Ben Ainslie is a British competitive sailor and the most successful Olympian ever in the history, since 1996 he has won five consecutive medals in the Olympics and is also one of three athletes to win medals in five different Olympic Games in sailing. Now, he lives in Seaview on the Isle of Wight along with his wife Georgie Thompson, she was a former Sky Sports News presenter and the couple has a daughter, Bellatrix.
What is Ben Ainslie Net Worth?
Ben Ainslie Net Worth
$20 Million to $30 Million USD
Ben Ainslie was born to Roddy and Sue Ainslie, in 1973 his father captained a boat in the first Whitbread Round The World Race, Ben also has an elder sister Fleur and she is married to Jerome Pels. Looking at his education, he attended Terra Nova School and Peter Symonds College. Ben at the age of eight started to sail and began participating in the competition at the age of ten. In 1989, he made his first international competition in the Optimist world championships which was held in Japan, and in the competition he was placed 73rd, and then won silver at the 1996 Olympic Games and followed by he won the gold in the 2000 Summer Olympics in the Laser class. In 2004, he moved to the larger Finn class and competed in the Summer Olympics and eventually won gold, in 2008 and 2012 he won the gold in the same competition. On May 19th, 2012 Ben became the first person to carry the Olympic torch in the UK, and on August 11th, 2012 he carried the flag for the Great Britain team at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony. Furthermore, he won several awards and honors such as British Yachtsman of the Year, International Sailing Federation World Sailor of the Year, Member of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary degree, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary Doctor of Laws, Honorary Doctor of Sport, Nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Commander of the Order of the British Empire and Knight Bachelor for sailing services.
Ben Ainslie is partnered with Belstaff, INEOS TEAM UK, Henri Lloyd, and Rolex, the estimated Net Worth of Ben Ainslie is between $20 Million to $30 Million USD.
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