Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 2022: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Olympic sprinting legend Shelly-Ann-Fraser-Pryce was born on December 27, 1986, in Kingston, Jamaica. Even at 34, she has been stunning the world with her blazing speed. Shelly-Ann recently became the world's third-fastest woman in 100m events. Track and field star started her Olympics journey back in 2008 during the Beijing Olympics. Shelly-Ann came from humble family background, nevertheless, nothing ever stopped her from reaching the top.
Shelly-Ann married Jason Pryce in 2011. They have a baby boy, Zyon Pryce, who they welcomed to the world on August 7, 2017.
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce's Athletics Career
Shelly-Ann's mother, Maxine Simpson, was a former athlete but worked as a street vendor to raise Shelly and her two brothers. Remarkably, Shelly-Ann was a gifted sprinter from a very young age. She used to run barefoot in her primary school. At 16, she clinched the bronze medal in Inter-Secondary Schools Boys and Girls Championships. In 2006, she joined the University of Technology, Jamaica, and started coaching under Stephen Francis. At 20, she finished at the 5th position in 100m at the Jamaican National Senior Championships.
Shelly-Ann made her international debut at the European athletics circuit. Her moment of spotlight came when she shocked everyone by finishing at the second position at the Jamaican Olympic trials for the Beijing Olympics 2008.
And then Shelly-Ann created history at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. She became the first Jamaican woman to win the gold medal in the 100m race at the Olympics. Even after bumps and hurdles post-2008 and before 2012, Shelly-Ann reached the mega-quadrennial games in London.
Jamaican sprinter stunningly clinched three Olympic medals at the London Olympics 2012. She clinched the gold medal in the 100m race defending her title. While she also won the silver medals in the 200m race and 4*100m race.
In Rio Olympics 2016, she clinched the silver medal in the 4*100m relay race and the bronze medal in the 100m race. After welcoming her baby in 2017, Shelly competed in her first Olympics as a mother in Tokyo Olympics 2020. In Tokyo, she won the silver medal in the 100m race and the gold medal in the 4*100m relay race.
Even after Olympics, Shelly-Ann's performance went up at the Diamond Leagues meet 2021. At the Diamond League meet, she entered the sub of 10.6 as he clocked the time of 10.60 seconds. She defeated her fellow Jamaican and rival Elaine Thompson-Herah to become the world's third-fastest woman in the 100m race. After a successful career in track and field, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce has decided to retire in 2022.
- Gold- 100m (2008 Beijing Olympics)
- Gold- 100m (2012 London Olympics)
- Gold- 4*100m race (2020 Tokyo Olympics)
- Silver- 200m (2012 London Olympics)
- Silver- 4*100m race (2012 London Olympics)
- Silver- 4*100m race (2016 Rio Olympics)
- Silver- 100m (2020 Tokyo Olympics)
- Bronze- 100m (2016 Rio Olympics)
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce's net worth and Endorsements
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shelly-Ann has a net worth of $4 million. Shelly-Ann's biggest endorsement deal is with Puma.
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce's Pocket Rocket Foundation
The Olympic legend found the Pocket Rocket Foundation to create lasting change in the lives of student-athletes and children in children's homes across Jamaica. The Foundation provides young high school students scholarships who compete in various sporting events.
In 2010, she was named the first UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador for Jamaica, and also the Grace Goodwill Ambassador for Peace.
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|Olympic appearances||2008, 2012, 2016, 2020|
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