Usain Bolt Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Usain Bolt

Biography / Wiki

Usain Bolt is considered to be the greatest sprinter in the history of mankind. This legend has won nine gold medals in track and field events in Olympics. He is the first man to win gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games in 100m, 200m, and 4*100m relay events. He was born on August 21, 1986, in Jamaica. During his early days, he doubted his abilities and was quite laid back with his approach towards sports.

He was disappointed when he was eliminated in the first round of 200m at the 2004 Athens Olympics. But he didn’t give up and made a comeback with his excellent performances. His outstanding performance in the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Rio Olympics, ensured his place as the greatest sprinter in the annals of athletics history.

Height / Weight / Age

Usain Bolt has a towering height of is 195 cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’5”. His weight is 94 kg in Kilograms or 207 lbs in Pounds. In August 2020, he turned 34 years old. He has a beautiful dark brown eye color and his hair color is black. His body measurement is as follows 46 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 16 inches biceps.

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be $30 million approximately. His car collection includes Ferrari 458, Ferrari F430, BMW M3, and Nissan GTR.

Education / Family

He was born to Jennifer Bolt and Wellesley. His parents worked at a shop where mostly grocery was sold. He attended William Knibb Memorial High School, where he played Cricket and was encouraged the latter to try running. He participated in the 200 meters racing event in the school, which he finished in 22.04 seconds. He has a brother named Sadiki Bolt and a sister named Sherine Bolt.

Name

Usain Bolt

Real Name Usain St. Leo Bolt
 Nickname Lightning Bolt
Birth Place Sherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica
Date Of Birth 21 August 1986
Age 34 years
Height In centimeters – 195 cm

In feet inches – 6’5”

Weight In kilograms – 94 kg

In pounds – 207 lbs

Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Jamaican Sprinter
Zodiac Sign Leo
School William Knibb Memorial High School, Jamaica
College University of Technology, Jamaica
Religion Catholic
Nationality Jamaican
Home Town Kingston, Jamaica
Debut 2008 Beijing Olympics
Fathers Name Wellesley Bolt
Mothers Name Jennifer Bolt
Brothers Sadiki Bolt
Sister Sherine Bolt

 

Usain Bolt with his Parents and Siblings
Usain Bolt with his Parents and Siblings

Career / Fashion And Style

IAAF World Youth Championship in 2001 was the first major international sporting event in which Bolt participated. In ‘2002 world junior championships’ he managed to win the 200m event by completing the race in just 20.61 seconds.

In 2005, he teamed up with a new coach named Glen Mills. In 2008, he won the 100m final by completing it in 9.69 seconds and became a world-renowned icon. He successfully defended both 100m and 200m Olympic sprint titles in the ‘2012 Summer Olympics’.

He won gold at 100m, 200m, 4*100m relay race with the timings of 9.79 seconds, 19.55 seconds, 37.36 seconds respectively in 2015 Beijing World Championships.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Girlfriends Mizicann Evans (2004-2011)

 

Usain Bolt with Mizicann Evans
Usain Bolt with Mizicann Evans

Taneish Simpson, Jamaican TV Personality (2010)

Usain Bolt with Taneish Simpson
Usain Bolt with Taneish Simpson

Lubica Kucerova, Slovakian Fashion Designer (2011-2012)

Usain Bolt with Lubica Kucerova
Usain Bolt with Lubica Kucerova

April Jackson, Jamaican Model (2013-2014)

Usain Bolt with April Jackson
Usain Bolt with April Jackson

Kasi Bennett (2014-present)

Usain Bolt with Kasi Bennett
Usain Bolt with Kasi Bennett
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife N/A

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.

Favourite Athlete Don Quarrie
Favourite Film Gladiator
Favourite Food Chicken Nuggets, Ackee, and Saltfish, Chicken breast & Pasta
Favourite Book Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
Favorite Cricketer Waqar Younis

Usain Bolt

Some Interesting Facts About Usain Bolt

  • In his childhood, he loved playing Cricket & Football with his brother and in the streets of Jamaica.
  • In his school, Bolt was the fastest runner in the 100-meter race.
  • McNeil, his primary coach got frustrated by his penchant jokes.
  • He made his 1st appearance on the world stage, at the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships in Hungary.
  • He is one of the 9 athletes to win World Championships at the youth, junior & senior level.
  • Bolt holds the world record for the fastest athlete in the 100-meter Track and Field event.
  • He has been a world champion for 11-times.
  • He is considered as the highest-paid athlete in the track and field.
  • He has launched 2-types of Bolt edition in-ear headphones-Run-Free, by collaborating with the Soul Electronics.
Usain Bolt headphone
Usain Bolt headphone
  • His hobbies are dancing, playing video games, watching cricket and football.
  • For his practical jokes, he was detained by the police.
  • At the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, he made a controversial statement in which he criticized his own game.
  • He is fond of the Football game and desires to play for Manchester United.
  • During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he made his signature pose known as ‘Bolting’.
  • The media nicknamed him ‘Lightning Bolt’ because while recording-breaking stunt in New York, a lightning storm was passed over the sky.
  • He contributed US$50,000 to the victims of the 2008 Siachen earthquake.
  • In the CARIFTA Games 2003, he has bagged four medals.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @usainbolt
  2. Twitter@usainbolt
  3. Facebook @UsainBolt