Valentino Rossi who is popularly known as multiple MotoGP World Champion is an Italian based professional motorcycle road racer. Out of many motorcycle racers, Rossi is regarded as one of the greatest successful motorcycle racers of all time, having nine different Grand Prix World Championships under his name and of them seven are in the premier class.
You may be keen to know about the biography, career performance and worth of Rossi. Well, you can get all these information below: Keep reading to know more about Valentino Rossi’s net worth in 2018.
Valentino Rossi Early Life
Valentino Rossi is known to be the son of Graziano Rossi, recognized as a previous motorcycle racer and he was born in year 1979 in Urbino, located in Marche. When he was a kid, his family shifted to Tavullia. Initially, he started riding when he was too young.
He was talented right from beginning as he had won the regional kart championship during year 1990. Post that, he appeared for minimoto and prior the completion of 1991, the racer had won many regional races. He continued to race karts and completed at fifth place at the national kart championships held in Parma.
Valentino Rossi Career, Awards & Achievement
As Valentino Rossi was born to a racer father named Graziano Rossi, he has followed the footsteps of his father, by starting racing in Grand Prix during year 1996 for Aprilia within the 125cc category.
His career got good kick start in year 1993 when by the help of his father, Claudio Castiglioni, Virginio Ferrari, and Claudio Lusuardi, he has driven a Cagiva Mito 125cc motorcycle.
However, he has broken in a first-corner crash not higher than a hundred metres from the pit track. In that race weekend, he completed at the ninth place.
He has graduated to the premier class during year 2000 and after that he has won 500cc World Championship with Honda the next year 2001, also won the MotoGP World Championships (too with Honda) in year 2002 as well as 2003.
Besides, he continued his graph of back-to-back championships through winning the 2004 and 2005 titles post parting Honda to partner with Yamaha, prior recovering the title in year 2008 and holding it in the next year.
During 2011 season, this motorcycle racer has left Yamaha for joining Ducati. However, it got confirmed in year 2012 that Rossi would again join Yamaha for seasons -2013 and 2014. It is found that this racer faced two winless seasons when he was at Ducati.
Awards & Achievements:
In year 2010, the Italian based minister named Franco Frattini government gave Valentino Rossi the first Winning Italy Award on account of the image he shows of his country on a global level.
There are total nine Grand Prix World Championships under his name and of them seven fall in the premier class.
Net Worth of Valentino Rossi:
Valentino Rossi Net Worth is estimated to be valued at $150 Million. Through fame of being known as multiple MotoGP World Champions, this Italian motorcycle racer is one of the highest grossing racers.
From year 1997, his career took a turn as he had won his initial World Championship, and post that he got boosted to the 250cc category through Aprilia and became a winner of the 250cc World Championship during year 1999.
It is his titles that helped him to earn well. This is because he had continued his line of back-to-back championships through win of 2004 and 2005 titles post exiting Honda for Yamaha, prior regaining the title in 2008 and holding it in 2009.
He is one of the richest motorcycle racers as he has earned total $34 million during year 2007, and $36 million in the next year.
Today there are motorcycle racers like Valentino Rossi who can become successful to make net worth in three-digit millions. If you just look at his career graph, you will find that it is covered fully with his wins of championships and titles.