|Celebrated Name:||Peter Sagan|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Peter Sagan|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 January 1990|
|Birth Place:||Žilina, Slovakia|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Katarína Saganová (m. 2015)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Marlon Sagan)|
|Is Peter Sagan Gay?||No|
|Profession:||Professional road bicycle racer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Peter Sagan is a famous professional road bicycle racer from Slovakia who rides for the UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe cycling team. He has earned many prestigious victories, including three consecutive World Championships, one European Championship, seven Tirreno–Adriatico stages, a record seventeen stages and the overall in the Tour of California, and many more.
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Early Life & Biography
Peter Sagan was born on 26 January 1990 in Žilina, Czechoslovakia. He has three brothers and a sister. His parents owned a grocery shop in his hometown. His brother is also a professional cyclist and is a member of the Bora–Hansgrohe team.
When Sagan was nine years old, he started riding bikes at the Cyklistický spolok Žilina, which is a small local club in Czechoslovakia. He took part in the Slovak Cup with a bicycle borrowed from his sister. He won the competition despite riding a supermarket bike which had weak brakes and limited gearing.
Peter Sagan married his wife Katarína Smolková on 11 November 2015 in Slovakia. Together they are the parents of a son, Marlon, who was born in 2017. The following year the couple divorced.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 26 January 1990, Peter Sagan is 31 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2021. His height is 1.84 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Peter Sagan started his professional career in the year 2008 when the Dukla Trenčín–Merida team hired him. In the same year, he won the Mountain Bike Junior World Championship in Val di Sole. He also took part in the Cyclocross Junior World Championships and finished second. Later, he signed a two-year contract with the Liquigas–Doimo team.
At the age of 19, Sagan participated in his first Pro Tour road race Tour Down Under. He won the first and second stages in the 2010 Paris–Nice road race. At the 2010 Tour of California, he won both the 5th and the 6th stages. He finished fourth in the opening prologue of the 2010 Tour de Suisse. In the inaugural Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, he was ranked second.
During the Tour of California, Sagan won stage 5 on his way to a win in the points classification for the second straight year at this event. He finished the 2012 Tour de France in 53rd place. In 2013, his cycling team changed its name to Cannondale. Later he won many competitions, including the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, and many more.
In 2016, Sagan won the Gent-Wevelgem and became the World No.1 in the newly formed rankings. He continued his successes by winning the Tour of Flanders and the Tour of California. In the 2017 season at the Tour Down Under, where he finished in second place on stages 3, 4, and 6. At the 2017 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, he finished second.
Sagan started his 2018 season by winning the People’s Choice Classic. He came sixth in the Tour of Flanders, and fourth in the Amstel Gold Race.
Awards & Achievements
Peter Sagan has won several awards and achievements in his illustrious cycling career. In 2010, he won his first World Tour stage at the 2010 Paris–Nice. He is the ninth rider to win the points classification in the Tour de France in his first appearance in the race.
In 2013, Sagan won a total of 22 races, which was the highest by a professional rider that year. He is the only cyclist from his country to win the World Road Race Championships. He is also the first Slovak rider to win a Monument classic, winning the 2016 Tour of Flanders. Sagan is also the first rider to win points classification in the Tour de France seven times.
Net Worth & Salary of Peter Sagan in 2021
As of June 2021, Peter Sagan has an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. He has been able to make this huge fortune through his successful career as a professional bicycle rider.
Sagan has won several international championships, including Philadelphia International Championship, GP Ouest–France, National Road Championships, Tour of Oman, USA Pro Cycling Challenge, UCI Road World Championships, UCI World Tour, National Time Trial Championships, and many more.
He also earns a huge sum of money through brand advertisements, media collaborations, and brand endorsements. In 2009, Sagan signed a 10,000 EUR contract with the Liquigas–Doimo.
Peter Sagan is considered one of cycling’s most exceptional talents, having earned many prestigious victories, such as three World Championships, seven Tirreno–Adriatico stages, fifteen Tour de Suisse, and many more. He is also the first rider to win the points classification of the Tour de France in consecutive five attempts.