|Real Name/Full Name:
|Timothy Tim Montgomery
|49 years old
|January 28, 1975
|Gaffney, South Carolina, United States
|5 ft 10 inches
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Tim Montgomery Gay?:
|US former track sprinter
|Net Worth in 2024:
Tim Montgomery is a famous US track sprinter who is best known for his specialization in the 100-meter dash. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he secured his first Olympic silver medal in the 4 × 100-meter relays. In 2002, he won the 100-meter world record of 9.78 seconds set in 2002. Unfortunately, he was stripped off his world record in 2005 for being found guilty of consuming performance-enhancing drugs. He was also convicted for dealing with heroin in the Hampton Roads, Virginia.
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Early Life & Biography
Montgomery was born in Gaffney, South Carolina, United States. He went to Brenham, Texas, and completed his studies at Blinn College. He played football and basketball at the school level. In 1994, he enrolled at Norfolk State University for further studies. While he was studying in the school, he competed in various junior track events, sprint and relay events.
Tim Montgomery has kept his personal life private. Presently, he is single and not dating anyone. He was living in a live-in relationship with a track star, Marion Jones. The couple has given birth to a son, “Monty.”
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency found him to obtain the performance-enhancing drug. Tim was also charge against money laundering charges. In April 2006, he was arrested on the grounds of suspected involvement in the money laundering scheme. He was also found accused of depositing three false checks of the sum of $775,000. In Hampton, on May 1, 2008, he was accused of dealing with over a hundred grams of heroin. Montgomery was sentenced to prison on May 16, 2008, for a period of 46 months.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on January 28, 1975, Tim Montgomery is 49 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 5 ft 10 inches tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Montgomery started off his playing career as a football and basketball player before trying out for track. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, he was not successful in qualifying for the hundred meters race. He stood at the second position in the 4 × 100-meter relays that took place in Atlanta.
In 1997, he qualified for the first major international tournament, and won the bronze at World competition and finished at the third position behind Maurice Greene. After a period of two years, he stood at the sixth position in the final and won Gold with the US relay team.
Montgomery ran as an alternate runner for the individual hundred meters race at the 2000 Sydney’s Summer Olympics. He secured the gold medal. Later in September 2002, Montgomery broke the 100-meter world record set by Greene by 0.01 seconds.
Montgomery failed to qualify for the Summer Olympics in 2004 and finished at seventh place in the final of the US Olympic trials. United States Anti-Doping charged him for the use of prohibited performance-enhancing drugs.
On December 13, 2005, CAS imposed a two-year on Montgomery after being found guilty of consuming banned drugs. On November 24, 2008, he admitted that he took human growth hormone, and testosterone before playing for the 4 × 100-meter relays Sydney Games. It assisted him in getting the gold medal.
Awards & Achievements
Tim Montgomery was known to be one of the best athletes who secured Gold in the most prestigious sports championship, “Olympics.” After winning Gold, Tim became the most popular celeb as a Runner. Here are some of his accomplishments:
In 1996, Montgomery stood at second place and received Silver Medal in Atlanta Athletics’ Men’s 4 100 meters Relay. The competition took place in the USA.
In 2000, Montgomery stood at first place and secured Gold Medal in Sydney Athletics’ Men’s 4 100 meters Relay. The competition took place in the USA.
This well-known athlete was found to be guilty of the use of performance-improving drugs, that stripped him of his medals.
Net Worth & Salary of Tim Montgomery in 2024
Tim Montgomery received recognition when he won Gold at the 2002 Olympics in Sydney. Based on the tenure served by Tim in the field of athletics, his overall net worth is calculated to be $10 Million as of February 2024. His primary source of income is “Running.”
Tim started off as a football and basketball player at the college level. He later pursued his career as a professional runner. Throughout his career, he competed in several esteemed championships and made a good amount of money for every race. When he was at the peak of his career, he was also considered to be one of the richest and successful runners from SC.
Tim Montgomery is the gold medal-winning Olympic track runner whose career ended in a sad note. By resorting to illegal means to reach heights in sports, he ruined his entire career and also disappointed his fans worldwide.