Francesco Molinari Net Worth

Francesco Molinari is an Italian professional golfer. He won the 2018 Open Championship, the first major title won by an Italian golfer. The 40-year-old is currently competing in the European and PGA tours.

Let’s take a look at Francesco Molinari’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, wife, and more.

Francesco Molinari’s Biography and Career

Francesco Molinari was born on 8 November 1982 in Turin, Italy. His older brother, Edoardo Molinari, is a professional golfer and plays on the European Tour.

Amateur Career

Molinari attended the University of Turin. He had a successful amateur career, winning twice the Italian Amateur Stroke Play Championship and the Italian Match Play Championship in 2004.

Professional Career

Francesco Molinari turned pro in 2004. As of writing,  the 40-year-old has 10 professional wins.

Molinari’s biggest win came in the 2018 Open Championship. A bogey-free final round of 69 helped him to win the title by two strokes ahead of the runners-up Kevin Kisner, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, and Xander Schauffele.

It was Francesco Molinari’s first and only major championship and the first major for an Italian golfer.

Molinari had a breakthrough season in 2018. He also won the BMW PGA Championship and the Quicken Loans National the same year.

He was named the European Tour Golfer of the Year and the European Tour Players’ Player of the Year 2018.

The Italian golfer won a World Golf Championship event in the WGC-HSBC Champions 2010.

In November 2009, the Molinari brothers, Francesco and Edoardo, helped Italy win the Omega Mission Hills World Cup, a 1-stroke victory over the runners-up Sweden and Ireland.

Francesco Molinari represented Europe in three winning Ryder Cup teams in 2010, 2012, and 2018.

Francesco Molinari’s Worth and Earnings

As of 2024, Italian golfer Francesco Molinari’s estimated net worth is $20 million. The 40-year-old’s prime sources of earnings are his golf winnings, endorsements, and other businesses.

Molinari has 10 professional wins, including the 2018 Open Championship. He earned a $1.89 million winner’s share for winning the major title.

For winning the 2018 BMW PGA Championship, he pocketed €995,339 prize money. He took home $1.20 million for winning the 2010 WGC-HSBC Champions.

In 2018, Francesco Molinari made $5,065,842 in golf earnings, placing 11th on the PGA money list. In 2019, he made $3,467,143 in golf earnings, finishing 11th on the money list again.


Giant brands like Callaway and Nike Golf have endorsed Molinari.

Personal Information

Full NameFrancesco Molinari
Born8 November 1982
BirthplaceTurin, Italy
ResidenceTurin and London
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Current TourEuropean Tour and PGA Tour
Major Title1
Net Worth$20 million
Highest Ranking 5
Relationship Married
Instagram @chiccogolf


Italian golfer Francesco Molinari is a married man. He married his loving wife, Valentina, in 2007. They have two children.

Francesco Molinari Wife Valentina
Source: Instagram


Born on 8 November 1982, he is 40 years old.


He is 172 cm (5 ft 8 in) tall.


What is Francesco Molinari’s Net Worth?

His net worth will be $20 million.

Who is his wife?

Molinari’s wife is Valentina.

Where does he live?

He resides in Turin, Italy, as well as London.

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