Carl Lewis Net Worth

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$20 Million

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US track star and once the quickest guy on earth, Carl Lewis ruled the world of track and field unrivaled for nearly two decades. The young Carl is the guy in charge of helping track and field garner its present professional status. When Lewis retired in 1997, 19 years after his first world position, he was a happening. At age 15, Lewis stood 5 ft 5 inches tall and was considered among the greatest long jumpers in New Jersey. By his senior year in high school, he’d grown above 6 ft and emerged among the greatest long jumpers on the planet.

Carl Lewis Net Worth $20 Million Dollars

Out of the numerous entrance offers Lewis received from various universities, he selected to join the University of Houston where he first met Trainer Tom Tellez who were to stay his trainer throughout his profession. The young Carl not only achieved what he meant to, he did it by smashing one world and one Olympic record, as the whole world saw enthralled and recognized that the star has arrived. In the autumn of 1979, a youthful Carl true told his trainer, Tellez that he needs to be a millionaire and wouldnt ever need a real occupation. Lewis has been quite candid about his material aspirations in public. The young Carl became the first sportsman to be a millionaire from rivalry alone. Besides being the master of track and field, he can also be a jack of many other trades which frequently get overshadowed by his immense fit accomplishments. He’s played himself in 47 movie and TV productions, impersonated other characters in 8 others and made two movies. Himself possesses a branding and advertising firm titled C.L.E.G. and co-possesses a sportswear store in Houston, Texas with brother, Mack. He’s additionally an UN Goodwill Ambassador and official patron of Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Carl Lewis lives a low profile life, mostly in Santa Monica, California. Lewis recently sold his present-day Mediterranean house complete with swimming pool, hot tub, fish pond and fruit trees in Pacific Palisades for $2.5 million. The young Carl also had an office near his Palisades home that had a fitness center of its own with state of the art machines. Nevertheless, most of the remuneration goes into a trust fund so he can keep his amateur standing. A elaborate automobile is the third most significant component of the holy high-end triangle of the filthy rich. His first car was a green Mercury Cougar and from there, like his profession, his auto-graph overly has kept ascending over time. In 2007, a guardian correspondent reported that Lewis possessed a black Maserati and a classic Mercedes Convertible and his garage is carried with high-priced wines. Himself adores to stores and goes to three malls weekly to locate clothes and knickknacks for the home. Himself amasses china and crystal and spends time by rollerblading, cycling or taking a shore walk with his dog. His weekend destinations comprise the Fashionable Skybar on Sunset Boulevard and the Ivy eatery. Although Carl Lewis has consistently kept that he’s right, many consider him to be greatly closeted. Conjecture and questions about Carl’s orientation has haunted him throughout his amazing career as well as afterwards. It adversely affected his marketability and cost him some money-making sanctions like Nike. His flamboyant clothing and his well-known 1994 effort for Pirelli tires featuring him in red stilettos didnt help either. Paradoxically, the first and likely the only time he ever mentioned having a girlfriend was also in circumstance of the homosexuality gossips which he asserted was started by a female Jamaican athlete who was bitter after their breakup.

Controversies have consistently followed this track and field giant. From being perceived as rude and haughty to the American National Anthem controversy, this guy had it all. The young Carl has been fairly vocal in condemning performance enhancing drugs and controversies’ users. Yet, once the fastest man himself came under the radar after he tested positive in 1988 Olympics for minimal numbers of sever prohibited drugs and stimulants. Carl Lewis the sportsman has consistently overshadowed Carl Lewis, the guy. With the huge list of accomplishments and accolades the guy has to his credit, you cant really blame the media, can you? That makes it quite hard to judge this guy on your own front, but as he places it just. His excuse: “I’m JUST LIKE EVERYBODY. I WAS ONLY ABLE TO RUN FASTER”.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1 July 1961
Birth place: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Height:1.88 m
Weight:81 kg
Profession:Professional track and field athlete, actor, businessman
Education:Willingboro High School, University of Houston
Spouse:Maria lewis
Children:Bakim K. Lewis
Parents:Evelyn Lawler, William Lewis
Siblings:Carol Lewis, Cleveland Lewis
Awards:James E. Sullivan Award, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year
Movies:Tournament of Dreams, Alien Hunter, Atomic Twister, Speed Zone

Interesting Facts

1Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 12th round (334th overall) in the 1984 NFL Draft.
2He was awarded the Sportsman of the Century Award by the International Olympic Committee.
3He was inducted into the 2010 New Jersey Hall of Fame of his services and contributions to Sports.
4He was nominated for the 2008 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services and contributions to Sports.
5Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, 1985.
6Considered to be the greatest track and field athlete of all time. Olympian of the century, he has won 10 medals, including 9 gold, in the Olympics.


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Tournament of Dreams2007Darnel
F*ck You Pay Me!2007ShortLonzo
Material Girls2006"People" Reporter
The Last Adam2006Brian Jones
Alien Hunter2003Grisham
Atomic Twister2002TV MovieSecurityman Stu
Arli$$2000TV SeriesCarl Lewis
Speed Zone1989Jogger / Himself
Dirty Laundry1987Miami Cop 1



Christmas in Compton2012co-producer
Rift2011/Iexecutive producer



To the Limit1989Documentary short special thanks



Bowl of Dreams: The U Street Expanded Series2018TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice2016DocumentaryHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Wiener Strudel2013Documentary shortHimself
30 for 302012TV Series documentaryHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Bowl of Dreams2011DocumentaryHimself
Challenging Impossibility2011DocumentaryHimself
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHimself
Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach Buehler Story2010DocumentaryHimself
Save the World Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Das aktuelle Sportstudio2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Bigger Stronger Faster*2008DocumentaryHimself
Kako postati heroj2007DocumentaryHimself
I Married a Princess2005TV SeriesHimself
Beyond the Glory2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Man vs. Beast 22004TV MovieHimself
Man vs. Beast2003TV SpecialHimself
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHimself
34th NAACP Image Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The Olympic Series: Golden Moments 1920-20022003Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Weakest Link2002TV SeriesHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
You Don't Know Jack2001TV SeriesHimself
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesHimself
Sports Geniuses2000TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Atlanta's Olympic Glory1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hoy es posible1997TV SeriesHimself
108th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade1997TV SpecialHimself
Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Die Harald Schmidt Show1996TV SeriesHimself
Jeopardy!1996TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHimself
The Ultimate Athlete: Pushing the Limit1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
Jocs de nit1992TV SeriesHimself
Barcelona 1992: Games of the XXV Olympiad1992TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Cerimònia d'inauguració jocs olímpics Barcelona '921992TV MovieHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1984-1991TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The New Hollywood Squares1989TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1989TV SeriesHimself
Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad1988TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1988TV SpecialHimself
Perfect Strangers1988TV SeriesHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1986TV SeriesHimself
16 Days of Glory1986DocumentaryHimself
The 6th Annual Black Achievement Awards1985TV SpecialHimself
Los Angeles 1984: Games of the XXIII Olympiad1984TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Party for Lucille Ball1984TV SpecialHimself
CBS Early Morning News1984TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Sounds of the 80s2016TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself - First Pitch at Mariners Game
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2013TV SeriesHimself - Performing National Anthem
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHimself
Memòries de la tele2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHimself
80s2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Les grands duels du sport2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol1990DocumentaryHimself (race footage) (uncredited)

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