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Wallace Spearmon Wiki Biography
Wallace Spearmon Jr. was born on 24 December 1984, in Robbins, Illinois USA, and is a professional sprinter, best known for specializing in the 200 meter run. He won the silver medal during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics at the event, but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Wallace Spearmon? As of late-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through success as a sprinter. He’s also a double bronze medal winner at other World Championships in Athletics events. He is currently still the eighth fastest 200 meter runner of all time, and as he continues his various endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Wallace Spearmon Net Worth $2 million
Wallace attended Fayatteville High School, and after matriculating went to the University of Arkansas, where he competed in 200 m events collegiately for two seasons, winning the 200 meter NCAA Outdoor title in 2004 and 2005, as well as the NCAA indoor 200 m title in 2005. He then turned pro and would win a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships, followed two years later by a bronze at the World’s. The following year, he ran a world best time of 31.88 during the 300 m indoors, and in 2009 secured bronze once again at the World Championships. His net worth started to increase with all of these achievements.
Spearmon would achieve his 200 m personal best at 19.65 seconds which made him the third fastest man during this time, and he is currently ranked as the eight fastest behind runners such as Usain Bolt, Walter Dix and Yohan Blake. Spearmon also set a 100 m personal best at 9.96 seconds beating world champion Tyson Gay. During the 2008 Summer Olympics, he finished in the bronze medal position, but was disqualified for stepping out of his lane. Two years later, he would reach the 2010 IAAF Diamond League and won the first Diamond Race Trophy posting 19.79 seconds. He then won the Rieti IAAF Grand Prix with a time of 19.85 seconds.
In 2012, Wallace broke Michael Johnson’s 200 m record during the Drake Relays, and would finish fourth in the final at the 2012 London Olympics.
In 2014, he tested positive for methylprednisolone, which Wallace defended by stating that it was part of his medicine. The findings by USADA were only treated as a minor violation, however, he was suspended later in the year for a period of three months. In 2015, Wallace attended the World Championships, but didn’t run. His net worth continued to grow over the years.
For his personal life, it is known that Spearmon was engaged to track athlete Monica Hargrove but their relationship eventually ended, and he remains single. His father Wallace Spearmon Sr. was also a sprinter. He’s also made appearances in the show “MythBusters” to test if it is possible for a human to run on water. Spearmon is also good friends with world champion sprinter Usain Bolt.
|Full Name||Wallace Spearmon|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Date Of Birth||December 24, 1984|
|Place Of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||174 lbs (79 kg)|
|Profession||Track and field athlete|
|Education||University of Arkansas, Fayetteville High School|
|Parents||Wallace Spearmon, Sr.|
|Nicknames||Wallace Spearmon, Jr.|
|MythBusters||2011||TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode|
|MythBusters: The Search||2017||TV Series||Himself - Guest Judge|
|MythBusters||2011-2013||TV Series documentary||Himself - Olympic Runner|
|12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Berlin 2009||2009||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Osaka 2007||2007||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|Newsround||2013||TV Series||Himself - United States 200m Runner|