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Sanya Richards Ross Net Worth: How Rich is the RHOA Star?



Sanya Richards Ross Net Worth

Sanya Richards Ross is a former track and field athlete who has won 3 consecutive Olympic gold medals in the 4×400 meters relay. Ross retired from the sport in 2016 and currently stars in Bravo’s reality series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. As of 2023, Sanya Richards Ross net worth is roughly around $2.5 million.

Who is Sanya Richards Ross?

Full Name Sanya Richards-Ross
Birthday February 26, 1985
Birthplace Kingston, Jamaica
Profession Former track and field player, reality tv star
Husband Aaron Ross
Net Worth $2.5 million

Sanya Richards Ross is a Jamaican-American retired track and field athlete and reality star. She is the second American woman who won 400 meters at the Olympic Games in 2012. Besides her successful sports career, she is known for her appearance in Bravo’s series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She debuted as the newest member of Bravo’s popular series on Sunday, May 1 for its 14 seasons.

Sanya was born in February 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica. She was born to Sharon and Archie Richards. Sanya was 7 when she started running and represented her school in the annual youth championships. At 12 years of age, her family moved to Florida with the hope that she could have a chance of getting an athletic scholarship to a reputed University.

For her study, she joined St. Thomas Aquinas High School and earned a graduate degree in 2002. While studying at Aquinas, she became a 9-time individual state champion with four 100-meter titles, one 400-meter title, three 200-meter titles, and a long jump title. In 2002, she joined the Univerity of Texas and earned a graduate degree in 2005.

Sanya Richards Ross Net Worth and How she made money?

Sanya Richards Ross got an early victory at the NCAA national championship in the 400 and 4×400 meters relay. She had the victory while representing the University of Texas. Thereafter, she got her first senior title at the 2003 U. S. national championships in 400 meters. She qualified for the Olympic team first time at the 2004 U. S. Olympic trials. However, she finished sixth in the 2004 Olympic 400 meters final.

Richards became one of the most prolific sub-50 second 400-meter sprinters by reaching 2008. Though, she had not won any individual world or Olympic title yet. She was favored on winning gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics after she won the 2008 U. S. Olympic trials. In 2011, she competed at the London Diamond League and completed the 400 meters race within 49.66 seconds. After that, she reentered the 4×400 meters relay and set the U. S. women up for victory by the leading-off leg in 49.1 seconds.

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In 2008, she headed as the 400-meter favorite into the Olympic Games. Despite competing against the defending champion, Christine Ohurugo, she held on to get victory in the final with 49.55 seconds and subsequently earned the gold medal. She injured her calf muscle right before the 2015 U. S. national championships. Due to injury, she was not able to qualify for the 2015 Beining World Championships. She announced her retirement at the end of the 2016 track season.

After retirement, she started working as a track and field analyst at the NBC broadcasting team. Besides her athletic career, she became popular for her appearance on the Season 14 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. The Bravo series’ Season 14 latest episode titled reunion part 3 premiered on September 25.

Who is Sanya Richards Ross’ husband?

Sanya Richards Ross started dating football cornerback, Aaron Ross while attending the University of Texas. The couple became engaged in 2007, and subsequently got married after three years in 2010. Together, they share a son named Aaron Jermaine Ross II, who was born in 2017. Richards suffers from Behcet’s disease, so she started donning compression arm sleeves to hide her ulcerated skin.

What is Sanya Richards Ross’s Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sanya Richards Ross’ personal wealth is estimated to be around $2.5 million as of 2023. She has earned a colossal amount through her highly successful athletic career. 

Richards might be getting a lucrative salary from The Real Housewives of Atlanta. However, the amount she gets from RHOA has not been made public yet. According to sources, the RHOA stars get an average salary of $450,000 to $600,000 per season.

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