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Usain Bolt Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More


Usain Bolt

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Bio
Real NameUsain St. Leo Bolt
NicknameLightning Bolt
ProfessionJamaican sprinter
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 195 cm
in meters- 1.95 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4½”
Weightin Kilograms- 94 kg
in Pounds- 207 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 46 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Track and field
Turned ProIn 2004 at the CARIFTA Games in Bermuda.
International DebutIn 2008 at the Beijing Olympics.
Coach/MentorMcNeil, Fitz Coleman, Glen Mills
EventsSprints
ClubRacers Track Club
Records (main ones)• His record of 9.58 seconds (100 meters) is the fastest run ever.
• He also holds the record of 2nd fastest run in 9.63 seconds.
• He holds the World Record of 19.19 seconds in 200 meters.
• In 2009, during 150 meters run, he ran 100 meters in 8.70 seconds which is the fastest 100 meters ever.
• In 2008, became the first athlete in the history of Olympics to win both 100 meter & 200 meter races in record times.
• In the 2012 London Olympics, he became the first athlete to win gold medals in both 100 meter & 200 meter races in consecutive Olympics.
• In the 2012 London Olympics, became the first athlete to set 3 World Records in a single Olympic.
• By winning 3 golds at the 2016 Rio Olympics, he became the only athlete to complete unprecedented Triple Triple in the history of Track & Field events.
Career Turning PointOn 31 May 2008, when he set a new 100 meters World Record.
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 August 1986
Age (as in 2017)31 Years
Birth PlaceSherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityJamaican
HometownKingston, Jamaica
SchoolWilliam Knibb Memorial High School, Jamaica
CollegeUniversity Of Technology, Jamaica
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Wellesley Bolt
Mother- Jennifer Bolt
Brother- Sadiki Bolt
Sisters- Sherine Bolt
Usain Bolt with his parents and siblings
ReligionCatholic
EthnicityJamaican
HobbiesDancing, playing Video Games, watching Cricket & Football
Controversies• Once he was detained by the police for his practical jokes.
• In 2014, he made a controversial statement at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in which he criticized his own game.
Favourite Things
Favourite AthleteDon Quarrie
Favourite CricketerWaqar Younis
Favourite FoodChicken Nuggets, Ackee and saltfish (Jamaican dish), Chicken breast & Pasta
Favourite BookRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
Favourite FilmGladiator
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Affairs/GirlfriendsMizicann Evans (2004-2011)
Usain Bolt with his Ex-girlfriend Mizicann Evans
Taneish Simpson, Jamaican TV Personality (2010)
Usain Bolt with his Ex-girlfriend Taneish Simpson
Lubica Kucerova, Slovakian Fashion Designer (2011-2012)
Usain Bolt with his Ex-girlfriend Lubica
April Jackson, Jamaican Model (2013-2014)
Usain Bolt with his girlfriend April
Kasi Bennett (2014-present)
Usain Bolt with her girlfriend Kasi Bennet
WifeN/A
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Money Factor
CarsFerrari 458, Ferrari F430, BMW M3, Nissan GTR
Net Worth (approx.)$30 Million

Usain Bolt

Some Lesser Known Facts About Usain Bolt

  • Does Usain Bolt smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Usain Bolt drink alcohol?: Yes
  • In his childhood, he loved to play Cricket & Football in the streets of Jamaica with his brother.
  • In his school he was the fastest runner in the 100 meter race.
  • His primary coach, McNeil, was sometimes get frustrated by his penchant jokes.
  • At the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships in Hungary, he made his 1st appearance on the world stage.
  • Bolt is one of only 9 athletes to win World Championships at the youth, junior & senior level.
  • He holds the world record for the fastest athlete in the 100 meter (in 9.58 seconds) Track and Field event.

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  • He is an 11-time World Champion.
  • In the Track and Field, he is considered as the highest paid athlete ever.
  • He has been rewarded with a number of honors & awards including Track and Field Athlete of the Year, World Athlete of the Year and Laureus World Sportsman of the Year (3 times).
  • He has collaborated with the Soul Electronics and has launched 2-types of Bolt edition in-ear headphones- Run-Free. Usain Bolt headphone
  • He also runs a clothing line- the Bolt Collection. Usain Bolt clothing collection
  • In 2012, his own Apple app, the Bolt, was launched for the Apple iOS phone users. Usain Bolt Apple app
  • During his record breaking stunt in New York, a lightning storm was passed over the sky and hence, media nicknamed him- Lightning Bolt.
  • Bolt’s first sports choice was Cricket.

  • He is a big fan of Football game and has desired to play for the Manchester United.
  • He made his signature pose known as- Bolting, during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
  • In an interview, Bolt said that he would retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships.
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