Time and again Valtteri Bottas has proved his mettle as an elite Grand Prix driver and here’s a look at the Finnish driver’s net worth.
Mercedes has been a dominating force in the hybrid era. Ever since Nico Rosberg’s retirement, Valtteri Bottas has established himself as a great partner for Lewis Hamilton and a reliable asset for Mercedes. It really makes us wonder, what is his net worth?
Last updated 04-08-2022
Valtteri Bottas Facts
|Birth Place||Nastola, Finland|
|Father’s Name||Rauno Bottas|
|Mother’s Name||Marianne Välimaa|
|Net Worth (2023)||$30 Million|
|Salary (2023)||$11 Million|
|Date of Birth||August 28, 1989|
|Height (cm)||1.73m (5′ 7″)|
|Teams||Williams (2013-2016), Mercedes (2017-2021), Alfa Romeo (2021-)|
|F1 Race Wins||10|
|F1 Pole Positions||20|
|F1 Championship Wins||0|
|Achievements||GP3 Series (2011), Formula Renault Eurocup (2008), Formula 2.0 NEC (2008)|
|Girlfriends (Ex and present)||Emilia Pikkarainen (2016-2020), Tiffany Cromwell (2020-)|
|Endorsements||Polar, Abloy, Insijets|
|Social media||Twitter, Instagram|
Valtteri Bottas has learned his race craft on Finnish roads of ice and snow. He was destined to be a Grand Prix racer. A brilliant example of Finnish mentality – Bottas is reserved, diligent and calm. The fast lane of F1 doesn’t faze him.
Making his F1 debut with Williams in 2013, Bottas soon became part of the family. A reliable racer, points, and podium followed him quite easily. In 2017, he joined Mercedes to partner up with Lewis Hamilton. Since then, they have been a dominating duo in the grid. He left Mercedes in 2021 to join Alfa Romeo.
Valtteri Bottas net worth and Salary
According to sources, it is estimated that Bottas earns a hefty sum of $11 million under his salary cap with Mercedes. This figure excludes driver performances bonuses and personal sponsors. With various endorsements and sponsorships, the Finnish reportedly has a net worth of around $30 million.
Valtteri Bottas F1 career
In 2013, Bottas signed with Williams-Renault as a teammate to Pastor Maldonado. He finished 17th overall in the drivers’ championship and ahead of his teammate, Maldonado. In 2014, he improved drastically and finished 4th in the drivers’ championship.
Bottas achieved two podium finishes across the 2015 season. The first came at the Canadian Grand Prix when the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen experienced an engine issue leading to a spin. The second podium of came in Mexico where he finished third.
The 2016 season was less eventful for Bottas. He claimed third place at the Canadian Grand Prix, matching his result of the previous year. This was Williams’s only podium finish of the season. He finished 8th overall in the Drivers’ Championship.
In 2017, Mercedes announced that they have signed Bottas to partner up with Lewis Hamilton. This came after Nico Rosberg announced his shocking retirement. Bottas finished 3rd overall in the drivers’ championship of 2017.
He extended his contract with Mercedes into 2021 and recently raced in the Austrian Grand Prix 2021. He achieved a podium and finished second behind Max Verstappen.
It was later announced in September 2021 that Bottas would be leaving Mercedes to team up with Antonio Giovinazzi and race for Alfa Romeo, essentially replacing another Finn, Kimi Raikkonen. He later completed his deal and joined Alfa Romeo.
Valtteri Bottas Personal Life
The Finnish driver is the son of Rauno Bottas and Marianne Välimaa. His father owns a small cleaning company while his mother is an undertaker. Bottas also has a sister named Laura Bottas.
Bottas served in the army for a brief time as it is mandatory for adult males in Finland. His military rank in Lance corporal.
Bottas was previously married to Finnish professional swimmer Emilia Pikkarainen for 3 years before calling it quits in late 2019. It is reported that he is currently dating Australian road cyclist Tiffany Cromwell.
Valtteri Bottas endorsements
The Finn is sponsored by a Finnish sporting company named Polar. He is also sponsored by Finnish locking solutions company Abloy and luxury private jet company, Insijets.
Valtteri Bottas FAQs
|What is the age and date of birth of Valtteri Bottas?|
|Valtteri Bottas is 31 years old and was born on August 28, 1989.|
|What is the net worth of Valtteri Bottas?|
|Valtteri Bottas has a net worth of $30 million.|
|What brands endorse Valtteri Bottas?|
|Valtteri Bottas has endorsement deals with Polar, Abloy and Insijets.|
|What is the nationality of Valtteri Bottas?|
|Valtteri Bottas is a Finnish citizen.|
|Where was Valtteri Bottas born?|
|Valtteri Bottas was born in Nastola, Finland.|
|Does Valtteri Bottas have a girlfriend?|
|Valtteri Bottas is reportedly dating Australian road cyclist Tiffany Cromwell.|
|How many F1 titles has Valtteri Bottas won?|
|Valtteri Bottas has not won any F1 titles.|
|What were the previous teams of Valtteri Bottas?|
|Valtteri Bottas was a driver for Mercedes before driving for Alfa Romeo.|
|When did Bottas make his F1 debut?|
|Valtteri Bottas made his F1 debut in 2013.|
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