Usain Bolt’s Net Worth as He Goes for More Gold in 2016 Olympics

Learn about Usain Bolt's wins at the Olympic Games.

Six-time Olympic winner Usain Bolt has been named the fastest man in the world, and he’s at Rio to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games. He made history at the 2012 Olympics by breaking record times in both the 100-meter and 200-meter races and is on a mission to set a new record in Rio.

The Jamaican-born track and field athlete will be competing in his fourth Olympic Games this year. See how much his career on the track has made him.

Usain Bolt Net Worth: $60 Million

Bolt earned the No. 32 spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-earning athletes. The Olympic champion is currently worth $60 million — according to Celebrity Net Worth — mainly from endorsements and prize money. Between June 2015 and June 2016, he earned $32.5 million, reported Forbes, more than any other sprinter in the history of track and field.

Usain Bolt Endorsements

As with most Olympic winners, after Bolt took home the gold in 2012, endorsement opportunities followed. Over the years, Bolt has held deals with major brands like Hublot, Virgin Media, Visa and Nissan, according to Forbes.

Bolt’s biggest endorsement deal was with sportswear brand Puma, who re-signed the champion in 2010 for a deal worth approximately $9 million annually. The famed runner also has his own shaving company, named Champion Shave.

Surprisingly, only an estimated $2.5 million of the 29-year-old’s income actually comes from salary and winnings.

Usain Bolt at the Rio Olympic Games

Training for the Olympics also comes with a steep price tag — travel, medical expenses, gear and coaching are all factored in and could cost athletes and their families over $10,000. For Bolt, it seems like an investment well worth it.

This August, Bolt competes in the men’s 100-meter and 200-meter races, and the 4×100-meter relay. He’s already claiming he’ll run the 200-meter under 19 seconds. If history repeats itself, Bolt will be the first man to win a “triple-triple” — three successive Olympic titles.

This will be the final Summer Games for Bolt, and he could potentially walk away celebrating his final victory — and his 30th birthday — during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Not a bad way to ring in your 30s, Bolt. Not bad at all.

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