Valentino Rossi is an Italian based Expert motorcycle road racer and also a MotoGP World champion. He is one of the successful and wealthy motorcycle racers of all time. He has won Nine Grand Prix World Championships and including seven of Premier class. He also owns a Sky Racing Team Which drives in the Moto 2 and Moto3 group. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Valentino Rossi in the year 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Valentino was born in Urbino, Marchel on February 16, 1979. During his childhood, he moved with his family to Tavullia. His father, Graziano Rossi, was a former motorcycle racer. Valentino started riding bikes at a very young age. Before touring bikes, His racing love was karting. His mother Stefania, was a housewife, and always took better care of Valentino, It was his mother who encouraged Valentino’s father for Karting, Instead of Bike. After that, Valentino won regional Kart championship in the year 1990. Valentino continued to the racing kart and won several championships at an early age including “Minimoto”.
In the year 2007, Valentino became a suspected person in case of evasion of tax from the Italian Government. The amount involved in this dispute was around 35 million euros. Later this dispute got settle at the same amount.
Valentino is a big fan of Italian football club Internazionale, and who once in the year 2009, congratulated him on the occasion of Valentino’s ninth world championship win, by the medium of their website.
He loves number 46, which is also his bike number. This number was his father’s favourite number, and he also rode with this number in his racing days.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
He learned to ride 125cc motorbikes in the year 1995 after winning the championship. Later he won Italian championship in group 125cc and also came at the third position in the European Championship.
In the year 1996, he participated in the world championship in Malaysian Grand Prix where he achieved the ninth position. After one year, he took part in the world championship, held in Aprilia, and became the youngest bike rider ever to win the tournament.
He has won all types of championships, trophy’s related to bike racing world including Grand Prix Motorcycle racing season. Till 2013, he has won 107 races out of which 80 are 500cc/MotoGP championships.
Net worth and Earnings
Being a successful motorbike champion, Valentino has won many trophies and prizes which has led him building a total estimated net worth of $160 million. He is one of the most successful and the highest earning motorbike racer in the world. Most of his income came from bike racing and brand endorsements.
Valentino Rossi is one of the best among the Italian bike racers. He has remained at the position of highest earning biker in the world. He always followed his dreams which have taken him at this state. He has a great fan following in real life as well as on social platforms like Twitter.