What is Jan Ullrich’s Net Worth?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Maurizio Gambarini/EPA/Shutterstock (8188524e)German Jan Ullrich Announces His Retirement From Professional Cycling During a Press Conference in a Hotel in Hamburg Germany Monday 26 February 2007 Former Tour De France Winner and Olympic Gold Medalist Ullrich Has Announced His Retirement From Cycling at the Age of 33 Ullrich who is Alleged Having Been Implicated in the Operacion Puerto Blood Doping Scandal Denied During a Press Conferene in Hamburg Having Any Links to Eufemiano Fuentes the Spanish Doctor at the Heart of the Blood Doping Scandal Ullrich Confirmed He Will Work with Volksbank Next Season As 'An Adviser Publicity Figure and Representative ' Germany HamburgGermany Cycling Ullrich - Feb 2007.
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Before there was Lance Armstrong, there was Jan Ullrich, a German cyclist who spent the 1990s piling up white jerseys at the Tour de France.

Jan Ullrich Net Worth: $20 Million

At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Ullrich won a gold medal and a silver medal in the road race and time trial, respectively. He’s considered one of the sport’s greatest-ever time trialists.

Ullrich was hounded by doping allegations that eventually led to his retirement in 2007, according to CyclingTips. The scandal was the catalyst for the sport-wide scandal that would eventually consume Armstrong as well. Ullrich survived to land several endorsement deals, but by the mid-2010s, he began to spiral downward into a series of highly publicized personal problems, allegations of hard drug abuse, a drunk driving incident, and eventually, two arrests in two weeks for violent alleged assaults involving drugs and alcohol.

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