|Celebrated Name:||Chris Froome|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Cristopher Clive Froome|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||20 May 1985|
|Birth Place:||Nairobi, Kenya|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Michelle Cound (m. 2014)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Kellan and Katie|
|Is Chris Froome Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||British road racing cyclist|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$15 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Chris Froome is a famous and talented road racing cyclist having his deep roots in Britain. He currently rides for UCI World Team Israel- Premier Tech. From the year 2007, he has been a cyclist professionally.
Presently, he is serving as the British team member called Team Sky of the UCI ProTeam category. He has also been a part of Team Barloworld and Konica Minolta in his past years.
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Early Life & Biography
Chris Froome was born on the 20th of May in the year 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya, to a couple named Jane Flatt (mother) and Clive Froome (father). He is the youngest of three siblings. His dad was a former field hockey player who represented England at the U-19 level. His parents were originally from the city of Brighton, but later moved to another city.
His parents maintained the customs of Britain with Beatles Songs and Sunday roast dinners which also contributed to his love to represent Great Britain in cycling. His two older brothers are called Jeremy and Jonathan. He attended primary school at the Banda School, located in Nairobi.
In Kenya, he initiated cycling in the mountain bike mode, and he went to live without his family e at the age of 14 in Johannesburg, South Africa. In South Africa, he started practicing cycling on the road.
He attended St John’s College, where he was the cycling captain of the school. Later, he went to the University of Johannesburg to study economics. During one of his school holidays, he was gifted a second-hand yellow jersey at his home club.
In the years 2006 and 2007, he got the opportunity to represent Kenya in the under 23 World Championships. In the month of May in the year 2008, he gained British nationality.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 20 May 1985, Chris Froome is 38 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2023. His height is 1.86 m tall, and weight is 66 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Chris Froome met her wife Michelle Cound through a South African rider called Daryl Impey in 2009. His wife is a South African of Welsh origin. In the year 2011, the couple migrated to Monaco and got engaged in the month of March in the year 2013. The couple finally tied the holy knot in the month of November 2014.
The first child named Kellan was born on the 14th of December in 2015. He proudly dedicated his Tour de France (2013) win to his beloved mother, who lost her life due to cancer five weeks after his tour debut in the year 2008. The couple welcomed their baby girl called Katie, on the 1st of August in 2018.
Chris Froome turned into a professional in cycling at the age of 22. He started road racing in Johannesburg, South Africa (specializing as a climber). In Melbourne Commonwealth Games, he competed for Kenya in the road time trial and the road race in the year 2006, where he finished at the position of 17 and 25, respectively. His performance caught the attention of future Team Sky principal called Dave Brailsford.
In the 2006 road World Championship, which was held in Salzburg, Austria, he represented Kenya in the category of U-23, where he crashed into an office just after the start of the time trial, which caused both men to fall. However, neither of them was injured and finished the race at 36.
Awards & Achievements
Chris Froome is considered one of the strongest and most prolific cyclists in the world in stage races. He is one of the best climbers and one of the best time trial riders. This is quite evident by his two bronze medals in this time trial run in the Olympic Games of 2012 in London and Rio de Janerio in 2016. He has won many titles in his career, leading to his successful journey.
Net Worth & Salary of Chris Froome in 2023
As of December 2023, Chris Froome is a prolific and insane road racing cyclist and has an estimated net worth of $15 Million. He earns most of his money from his cyclist profession.
Chris Froome is a great racing cyclist who has gained milestones in his journey. He is a successful man with a great professional career and personal life. He dedicated his 2013 Tour de France win to his beloved mum, who left this world due to cancer. His current team is the Israel Start-up Nation.