Andrea Dovizioso is one of the top-listed MotoGP riders at the present time. This Italian-born rider is consistent with his performance and stands in 2nd position in the last 2018 season. where he was beaten by present world champion Marc Marquez. For his net worth and highly paid salary, he became one of the richest MotoGP racers in present. Though he is a consistent performer but didn’t win any World championship title yet. He teamed up with team Ducati in the 2013 season. Let’s find out how much he earns, his net worth and his contract deals.
|Full Name||Andrea Dovizioso|
|Net Worth||$35.5 Million|
|Salary (Per Year)||$7 Million|
|Per Race Fee||$240,000|
|Contracts||Team Scot (2002-2008), Team Repsol Honda (2009-2011), Team Movistar Yamaha (2012), Team Ducati (2013-2020), 2021-Retired|
Andrea Dovizioso started his early racing career by participating Italian Aprilia Challenge back in 2000 in the 125cc category and he won the tournament. He entered the 125cc world championship in 2001 with his new team scot Honda. He finished in 16th position that year and 5th position in the 2013 season. But he started the 2004 season as a champion and grab the championship title with five circuit victories and six podium finishes. In 2005, Dovizioso moved to the 250cc class world championship with his continuing team Scot Honda. He holds overall 3rd place in his debut season and was awarded by Rookie of the year. After the debut, he finished 2nd in his two consecutive seasons beaten by Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo.
In the year 2007, Dovizioso decided to compete in the premier MotoGP class racing event with his existing team scot Honda MotoGP. In his debut season, he showed his consistent performance and 3rd place podium finish at Malaysian Grand Prix and also achieved the 5th position in the final standing. In the 2009 season, he became the official Repsol Honda rider and get legendary Dani Pedrosa as a teammate. Dovizioso didn’t show any success in the 2010 season but in 2011 he finished with 3rd position behind Jorge Lorenzo and Casey Stoner. But in the next season, he decided to join the Tech 3 Yamaha Team with a one-year contract deal. He started well in that season and also won the Supermoto race on SIC Supermoto day. After one year, Dovizioso signed with the Ducati factory team by replacing Valentino Rossi. He had a difficult season and finished with 8th position at the end of the season. After a few seasons and consistent performance, he started well in the 2017 season by finishing 2nd in the opening Qatar Grand Prix. But he loses the championship title to Marc Marquez with 6 overall wins.
He competing in the MotoGP championship with his team Ducati Factory for 7 consecutive years. For his consistent performance and success, Ducati paid him a large amount of $7 million per year. Dovizioso’s net worth has become $35.5 million and now he is the 4th richest MotoGP racer in current time.
The Italian announced he would be taking a sabbatical year in 2021 after stepping away from Ducati last year. At the beginning of this year, the media said he could join the Repsol Honda team as a replacement rider for 2021. But at the end of 2021, the three-time MotoGP winner rode a different MotoGP bike after 8 years which is Aprilia at Mugello. So, let’s which team he would choose for the 2022 season.