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

Valtteri Bottas is a Finnish racing driver who has become one of the best-known sports today. After spending much of his life behind the wheels, Botta is now a Formula 1 racing driver taking to the tracks for the Mercedes team. He’s teamed up with the likes of Lewis Hamilton so far in his career. Because of his life in the fast lane, many people came to want to know him more. Here’s everything you need to know about him.

Valtteri Bottas Biography

It was as Valtteri Viktor Bottas that the racing driver was born on August 28, 1989 in Nastola, Finland. Her father, Rauno Bottas, worked in cleaning, while her mother, Marianne Välimaa, was an undertaker. What this means is that he was raised alongside a sister in a family that couldn’t be called wealthy.

After graduating, Valtteri served in the military with the rank of Lance Corporal. His brief service was in accordance with a mandatory provision for adult men in the country.

Ever since he was just a kid, he had his eyes set on competitive racing. In this regard, he was behind the wheels at the age of six when he started as a professional go-kart driver. It was here that he had the opportunity to hone his skills and achieve many victories over the years to come. He ended up in the Finnish national karting team.

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

The years to come were very significant for himhe continued to climb. In 2009 he won the Formula 3 Masters but finished third in the Formula 3 Euro Series and retained the Masters title. It was with the Williams F1 Team that Valtteri made his FIA Formula 1 World Championship debut in 2013. He continued to race for the team until 2016 when he signed for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. His best outing before this season was the 4th, which he achieved in 2014.

His first season with Mercedes saw him emerge as 3rd place in Formula 1 is behind only Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. It was in 2017 when he replaced Nico Rosberg after his retirement, which allowed Valtteri Bottas to link up with Lewis Hamilton. The year also won him the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the Russian Grand Prix.

He has driven for various teams including the French ART Grand Prix racing team, 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 should allow him to reach the 2018 season.


The Finnish racing driver is married to Emilia Pikkarainen (now Emilia Bottas). The two married on September 10, 2016 at St. John’s Church in Finland, Helsinki, and dated the year before. Emilia, also from Finland, was born on October 11, 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 15 years old. In addition, the beautiful blonde holds many national swimming records.

The couple currently have no children. They now live in Monaco.

Height, weight, measurements

A handsome man, Valtteri Bottas is an average built individual who has good height and body weight. He is athletically built to be able to excel in many other sports if he chose to. He has a height of 173 cm (5 ft 9 in) and a weight of 68 kg (150 lb).

Although his actual measurements are not given, his build as stated is in the mid line and he is very fit. In fact, he’s been described as a fitness fanatic. Also, Bottas has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Net value

Taking charge of his career without any clarity Bottas boasts a net worth of $20 million. He made his wealth from his racing career as well as the endorsements he had for various brands including his deal with Konecranes.

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