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 currently competes in the European and PGA tours. His estimated net worth is $20 million. 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 also a professional golfer and plays on the European Tour.
Molinari attended the University of Turin. He had a successful amateur career, winning the Italian Amateur Stroke Play Championship twice and the Italian Match Play Championship in 2004.
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 in the same year. He was named the European Tour Golfer of the Year and the European Tour Players’ Player of the Year in 2018.
The Italian golfer won a World Golf Championship event in the WGC-HSBC Champions in 2010.
In November 2009, the Molinari brothers, Francesco and Edoardo helped Italy to 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
In 2023, 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 as of writing, 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.
Molinari has been endorsed by giant brands like Callaway and Nike Golf.
|Full Name||Francesco Molinari|
|Born||8 November 1982|
|Residence||Turin and London|
|Height||172 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Current Tour||European Tour and PGA Tour|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Italian golfer Francesco Molinari is a married man. He married his loving wife Valentina in 2007. They have two children.
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 in 2023?
In 2023, 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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