What Is Carl Lewis’ Net Worth?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Jim Cowsert/AP/Shutterstock (10514115ag)Olympic sprinter Carl Lewis is seen on the sidelines during the first half in the NCAA Cotton Bowl college football game between Penn State and Memphis, in Arlington, TexasMemphis Penn State Football, Arlington, USA - 28 Dec 2019.
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Before there was Usain Bolt, the man whose name was synonymous with speed was Carl Lewis.

Carl Lewis Net Worth: $16 Million

 The greatest American track-and-field star since Jesse Owens, Lewis is one of only four athletes to have won nine gold medals, including four in Los Angeles in 1984, two in Seoul in 1988, two in Barcelona in 1992 and one in Atlanta in 1996. He is regarded as one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century and one of the greatest Olympians of all time.

He successfully crossed over to movies and TV, piling up 10 acting credits and 75 TV and film appearances as himself. He recently added the Silk alternative milk brand to his endorsement portfolio.

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Last updated: July 21, 2021

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Andrew Lisa has been writing professionally since 2001. An award-winning writer, Andrew was formerly one of the youngest nationally distributed columnists for the largest newspaper syndicate in the country, the Gannett News Service. He worked as the business section editor for amNewYork, the most widely distributed newspaper in Manhattan, and worked as a copy editor for TheStreet.com, a financial publication in the heart of Wall Street's investment community in New York City.
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