Sydney McLaughlin is an American hurdler and sprinter who is very good with 400 meters hurdles. She was born on 7 August 1999. Sydney McLaughlin’s parents were athletes themselves and might have passed that special gift to their daughter. Check out the full biography, age, net worth, and other personal details Sydney. Let’s go.
Sydney McLaughlin’s Early Life, Education, and Career Summary
McLaughlin was born on 7 August 1999 in New Brunswick, New Jersey to Willie McLaughlin (father) who was a semi-finalist in the 400 m at the 1984 Trials, and her mother, Mary Neumeister, who was also a high school runner. Sydney completed Union Catholic Regional High School in 2017. She also graduated from the University of Kentucky. At an early age, Sydney was already running alongside her other siblings, Taylor and Morgan.
Sydney has since featured in several games. In 2014, she was part of the national junior-20 championships where she came second in the 400-meter hurdles. The following year in 2015, she took part in the national youth trials and she came second. The same year in the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships in Colombia, she won gold. The next year in 2016, she won the 400-meter hurdles.
Sydney McLaughlin World Record
2021 was a good year for Sydney. In June 2021, she set a world record at the U.S Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon where she finished the women’s 400-meter hurdles at 51.90 seconds. The same year on 3 August 2021, she broke her own record again by nearly half a second and won the Olympic gold.
Sydney McLaughlin’s Net Worth
McLaughlin might not be very rich but her work as an athlete is paying off. Her estimated net worth in 2022 is about $2 million.
Sydney McLaughlin’s Parents
McLaughlin was born to Willie McLaughlin (father) who was a semi-finalist in the 400 m at the 1984 Trials, and her mother, Mary Neumeister, who was also a high school runner.
Who sponsors Sydney McLaughlin?
Sydney is sponsored by American footwear and apparel, New Balance.
Sydney McLaughlin’s Boyfriend
McLaughlin is reportedly engaged to her boyfriend, Andre Levrone Jr who is a former NFL star.