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(Track and field athlete)

Sanya Richards-Ross, a Jamaican American former track. The gold medalist former Track star is currently married to Aaron Ross who was a university sweetheart of hers back in Austin

Relationship Facts of Sanya Richards Ross

Sanya Richards Ross is married to Aaron Ross.
Sanya Richards Ross married on February 26, 2010.
💑 Anniversary in 275 days 💑
She is mother of one (Aaron Jermaine Ross II).
Sanya Richards Ross is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Sanya Richards Ross?

The gold medalist former Track star is currently married to Aaron Ross who was a university sweetheart of hers back in Austin. Aaron is a former American football cornerback.

The athlete duo got engaged in 2007 and later exchanged rings on February 26, 2010.

An episode of Platinum Weddings featured the athlete star’s beautiful wedding. Richards and Ross had their first child on August 12, 2017, whom the pair named Aaron Jermaine Ross II.

Relationship Timeline

Who is Sanya Richards Ross married to?

According to the relationship data of Married Biography, Sanya Richards-Ross is married to Aaron Ross.

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married120 years, 6 months

Sanya Richards Ross: Biography in Details

Who is Sanya Richards-Ross?

Sanya Richards-Ross, a Jamaican American former track, and field athlete was the best 400m runner in the world for a decade and competed internationally for the United States.

The young Jamaican-American athlete won Olympic gold in the 4×400 m relays at the 2004, 2008 and 20012 summer Olympics and is also a seven-time medalist at the World Championship in Athletes.

How old is Sanya Richards Ross?

The female gold medalist was born on February 28, 1985, in Kingston, Jamaica.  Her current age is 34. Her parents are Sharon Richards and Archie Richard.

To pursue her dream as an athlete, Sanya Richards-Ross had to move to the United States in her early adolescents.  As Sanya was only aged 12, her family moved with her to America and lived in Fort Lauderdale to support their daughter’s aspiration as an athlete.

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Caption: Sanya Richards Ross with her husband (Source: Essence)

She has a sibling sister named Shari Richards. Her nationality is American-Jamaican. Similarly, her ethnicity is also American-Jamaican.

Education, School/College University

Sanya was a 2002 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, where she was titled the National High School Female Athlete of the Year with a 4.0  GPA.

She attended Immaculate Conception High School before leaving her hometown Jamaica for the U.S.

After moving to America, Sanya Richards Ross attended the University of Texas at Austin.

Sanya Richards- Ross: Professional Life, Career

While Richards was a freshman at the University of Texas in 2003, she won the NCAA national championship in the 400 m with a time of 50.58.

At the Athens Olympics in 2004, she was part of the US team and finished first in the 4×400 m relays. In 2007, she, unfortunately, failed to qualify for the 400m race at the World Championship in Athletes, due to an illness, which caused her to finish in the fourth position.

Richards took home a national title in the 400m relay finishing with 50.05 seconds at the World Championship in 2009 which as stated by her was her number one goal.

In the 2010 season, Sanya ended up with an injury that ended her season but she bounced back in 2011 to conquer her fifth gold medal in the World Championship.

Sanya Richards Ross was still recovering from her foot surgery, when her track season in May 2014 in Jamaica started. She won the Diamond League races in Paris and Brussels with a best of 49.66.

Regrettably, her injury to her right hamstring in Olympic trials on July 1, 2016, brought an end to her career as an athlete.

Shortly after her announcement of retirement, she was a commentator for the track and field events at the Olympics.

Sanya Richards-Ross: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

When Sanya Richards Ross was at the University of Texas, she won several NCAA tournaments in 2003.

In  2004, she won an Olympic gold medal in the US 400 m relay.  She took the national title as the gold medalist in the World Championship in 2009.

She won herself a gold medal in the women’s 400 meters in the Summer Olympics 2012.  After a career-defining world championship, she won her final two Golden League races with a new world-leading time.

Sanya Richards-Ross: Net Worth, Salary, Income

Throughout her professional career as an athlete, Sanya Richards Ross has accumulated a net worth of around $2.5 million as of 2023. However, there is no information about her annual salary.

Sanya Richards-Ross: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

The former track star admitted that she had an abortion before she flew to Beijing in 2008 for the Olympics. Sanya Richards Ross stated that the decision broke her spirit and took years before she forgave herself.

What are the body stats of Sanya Richards Ross?

The athlete star’s height is about 5ft 8 in and weighs about 62kg. The Jamaican Beauty, Sanya has dark brown hair and black eyes.

Sanya Richards-Ross: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Sanya Richards Ross is often found active on many social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Sanya Richards Ross has a following of around 366.3k on her Facebook. Her Instagram has a following of 341k and her Twitter with 185.3k.

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