Valentino Rossi Wiki 2021: Age, Height, Net Worth and Full Bio

Valentino Rossi Wiki 2021: Age, Height, Net Worth and Full Bio

Who is Valentino Rossi?

Valentino Rossi is a famous Italian professional motorcycle road racer. VALENTINO ROSSI was born on 16 February 1979. He is currently 46 years old and was born in Urbino, Italy. Valentino Rossi is famous for being multiple time MotoGP World Champion

In this article, we will cover Valentino Rossi’s net worth, height, weight, relationship status, and more.

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Early Life of Valentino Rossi   

Valentino Rossi was born on 16 February 1979 in Urbino, Italy, and is currently living in London. Rossi loved karting. His mother had bought him a cart as a substitute for a bike due to her concern for his safety.

He won kart championships and numerous regional races. He rode a 125cc bike for the first time which was given by former world champion Paolo Pileri. Rossi entered Italian Sport Production Championship and won the title in his second year and again won the championship in 1995. In that year, he switched his bike to Aprilia.

Valentino Rossi Career Highlights

What is Valentino Rossi famous for?

Valentino Rossi is a famous Italian professional motorcycle road racer. He is famous for being multiple time MotoGP World Champion

Career

 Valentino Rossi started his career by entering 250cc World Championship in 1998. He rode Aprilia RS250 and was placed second in the tournament. Next year in 1999, he won the championship with 309 points and proceeded to enter the 500cc world championship next year. In 2000, Valentino signed with Honda and rode Honda NSR500. He came second in this tournament. Rossi again entered the championship in 2001 and won it with 325 points.

After winning the 500cc world championship, Rossi entered MotoGP World Championship with his Honda RC211V and won the title with 11 victories in 2002. He started his 2003 championship strongly and won it again with 2 races remaining. Due to high skepticism, Honda and Valentino parted ways. He signed with Yamaha which is a rival of Honda in the year 2004. Rossi rode Yamaha YZR-M1 and earned 304 points to win the title 3 years in a row. In 2005, he again won the championship with points 367.

Rossi was favorite to win the title in 2006 but in the first round due to misjudging in braking, he crashed into the gravel but managed to finish 14th. After that, he suffered disappointing losses which made him finish 13th position. Rossi finished the tournament in the second position with 247 points in the final race of the championship. He called the season a disaster but congratulated the winner of the season Nicky.

In 2007, he was still the favorite to win the tournament but he reduced the power of his bike from 990cc to 800cc. He finished the season in 3rd place with 241 points. There was a cloud of doubt swirling around Valentino in the 2008 championship as many critics were doubting his winning ability. But he finished the championship in first place with 373 points. Next year he retained his title with 306 points.

Again, Valentino was the favorite to win the championship but in 2010 he failed to win it. He finished third with 233 points which were 150 points behind the winner Jorge Lorenzo. In 2011, he signed for Ducati in two years deal and rode Ducati Desmosedici GP12. The races with Ducati were not fruitful. He finished 7th in 2011 with 139 points and 6th in 2012 with 163 points. After a disappointing season with Ducati, he joined Yamaha again in 2013. he finished 4th with 237 points.

Rossi rode Yamaha YZR-M1 and finished second consecutively three times in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 seasons with 295, 325, and 249 points respectively. In 2017, Valentino became fifth with 208 points then the following year he became 3rd with 198 points. His performance was diminishing year by year and he recorded the worst record of his life in 2020 where he finished 15th position with only 66 points.

Personal Information

Valentino Rossi was born on 16 February 1979 in Urbino, Italy, and is currently living in London. Valentino Rossi stands at a height of 5 ft 9 inches and weighs about 71 kgs. Rossi’s zodiac sign is light brown. His hair is dark brown in color and the eyes of Rossi are blue in color.

The education status of Valentino Rossi is unknown.

What are the hobbies of Valentino Rossi? 

The hobby of Valentino Rossi is watching football. He is a huge fan of the football club Inter Milan.

Valentino Rossi’s Relationship Status

Who is Valentino Rossi married to? Well, VALENTINO ROSSI is currently married to FRANCESCA SOFIA NOVELLO. She is an Italian fashion model. The information about Francesca is unknown.

Family

Valentino Rossi was born in Urbino, Italy, and is currently living in Urbino, Italy. Valentino Rossi’s mother’s name is Stefania and his father’s name is Graziano Rossi who is a former motorcycle racer. The information about his brother and sister is unknown.

Social Media

Valentino Rossi is available on Twitter and Instagram.

He has more than 11 million followers on Instagram and has more than 5 million followers on Twitter.

Net Worth of Valentino Rossi   

What is the net worth of Valentino Rossi? 

Valentino Rossi is a famous Italian professional motorcycle road racer. Valentino Rossi is available on social media like Twitter and Instagram.

VALENTINO ROSSI has earned a decent amount from his racing career. Valentino Rossi’s net worth as of 2021 is unknown but estimated to be about 200 million USD to 210 million USD.

Trivia

  • Valentino Rossi is a famous Italian professional motorcycle road racer
  • He was investigated for tax evasion case but was settled after Rossi paid 35 million euros to Italian tax authorities.
  • Valentino is fan of Italian football club Inter Milan.
  • His notable rivals were Loris Capirossi, Max Biaggi, Sete Gibernau, Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Márquez.
  • In 2021, he is riding Yamaha YZR-M1 for team Petronas Yamaha SRT and has allocated 28 points in 12 matches. He is currently at 21st position.

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