Sanya Richards-Ross Salary and Net Worth

By Oshil Pokhrel | Updated On: 03 Dec, 2018
Sanya Richards-Ross Salary and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth February 26, 1985
Age 36 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American, Jamaican
Profession Athelete
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Aaron Ross (m. 2010)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $2.5 million
Ethnicity Afro-American
Children/Kids Aaron Jermaine Ross II (Son)
Height 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.72 m)
Education The University of Texas at Austin
Parents Sharon Richards (Mother), Archie Richards (Father)
Siblings Shari Richards (Sisters)

Sanya Richards-Ross is one of the talented and successful Jamaican-American former track and field athletes. During the World Championships in Athletics, the Kingston native won gold medal five times and became a seven-time medalist.

Sanya retired after suffering an injury in the right hamstring at the 2016 Olympic trials. But she provided commentary for the tracks and field events at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Sanya Richards-Ross' Salary And Net Worth!

Sanya's work has paid her mesmerizing salary and net value. She has always been concerned and dedicated to her work. She has a net worth of $2.5 million, and through this net worth, she has been able to give her family a luxurious and comfortable lifestyle.

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Sanya received the NCAA national challenge in the 400 meters with a time of 50.58 in 2003 from the University of Texas as a freshman. One of her significant achievement was ranked No. 1 in the world from 2005-2009 for the best 400m runner in the world for a decade, and she again achieved it in 2012.

Welcomed Son With NFL Player Husband!

Summer Olympics gold-medalist Sanya Richards is married to the former American football player, Aaron Ross. When the couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on 26 February 2010, their nuptials were featured in an episode of Platinum Weddings. They had their wedding at the Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin, Texas in the presence of 500 guests.

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Talking about their children, the couple welcomed their first child, Aaron Jermaine Ross II, on 12 August 2017. Sanya filled the page of her Instagram with the picture of her bundle of joy. The talented Jamaican-American track and field athlete also chose to share a family photo with her kids and husband with the People Magazine.

Sanya Richards-Ross with her husband, Aaron Ross, and son, Aaron Jermaine Ross II, in August 2017 (Photo: Instagram)

Sanya and Aaron first met in the University of Texas track and field event in 2003 and they got engaged in 2007. Since then, their relationship is strong, and there is no any talk related to their divorce. Her husband Aaron played for Cleveland Browns as a cornerback before his retirement from NFL.

Short Bio And Quotes

Sanya Richards-Ross was born on 26 February 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica. Since the tender age of seven, the seven-time medalist started running. After migrating to the land of opportunities from Jamaica, she attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated in 2005. 

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She completed her high school education from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale in 2002. She was also named as National High School Female Athlete of the Year in 2002.

One of her famous quotes, “Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can't handle” has motivated a lot of people. Her several motivating quotes can be found in the different wiki sites.