Originally posted on May 28, 2017 @ 12:07 pm
Bradley Wiggins (born 28 April 1980) is a former professional road and track racing cyclist. His nickname is “wiggo”, who began his career on the track and later he became a road cyclist. Wiggins is the winner of both World and Olympics championships. Moreover, he also won the ‘Tour de France’, Giro d’Italia. His hour record was 54.526km on 7 June 2015. Let’s briefly have a look at Bradley Wiggins net worth in 2019.
Who is Bradley Wiggins? His Career Highlight
Bradley developed an interest in cycling after he watched the 1992 Barcelone Olympics cycling events with his mother’s encouragement. His first race was West London challenge in 1992 “The kid from Kilburn” where he earned £1700. In 1998, he won a first senior medal (silver) at Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games and earned £32,000 per annum.
As a winner of three medals at a single Olympics (gold, silver, bronze) in 2004, made Wiggo the second British Athlete who achieves such a great success. In the year 2009, Team of the year award was won by him. Wiggo won ten medals from 2000 to 2008.
In 2012 he won Paris-Nice, Tour de Romandie, Criterium du Dauphine and Tour de France. Bradley was the first cyclist who achieves a name in Gunness world records. On Channel 4’s reality TV show, The Jump which started on February 2017, Bradley Wigging is one of the contestants.
Bradley Wiggins Net Worth in 2019: $5 Million
With a successful career in track and cycling tournaments all over the globe, Bradley’s net worth should be interesting to cover. Aside from becoming the first Briton to win four gold medals in a single Olympics for over 40 years, he also has many awards and titles.
To start, he became the Cyclist of the year in 2000 and Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2009. The following year, he made it onto the London Youth Games Hall of Fame. Moreover, Wiggins became the International Flandriend of the Year in 2012 and won the Bidlake Memorial Prize in 2012.
As a result, Bradley Wiggins net worth is $5 million which he also earned from the Tour de France, and by endorsing brands like Sky. He is living in the big Meldonfoot mansion ($2 million). The athlete reported his net worth in 2013 at £13 million
Bradley Wiggins Married Life, Wife, Kids.
The athlete has been married for over a decade now. Bradley Wiggins wife is none other than Catherine Wiggins whom she met while he was a junior in 1977. However, after several years, the pair met up in the Common Wealth games of 2002 and hit it off.
Two years later in November 2004, Catherine officially became Mrs Wiggins in a grand wedding ceremony. The couple is the parents of two kids named Ben and Isabella Wiggins. Like most athletes, Bradley and his wife have been subject to many controversies and rumours.
Most are usually smear campaigns to tarnish their names in the event of an upcoming major tournament. Regardless, the couple is still going on strong with their marriage.
Bradley Wiggins, Age, Family and Wiki-Bio.
Bradley is the son of an Australian cyclist named Gary and a British mother named Linda. He was born on April 28th, 1980 in Ghent, Belgium. However, from the age of two, he was brought up in London. Wiggins had a problematic relationship with his father. He even didn’t attend his father’s funeral.
On the other hand, the cyclist is also fluent in French. He has written many books including “In pursuit of glory”, “My life“, “My Story and My Hour“. In his former high school, a sculpture was dedicated to and inspired by Wiggins was revealed in 2014. Overall, Bradley’s strong determination gave him tremendous success and made him a millionaire too.
|Net worth||$5 million|
|Profession||Athlete, Professional Cyclist|
|Birthdate||April 28th, 1980|