Usain Bolt is a retired Jamaican professional sprinter. He holds several world records in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay. Bolt is considered the greatest sprinter of all time, with his success in duration of three Olympics. He is the only athlete to be the champion in 100m and 200m titles at three consecutive Olympics in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
Bolt is one of the highest paid Olympians, only to be followed by Michael Phelps. The net worth of Usain Bolt is estimated to be around $90 million.
Usain Bolt’s Earnings
Bolt is 32nd highest earning athletes according to Forbes. He has earned around $2.5 million in the year 2015 and 2016 from competitions. He also earns about $400,000 fro just showing up to events, given his incredible ability to sell seat tickets.
Bolt has also founded a company of his own n Miami, which is named as Champion Shave.
Luxuries and Investments
Usain doesn't back out when it comes to living a lavish life. He has love of for expensive luxury cars like Ferrari 458 Italia, Nissan GT-R, Ferrari F430 Spider and BMW M3.
Bolt rents a mansion in the north of Sydney inside the luxury Point Frederick’s exclusive Araluen apartments. The mansion included luxury amenities like jacuzzi, a garden with view of Brisbane Lake, a modernised kitchen and five bedrooms. The master bedroom has a ensuite bathroom and a balcony which connects to a garden with heated spa. Bolt also owns a house back in Kingston, Jamaica.
In the year 2016 and 2016, Bolt earned around $30 million from endorsements. He has endorsed huge brands like Visa, Gatorade, Hublot, Virgin Media, All Nippon Airways and others. He also makes an appearance in the famous mobile game named Temple Run 2.
Bolt is the brand ambassador of PUMA which is world’s renowned sports footwear and apparel company. It is the biggest endorsement for the Jamaican sprinter, as he used to receive about $10 million every year. After retirement he still receives $4 million annually.
Usain Bolt has helped in the Small Steps Project and has made his own infrastructure for charity named as “Usain Bolt Foundation”. He has also helped in Soccer Aid For UNICEF which raised money for children in need.
Sources of Wealth
Endorsements and Business
Puma, Gatorade, Hublot, Virgin Media etc.
Usain Bolt Foundation, Small Steps Project and Soccer Aid For UNICEF