What is Jevaughn Minzie's net worth? Sprinter helped Jamaica win relay gold at Rio Olympics
Jevaughn Minzie is one of the strong contenders for a medal in the Men's 4x100m relay final at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, August 6. The 26-year-old is often listed as one of the most popular athletes in the world. According to reports, in the 200 meters final of the 2011 CARIFTA Games, Minzie tried to do Usain Bolt's famous 2008 Beijing pre-finish celebration but eventually lost to Machel Cedenio.
Minzie is also one of the few sprinters to have run 100 meters in under 10.3 seconds. After getting selected for the Olympics, he told Sportsmax.tv, “For me as long as I made the Olympic team, that was my goal. Just making the Olympic team because I was struggling all season long and came out here back-to-back each time running a season's best. For me, making the team, just making the team, that's all I wanted.” The official site of the Tokyo Olympics has added that Minzie’s aim is to win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games.
What is Jevaughn Minzie's net worth?
Born on July 20, 1995, Minzie is from Jamaica. He graduated from the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. The sprinter was part of the gold-winning Jamaican relay team at Olympic Games Rio 2016. Not much is known about his personal life. Minzie is not very active on social media either. His Instagram account has only 244 followers and the page includes only nine posts. However, about his wealth, reports stated that it has been growing significantly in 2020-2021.
The five feet ten inches athlete’s net worth is approximately around $1-3 million. His source of income is sports. Recently, he showed his excitement to be part of the Olympics as he tweeted, “Awesome feeling to be a part of the team that made it safely through to the men’s 4x100m finals. The final will be on Friday, August 6, 2021. #Tokyo2020.”
About the finals, Olympics.com stated, “Two-time Olympics gold medallist Jamaica, spearheaded by Olympic champions Yohan Blake and Jevaughn Minzie, will be aiming for a hat-trick of gold when the teams line up for the men’s 4x100m relay final at the Olympic Stadium on Friday.”
Awesome feeling to be apart of the team that made it safely through to the men’s 4x100m finals. The final will be on Friday, August 6,2021. #Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics #OlympicGames #Olympics 📸: @ pic.twitter.com/Lg5fatHT6u— Jevauhn Minzie, Oly (@jevaughnminzie) August 5, 2021
“A total of eight teams compete in the finals with the first three from each heat getting a direct qualification. The next two fastest complete the final start-list. Jamaica, 2016 Rio and 2012 London Olympics gold medallists, topped heat 1 with 37.82 seconds. Jamaica holds the world and Olympics record at 36.84 set during the London Games,” it added.
Potential 4x1 for Jamaican Men:— Donald Smith (@dpos_smith) August 1, 2021
@jevaughnminzie is now on Twitter. Go follow him guys. Go follow him . Thanks!☺️— Al A. Reid (@convos_with_al) August 5, 2021
Big up Michael Frater for the work he has been doing with his group at Titans International. The resurrection of Jazeel Murphy's and Jevaughn Minzie's careers amongst others, is just fantastic.— Donald Smith (@dpos_smith) July 18, 2021
Minzie's fans also seemed excited for his performance as one of them wrote while highlighting his name, “Potential 4x1 for Jamaican Men: Oblique Seville Julian Forte Jevaughn Minzie Nigel Ellis Alternates: Rasheed Dwyer Carey McLeod.” Another one said, “@jevaughnminzie is now on Twitter. Go follow him guys. Go follow him. Thanks!” The third one noted, “Big up Michael Frater for the work he has been doing with his group at Titans International. The resurrection of Jazeel Murphy's and Jevaughn Minzie's careers amongst others, is just fantastic.”