Jorge Lorenzo net worth

Spanish professional motorcycle road racer, and three times MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo has a net worth of $15 million.

Born on May 4, 1987, Lorenzo made his championship debut when he was just 15 during the 2004 125cc Spanish Grand Prix and dominated the 2007 250cc World Championship. Considered as the most successful Spanish rider of all time in intermediate class, his 2007 victory at Misano was his 16th, placing him up ahead than Dani Pedrosa and Sito Pons.

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He partnered Valentino Rossi after being linked with Yamaha MotoGP in 2008 for two years. Lorenzo finished second in the Qatar night race and made his first win in the Premier Class after turning the pole in round 3 at Estoril. He is also the youngest rider in MotoGP history to finish on podium in his first three races. Later in 2008, despite being thrown from his bike during practice for the MotoGP Grand Prix in China, he finished fourth and showed his elegance in the game.

The rookie of the year 2008, Lorenzo soon rose to ranks and started grabbing attention, one including an offer of $15 million by Ducati, which was eventually taken by Nicky Hayden in 2010. Best known for his celebration antics, he won the MotoGP championship in 2010, and 2012. He won the title again in 2015, surpassing the likes of Valentino Rossi, who could only finish fourth.

An aggressive rider, Lorenzo’s net worth comes from his career as a rider while he also has several sponsorship deals with companies like Dainese and Alpinestars. He’s also been featured on a video game Halo: Reach where the character Jorge is named for him.

Currently on a two year contract with Yamaha until 2016, Lorenzo bags a whopping $10 million per year in salary while also has endorsement deals worth $5-10 million. As of 2015, Jorge Lorenzo’s net worth is estimated at $15 million.