Justin Gatlin’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Athletics, Track and FieldAge: 37Birth Place: Brooklyn, New YorkHeight: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)Weight: 175 lb (79 kg)Nationality: AmericanDate of Birth: February 10, 1982Occupation: Athlete, SprinterEducation: University of Tennessee

American sprinter Justin Gatlin has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He earned his net worth in several athletics competition. He is an Olympic medalist in the 100 meters with a personal best of 9.79 seconds. He won an individual Gold medal and an individual Bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics. He also had a Silver medal in the team relay. In 2005, he was a two-time gold medalist in the World Indoor Championship for the 60-meter dash and earned two Gold medals at the World Championships. He began to serve a four year ban from track and field in 2006 after testing positive for a banned substance. The ban also erased his then world-record time of 9.77 in the 100 meters.

Gatlin attempted a career in the NFL but returned to track and field competition in August 2010, four years after his ban. At the US Olympics trials in June 2012, he ran a time of 9.80 seconds in the 100-meters, the fastest time ever for a man over the age of 30. During the 2012 World Olympics, he ran a time of 9.79 in the 100-meter final and he earned a Bronze medal. His performance contributed to the fasted 100-meter race ever which saw three men run under the 9.80 second barrier.

Justin Gatlin was born on February 10, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York but grew up in Florida. He attended Woodham High School in Pensacola, Florida. He arrived at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for two years as a good high school 110 m hurdler. He won six NCAA titles then he turned professional.