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Tobi Amusan

Biography, Age, Net Worth, House, Cars, Husband, Parents, Siblings, Olympics & World Records

Tobi Amusan Basic Information

Stage Name: Tobi Amusan
Real Name: Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan
Occupation: Track and Field athlete
Date Of Birth/Age: April 23, 1977 (46 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Ijebu Ode, Nigeria
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Single
Education: Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School, Ijebu-Ode

University of Texas at El Paso

Height: 1.56 m (5 ft 1 in)
Net Worth:

Tobi Amusan Biography

Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan OON, professionally called Tobi Amusan, is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles and also competes as a sprinter. Amusan is the current World, Commonwealth, and African champion in the 100 m hurdles. She is the meet record holder in those three competitions.

In 2022, she became the first ever Nigerian world champion and world record holder in an athletics event when she won the 2022 World Championships 100 m hurdles gold medal. She set the current world record of 12.12 seconds (+0.9m/s) in the semi-final and 12.06 seconds (+2.5m/s) in the final. In 2018 and 2022, Amusan won back-to-back Commonwealth and African titles in 2018 and 2022 in the 100 m hurdles. She is also a two-time African Games champion at the Commonwealth Games.

Tobi Amusan is the current Diamond League champion in the 100 metres hurdles, having won the final in 12.29 seconds (-0.3m/s). She won back-to-back titles in 2022 and 2023.

Tobi attended Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School in her hometown of Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria. In May 2023, she earned a Master of Arts in Leadership Studies and Sports Management at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Tobi Amusan, Yours Truly, People, April 15, 2024

Family

Tobi Amusan was born and raised in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Parents

Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Amusan, who worked as school teachers. They fondly called her Tobi as their youngest child.

Siblings

Tobi Amusan has two siblings who are older than her. The sex of her siblings is unknown.

Children

Tobi Amusan does not have children yet.

Husband

Tobi Amusan is not married. There aren’t reports of her dating anyone either.

Lifestyle

Tobi Amusan is close friends with fellow Nigerian athlete Ese Brume. Ese specializes in the long jump and is the current Commonwealth champion and a three-time African senior champion in the Long Jump. She holds several other records.

Tobi Amusan, Yours Truly, People, April 15, 2024

Net Worth

There are varying reports about Tobi Amusan’s net worth. Based on these reports, Tobi’s net worth is estimated to be between $1.5 million to $5 million. She earns a living as an athlete. She is also a brand ambassador for digital and telecommunications provider, Globacom and Premium Trust Bank.

Cars

Tobi Amusan has not shared any photos of her cars on social media.

House

In October 2022, Tobi Amusan was hosted by Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun. She was gifted N5m and a house in Ijebu Ode on behalf of the state and was named Ogun State sports ambassador. He thanked her for representing the state and urged her to return home because she would always have a home there.

Tobi Amusan, Yours Truly, People, April 15, 2024

Olympics & World Records

In 2015, Amusan won gold in the 100 m hurdles at the African Junior Championships. In the same year, at age 18, she secured her first title at the African Games.

Tobi Amusan is the current World, Commonwealth, and African champion in the 100 m hurdles and the meet record holder in those three competitions. She became the first ever Nigerian world champion and world record holder in an athletics event when she won the 2022 World Championships 100 m hurdles gold medal.

Amusan set the current world record of 12.12 seconds (+0.9m/s) in the semi-final and 12.06 seconds (+2.5m/s) in the final, and won back-to-back Commonwealth and African titles in 2018 and 2022 in the 100 m hurdles. She is also a two-time African Games champion at the Commonwealth Games. She is the current Diamond League champion in the 100 metres hurdles, having won the final in 12.29 seconds (-0.3m/s) and back-to-back titles in 2022 and 2023.

Amusan clocked New Season Best at 12.47 seconds in the Women’s 100m Hurdles at Ostrava Gloden Spike on June 27, 2023.

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