Oluwatobiloba Amusan, also known as Tobi Amusan, is from Ijebu Ode, Ogun state, Nigerian. Ijebu-Ode is a town in Ogun State, which is in Nigeria’s Southwest geopolitical zone. On April 23, 1997, she was born (age 25). Continue reading to find out Tobi Amusan net worth.
Tobi Amusan net worth
Tobi Amusan net worth according to sources is $1.5 million.
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Who is Tobi Amusan?
She is a track and field athlete from Nigeria who competes in both the 100-meter hurdles and the sprint. She won the competition, taking home the 2018 Commonwealth and African titles. Additionally, she has three African Games victories. She won the Diamond League Trophy in the 100-meter hurdles in Zurich in 2021.
Tobi Amusan World Record
She won the 100-meter hurdles event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, breaking the previous world mark twice (12.12 in the semifinal and 12.06 in the final). She won the competition two times at the African Games and was the African and Commonwealth champion in 2018.
In the 100-meter hurdles, she won the Diamond League Trophy in Zurich in 2021.
At the 2013 African Youth Championships in Warri, she won a silver medal. She also won gold in the 100-meter hurdles event at the Addis Ababa 2015 African Junior Athletics Championships.
She won the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles in 2015, when she was 18 years old and competing in her first All-Africa Games.
Tobi Amusan Net Worth
Tobi Amusan Net Worth according to sources is $1.5 million. Tobi Amusan is a decorated Nigerian sports personality. She is the reigning world champion in 100-metre hurdles. Recently, she broke the previous world record at the 2022 World Athletics Championships held in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
How tall is Tobi Amusan?
The sprinter stands at 5 feet 1 inch (156 centimetres) tall. Additionally, she weighs approximately 126 pounds (57 kilograms).
Tobi Amusan’s Profession
Tobi is a professional track and field athlete known for her specialisation in 100 metres hurdles and 4 by 100 metres relay. Some of her notable wins in 100 metres hurdles include the 2015 African Junior Champions in Eugene, USA and the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. She also won the 2022 African Championships in Port Louis, Mauritius.
2016 – In 2016, as a freshman at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), Amusan became the second athlete for the university to be named C-USA Female Track athlete of the Year since UTEP joined C-USA. She was the gold medallist in both the 100 mH and the 200 m.
She also claimed a silver in the long jump at the C-USA Championships. Amusan first broke the 13 s barrier in the hurdles with a time of 12.83 s at the El Paso UTEP Invitational. This eclipsed Kim Turner’s 100 mH UTEP record which had stood for 33 years.
She was runner-up at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100 mH. She ran a windy 12.79 s behind Kentucky’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn. Amusan also competed at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz.
Despite running her second fastest time ever, she placed fifth in the final. She went on to represent Nigeria at the Rio Olympic Games, reaching the semifinals of the 100 mH.
2017 – In her first outdoor race of 2017, she ran a then lifetime best and UTEP record of 12.63 s in the 100 metres hurdles. She was the C-USA champion in her specialist event and also the runner up in the 200 metres.
At the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships, there was a reversal of finishes in the 100 metres hurdles. In a dramatic race, Amusan claimed the title ahead of Camacho-Quinn who was the champion the previous year.
She did this in a personal record time of 12.57 s. She also represented Nigeria at the World Championships in London later in the year.
2018 – She ran a personal best of 7.89 s in the 60 metres hurdles at the start of her 2018 season. She went on to represent her country at the Birmingham World Indoor Championships reaching the final of the 60 metres hurdles.
At the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, 2015 World Champion, Danielle Williams seemed to be the favourite to take the title in the absence of Sally Pearson. In the final however, Amusan moved ahead of her competitors and won the race by a clear metre ahead of Williams.
She also won a bronze medal in the 4 x 100 m relay with her team mates, Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare and Rosemary Chukwuma. Later in the year, she won her first African Championships title in her specialist event at the Asaba African Championships.
This fulfilled a Nigerian tradition as Judy Bell-Gam had won this race for Nigeria at the first African Championships. She also claimed a gold medal in the 4 x 100 m relay at the championships.
2019 – On October 5, 2019, at the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, she ran a personal best of 12.48 s during the 100 metres hurdles qualifying rounds. In the semi-finals the following day, she equaled this personal best before placing 4th a few hours later in the final with 12.49 s.
2021 – Amusan finished fourth in the Tokyo Olympics with a time of 12.60s. She later competed in the Zurich Diamond League event, which she won in 12.42s, becoming the first Nigerian to win a Diamond League trophy.
2022 – Amusan opened her 2022 season by winning the 2022 Diamond League event in Paris, were she set an African record by 0.01s with a time of 12.41s.She won gold in the 100m hurdles at the 2022 African Championships in Mauritius, defending her title successfully with a time of 12.57s ( wind-aided).
She also competed in the women’s 4×100m and won gold. Later in 2022, she competed in a Diamond League meet, finishing second with a time of 12.60s, behind olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn.
2022 World Championships – Amusan entered the 2022 World Championships as a medal contender after back-to-back 4th place finishes. In the heats she ran a new personal best of 12.40s, bettering her old record by 0.01s. In the semifinal she set a new world record of 12.12s.
She bested her time once again in the final, running 12.06s (wind assisted, so not recognized as a world record), becoming the first Nigerian to win a world title.
Fast facts about Tobi Amusan
What is Tobi Amusan’s real name? She was born Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan.
How old is Tobi Amusan? She turned 25 years old on 23 April 2022.
Where is Tobi Amusan from? The athlete hails from Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria, but resides in Texas, USA.
What is Tobi Amusan’s profession? She is a track and field athlete specialising in 100 metres hurdles.
What is Tobi Amusan’s Net Worth? Tobi Amusan Net Worth is alleged to be $1.5 million.
Is Oluwatobi Amusan married? The Nigerian celebrity is not married and is seemingly not dating anyone.
How tall is Tobi Amusan? She is 5 feet 1 inch or 156 centimetres tall.