Valentino Rossi

Actor | * 02/16/1979 (45) | Urbino (Italy)
Valentino Rossi (Italian: [valenˈtiːno ˈrossi]; born 16 February 1979) is an Italian racing driver, former professional motorcycle road racer and nine-time Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Champion. Nicknamed The Doctor, he is widely considered to be the greatest-ever motorcycle racer. Of Rossi's nine Grand Prix World Championships, seven were in the premier 500cc/MotoGP class. He holds the record for most premier class victories, with 89 to his name. He won premier class World Championships with both Honda and Yamaha. He is also the only road racer to have competed in 400 or more Grands Prix. He rode with the number 46 for his entire career. After graduating to the premier class in 2000, Rossi won the final 500cc World Championship (becoming the last satellite rider to win the top-class title to date) and the 8 Hours of Suzuka with Honda in 2001. He also won MotoGP World Championships with the factory Repsol Honda team in 2002 and 2003 and continued his run of back-to-back championships by winning the 2004 and 2005 titles after leaving Honda to join Yamaha. He lost the 2006 title with a crash in the final round at Valencia. In 2007, he ultimately finished third overall, before regaining the title in 2008 and retaining it in 2009. After a 2010 season marred by a broken le... ()
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Valentino Rossi was born in Urbino, and he was still a child when the family moved toTavullia. Son ofGraziano Rossi, a former motorcycle racer, he first began riding at a very young age.Rossi's first racing love waskarting. Fuelled by his mother, Stefania's, concern for her son's safety, Graziano purchased a kart as substitute for the bike. However, the Rossi family trait of perpetually wanting to go Faster prompted a redesign; Graziano replaced the 60cc motor with a 100cc national kart motor for his then 5-year-old son.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Valentino Rossi

MotoGP Hall of Fame
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Movies with Valentino Rossi as Actor(7)

as himself2015 Hitting the Apex
as himself2011 Fastest
as himself2004 Faster & Faster
as himself2003 Faster

TV Shows/Series with Valentino Rossi as Actor(1)

as himself2022 MotoGP Unlimited

Additional Information

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Full Name: Valentino Rossi
Citizenship: Italy
Born: Friday, 02/16 1979 (February) in Urbino (Italy) (current age: 45 years + 128 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: Italian (IT, native language)
Siblings: Luca Marini
Father: Graziano Rossi
Other names for Valentino Rossi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"The Doctor" (Pseudonym)
"Rossifumi" (Pseudonym)
"the GOAT"
"Il Dottore" (Pseudonym)
Valentino Rossi frequently works together with these people:
Mark Neale (22x, Crew)
Jim Watson (7x, Crew)
Grant Gee (6x, Crew)
Rochelle Watson (5x, Crew)
tomandandy (5x, Crew)
Tom Hajdu (5x, Crew)
Andy Milburn (5x, Crew)
Ewan McGregor (4x, Actor)
Ian MacLean (4x, Crew)
Max Biaggi (3x, Actor)
Rick Bolton (3x, Actor)
Johann Zarco (1x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1357225, Added: 09/03/2019, Last updated: 06/18/2024