Sanya Richards-Ross Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Career, Net Worth, Husband

Sanya Richards-Ross

Sanya Richards-Ross is a field athlete, developer, blogger, and TV personality of Jamaican descent. Sanya Richards-Ross has four Olympic gold medals and three books to her credit.

Childhood and Early Years

Sanya Richards-Ross was born in Jamaica and raised in the United States. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on February 26, 1985. She is 34 years old this year. Sharon Richards is her mum, and Archie Richards is her father. Shari Richards, Sanya Richards-niece, Ross’s is also a model. Furthermore, they are corporate friends.

Sanya Richards-Ross began running at the age of seven. As a result, the family relocated to Florida, USA, in order to have the best opportunities for aspiring professional athletes. Richards-Ross was naturalized as an American citizen in 2002. She now resides in Austin, Texas.


Richards-Ross attended Vaz Preparatory and Immaculate Conception High School in Jamaica before coming to the United States for his studies. She then went to Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Her overall GPA was 4.0 when she graduated in 2002. From 2002 to 2005, she worked at the University of Texas at Austin.

Work experience, accomplishments, and net worth

Sanya Richards-Ross began her competitive track and field career in 2004. She captured the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) title as a freshman in 2003 at the University of Texas.

During her time with the USA, she participated in a number of Olympic and international sports. She has held the title of World Champion for a decade. Richards-Ross has earned five gold medals in the individual 400 m event and eight gold medals in the four-by-400 m relay on foreign platforms.

Richards-Ross has also received a number of prizes. Her notable accomplishments include being named USATF Youth Athlete of the Year in 2003.Between 2006 and 2009, he was named IAAF World Athlete of the Year.In 2006 and 2009, he received the Jesse Owens Award.In 2005, he was named Visa champion and Humanitarian Athlete of the Year.Junior and high school 400m world record holder from the United StatesShe had to withdraw from the 2016 Summer Olympics owing to a critical injury to her right hamstring.

Sanya Richards-Ross has a corporate relationship with her sister Shari Richards in addition to becoming an athlete. They own Rich Hair Collection, a hair extension line, and The Hair Clinic, a hair salon. Austin, Texas is home to all of them.Richards-Ross is also a well-known tv host. Her WE tv reality shows Glam and Gold debuted on July 25, 2013. Sanya Richards-Ross is followed as she interacts with her family, runs her company, and travels.

Sanya Richards-Ross is also the editor of three novels. Richards-Ross wrote three books for three separate age groups: Run With Me (for kids), Right on Track (for teens), and Chasing Grace (for adults).

Private life

Sanya Richards-Ross married Aaron Ross, an American footballer, on February 26, 2010. Sanya encountered her future husband during her freshmen year at the University of Texas. They married following a three-year engagement.Aaron Jermaine Ross II was born to the pair on August 12, 2012. As a result, their only child just turned seven years old.

Body Dimensions

Sanya Richards-Ross is a professional athlete who stands at 5’8″ tall (1.73 m). She has dark brown skin and weights 62kg (137 lbs). Similarly, she has rich brown hair that is naturally hers. She does, though, dye her hair often. Richards-Ross has played with a variety of hair shades, including honey white, purple, honey brown, and dark red.

Sanya Richards-Ross
Sanya Richards-Ross posing for a picture (source: instagram)

She even likes to play around in her hairstyles. Her trademark hairstyles are cornrows and waves. In addition to these, Richards-Ross is often seen with curly, smooth, and wavy hairstyles. She had her hair trimmed shoulder length on a few occasions.

 Social Media

Sanya Richards-Ross is a social networking maven. Her Instagram account (@sanyarichiross) has over 334k followers. She often posts pictures of her family and attends activities on her Instagram account. On Twitter (@SanyaRichiRoss), she has over 190.7k fans.We will also find her on YouTube, where she has a 4.54k user base, and on her personal page. She is now on Facebook, where she has 304k fans.

Quick Facts

Full Name:Sanya Richards-Ross
Born Date:26 Feb, 1985
Age:36 years
Lucky Number:6
Lucky Stone:Aquamarine
Lucky Color:Sea Green
Best Match for Marriage:Cancer, Scorpio
Profession:Athlete, Author, TV Personality
Saying:Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can’t handle; No matter what you’re trying to do there will be noise in the market… Before the race starts, I’m already focused on the victory; I don’t care how I felt yesterday. I’m gonna go out today and do what I know I can do
Height:5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Marital Status:married
Married Date:February 26, 2010
HusbandAaron Ross
Net Worth$2.5 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceKingston
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin (2002-2005)
FatherArchie Richards
MotherSharon Richards
SiblingsShari Richards
KidsAaron Jermaine Ross II
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