Usain Bolt Biography, Sprinter and Net Worth

Usain Bolt Biography, Sprinter and Net Worth

usain bolt-minUsain Bolt is one of the top 10 popular athletes in the world. For his achievements in Sprinting he nicknamed as “Lightning Bolt”. Born In 21st August 1986, to his parents Wellesley Bolt as his father and Jennifer Bolt as his mother, is a Jamaican sprinter widely regarded as the fastest person ever. Usain Bolt is the only recognized person who holds both the 100 meter and 200 meter world record since fully automatic time measurements became mandatory in 1977. He also holds the world record as a part of the 4×100 meter relay. Bolt is the world’s Olympic champion in these three events. Due to his unprecedented dominance and achievements in the athletic, Usain Bolt is considered as the greatest sprinter of all time and also a nine time world champion.

Bolt won the 100 m, 200 m and 4×100 m relay at three consecutive Olympic Games. Bolt also gained worldwide popularity for his double sprint victory in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in world record times. He was the first to achieve a “double double” by winning 100m and 200 m titles at consecutive Olympics (2008 and 2012) and topped this through the first “double triple” (including 4x10m relays). Usain Bolt was the first to win this title.

He is the most successful athlete off the World Championships. His achievements and awards including the “IAAF World Athlete of the year”, “Field Athlete of the year and Track”, and “Laureus World Sportsman of the year” that’s why his nickname is Lightning Bolt. His just like his name Lightning Bolt, he slows down before the finishing line but also no one can catch his speed.

Coming towards his income his net worth is $ 60 million.  Obviously there is monetary benefits being the fastest man in the world, and his half of which stems from endorsement deal.

Usain Bolt height is 6 ft. 5 in. and his weight is 94 kg.  Bolt has also stated that he is intends to retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships.

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