Allyson Felix is one of the track and field athletes to watch out for at this year’s Rio Olympic Games. After all she won four gold medals and two silver medals at the 2012 London Olympics. Check out Allyson Felix’s wiki page on the net. This time also she has set her eyes on winning gold in every event that she is participating in. Speculation is rife about her personal life with people asking “Who is Allyson Felix’s husband?” People are also asking what is Allyson Felix’s net worth? If you are curious about this as well do not worry. Just read on and you will find the answers.
Miss Record Holder
Allyson Felix’s age is 30 years and Allyson Felix’s height is 5’6”. Though she is still so young she has already achieved more than what most people achieve in a lifetime. She holds multiple records in track and field events both at the Olympics and the World Championships. She won the gold medal in women’s 200m at the 2012 Olympics, 2 silver medals at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics and 3 World Championship medals also. She has also won three gold medals as a member of the U.S women’s relay teams.
Drug Free Role Model
She is one of the few bonafide natural athletes in the world. She is regularly tested for performance enhancing drugs and she clears every test, every time. She does this as part of the U.S Anti-Doping Agency’s “Project Believe” program. By doing this Felix has become a role model for athletes all over the world. Of late there have been rumors that Felix is pregnant but these reports have not been confirmed. Neither is it true that Felix is married. She has been in a long relationship with boyfriend Kenneth Ferguson for years but they haven’t married yet. So both the reports of her being married and being pregnant are unconfirmed.
Watch Her At Rio
However what is confirmed is that Felix is lining up to run her races at the 2016 Rio Olympics in her favorite categories. She will participate in the 100m, 200m, 400m and the team relay races. Felix has won the Jesse Owens ‘athlete of the year’ award four times. So what is Allyson Felix’s net worth? It is a cool $8.5 million and counting. People are curious to know what is the secret behind Felix’s success. Felix says it’s her faith. Felix is a devout Christian. She says she runs because of her faith. She says that she has got this amazing gift from God and now it’s all about using it to the best of her ability.
Life After Running
The funny thing is that when Felix was in school she was nicknamed ‘chicken legs’ because she had skinny legs. She started lifting weights in school to make her legs stronger. She did not go to college and turned professional as soon as she passed high school. Later she thought about it and came to the conclusion that education was her top priority. She went to college and graduated with a degree from the University of California. She has trained to be an elementary teacher just like her mother. Her dream is to teach fourth and fifth-graders.
A Country Awaits
Right now she is totally focused on her events at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Her fans and her whole country is straining at their leashes to see her run at the Olympics. Allyson Felix’s Instagram page is full of colorful pictures of her. Even in the Olympics Felix is expected to provide much of it’s color.