Lamont Marcell Jacobs

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Lamont Marcell Jacobs

Lamont Marcell Jacobs

Lamont Marcell Jacobs- Biography

Lamont Marcell Jacobs Jr., often known as Marcell Jacobs, is an Italian sprinter and long jumper. Marcell just stunned the globe with his speed, breaking Usain Bolt’s record to become the “Fastest Man in the World.” He is a person who is eager and dedicated to his aim and career; he used to spend hours each day focusing on his own development and progress.

What is the Net Worth of Lamont Marcell Jacobs? Salary, Earnings

Lamont Marcell Jacobs has a total net worth of $5 million, which he has accumulated exclusively through his devotion and hard work as a professional long jumper. He is a man who is determined to do anything he sets his mind to.

Lamont Marcell Jacobs- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Lamont Marcell Jacobs Jr. was born on September 26, 1994, in El Paso, Texas, to Italian mother Viviana Masini and African American father Lamont Marcell Jacobs Sr. His father was a US Army soldier stationed at Caserma Ederle, Italy. When Jacobs’ father was ordered to South Korea, he and his mother moved to Desenzano del Garda. He began competing in sports at the age of ten, first favoring sprinting before discovering the long jump in 2011.

There is no information about her educational background.

Quick Facts

Real NameLamont Marcell Jacobs Jr.
Birth DateSeptember 26, 1994
Age (as of 2022)26 Years
Birth PlaceEl Paso, Texas, USA
Sun signLibra

Lamont Marcell Jacobs- Relationship, Girlfriend

Anthony’s mother Nicole and their two children live in Rome with Jacobs, his partner Nicole, and their two children, Anthony, born in 2019, and Megan, born in 2021. Jeremy, Jacobs’ son from a prior relationship, was born in 2013.

Lamont Marcell Jacobs- Professional Career

At the 2016 Italian Athletics Championships, Jacobs won the long jump. At the end of the 2017 indoor season, he was tenth on the IAAF world-leading list for the long jump, with a personal best of 8.07 meters. The jumper set a national record of 8.48 meters at the 2016 Italian U23 Championships, the best performance ever by an Italian, albeit the result was not recognized as a national record due to a 2.8 meter per second tailwind (the maximum allowable wind speed for any record performance is 2.0 meters per second). He was the 150th person in history to break the 10-second barrier.

He broke the previous record with a time of 10.01 seconds on June 26, 2021, during the Italian Championships in Rovereto, despite the fact that the wind was blowing at 10.0 meters per second. Lamont had just won his fourth national title in a succession at the time. He shattered the previous Italian mark with a 9.94 in the first round, then finished third with a 9.84 in the semi-finals, smashing the previous European record and qualifying as the third overall qualifier for the final. As a result, he became the first Italian runner to accomplish such an accomplishment. He won the gold medal in 9.80 seconds, breaking the European record and becoming the fastest athlete from a country other than the United States or Jamaica.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Heightin feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 79 kg  –  in Pounds –  174 lbs
Shoe Size12 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorBrown
Body TypeAthletic

Social Media Details

Lamont Marcell Jacobs has 465K Instagram followers and 562 followings, with 447 posts and 465K followers. The majority of his Instagram postings are about his journey to achievement, as well as images from his daily life.


  • Jacobs was the World Leader in the 60-meter dash for the 2020–21 indoor season.
  • He was crowned the 2020 men’s 100 m Olympic champion on August 1, 2021.
  • Jacob is the first Italian to win a gold medal in the 100-meter sprint at the Olympics.
  • On May 13, 2021, at Savona, Italy, Jacob became the 150th person in history to break the Italian 100-meter record with a time of 9.95 seconds.