Wallace Spearmon’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Athletics; RunningAge: 35Birth Place: Robbins, IllinoisHeight: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)Marital Status: SingleFull Name: Wallace Spearmon Jr.Nationality: AmericanDate of Birth: December 24, 1984Occupation: 200M Sprint AthleteEducation: University of Arkansas; Fayetteville High SchoolChildren: None

Born Wallace Spearmon Jr. on December 24, 1984 in Robbins, Illinois, Wallace Spearmon has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He is a sprint athlete who specializes in the 200 meters. A graduate of Fayetteville High School, he attended the University of Arkansas where he competed collegiately for two seasons before he turned pro in his junior year. He won the 200m NCAA Outdoor title as well as the NCAA Indoor 200m title in 2005. He won the silver medal in the 200m at the 2005 World Championships in August 2005. He won the bronze medal the bronze medal both at the 2007 and 2009 World Championships. He is currently the seventh fastest runner of all-time and also holds the indoor American record. His personal best is 19.65 seconds for the 200m distance.

Spearmon has won the bronze medal twice at the World Championships in Athletics in 2007 and 2009. He also finished third at the 2008 Summer Olympics. However, he was later disqualified for stepping out of his line during the race. Along with the second placer who also stepped out of the line, they were disqualified, and the silver and bronze medals were passed to the fourth and fifth runners.

Wallace’s father, Wallace Sr., was also a sprinter who won the 1987 bronze medal in the 200m at the Pan American Games. He was formerly engaged to fellow American track athlete Monica Hargrove. He worked with Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman on an April 2011 episode of MythBusters to investigate the possibility of a human running on water.