Recently, Allyson Felix, an American track and field athlete celebrated her win on social media. Allyson gained the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. In her Instagram, she revealed her victory in the Olympics and also shared the struggles that she had, being a new mom. Allyson has gained huge publicity and a reputation for her performance in many races. She came on the third position in the women’s 400m race, while Shaunae Miller-Uibo from the Bahamas won the gold medal (1st position) and Dominican Republic’s Marileidy Paulino gained a silver medal (2nd position). In this article, we have brought all details about Allyson Felix and her personal including her separation from Nike.
Why Did Allyson Felix Leave Nike Brand?
Talking about Allyson Felix who is an American track and field sprinter, born on 18 November 1985 in Los Angeles. Felix is an expert in the 200-meter sprint and later in his career slowly moved to the 400-meter sprint. She was born to Paul and Marlean who is a teacher of an Elementary school at Balboa. Her father is a professor of the New Testament in Sun Valley and an ordained minister. Allyson has an elder brother whose name is Wes Felix. He is also a sprinter who runs in the 200-meter. He won the USA Junior Championship in 2002 and also received the Pac-10 championship title two times where he represented USC in 2003 and 2004.
In 2019, the athlete accused her ex-boyfriend, Nike of being so unsupportive regarding female athletes especially who are pregnant or become a new mother. She revealed that her contract was expired with Nike in 2017’s December. She said that she was pregnant at that time when she left Nike and was finding a new sponsor for herself. She revealed that the company could not able to provide her maternity protection while she asked for it in the contract. So, Allyson decided to left the company and then found a new brand in Athleta named a female-centric apparel company.
Allyson Felix Net Worth
Allyson has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. We would like to tell you that Allyson’s earning source is not being an Olympian with several medals but she is also a very successful businesswoman. Recently, Allyson has also launched a shoe brand Saysh that is also now included in her earning source. After her recent win at the Olympics, she has become the one and only female field and track sprinter who won 10 medals in total. The athlete shared her happiness with her followers on her Instagram account.