- Name: Mo Farah
- Age: 34 years old
- Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Runner
- Net Worth: US $5 Million
- Status: Alive
Mo Farah is a Somalian-born British long distance runner and Olympic gold medalist. He was born Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah on March 23, 1983 in Mogadishu, Somalia. His twin brother ‘Hassan’ is a telecoms engineer. Farah moved to the United Kingdom when he was 8 years old. He was educated at Isleworth and Syon School followed by Feltham Community College. He trained for ten years at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham.
Farah initially wanted to become a soccer player for his favorite club, Arsenal FC. However, he was encouraged to pursue track and field due to his speed and endurance on the track. Farah competed at the junior level from 1996 to 2005. He finished first in the 5000-meter run at the 2001 European Athletics Junior Championship.
Farah made his senior career debut in 2005 and won his first gold medal at the 2006 European Cross Country Championships in Italy. He’s won five gold medals in the European Championships, and five gold medals in the World Championships. Farah made his Olympic debut at the 2012 games in London. He competed and won gold medals for the 5,000-meter and the 10,000-meter events. Farah won his third Olympic gold medal in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.
Farah has won numerous awards including the British Athletics Writers’ Association Award five times. He was honored as the European Athlete of the Year in 2011 and again in 2012. His book ‘Twin Ambitions: My autobiography’ was released in October 2013.
Mo Farah is 5ft 8in tall and has a net worth of $5 million. He has endorsement deals with brands like Nike, Virgin Media, PACE Sports Management, and Lucozade. Farah married girlfriend ‘Tania Nell’ in 2010. The couple welcomed twin daughters, Aisha and Amani in August 2012. Farah is a committed Muslim and advocate for the Muslim Writers Awards.
Mo Farah Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah
- Birthday: March 23, 1983
- How Old : Age: 34 years old
- Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Runner
- Years Active: 1996-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $5 Million
- Marriage(s): Tania Nell
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: mofarah.com