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Sanya Richards-Ross Introduction
Sanya Richards-Ross is an American-Jamaican athlete, Media Personality, Reality TV Star, and Author.
Sanya Richards-Ross is prominent for being an Olympic medalist of the United States of America.
Sanya Richards-Ross represented America in the Olympics of 2008, and 2012. She won Gold and Bronze medal respectively in the 400 Meters Sprint category.
Sanya Richards-Ross has also been the recipient of major accolades which includes World Championships, National Championships, Olympic Medalist, and many more.
Sanya Richards-Ross Net Worth & Salary
Sanya Richards-Ross’s net worth is $2.5 million.
According to sources, Sanya Richards-Ross made most of her money from participating in the Championships. She is also a part of the Real Housewives of Atlanta’s 2021 season.
Apart from that, Sanya Richards-Ross is also a Media Personality who gets paid for her Interviews, media appearances, and through her Social Media content creation.
Sanya Richards-Ross Age, Early Life & Biography
Sanya Richards-Ross’s Age is 37 years old. Sanya Richards-Ross was in Kingston, Jamaica on the 26th of February 1985.
Sanya was the older daughter of Archie Richards and Sharon Richards. Ever since Sanya was a toddler, she showed keen interest in Sprints and began running.
She took part in a lot of races and championships in Kingston. After emerging Victorious, Sanya’s family took the hard decision of moving to Florida from Jamaica to support their daughter’s talent and career.
Sanya Richards-Ross was enrolled in St. Thomas Aquinas High School. She graduated in the year with a 4.0 GPA. Sanya Richards-Ross became the Valedictorian of her High school graduation.
Later, Sanya Richards-Ross joined the University of Texas. She graduated in 2005 with Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Admiration.
|Age:||37 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 February 1985|
|Birth Place:||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Aaron Ross|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||1|
|Profession:||Athlete, Media Personality, Reality TV Star, and Author|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Content Last Updated:||January 2023|
Sanya Richards-Ross Personal Life
The University of Texas played the Cupid in Sanya Richards-Ross’s love life. She met the love of her life, Aaron Ross while attending the University.
Aaron Ross is a Footballer who played for NFL’s team New York Giants. Sanya Richards-Ross and Aaron Ross fell in love at first sight.
Sanya Richards and Aaron Ross got married in 2010. The duo welcomed their first kid in 2017.
Sanya Richards-Ross Career
Sanya Richards-Ross’s college career was commendable and prolific. She won three National Championships and International Championships during her freshman year.
Following her Paris Championship victory, Sanya Richards came home to the selection for the 2004 Olympics Trials. Even though Sanya did not make it to the 2004 Olympics in the 400 m running category, she managed to win a Gold medal in the 4×400 relay race.
After returning from the Athens Olympics of 2004, she got back to her studies and focused on her graduation. In her senior year, Sanya Richards took part in two World Championships but lost.
After a slow 2006, in 2007 Sanya Richards decided to undertake the training for 200 meters Sprint and aimed at winning two gold medals in two consecutive sprint categories together.
Unfortunately, Sanya Richards failed to accomplish the goals she has set for herself. Sanya finished fourth in the 400 meters Sprint and finished second in the 200 meters Sprint.
While getting ready for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Sanya Richards along with the entire United States was certain of Sanya’s win. Despite being so talented, she lost the race and came back home empty-handed.
In 2009, Sanya Richards-Ross took part in the Berlin World Championship. Sanya Richards managed to win her very first Individual 400 m championship. Along with that, Team US also won a Gold medal in the 4×400 m Relay race.
Upon her return to the States, Sanya Richards-Ross kept up her winning streak. She won various national, state, and local Marathons and Relay races. She managed to beat Allyson Felix and Marita Koch’s records.
2010 proved to be a down year for Sanya Richards-Ross as she got down with a Quad injury a few days prior to the 2010 Penn Relays Championship. Due to the seriousness of the Injury, Sanya had to leave the game mid-way.
After healing completely, Sanya Richards-Ross returned to the track in 2011. Even though she did not win any major championship that year, 2011 became her lucky year.
In 2012, Sanya Richards-Ross began focusing on her Individual Gold Medal race. After beating the Quad Injury, Sanya Richards-Ross came back stronger than ever.
She left for the 2012 London Olympics. After giving tough competition to all her competitors, Sanya Richards-Ross’s long dream of winning the Individual Gold Medal in the 400 m Sprint finally came true.
Years later her 2012 London Olympics Win, Sanya Richards-Ross developed a Calf Muscle Injury. Sanya Richards-Ross decided to bid adieu to her Marathon career and finally took retirement in 2015.
After Retiring from Field, Sanya Richards-Ross joined NBC News as a track and field analyst. Sanya Richards-Ross covered the Marathons, Sprints, and Relay Races in major world championships and the Olympics.
In 2021, Sanya Richards-Ross joined the ensemble cast of the reality show “Real Housewives of Atlanta”.
Sanya Richards-Ross Awards & Achievements
Sanya Richards-Ross is a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400 m Sprint and 4× 400 meters relay race.
Sanya Richards-Ross is also the 10-time World Champion. In her career, She has won more than 10 World Championships and Global titles.
Sanya Richards-Ross Major Investments and Assets
Sanya Richards-Ross and her family reside in a lavish and luxurious mansion worth $5 million in Atlanta.
Apart from that, Not much is known about the assets of Sanya Richards-Ross.
Sanya Richards-Ross Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
This is the Interview of Sanya Richards-Ross after winning her first-ever gold medal for the United States of America in the 2012 Olympics.
Sanya Richards-Ross Twitter Handle
This above-mentioned link is the link to Sanya Richards-Ross’s official Twitter handle.