Vettel becomes father as daughter is born in Switzerland 15 January, 2014 Sebastian Vettel with Hanna Prater Sebastian Vettel has reportedly kicked off the new year by becoming a father. The news of the World Champion’s impending parenthood broke only in December, when the German newspaper Bild said that Vettel’s girlfriend Hanna was eight months pregnant. On Wednesday, the Darmstadter Echo newspaper claimed that it had learned exclusively that Hanna gave birth to a Swiss-born girl on Sunday. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Reports on GrandPrix247.com by: staff & contributors, Reuters syndication, GMM service, Formula 1 teams, sponsors & organisations.