Usain Bolt net worth: Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter who is widely considered the fastest human on the planet and has a net worth of $30 million. Usain Bolt was born in Jamaica on August 21, 1986 to parents Wellesley and Jennifer. A high school school cricket coach recognized Usain's speed and encouraged him to focus instead on track and field. Usain quickly became one of the most talented young sprinters in the world who would eventually set world records in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 4x100m relay. Usain Bolt won three gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He won five gold medals and two silver medals at World Championship competitions. Amazingly, Usain Bolt's net worth is going to explode even more in the coming years thanks to his performance at the 2012 London Olympics. Considering Usain is only 25 years old today, he is young enough to compete in the 2016 Brazil Olympics. If that's the case, and he stays on pace with earnings, Usain Bolt's net worth should be well over $100 million when he arrives in Brazil in 2016.
Usain Bolt net worth: How he earned it:
In 2012, Usain Bolt was one of the highest paid athletes in the world with earnings of $20.3 million! Bolt makes the majority of his money from endorsement deals with brands like Gatorade, Nissan, Visa, Hublot, Virgin Media and Puma. Out of $20.3 million in earnings, $9 million came from Puma alone for him to wear their brand of shoes. Bolt also makes money through appearance fees and prize money. He charges $250-300,000 for a track meet appearance. At the 2010 Penn Relay, nearly 55,000 fans came out to watch Usain run, smashing previous track and field attendance records.