|Real Name/Full Name||Valentino Rossi|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Valentino Rossi|
|Birth Place:||Urbina, Italy|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||16 February 1979|
|Age/How Old:||43 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 181 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 69 Kg
In Pounds – 152 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Graziano Rossi
Mother –Stefania Palma
|Siblings:||Luca Marini, Clara Rossi|
|College:||University of Bologna|
|Girlfriend:||Francesca Sofia Novello|
|Profession:||Motorcycle road racer|
|Net Worth:||$180 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2022|
If you are a motorcycle road racing fan and follow it avidly, you must be aware of Valentino Rossi’s name. Valentino is an Italian Professional Motorcycle Road racer, and he has won many MotoGP World Titles.
He is regarded as one of the greatest motorcycles of all time, and in his career, till now he has won nine Grand Prix World Championships. He is the only racer in the world who has completed more than 400 Grand Prix races. His favourite number is 46, and he has ridden with this number in his whole career.
Today he also owns a Sky Racing Team named, VR46 and this team participate in Moto2 and Moto3.
Well, how well do you know about Valentino Rossi? If not much, here is what we know about Valentino Rossi to date.
Biography and Early Life
Valentino Rossi was born in Italy and his father Grazia Rossi is also a former motorcycle racer, and he began racing at a very young age. Rossi first started racing the GoKart, and this was his first solve. He began kart racing at a very young age, and his dad even replaced the 60cc engine of the kart with 100cc when he was just five years old.
He also won the regional kart racing championship in the year 1990, and then he started driving a minimoto and won many races then.
He then continued driving karts, and he then finished fifth at the national kart championship which was held in Parma. In 1993, he started racing big as with his father, Virginio Ferrari, and Claudio Lusardi; he rode the Cagiva Mito for the team, and he ended up crashing that bike finished 9th in the race weekend.
Later in 1995, he switched to Aprilia, and then he won the Italian 125cc with it. During that year he was third in the European Championship.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Valentino Rossi in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Valentino Rossi’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2022 having been born on 16 February 1979. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 181 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 152 lbs in Pound and 69kg in Kilograms.
Rossi’s education is not much known as his school is unknown, but it is known that he has a degree from the University of Bologna.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Valentino Rossi moved to Mila from his home from and after that he took up the residency in London. This happened when he was with Honda. Then he acquired a villa in Ibiza, and he still owns this villa.
In 2002, he was threatened by the Italian-Spanish anarchist movement as he was threatened that he would receive a bomb in his parcel. He was considered guilty by this movement because he rode for Honda and this MotoGP Company was then sponsored by Repsol.
Rossi received an honorary degree in the Communications and advertising of the Organisations. He also received the Italy Award from the Italian Foreign Minister to promote Italy’s image in the world.
He likes to keep his personal life private, and nothing much is known about his dating life, but it is a known fact that he currently dates Francesca Sofia Novello. His maternal half-brother is also a racer, but he currently races in the Sky Racing Team by VR46 in the 2020 Moto2 season. It is reported and observed that Valentino is also a big fan of football.
It was announced in 2015 that there would be a game named, Valentino Rossi: The Game. This game would be released on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. This game was published by Milestone srl.
Is Valentino Rossi Gay?
No, Valentino Rossi is not gay as he has been reported dating girls, and it is reported that currently, he is dating, Francesca Sofia Novello. Prior to that, there has been no news of him dating any other guy.
During his initial years in the early 2000s, his main rival was the fellow Italian Loris Capirossi. This was during his 250cc career, and they used to fit a lot between the races. Currently, in the year 2020, his first race was supposed to begin in Qatar, but it wasn’t possible due to the outbreak of COVID-19. He then tested positive for COVID-19 on 15 October 2020 and due to this, he had to Miss Aragon and Teruel GP’s. After recovering from COVID he raced at the European GP, but he was again tested positive for COVID, but future tests showed that this was false.
Valentino has been able to win two awards in his lifetime although he was won many series and races. He has won the Laureus World Sports Award for Spirit of Sport and the Laureus World Sports Award for Comeback of the Year.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Valentino Rossi in 2022
As of 2022, the total net worth of Valentino Rossi is estimated to be around $180 million, and he has earned most of his money from winning races and doing brand endorsements. He is one of the highest-earning celebrities, and he earned $35 million in 2019 from racing alone.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is the only racer in the world who has competed in 400 Grand Prix races.
- He is going to leave at the end of 2020.
- His biggest ever rival was none other than the Lorenzo.
- He was the first-ever Yamaha rider to have won at the Honda Circuit.
This was all about one of the most distinguished and known racers of all time. Valentino is also considered the GOAT in the world of moto racing. He is an inspiration for many riders today, and he is the only MotoGP rider today who has completed the Lap of the World.