Sanya Richards, a Jamaican-American track and field athlete, Sanya Richards Ross Net Worth is reported to be around worth $1.5 million.
Sanya Richards, also known as Sanya Richards-Ross, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and relocated to the United States when she was twelve years old. She became an American citizen in 2002.
She started building a name for herself as a formidable track and field competitor while still in high school, and she graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She was also named National High School Female Athlete of the Year, Youth Athlete of the Year by USA Track and Field, and Women’s Prep Athlete of the Year by Track and Field News.
She has won numerous medals since then, including team gold in the 4×400 meter relay in Beijing, an individual bronze in the 400-meter relay, gold medals at 2003, 2007, 2009, and 2005 World Championships, a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships, and an individual gold and team silver at the 2012 World Indoor Championships. She will compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London for the United States.
Sanya Richards-Ross was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on February 26, 1985. She is 34 years old this year. Sharon Richards is her mother, and Archie Richards is her father. Shari Richards, Sanya Richards-sister, Ross’s is also a model. Furthermore, they are business partners.
Sanya Richards-Ross began running at the age of seven. As a result, the family relocated to Florida, USA, in order to provide the best resources for future professional sportsmen. Richards-Ross was considered or was given American citizenship in the year 2002. She currently resides in Austin, Texas.
Richards won the NCAA national title in 400 meters as a freshman at the University of Texas in 2003, with a timing of 50.58 seconds. She competed for the United States in the 4400-meter relay at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Unfortunately, she did not qualify for the 400m event at the World Championship in Athletes in 2007, because to sickness, which led her to finish in fourth place.
Richards won national gold in the 400m relay in 2009, finishing with a time of 50.05 seconds at the World Championships, which she claimed was her number one objective.
Sanya had an injury that halted her season in 2010, but she came back in 2011 to win her fifth World Championship gold medal.
Richards was still recuperating from foot surgery when her track season in Jamaica began in May 2014. With the fastest time of 49.66 seconds, she won the Diamond League events in Paris and Brussels. Unfortunately, her career as an athlete was cut short after she injured her right hamstring during Olympic trials on July 1, 2016.
She became a track and field announcer for the Olympics shortly after announcing her retirement.
Richards-Ross attended Vaz Preparatory and Immaculate Conception High School in Jamaica before traveling to the United States for his studies. She later went to Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Her overall GPA was 4.0 when she graduated in 2002. From 2002 until 2005, she worked at the University of Texas at Austin.
Sanya Richards-Ross married American footballer Aaron Ross on February 26, 2010. The pair met during Sanya’s freshman year at the University of Texas. They married after a three-year engagement.
On August 12, 2012, the couple welcomed their son Aaron Jermaine Ross II. As a result, their lone child recently turned seven years old.
In 2003, she won numerous NCAA tournaments while at the University of Texas. She won an Olympic gold medal in the US 400-meter relay in 2004. In 2009, she won the national championship as the World Championship gold medallist.
In the Summer Olympics of 2012, she earned a gold medal in the women’s 400 meters. She won her final two golden league races with a new world-leading time after a career-defining world championship.