Sally Pearson is best known as a Runner who was born in Sydney on Friday, September 19, 1986. Sally is currently 31 years old. Pearson’s birth sign is Virgo.
Sally Pearson is one of the all-time greatest Olympians and the fastest 100m hurdlers in Australia’s history. Also, she is a gold medalist in 100m hurdles at 2107 World Championship held in London.
Being a gold medalist Olympian and World Champion, she has several sponsors and also earns a winning gold medal in several events.
Sally Pearson’s net worth estimates approximately $1.9 million. Pearson was rewarded with Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 and received prize money of $100,000 ( AUD 98,800).
Sally Pearson was born as Sally McLellan on September 19, 1986, in Sydney, New South Whales. She is an Australian and belongs to white ethnicity.
|Birth Name:||Sally McLellan Pearson|
|Birth Place:||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Date of Birth:||19/09/1986|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Net Worth:||$1.9 million|
Professional Career and Achievement:
She moved to the Birdsville, Queensland when she was eight years old. Sally grew up with her single mother, Anne McLellan, who worked hard enough to support her daughter’s career financially. Only at the age of 14, Pearson got into highlight winning Australian Youth 100 meters and 90 meters hurdles in 2001.
From the very beginning, Sally Pearson was passionate about athletes. In 2003, her international career began from World Youth Championship in Canada. She was a gold medalist in 100-meter hurdles.
In 2004, she was fourth running in 100m hurdles. Also, she participated in a 4× 100-meter relay team securing the fifth position in Junior Championship in Grosseto, Italy. And she was just sixteen years old at that time. Also, she was part of the Australian senior Team in 4× 100m relay team at the world championships in Paris.
In 2006, during Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, she fell during the 100m meters hurdle. Although, she won a bronze medal in the 4× 100m relay for Australia. She brought a silver medal in the Olympic games, 2008, held in Beijing, China.
In the 2012 Olympics, she won the gold medal with an Olympic record of 12.28s. In 2013, Sally was affected by two hamstring injuries. Due to this, she struggled to defend her world title at the Diamond League in London.
But in 2017, she made a comeback in World Championship in London and won Gold Medal for Australia.
Awards and Recognition
The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) awarded Pearson as Female Athlete of the Year in 2011. Pearson is the first Australian to win this award. In 2013, she was announced Young Australian of the year.
Pearson was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM), and this is a huge honor for any Australian athlete. In 2017, she was awarded Female Athlete of the year by the Australian Institute of Sports.
According to Net Worth Post, Sally Pearson’s net worth is estimated at about $1.9 million. Sally has two main sponsors, Oscar and Toby. She received $800 thousand as a bonus from sponsors after winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
In 2017, she made a three-year contract with Coles that supports athletics across the nation. However, the deal or paying amount is not revealed.
The successful career of Sally Pearson has earned her enough name and fame along with wealth. Due to her successful career, she can afford a luxurious life.
Being an ambassador for two charities, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Animal Welfare League Queensland. Hence, Sally Pearson is also involved in Charitable activities.
Sally Pearson Cars and Houses
In 2015, Sally Pearson set the 912sq m, the double-storeyed house on sale for $719,000. Located in Gold Coast, Queensland the house on sale was listed as under contract realstate.com.au.
Moreover, Sally Pearson’s husband, Keiran paid $635,000 for the property in 2011. In 2012, the couple bought the four-bedroom house for $435,000 located near Griffith University. And the property covers the area of 613sq m.
Apart from her expensive houses, she has the luxury of being a brand ambassador for Audi Centre, Frizelle Sunshine automotive, located in the Gold Coast. Sally Pearson’s net worth includes a Luxury car, Audi Q3 and it costs around $39,995- $66210.
In 2008, Sally exchanged the engagement ring with High School mate, Kieran Pearson. Later in 2010, Sally married Kieran Pearson in April 2010.
Sally and Kieran had been together since their high school days. They had studied together at Helensvale State High School in Gold Coast, Queensland.