Talking about his relationship details, Mark Cavendish is happily living a married life with Peta Todd. Todd is a well-named British glamour model and Page 3 girl. Initially, they met in Los Angeles in 2010 at an event for Help for Heroes, a nonprofit close to Todd’s heart, and started dating.
Additionally, the couple tie the knot on 5 October 2013 and Cavendish became stepfather to her son, Finnbar from her previous marriage. The couple has three children named Delilah, Frey, and Casper and lives happily without any complications.
His birth sign is Gemini.
His birth name is Mark Simon Cavendish.
Mark is also known by the name, Cannonball, Manx Missile, and Cav.
Mark started riding Bicycle motocross(BMX) at an early age, racing at the National Sports Centre in Douglas.
The athlete won gold in the madison with Rob Hayles at the 2005 track world championships in Los Angeles.
Mark was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus in April 2017.
He was diagnosed with the virus a second time in August 2018.
Cavendish was awarded an honorary doctorate in science by the University of Chester for his contribution to cycling in November 2015.
Mark Cavendish is a well-recognized Manx/ British professional road racing cyclist. Cavendish presently rides for UCI WorldTeam Deceuninck-Quick-Step.
Moreover, he is known as one of the greeted road sprinters of all time and in 2021 he was called “the greatest sprinter in the history of the Tour and of cycling”.
Mark Cavendish- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education
Mark Cavendish was born on 21 May 1985. At present, he is 37 years young star. Likewise, his birthplace is Douglas, Isle of Man.
Mark is the son of his father, David Cavendish whereas his mother is Adele.
Talking about his nationality, Cavendish holds a Manx/British identity whereas his ethnicity is English.
Regarding education, the cyclist might be well-educated. He has not mentioned his academic background to the public. He won two gold medals at the 2003 Island Games while he was studying.
Mark Cavendish- Professional Life, Careers
Mark started cycling from an early age, racing at the National Sports Centre in Douglas. In his beginning years as an elite track rider, Mark won gold in the madison at the 2005 and 2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships riding for Great Britain alongside Rob Hayles and Bradley Wiggins.
Sadly, Cavendish failed to win a medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and he did not compete on track again till 2015 but the cyclist won his third UCI Track Cycling World Championships title with Wiggins in the madison in 2016. He also won an individual silver medal in the omnium at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
The athlete then earned eleven wins in his first professional season. Till now, the star has won 34 Tour de France stages making him the highest on the all-time list and contributing to a third-highest total of fifty-two Grand Tour stage victories.
He also won the Men’s road race at the 201 road World championships and became the second male British rider to do after Tom Simpson.
Moreover, Mark has won seven Grand Tour stags in 2013, one in 2015, and four in 2016. It consists of a win on stage one of the 2016 tour de France making him the first Tour de France yellow jersey of his career.
Mark Cavendish- Net worth, Salary
A famed Manx cyclist, Mark has earned a handsome amount of money from his profession. He lives a lavish lifestyle along with his family.
It is reported that Mark Cavendish has an estimated net worth of $10 million as per 2022’s data. He owns three homes: one on the Isle of Man, which is mentioned to be his real home, one in Essex, and a training base in Quarrata, Tuscany, Italy.
However, the star personality has not disclosed his exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.
Mark Cavendish- Rumors, Controversy
Mark has never been part of any controversial matter or rumors till now. The cyclist has been preoccupied with his professional and private life.
It seems that Cavendish prefers enjoying his personal life and does not want to merge it with his professional life.
Body features- Height, Weight
34 years young athlete, Mark has handsome looks and an admirable personality. He stands at a height of 5 feet 9inches. Also, he has a balanced body weight of 70 kg.
Furthermore, Cavendish has light brown eyes whereas his hair is brown.
Nevertheless, the sprinter has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.
Regarding his social media presence, Mark Cavendish is an active personality on social media. Mark has more than 737k followers on his official Instagram account @markcavendish.
He is also active on Twitter with around 1.3 million followers.
Moreover, Cavendish is also available on Facebook with nearly 561k fans and supporters.