Sanya Richards Net Worth

February 2, 2023
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Sanya Richards-Ross was born on 26th February 1985, in Kingston, Jamaica, and is a retired American track sprinter, who specialized in the 400m, in which she became multiple Olympic and World Champion. Moreover, Richards is a multiple medallist in the 4 x 400 meter relay. Sanya Richards was active in the professional sport since 2004.

How much is the net worth of Sanya Richards? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of her wealth is as much as $1.5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Track and field has been the main source of Richards net worth.


Sanya Richards Net Worth $1.5 Million


To begin with, at the age of 12, Sanya Richards moved with her parents from Jamaica to the US, whose citizenship she has had since 2002. She graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and was voted National High School Sportswoman of the Year in 2002 as well as Athletics Youth Sportswoman of the Year. She studied at the University of Texas, where she was also considered a talented singer and dancer.

At the Olympic Summer Games 2004 in Athens, she finished sixth in the 400 meter run. In the 4x 400 meter relay, she and her team mates DeeDee Trotter, Monique Henderson and Monique Hennagan became gold medallists. At the World Championships in Paris / Saint-Denis in 2003, Sanya Richards and the team again won the gold medal in 4 × 400 m relay, then in 2005, she won the silver medal in the 400m at the World Championships in Helsinki. In the US competition for the participation in the 2007 World Cup, she finished fourth and she didn’t qualify for the Cup. However, she did qualify for the 200 meter run, and finished fifth in this competition running the distance in 22.70s at the world championships in Osaka. She then won the gold medal at the World Cup in the 4 x 400 meter relay, with the world best time of 3: 18.55 min. At the Olympic Games in 2008, she won the bronze medal in the 400 meter run, and then at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin she won the gold medals over the individual distance of 400 meters as well as in the 4 times 400 meter relay. In addition, she won all six meetings of the IAAF Golden League in 2009, and thus the jackpot of $333,333.33, which considerably increased the net worth of Sanya Richards.

In 2011, Richards-Ross was seventh in 400 meters run at the World Championships in Daegu, but again won the gold medal in the 4 by 400 meter relay with the US team. At the Olympic Games 2012 in London, she confirmed her favourite distance is the 400 meter run, and won the gold medal with a time of 49.55 s. At the 2015 World Championships in Beijing she won the silver medal with the US team in 4 × 400 m relay.

Moreover, Sanya Richards She suffers from a disease of Behçet, a rare auto-immune disease, which leads to partial restrictions in her training, so that she has now retired from competitive running, and is a commentator on the sport in which she was so successful.

Finally, in the personal life of the athlete, she married the footballer Aaron Ross on 26th February 2010.

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