Sally Pearson Net Worth, Husband, Awards and Professional Career

Published Date   06th Jun. 2017, 00:23 am  Update Date: April 5th, 2018  07:42 am
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Quick Info
Birth Name: Sally McLellan Pearson
Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Mother: Anne McLellan
Spouse: Kieran Pearson
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 132 lbs
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Date of Birth: 19/09/1986
Age: 37 years old
Nationality: Australian
Net Worth: $1.9 million
Qualification: High School Graduate

Sally Pearson is one of the all-time greatest Olympians and the fastest 100m hurdlers in Australia’s history.  Also, she is a gold medalist in 100m hurdles at 2107 World Championship held in London.

Being a gold medalist Olympian and World Champion, she has several sponsors and also earns a winning gold medal in several events.

Sally Pearson’s net worth estimates approximately  $1.9 million. Pearson was rewarded with Female Athlete of The Year in 2011 and received prize money of $100,000 ( AUD 98,800).


Sally Pearson was born as Sally McLellan on September 19, 1986, in Sydney, New South Whales. She is an Australian and belongs to white ethnicity.

She moved to the Birdsville, Queensland when she was eight years old. Sally grew up with her single mother, Anne McLellan, who worked hard enough to support her daughter’s career financially.

While Pearson was enrolled in her primary school, Sharon Hannan noticed her athletic talent and coached her till 2013. Sally was just 11 years old when began participating in swimming and gymnastics.

Only at the age of 14, Pearson got into highlight winning Australian Youth 100 meters and 90 meters hurdles in 2001.

Professional Career and Achievement

From the very beginning, Sally Pearson was passionate about athletes.  In 2003, her international career began from World Youth Championship in Canada. She was a gold medalist in 100-meter hurdles.

In 2004, she was fourth running in 100m hurdles. Also, she participated in a 4× 100-meter relay team securing the fifth position in Junior Championship in Grosseto, Italy. And she was just sixteen years old that time.Also, she was part of Australian senior Team in  4× 100m relay team at the world championships in Paris.

In 2006, during Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, she fell during 100m meters hurdle. Although, she won a bronze medal in the 4× 100m relay for Australia. She brought a silver medal in Olympic games, 2008,  held in Beijing, China.

In 2012 Olympics, she won the gold medal with a with an Olympic record of 12.28s. In 2013, Sally was affected by two hamstring injuries. Due to this, she struggled to defend her world title at the Diamond League in London.

Again, in 2015, she suffered a bone explosion, when she fell over a hurdle. Afterwards, in 2016, during a training session, she suffered serious hamstring and Achilles injuries.

But in 2017, she made a comeback in World Championship in London and won Gold Medal for Australia.

Awards and Recognition

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) awarded Pearson as Female Athlete of the Year in 2011. Pearson is the first Australian to win this award.In 2013, she was announced Young Australian of the year.

Pearson was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM), and this is a huge honor for any Australian athletes.

In 2017, she was awarded Female Athlete of the year by Australian Institute of Sports.

Here is the short clip of Manchester Great City Games 2017. Where Sally won a 100m hurdles.

Net Worth

According to Net Worth Post, Sally Pearson’s net worth is estimated about $1.9 million. Sally has two main sponsors, Oscar and Toby. She received $800 thousand as a bonus from sponsors after winning a gold medal in Olympics.

In 2017, she made a three-year contract with Coles that supports the athletics across the nation. However, the deal or paying amount is not revealed.

The successful career of Sally Pearson has earned her enough name and fame along with wealth.  Due to her successful career, she can afford a luxurious life.

Being an ambassador for two charities, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Animal Welfare League Queensland. Hence, Sally Pearson is also involved in Charitable activities.

Sally Pearson Cars and Houses

In 2015, Sally Pearson set the 912sq m, the double storeyed house on sale for  $719,000. Located in Gold Coast, Queensland the house on sale was listed as under contract

Sally Pearson's net worth

Caption- Sally Pearson’s house on sale, situated in Gold Coast.

Image Source- Real State

Moreover, Sally Pearson’s husband, Keiran paid $635,000 for the property in 2011.In 2012, the couple bought the four-bedroom house for $435,000 located near to Griffith University. And the property covers the area of 613sq m.

Apart from her expensive houses, she has a luxury of being a brand ambassador for Audi Centre, Frizelle Sunshine automotive, located in Gold Coast. Sally Pearson’s net worth includes a Luxury car, Audi Q3 and it costs around $39,995- $66210.

She posted a picture of Audi Q3 and captioned.

AudiQ3 is my new ride

#AudiQ3 is my new ride thanks @jamesfrizelles

A post shared by Sally Pearson (@salpearson) on

Previously, she was an owner of black Audi Q2 that costs $39,990-$66,990 and yellow Audi S3 that costs $55,878-$84,880.

Also, she is a writer of the book called, Believe: An Inspirational Story of Aiming High.  This book costs $35 for hardcover and $17 for Paperback.

Sally Pearson thinks, her million fans and achievements are her actual treasure.

Sally Pearson’s Marriage

In 2008, Sally exchanged the engagement ring with High School mate, Kieran Pearson. Later in 2010,  Sally married  Kieran Pearson in April 2010.

Sally and Kieran had been together since their high school days. They had studied together at Helensvale State High School in Gold Coast, Queensland.

Sally and husband, Kieran chose Los Angeles and Hawaii as their honeymoon spot.The couple is still together after the marriage. They are happy and comfortable and spend quality time together.

It has been 8 years of marriage as of 2018, and the couple does not have a kid together. Maybe, Sally is really focused toward her athleticism.

Here is Sally’s Instagram post where she and her husband are enjoying at Gold Coast, Queensland.

Beautiful day on the water on the #goldcoast love my city

A post shared by Sally Pearson (@salpearson) on

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Originally published on 6/6/2017 and updated on 2/12/2018.

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