Gabrielle Thomas (or Gabby Thomas) is a 25-year-old American track and field athlete. She is most well-known for setting the record for fastest woman athlete in 200 meters at the 2020 US Olympic Trials, 21.61 seconds. Gabby was recently advanced to semis after coming second in 200-meter heat in the first round falling just short behind Namibia’s Christine Mboma. Gabby Thomas net worth was estimated at $1.5 million in 2023.
|Full Name||Gabrielle Thomas|
|Your Birth Date||December 7, 1996|
|Birthplace||Atlanta, Georgia, U. S.|
|Profession||Track and field athlete|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
Gabby Thomas was a daughter of Desmond Thomas and Jennifer Randall. She was born in Atlanta on the 7th December 1996. Desmond Thomas was her father and Jennifer Randall her mother. Her mother is African American and her father is Jamaican. Gabby’s mom, Randall shifted to Massachusetts in 2007 to serve as a professor at the University of Massachusetts. Her family eventually settled in Florence, Massachusetts, after a while.
Thomas was initially drawn to playing softball and soccer. After that, Thomas became more interested in track-and-field. Gabby said that Allyson Felix, a track and field sprinter inspired her to take part in a race on the track. Thomas saw Allyson Felix running on tract race first time on TV while she was staying in her grandmother’s house. In high school, she continued her love for track and field and ran for Williston Northampton School for four years. She was named MVP every year and set many records in high school.
After graduating high school, Gabby entered Harvard University. After graduating high school, Gabby received her undergraduate degree in neurobiology and international health from Harvard. Gabby is currently a student at the University of Texas, where she plans to major in epidemiology.
Gabby Thomas Net Worth & Career
Thomas participated in six events during her three years at Harvard while she was studying athletics. She was awarded 22 conference titles. She also set Ivy League record in the 100m, 200m and indoor 60m track races. She was signed by New Balance, a sports brand, within a few hours.
Thomas became a professional in October 2018. She moved to Austin, Texas to be trained by Tonja Buford–Bailey. Thomas was suspended in May 2020 for three failures to report on her whereabouts. She was then given a 2 year ineligibility period. In June, she presented new evidence to invalidate a failure. All of her suspensions and failures were cleared by July.
In 2023, Thomas was diagnosed with a liver tumor. But, the tumor was later confirmed to be benign. Thomas is currently representing America at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 200-meter racing.
She completed the 200-meter race in 21.61 seconds at the 2020 U.S. Olympic trials, which took place on 26 June 2023. Her time was the third fastest, and she was second after Florence Griffith Joyner, who finished the race in 21.56 seconds in Seoul 1988.
She has recently made it through the semi-finals at Tokyo Olympics in the 200-meter race after finishing second in the event’s first round behind Namibia’s track athlete, Christine Mboma.
Gabby Thomas Personal life
Gabby Thomas has remained mostly silent about her love life and relationship. Right now, she is believed to be single. We do not have any evidence about her boyfriend. She is active on Instagram, where she is being followed by 158K people. Just a day ago on August 1, 2023, she posted a picture with the caption “My Olympic debut is tomorrow. Gun will go off for the 200m first rounds at 10:30 AM (for me) & 8:30 PM CT. Lets go.”.
Gabby Thomas Net Worth
As of 2023, Gabby Thomas’ net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. The bulk of her earnings are most likely due to her competitive athletic career.
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