|Celebrated Name:||Oscar Pistorius|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 November 1986|
|Birth Place:||Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa (now Gauteng Province)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Oscar Pistorius Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former professional sprinter|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$50 thousand|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (famously, Oscar Pistorius) is a sprinter who has participated in several sporting events, including the Paralympics. Born in South Africa, both of his legs between the knees and ankles had to be surgically removed while he was just eleven months old because of a medical condition in which the fibula was not present.
He has represented his nation in various sporting events and has won medals in many of them. In 2013, Oscar accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he mistook her as an intruder. Since then, he has been in prison, charged for murder and culpable homicide.
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Early Life & Biography
On November 22, 1986, Oscar Pistorius was born in Johannesburg as Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius to parents Henke Pistorius and Sheila Pistorius. Apart from him in his family, his siblings include his elder brother Carl Pistorius and a younger sister Aimee Pistorius. Oscar finds inspiration from his mother and says that whatever he has achieved in his life is because of his mother’s influence, who unfortunately died when he was just 15 years old.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 22 November 1986, Oscar Pistorius is 37 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 1.60 m tall, and weight is 80.1 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Oscar has tattooed his mother’s birth and death date on his body, which explains his mother’s profound impact on his life. He also has tattooed a verse from the Holy Bible on his back. Running (or sprinting) is his primary field of interest. Apart from this, he is also involved in architecture, playing the guitar, and breeding racehorses.
In a sad state of affairs, Oscar was critically wounded in an accident on the Vaal River near Johannesburg, wherein he was thrown from a boat. He suffered multiple injuries in that accident, including broken bones and a broken jaw, and had to be treated in the Milpark Hospital.
Oscar has engaged in competition in various T44 events. He is often referred to as the “Blade Runner”, and sometimes also as the fastest runner with no legs. This is because during his childhood, when he was just eleven months old, both of his legs had to be removed surgically because of a medical condition wherein there was a devoid of the fibula in his legs. Oscar also took part in the 2004 Paralympics held in Athens and came at the third position in the T44 sprint of 100 meters.
Awards & Achievements
Several awards, achievements, and accolades are registered under Oscar’s hood. Some of the achievements include:
- Oscar won the gold medal in the year 2007 for completing the 100m sprint in 10.91 seconds
- He won a gold medal in the year 2008 at the Summer Paralympics in Beijing for completing the 100m sprint in 11.17 seconds.
- Oscar won a silver medal in the year 2011 at the IPC World Athletics Championships in New Zealand for completing the 100m sprint in 11.34 seconds.
- He won a gold medal in 2007 April, in the Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled held in South Africa for successfully winning the 200m sprint 21.58 seconds, setting a new world record.
- He also won a gold medal for the 400m sprint, setting a new Paralympic record of 46.68 seconds in 2012 in the Summer Paralympics in 2012.
Net Worth & Salary of Oscar Pistorius in 2023
As of December 2023, the net worth of Oscar Pistorius is estimated to be roughly around $50 thousand. One may argue that despite being a successful sprint runner and having so many awards on his name, why does he have a less net worth when compared to others? A possible answer to this might be because he has stayed in prison for most of the time, close to 15 years, away from the everyday world, in charge of culpable homicide.
Oscar had a pretty successful and remarkable career as a professional sprinter. Despite winning several awards and accolades and being famously called the Blade Runner, he had a huge dent in his career as well as his reputation because of one mistake – one mistake that turned his life upside down.
When he killed his girlfriend, mistaking her for an intruder, his entire career went away. He was sentenced to several years of prison, where most of his life passed. He is about to come out of jail after completing his term.