Usain Bolt Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Usain Bolt
  • Name: Usain Bolt
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Height: 6ft 5in (196 cm)
  • Occupation: Sprinter
  • Net Worth: US $60 Million
  • Status: Alive

Dubbed the ‘Fastest Man in the World’, Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter who became the first man in history to set three world records in a single Olympic Game. He was born to parents Jennifer and Wellesley Bolt on August 21, 1986 in Sherwood Content, Trelawny. He has two siblings, Sadiki and Sherine. Bolt attended Waldensia Primary followed by William Knibb Memorial High School. He played cricket and soccer prior to his career in track and field.

Bolt began competing as a teenager, wining his first silver medal at his high school championship in 2001. He followed up with gold at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston. He was honored with the IAAF Rising Star Award for his performance. Bolt made his professional debut in 2004, competing in the CARIFTA Games in Bermuda. He represented Jamaica in the 2004 Athens Olympics but was eliminated in the first round due to a hamstring injury.

Bolt won gold medals for the 100-meter and 200-meter in the 2008 Olympics and again in 2012. He also holds the record in the 4×100-meter relay with a time of 8.65 seconds clocked at the 2015 IAAF World Relays. He was named the most successful athlete in the history of the IAAF World Championships with 11 gold medals and 2 silver medals. Bolt and fellow Jamaicans Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Yohan Blake, Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell-Brown are scheduled to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Usain Bolt stands at 6ft 5in tall. He’s the highest paid track and field athlete with a net worth of $60 million. Most of his fortune comes from endorsement deals with brands like Puma, Gatorade and Virgin Media. Bolt is currently in a relationship with Jamaican fashionista Kasi Bennett. Reports surfaced online in August 2016 claiming that the “world’s fastest man” may have cheated on his longtime girlfriend with Rio student Jady Duarte.

Usain Bolt Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Usain Bolt Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Usain St. Leo Bolt
  • Birthday: August 21, 1986
  • How Old : Age: 30 years old
  • Place of Birth: Sherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 5in (196 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Sprinter
  • Years Active: 2008-present
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $60 million
  • Marriage(s):
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive
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