Nia Ali Biography and Wiki
Nia Ali is an American track and field athlete, who exclusively specialized in the 100 m hurdles, heptathlon, and other events. She is famously recognized as the 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in the 100-meter hurdles and twice in a row world indoor champion (2014 Sopot and 2016 Portland) in 60 meters hurdles.
Nia Ali Age and Birthday
Nia was born on October 23, 1988, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. She is 32 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Scorpio. Ali turns 33 years old on October 23, 2021.
Nia Ali Height and Weight
Ali stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches(Approx. 1.70 meters)tall and weighs 65kgs (145 lbs).
Nia Ali Education
Nia attended and graduated from Pleasantville High School in 2006. She also undertook classes at West Catholic Preparatory High School. Ali then enrolled at the University of Southern California, where she pursued her courses.
Nia Ali Family, Parents, Siblings
Ali was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania to her parents, late Aleem Ali(father) and Melita Johnson(mother). Unfortunately, her dad passed away in a 2009 murder-suicide in West Oak Lane. She grew up in New Jersey alongside her siblings, Kalenna Harper, Aatiqah Ali, and Ameer Ali. More details regarding her family background will be updated soon when revealed.
Nia Ali Husband, Is She Married?
The famed athlete is happily married to her loving husband, Andre De Grasse, a Canadian sprinter, and a six-time Olympic medallist. Andre is also recognized as the reigning Olympic champion in the 200 m. Nia was previously engaged in a romantic relationship with Michael Tinsley, an American track and field athlete specializing in the 400 meters hurdles. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon when established.
Nia Ali Children
Nia and her husband, Andre are blessed with two children, the firstborn in June 2018, and the other born in May 2021. She also has a son named Titus Maximus from her previous marriage with Michael Tinsley. Her kids’ names will be updated once disclosed.
Nia Ali Net Worth
Nia Ali has an estimated net worth of $13 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a track and field athlete among other investments.
Nia Ali Olympics
In regards to her professional career, Ali was selected to represent the U.S. in Shenzhen, China for the World University Games where she won the Gold Medal in a time of 12.85. She also won the 60 meters hurdles at the 2013 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico in a personal best of 7.93, ultimately qualifying for the 2014 World Indoor Championships where she took the gold medal running 7.80 a second time.
Nia notably won the gold medal for 100m hurdles at the IAAF world championships (DOHA, Qatar) with a personal-best time of 12.34 in 2019.