- Allyson Felix has been winning the heart of Americans every time she participates in the Olympics. She has made her country proud for the fifth time as she wins the gold medal in the 2020 Olympic Games. Besides, Allyson has won 11 medals from her five Olympic appearances. Likewise, she has 18 career medals and is included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Allyson Felix has been winning the heart of Americans every time she participates in the Olympics. She has made her country proud for the fifth time as she wins the gold medal in the 2020 Olympic Games. Besides, Allyson has won 11 medals from her five Olympic appearances. Likewise, she has 18 career medals and is included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
Allyson Michelle Felix was born in 1985 in Los Angeles, California. She celebrates her birthday on November 18, which makes her age 35. She holds American nationality and comes from African-American ethnicity. Allyson graduated from the University of Southern California.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Upon graduating, Allyson turned professional in 2003, and in 2005, she became the youngest-ever gold medalist sprinter in the 200 meters at the World Championships in Helsinki. In 2007, she became the second female athlete to win three gold medals at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics. Likewise, she was also part of the United States 4 x 100m relay race team in the 2009 World Championships in Athletics Felix.
Besides, she won a silver medal in the 200 meters at the Olympic 2004 Athens game, gold medal in the 4×400 meter relay and silver in the 200 meters at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, three gold medals in the London Olympics, and two gold and a silver medal at the 2016 Rio games. At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, she won a bronze medal in the 400 m and gold at the 4x400m relay. As of 2021, Allyson Felix is estimated to hold a net worth of $4.5 million.
Married, Husband, and Children
Allyson is married to her husband, Kenneth Ferguson. Kenneth is also an athlete who was a track and field star back in the day. Her husband won three gold medals in the 2003 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships. The pair started dating in 2005.
Moreover, the pair tied the knot in 2018 and the same year also welcomed their daughter, Camryn. Despite having a busy schedule, Allyson makes time for her family. In an interview, the gold medalist shared,
“I think it’s just important to really try to schedule time for ourselves. For me, it has been hard because a lot of that is asking for help sometimes but it’s just — we have a great support system and it’s amazing.”
Moreover, the pair also show their love on social media. Her husband shared a heartwarming caption on Allyson’s birthday writing,
“In my eyes, you are exactly the way you were when I saw you for the first time 18 years ago in Palo Alto…Beautiful and fine! Happy Birthday Shug.”
Likewise, in 2020, the athlete also shared a picture of her and her husband from 2004 writing,
“From young love to tons of unforgettable moments over the years…I love growing with you!”
We can assure you that Allyson resides happily with her husband and daughter.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Allyson was born to her father, Paul, and mother, Marlean. Her father is an ordained minister and professor of New Testament at The Master’s Seminary, while her mother is an elementary school teacher.
Allyson is not the only athlete in her family, as her older brother, Wes Felix, was also a sprinter who now acts as an agent for her sister.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Allyson has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. Likewise, Allyson has an athletic and fit-slim body. Moreover, her facial features include her brown eyes and black-colored hair.