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 had been a dominating force in the hybrid era. Ever since Nico Rosberg’s retirement, Valtteri Bottas had established himself as a great partner for Lewis Hamilton and a reliable asset for Mercedes. However, he switched to Alfa Romeo in 2022. It really makes us wonder, what is his net worth?

Valtteri Bottas Facts

Birth PlaceNastola, Finland
Father’s NameRauno Bottas
Mother’s NameMarianne Välimaa
Star SignVirgo
Net Worth (2022)$30 Million
Salary (2022)$11 Million
Age32
Date of BirthAugust 28, 1989
Height (cm)1.73m (5′ 7″)
Weight (kg)69kg
NationalityFinnish
F1 Debut2013
TeamsWilliams (2013-2016), Mercedes (2017-2021), Alfa Romeo (2022-)
F1 Race Wins10
F1 Pole Positions20
F1 Championship Wins0
F1 podiums67
AchievementsGP3 Series (2011), Formula Renault Eurocup (2008), Formula 2.0 NEC (2008)
Marital statusDivorced
Girlfriends (Ex and present)Emilia Pikkarainen (2016-2020), Tiffany Cromwell (2020-)
EndorsementsPolar, Abloy, Insijets
Social mediaTwitter, 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 2022 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 per year with Alfa Romeo. This figure excludes driver performance bonuses and personal sponsors. With various endorsements and sponsorships, the Finnish reportedly has a net worth of around $30 million.

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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.

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Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates his record-breaking 92nd race win with second-placed Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Mercedes GP (Photo by Bryn Lennon – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)

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 Guanyu Zhou and race for Alfa Romeo, essentially replacing another Finn, Kimi Raikkonen. He later completed his deal and joined Alfa Romeo.

He will drive for for the team once again in 2022.

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.

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Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas celebrate another title for Mercedes (Image credit: Getty)

Valtteri Bottas FAQs

(Q) What is the age and date of birth of Valtteri Bottas?  
Valtteri Bottas is 33 years old and was born on August 28, 1989.  
(Q) What is the net worth of Valtteri Bottas?  
Valtteri Bottas has a net worth of $30 million.  
(Q) What brands endorse Valtteri Bottas?  
Valtteri Bottas has endorsement deals with Polar, Abloy and Insijets.
(Q) What is the nationality of Valtteri Bottas?  
Valtteri Bottas is a Finnish citizen.  
(Q) Where was Valtteri Bottas born?  
Valtteri Bottas was born in Nastola, Finland.
(Q) Does Valtteri Bottas have a girlfriend?
Valtteri Bottas is reportedly dating Australian road cyclist Tiffany Cromwell.  
(Q) How many F1 titles has Valtteri Bottas won?  
Valtteri Bottas has not won any F1 titles.  
(Q) What were the previous teams of Valtteri Bottas?
Valtteri Bottas was a driver for Mercedes before driving for Alfa Romeo.
(Q) When did Bottas make his F1 debut?
Valtteri Bottas made his F1 debut in 2013.  

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