Wayde van Niekerk Net Worth: How much is Wayde van Niekerk worth?
Wayde van Niekerk is a South African track and field sprinter and he is said to have a net worth of $3 million (According to celebritynetworth.com).
Wayde van Niekerk just competed in the RIO 2016 Olympics, to the delight of South Africans. He won a gold medal for the 400m, but even much more than the gold medal, he broke the world record at a time of 43.03.
Wayde was running in the 8th lane, and shattered Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old world record in the process . . . a feat that was celebrated all over the world.
Wayde was born in Cape Town in July 1992, and his mother was an athlete. Unfortunately, it was during the apartheid era in South Africa, so she could never really compete.
And years later, her son Wayde made history!
Wayde’s story is really special. When he won his gold at the RIO Olympics, the world got to learn the special woman who happens to be his coach – a 74 year old grandmother, Ans Botha.
Wayde Van Niekerk is in the center of the world, getting the attention he deserves. His career is only going to take off from here and there’s no doubt that his net worth is going to shoot us, as endorsements come his way and he earns even more.
Wayde has been named as the brand ambassador for Audi Sports, so he will get to drive one of the fastest cars around, the Audi RS 3 Sportback.
So watch out for the Wayde Van Niekerk net worth . . . it will increase as his brand continue to blow up