Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix
Quick Facts About Allyson Felix
Celebrated Name Allyson Felix
Age 38 years old
Nick Name N/A
Birth Name Allyson Michelle Felix
Birth Date 1985-11-18
Gender Female
Profession Track Athlete
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Birth Nation United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Horoscope Scorpion
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Married
School Los Angeles Baptist High School
College University of Southern California
Education Qualification Degree in Elementary Education
Father Paul Felix
Mother Marlean Felix
Siblings One
Brother Wes Felix
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 55 Kg
Body Build/Type Athlete
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurement 32-26-35 inches
Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Will Update Soon
Source of Wealth Sports Industry
Sexual Orientation Straight

Who is Allyson Felix?

The seven-times Olympic Gold medalist, Allyson Felix was well known for her outstanding performances in the competition since her school days. She came limelight when she ran 22.11 seconds in front of 50,000 fans in Mexico City which made her the fastest in history for a high school girl at that time. After that, she didn't turn over and made her proud and her nation too. Let's dig more about her professional and personal details through this article.

When was Allyson Felix born?

Allyson Felix opened her eyes on the Earth in the year 1985 through her parents and named her Allyson Michelle Felix. Since that year, She celebrated her birthdays on the day of 18th November every year. Her parents are Paul Felix and Marlena Felix. By profession, her father is an ordained minister and TMS professor. However, her mother is an elementary school teacher. Also, she has a brother named Wes Felix who is also a sprinter. Presently, he acts as the agent for his sister. 

Further, she holds American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. She believes in Christianity and her zodiac sign is Scorpion. Regarding her education, she was schooled at Los Angeles Baptist High School. She then enrolled at the University of California in 2008 and graduated with a degree in elementary education.

How did Allyson Felix become an Athlete?

Allyson Felix started athlete while schooling. She discovered her athlete talent when she was in nine grade. Since then, she started participating in the competition. She finished her first competition on seven ranks at the CIF California State Meet which is organized by California Interscholastic Federation. After that, she participated in popular competitions like the Debrecen World Youth Championships and US Indoor Track & Field Championships which made her quite famous in a small period. Because of her outstanding performance in her game, she signed a professional contract with Adidas after she completed school. 

She debuts her athlete career in 2003 through U.S. national championships where she finished the game 22.59 seconds in the 200-meter sprint and ranked the second position. After a year, she made her Olympic debut where she set a world junior record over 200 meters with her time of 22.18 seconds but was unable to win the Gold medal. Since then, she won 7 Golds, 3 Silvers, and 1 Bronze medal at Olympics Games in different categories to date.

Besides Olympics, she has won 13 Golds, 3 Silvers, and 2 Bronze at World Championships and 1 Gold at World Indoor Championships in different categories. She also ran at Diamond League and successfully made first ranks five times. After her great achievements, she is going to be retired before the 2024 Olympics which was held in Paris. She didn't get success every time in her life, she also faces problems as well. She has faced controversy about deals with Nike while she got pregnant. During her career, she was honored with several awards as well. They are:

  • Jesse Owens Award (2005,2007,2010 and 2012)
  • Women's Track & Field ESPY Award (2006)
  • IAAF female athlete of the year (2012)

Who is Allyson Felix's husband?

Allyson Felix was happily married to her boyfriend named Kenneth Ferguson after several years of dating. However, their wedding ceremony and affairs details have not been spotlighted yet. Currently, the pair are living a blissful life with their charming baby girl who was born on 28th November 2018. Later, they named her daughter Camryn. Further, the details of her past affair are not disclosed yet. Thus, we can say that she has had no affairs before.

What is Allyson Felix's Net Worth?

Allyson Felix is a sports persona by profession. Thus, she has good remuneration too. As per the authentic sources, her estimated net worth is said to be $4.5 million at present. However, her salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed. Whenever we will be updated, we will let you know.

How tall is Allyson Felix?

Allyson Felix has an athletic body with a pair of beautiful brown eyes and her hair color is black. She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and she weighs around 55 Kg. Further, her body measures 32-26-35 inches.

Facts About Allyson Felix

  • #1She was nicknamed "Chicken Legs" by her teammates while schooling.
  • #2She is the only sportsman who received Jesse Owens Award for this many times.
  • #3During her career, she won 21 Golds, 6 Silvers and 3 Bronzes in different categories and different competition.
  • #4She discovered her athlete talent when she was in grade nine.
  • #5She faces a controversy about her deals with Nike while she was pregnant.
  • #6Her magic number is 11.
  • #7Baking is her hidden talent and something she LOVES doing.
  • #8 At home, everyone calls her “Shug", a nickname that originally came from her uncle, who would say she’s “sweet as sugar”!
  • #9Gymnastics was her first love!
  • #10After an emergency C-section in 2018, She became a vocal advocate for moms and mom-athletes everywhere.