Usain Bolt a Jamaican is an Olympic legend also known as “the fastest man alive” for winning 9 gold medals and a reigning champion at the 2008, 2012, and 2016 games. He broke many world records. Usain Bolt’s Net Worth made him the richest sprinter ever.
Usain Bolt Early Life
Usain Bolt a Jamaican sprinter was born on 21 August 1986. He was a standout sprinter and a cricket player in his early life. But his natural speed was seen by his coaches at school, under the tutelage of Pablo McNeil (a former Olympic sprint athlete) he focused solely on sprinting. Later Glen Mills became Bolt’s coach and mentor. At the age of 14, he already amazed his fans with his speed, and in 2001 won his first school championships medal. But he took the silver medal in the 200-meter race.
When he was 15, He tried for the first time to succeed on the world stage at the Junior Championships 2002, in Kingston, Jamaica. He won the 200 meters and it made him the youngest world junior gold medalist. He received the International Association of Athletics Foundation’s Rising Sar Award that year as he wowed the world and he was given the nickname “Lightning Bolt”.
He is the fastest man in the world. He won in Olympic Games in Beijing, China in 2008 a gold medal, and was the first man in the history of Olympics to win both the 100-meter and 200-meter races. At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he also won 3 gold medals. He made a new record running the men’s 100-meter race for 9.63 seconds, which made him the first man of all time to set 3 records in an Olympic game. At the 2016 Olympic game in Rio, he set another record winning a gold medal in the 100meter, 200meter, and 4x100meter relay races. He won 3 gold medals at three consecutive Olympic games, making it 9 gold medals in his Olympic career.
Usain Bolt was ranked in the world Top 5 rankings in 2005 and 5. Sadly, due to injuries that fell on him, he was unable to complete his professional season.
He broke the national 200-meter record that has been held by Donald Quarrie for over 30 years, and he won 2 silver medals in Osaka during the World Championship. These medals gave him a boost and serious insight into his career.
Usain Bolt Soccer Career
For a long time, Usain Bolt has spoken of starting a career in soccer. After his retirement from track and field, in August 2017. He tried to join Manchester United to play a charity game against Barcelona. But he missed the match due to a hamstring injury. Later in September, boldly said he’s already speaking to some professional clubs, including Manchester United. “I have to get over my injuries firstly and then take it from there, as I have lots of offers coming from different clubs. This is a dream and a new page of my life. If you have a dream that you cherish, then try it and see where it leads. Bolt told a reporter.
Then in October, he showed his concern about playing soccer. He said its a personal goal for him. I really don’t care about people’s thoughts. I am not deceiving myself and am not being stupid, bolt said to a reporter at the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix.
Usain Bolt Net Worth
Usain Bolt’s Net Worth is estimated to be about $90 million. Making him the most loved and highest paid Sprinter in the world.