Lex Gillette aka Elexis “Lex” Gillette is a blind Paralympic athlete. He is well known as a World Record Holder in the long jump for totally blind athletes. He is ready to be the part of the games for the fifth time, who trains at the Elite Athletes Training Center in Chula Vista. He has won 4 silver medals at the Paralympic Games. However, this time everyone is hoping for him to return with the gold. Gillette said “Fortunately, I’m still healthy, strong, and fast. I’m jumping far right now, so yes, it’s definitely going to be a lot of fun as all the games are different,” added “I train Monday through Friday, three, sometimes four hours a day, in hopes of winning that gold medal,” further continued “So, I feel that I am prepared; I know that I am prepared. The only thing left to do is go to the Games, don’t put too much pressure on me and do my absolute best, and have fun in the process.”
What is Lex Gillette Net Worth?
Lex Gillette Net Worth
$1.5 Million to $3 Million USD
Lex Gillette aka Elexis “Lex” Gillette was born on 19 October 1984 in Kinston, North Carolina, United States, he is 36 years old. He is a blind Paralympic athlete, he began long jumping when he was 15 years old. In 2004 he first competed in Paralympic Games in Athens and won a silver medal in the long jump and set a new American record of 6.24m. He won a third consecutive silver medal at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London and at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio, he won a fourth consecutive silver medal. At the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, he won gold in the men’s long jump F11. He also won the silver in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. His Instagram boasts 17.1 K followers with 612 posts at the time of writing this article. His Instagram bio reads “Blind long jumper, 4x Paralympic Medalist, 4x Champ & WR holder #tokyo2020 Speaker, Author & Singer. NO NEED FOR SIGHT WHEN YOU HAVE A VISION.”
The estimated Net Worth of Lex Gillette is between $1.5 Million to $3 Million USD.
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