a younger brother named Alex. He was born to Julia Marquez and Roser Alenta.
He joined Jorge Lorenzo on the MotoGP circuit during the 2013 season.