Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce net worth is Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's salary (annual):
People also search for
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was born on the 27th December 1986, in Kingston, Jamaica, and is known for being a professional track and field sprint athlete, who competes in international competitions for her country, being the first Jamaican woman win two 100-meter gold medals at the Olympic Games, in Beijing in 2008 and London 2012; she finished third in the Rio Games of 2016. Her professional career has been active since the mid- 2000s.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall amount of Shelly’s net worth is equal to $4 million, as of mid- 2016. She has accumulated this sum of money through her professional career in the sports industry. Another source is coming from his owning the hair salon “Chic Hair Ja”.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Net Worth $4 Million
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was raised by a single mother, a former athlete, in Waterhouse Kingston, one of the poorest communities in Jamaica. She attended Wolmer’s High School for Girls in Kingston, and upon matriculation began to pursue a professional career in the sports industry as a track and field sprinter. Later, in 2012 she earned a BA degree in Child and Adolescent Development from the University of Technology.
Her first success in sprinting came when she was 16 years old, at the Jamaican Schools Championships, where she won the 100-meters. Later, in 2007, she won the silver medal with the Jamaican World Championships relay squad. Even then, it was known that she would go to the Olympic Games.
Shelly’s professional career was off to a great start, then she qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Starting from qualification, Shelly improved her time from 11.35s to under 11s in the finals, to win the gold medal in the 100m. Shelly continued to dominate the athletic fields, by winning gold medals in Berlin World Championships in 2009 in 100m discipline and 4x100m relay with the national team.
After Berlin, Shelly qualified for the London Olympics 2012, by winning 100m and 200m at the Jamaican Olympic Trials. In the Olympics, she defended the gold in the 100m, running 10.75 seconds. This increased her net worth by a large margin. Furthermore, in London Shelly finished second behind Allyson Felix in the 200m category, winning the silver medal, and the same in the relay.
The following year was the best of her career; participating in the Moscow World Championships, she won three gold medals, in 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay, increasing her net worth by a large margin.
In 2015, Shelly was a part of the Beijing World Championships, where she became the first woman to win three gold medals in 100m discipline at World Championship. Also, she was in the winning 4x100m relay team.
Most recently, Shelly participated in her third Olympic Games, held in Rio de Janeiro, she wanted to become first woman to win three gold medals in Olympics, however, she was troubled by a toe injury, which kept her off her best result, and she finished third, behind Thompson and Tori Bowie, with 10.86s time, winning only the bronze medal.
Apart from Championships, Shelly’s net worth benefited from her dominance in the Diamond League, winning titles in 100m and 200m disciplines for 2013 season.
Thanks to her successful career, Shelly has earned numerous awards, including four times receiving the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association’s Golden Cleats Award for female Athlete of the Year in 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2015. She has also received thrice the RJR National Sportswoman Of The Year award, and was named IAAF World Athlete of the Year in 2013.
If to talk about her personal life, Shelly has been married to Jason Pryce since 2011. She is also known for her charity work, as she established the Pocket Rocket Foundation, which supports young athletes in difficult financial situations. Beside that, she was named the first UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador, and Grace Goodwill Ambassador for Peace for 2010.