Carl Lewis Net Worth
Carl Lewis net worth and salary: Carl Lewis is an American former track and field athlete who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Carl Lewis was born Frederick Carlton Lewis in Birmingham, Alabama in July 1961. Over his career Lewis won 10 Olympic medals including nine gold medals. He also won 10 World Championship medals, eight of which were gold. His running career started in 1979 and lasted until his retirement in 1996. In addition to being an athlete Carl has also appeared in films. He attributes his best performance in 1991 to becoming a vegan. He set world records for the 100 meters, 4 x 100 meters, and 4 x 200 m relays. He also holds the world record for indoor long jump. He was Track & Field News' Athlete of the Year from 1982 to 1984. The International Olympic Committee voted Lewis "Sportsman of the Century". He was also named "Olympian of the Century" by Sports Illustrated. He is the owner of the marketing and branding company C.L.E.G. Although he did not play basketball or football in college, Lewis was drafted by the Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Cowboys in their respective 1994 drafts due to his speed. He is a member of the celebrity board for Ronald McDonald House Charities and a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.