Eunice Barber Net Worth
Eunice Barber Net Worth: Eunice Barber is a Sierra Leonean athlete who has a net worth of $5 million. Eunice Barber was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone in November 1974. Barber competes in heptathlon and long jump. She competed for Sierra Leone originally but started competing for France in 1999. She participated in the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona in the heptathlon and the 100 meter hurdles events. She participated in the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart but failed to finish in the heptathlon. Eunice finished fourth in heptathlon at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, where she also beat her personal bests in six events. She won a gold medal in long jump at the All-Africa Games in Harare in 1995. Barber finished 6th in heptathlon at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. She was unable to compete due to injury in 1998 and became a French citizen in 1999. She defeated Denise Lewis in the heptathlon at the 1999 World Championships. She recorded the best score of the year in 2000 but was forced to withdraw from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney due to injury. Barber won the long jump at the 2003 World Championships in Paris but narrowly lost out to Carolina Kluft in heptathlon. Eunice again finished 2nd to Kluft at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki. Barber was forced to withdraw from the 2006 European Championships in Athletics in Gothenburg, again due to injury. In 2006 she was involved in an altercation in which she claimed she was handled aggressively by police officers during a stop for a minor traffic offense. In 2008 she was sentenced to two months in prison.