|Celebrated Name:||Asafa Powell|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Asafa Powell|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 November 1982|
|Birth Place:||Spanish Town, Jamaica|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Alyshia Miller (m.2019)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Amikie Powell)|
|Is Asafa Powell Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$8 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Asafa Powell is one of those athletes from the land of Jamaica. As known, he specializes in sprinting, and he is mainly famous for 100m sprints. This 36 years old runner has been a warehouse of sprinting skills to date. He had been consistently breaking 10-second barriers in all of his competitions and games. He held world records between 2005 and 2008 with 9.77 and 9.74 seconds. As of 2016, he holds a record of 9.09 seconds.
Maybe you know about Asafa Powell very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Asafa Powell’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Born in a Spanish town, he is the youngest of his six siblings. He completed his schooling from Charlemont High School, where he completed his higher education. During his childhood, he was a member of the Ewarton Primary School. During his initial days, he wanted to be a mechanic until one day, when he decided to become a sprinter. Running runs in his family with his eldest brother as 60m finalist in 1999 World Indoor Championships. Powell is a member of the MVP ( Maximising Velocity and Power) Track and Field Club based at the University of Technology, Jamaica.
Asafa Powell tied the knot with Alyshia Miller in Montego Bay in 2019. In Nov 2019, the couple welcomed their first baby boy. Despite his size, he has great accelerating power. In 2008, Powell was noted for having a large Psoas major muscle in the Japanese sports science institute. Being comparatively stiff in his tendons and ligaments, his long legs provide him a rapid progression between each long stride of 2.6 meters.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 November 1982, Asafa Powell is 51 years old as of today’s date 15th May 2021. His height is 1.90 m tall, and his weight is 87 kg.
Powell represented Charlemont High at the ISSA High School Boy And Girls Championships finishing seventh in class1 100m final in 2001. At 2002 Commonwealth games, he touched fifth in the semi-final of 100m event. Powell won the Jamaican 100m National Championship in 2003. On 12 June 2004, Powell got his first sub ten 100m race time in National Junior Track and Field Championships held at the GC Foster College in Spanish Town. In 2005, Powell set a national record of 9.84 seconds at the Jamaica International Invitational in May.
Awards & Achievements
The personal bests of Asafa Powell are- 60m with 6.44s in Portland,2016,100m in 9.72s in Lausanne, 2008, 200m in 19.90s in Kingston,2006 and 400m in 45.94s in Sydney,2009. Powell got two golds in 100metres, and 4*100m relay of the Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne, 2006.
Also, he got silver in the relay of Commonwealth Games of Manchester,2002. Powell ended with silver in 60m of World Indoor Championships,2016, Portland. Powell ended with bronze in 100m twice in World Championships of 2007 Osaka and 2009 Berlin. Powell won gold in 4*100m relay in the Olympic of 2016 Rio de Janeiro.
Net Worth & Salary of Asafa Powell in 2021
Asafa Powell’s net worth has been around $8 Million as of 2021. His salary has been under review. It is expected that his net worth may increase in a new future keeping in mind his excellent performance for his country as an athlete. Powell has made his country proud in various occasions in several tournaments.
Asafa Powell, due to his physique, often got hindrance in his sprinting skills. Still, he has been overpowering 100m races and 10 second time barrier. As per recent data, Asafa Powell is the 4th fastest man on track in history so far. Powell ended with silver in 60m of World Indoor Championships,2016, Portland. Powell ended with bronze in 100m twice in World Championships of 2007 Osaka and 2009 Berlin. Like this, he has won several other medals for his country. He is a record holder of several categories as well.