Aries Merritt net worth, record, husband, married
Aries Merritt, an American track, and field athlete specializes in 110-meter hurdles. At present, he holds the World Record in that event with a time of 12.80 seconds which he set on 7th September 2012. Additionally, Aries has also won the gold medal in 110-meter hurdles at 2012 Summer Olympics held in London and has earned the net worth in millions. Aries Merritt is one among popular and most loved celebrities on the TV screen, whom we have been seeing daily. Some of us may also be the fan of him for a long period of time as well as may also want to gain more information which is related to him. Some of us may also have been getting information regarding Merritt’s personal and professional life from various gossip pages, newspapers as well as magazines.
Now, let us get more familiar with the biography of Merritt that has been obtained from various sources. Aries Merritt is the native of Chicago, Illinois, United States. He came into this world on 24th July of the year 1984 which has now made him reach the age of 30. At a young age, he attended the Joseph Wheeler High School. From 2003 till 2006, he attended University of Tennessee and he had a successful college career. Additionally, he is a seven times All-American.
In final of 110m hurdles at 2011 World Champions in Athletics, he was initially classified sixth with a time of 13.67 s. Merritt then started 2012 campaign by altering his approach to the first hurdle switching from 8 to 7 steps. At Olympic Trials in Oregon, he won 110m hurdles final in World leading time of 12.93s. It was on 7th September 2012 at final Diamond League meet when he ran a time of 12.80s in 110-meter hurdles shattering old world record held by Dayron Robles of 12.87s.
Aries Merritt has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during this long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Despite, it is very much important for all the celebrities to create a virtual image as well as goodwill nowadays by getting interacted with their fans on various social medias. He has more than thousands of the followers on the Facebook and Twitter accounts. Merritt does not seem to be active on the Instagram page. Additionally, Merritt also has a page on different sites and the fans of him can view those websites to know much information related to his stats, professional and personal news.
Aries Merritt, a versatile and magnificent athlete, stands at the height of six feet and one inch that is 1.85 m. As he was born in the month of July, his zodiac sign is Leo. His weight has been recorded as 165 lbs., that is, 75 kg. As Aries has maintained his profile low, it is not known whether he is married or has wife or husband. He is of Black ethnicity and belongs to American nationality. He has been working very hard to earn huge amount of net worth but the record about it is not found.