Valtteri Bottas Wife, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Biography

Valtteri Bottas is a Finnish race driver who has risen to be among one of the most known so far in the sports. Having spent a larger part of his life behind the wheels, Botta is now a Formula One race driver who hits the tracks for the Mercedes team. He has partnered with people like Lewis Hamilton thus far in his career. Because of his life on the fast lane, a lot of people have come to want to know him some more. Here is all you need to know about him.

Valtteri Bottas Biography 

It was as Valtteri Viktor Bottas that the race driver was born on 28 August 1989 in Nastola, Finland. His father, Rauno Bottas, was into cleaning business while his mother, Marianne Välimaa, was an undertaker. What this means is that he was raised alongside a sister in a family that could not be described a wealthy one.

After his education, Valtteri served in the military in the rank of a Lance corporal. His brief service was in line with a mandatory provision for adult males in the country.

Since he was just a child, he had his eyes on competitive racing. In this regards, he was behind the wheels at the age of six when he began as a professional racing kart driver. It was here that he got the opportunity to sharpen himself while recording many victories over the years to come, and it landed him in Finland’s National Karting team.

The proper break for Valtteri was after 2005 when he got 3 Kart titles in 2006 and two titles in 2008 after winning the Formula Renault Eurocup and the Formula Renault Northern European Cup. Interestingly enough for him, from 28 starts, he was able to win as much as 17 races.

The coming years were very significant for him as he kept rising. In 2009, he won the Masters of Formula 3 but ended third in the Formula 3 Euro Series and he retained the Masters title. It was with the Williams F1 Team that Valtteri made his debut FIA Formula One World Championship in 2013. He continued racing for the team until 2016 when he signed for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. His best outing before then was 4th which he achieved in 2014.

See Also: Danica Patrick Tattoo, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Is She Dating Aaron Rodgers?

His first season with Mercedes saw him emerging 3rd place in the Formula One only behind Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. That was in 2017 when he replaced Nico Rosberg after he retired, and that gave Valtteri Bottas the chance to partner with Lewis Hamilton. The year also had him winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and Russian Grand Prix.

He has driven for various teams including the French racing team ART Grand Prix, Prema Powerteam in Italy, AT&T Williams, Williams F1 Team, Williams Martini Racing, and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport for which he still drives. The contract he signed with the team is expected to see him through the 2018 season.


Valtteri Bottas
Valtteri Bottas and Emilia Bottas (Image Source)

The Finnish racing driver is married to Emilia Pikkarainen (now Emilia Bottas). The two got married on 10th Sep 2016 at the St. John’s Church in Finland, Helsinki, having dated since 2010. Emilia who is also from Finland was born on 11 October 1992.

A swimmer, Emilia Bottas is one of the best in her home country as she has represented the country in the Olympics since she was only 15. More so, the blonde beauty holds a number of national swimming records.

For now, the couple is yet to have any child. They now live in Monaco.

Height, Weight, Body Measurements

A good-looking man, Valtteri Bottas is an average built individual who has a good height and body weight. He is athletically built to be able to excel in many other sports if he had chosen to do so. He has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (173 cm), and a body weight of 150 pounds (68 kg).

Although his actual body measurements are not given, his build as pointed out is in the average line and he is very fit. In fact, he has been described as a fitness fanatic. Also, Bottas has blue eyes and a blond hair.

Net Worth

Taking charge of his career without any clear intentions of matching the brakes, Bottas has a net worth of $20 million. He has made his wealth from his racing career as well as from the endorsements he has with various brands including his deal with Konecranes.


A Timeline of Elvis Presley’s Career Beginnings, Artistry and Legacies

Among the facets of American art, music is one of the most significant subgroups. In this subgroup, there are very few names that carry...

Timeline of Mark Zuckerberg’s Career Achievements, Personal Life and Philanthropy

Harvard University has produced many notable alumni over the years. The Ivy League institution also holds the record for producing some of the most...

A Timeline of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Body Building, Acting and Political Career

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a former professional bodybuilder who later became a household name across the world as a result of his career as an...

Sam Raimi Net Worth: Here Is How Much The Filmmaker Has Made

Samuel M. Raimi is a multi-talented filmmaker well known for creating the Evil Dead series that generated a cult following, he is also known...

Why Did CocoSori Disband and What are the Former Members Doing Now?

For a few years, the not so popular k-pop; J-pop duo CocoSori, created by MOL Entertainment, thrilled their fans with heartfelt music and stirred...


Hailie Mathers: Everything To Know About Eminem’s Daughter

There is not an Eminem fan out there that does not know a thing or two about her, since the day she was born...

Michael Bloomberg – Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Age and Height

Michael Bloomberg is an American billionaire, a businessman, author, politician and philanthropist who grew from a middle-class family, worked his way up from a...

Kristy McNichol – Bio, Age, Brother, Family, Gay, Where is She Now?

Kristy McNichol is an award-winning American actress cum singer who garnered fame through the ‘80s and late nineties. Her noteworthy performance could be seen...

How Old is Bernie Sanders and How Many Kids Does He Have?

Bernie Sanders is a name anyone who is an American political enthusiast would be familiar with. As a result of his fame, many have...

Edie Falco Biography, Husband, Kids and Net Worth: All You Need To Know 

If you have followed either The Sopranos or Nurse Jackie, the characters you must definitely have loved are Carmela Soprano and Jackie Peyton both...

Get the Latest Gist, Profiles and Trends Straight To Your in your inbox

Related Stories