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Usain Bolt Net Worth,Medals,Records

Usain Bolt net worth

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Celebrity Name:Usain Bolt
Real Name:Usain St Leo Bolt
Gender:Male
Age:36 years old
Date Of Birth:21 August 1986
Birth Place:Sherwood Content, Jamaica
Marital Status:Single
Profession:Athlete
Net Worth in 2022:$90 million

Usain Bolt Net Worth

Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Bolt is the eight times Olympic gold medalist. He is the fastest human on the planet and the greatest sprinter of all time. He holds the world record in 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4×100 meter relay. He is the only sprinter to win an Olympic gold medal three consecutive times. 

Usain Bolt net worth is $90 million. His deal with puma pays $9 million per year. He is the founder of the electric vehicle company, Bolt Mobility. Bolt earns around $20 million from endorsements and deals.

Early Life

Usain Bolt’s real name is Usain St. Leo Bolt. He was born on 21 August 1986, to Jennifer Bolt and Wellesley. He was born in a small town in Jamaica, Sherwood Content. His parents ran a grocery store in the small town. Bolt attended Waldensia Primary School. By the age of 12, he became the fastest runner in the school. He was a great cricket and football fan, his cricket coach noticed his fast running skills and encouraged him to try track and field events. Throughout his high school he was coached by Dwayne Jarrett and Pablo McNeil, a former Olympics sprinter. In 2001,  Bolt won his first annual high school championship medal.

Career

His personal best time of 48.28 s in the 400 meters came in his first Caribbean regional event. At the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships in Hungary, he made his first appearance on the world stage. He also participated in the Caribbean Junior Championship and Central American. He became the youngest world-junior gold medalist. At the age of 15, he won 200 m with a time of 20.40s. In 2002, he won the IAAF Rising Star Award. In 2003, he won the high school championship in the 200m and 400m races with a record-breaking 20.25s and 45.35s respectively. 

In 2003, he won 4 gold medals at the CARIFTA Games. In 2004, he became a professional runner under his new coach Fitz Coleman. 

At the IAAF World Athletics Final, he won his first ever international medal, he won a bronze medal in that event. In the IAAF World Cup, he won a silver medal. At the 2007 World Championship, he won a silver medal. In 2008, he set a new 100m world record at the Reebok Grand Prix. He ran 100m in 9.72s. At the 2008 Olympics, he won a 100m Gold medal. He broke his previous record of 9.72s and finished the race in 9.89s. He won 3 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 5 gold, and 2 silver medals at the World Championship. At the 2012 London Olympics, he won the 100m gold medal with a record-breaking time of 9.63s. He is also known as Lightning Bolt. He won gold medals in 100m, 200m, and 4×100m at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. 

In 2017, he retired from running and pursued a football career. He got offers from several major clubs but he retired in 2019 from sports altogether. 

Bolt had a statue of him at National Stadium in Kingston. 

A documentary film based on the life of Bolt was released in 2016, titled Am Bolt. 

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Personal Life

Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett have been dating since 2016. The couple has three children Olympia, Saint Leo, and Thunder. Saint and Thunder are twins. 

In his autobiography, he reveals that suffered from scoliosis as a child. Due to his speed, his nickname is Lighting Bolt. His personality is defined as a fun-loving, laid-back, and relaxed person. Bolt is a fan of reggae music and video games. some of his favorite video games are Mario Kart, Mortal Kombat, and Call of Duty. 

Awards and Achievements

Usain Bolt has won 14 World Championship Medals, out of which he won 11 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze medal. He has won 8 gold medals in the Olympics. He won at least 1 gold medal in several events including CAC Championship, Commonwealth Games, World Junior Championship, and World Youth Championship. Throughout his career Bolt has won 23 gold medals, 5 silver medals, and 1 bronze medal.

Bolt was IAAF World Athlete of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016. BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year in 2008, 2009, and 2012. Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2008 and 2009. Jamaica Sportsman of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2017. AIPS Male Athlete of the Year in 2015.  

Earnings

Usain Bolt is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. He earns around $20 million per year from brand deals and endorsements. He endorsed many big brands like Puma, Virgin Media, Gatorade, Nissan, Visa, and Hublot. He charges $250,000-300,000 for a track meet appearance. 

Usain Bolt net worth is $90 million. Bolt has an impressive car collection. He owns BMW M3, Ferrari F430, 458, a California, Chevy Camaro, Audi SUV, Jeep Wrangler, and Several Nissan GT-Rs.

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