The sprinter had gained enough fame in the athletics world with his short distance sprint. Particularly in 100m and 200m sprint, he is a close challenge for any champion runner of the event in any major event. In the Pan American Champion Grasse is holds the reign in both 100m and 200m. Grasse being the Olympic member appeared in the final of 100m by clearing semi in 9.92.

Then running beside Bolt finished the final even better in 9.91 seconds. Perhaps this 100m race is the most favorite of all competitions in any track and field meet, the whole world waits. One can really accomplish the dream of getting in the eyes of the world by running for this particular event.

The sprinter Andre De Grasse had done this, and definitely, he had conquered the heart of innumerable fans of sports throughout the world. PUMA the giant brand had signed with the sprinter is proof of Grasse’s acceptance. The sprinter would definitely continue his brisk running for many years to come but had already gathered enough money.

His estimated net worth comes around $3 million dollars.

Early life

Andre Dr. Grasse was born on 10th November 1994 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He was born to the Caribbean parents who settled in Canada. Alex, his father, has come from Barbados, and his mother Beverly originally belongs to Trinidad and Tobago. Grasse has been raised with his three siblings Julian, Alexandra, and Dantee in Markham, Ontario.

From the very early childhood Grasse has been running particularly, he was a regular participant in the school sporting events. He attended the classes at Milliken Mills High School for his early education. Grasse particularly got interested in the sprinting event in high school days. The sprinter was also quite serious about his studies besides his high aspiration in the short distance running. After clearing the schooling campus on getting the scholarship, Grasse went to Coffeyville Community College to pursue higher education. Then to gain a degree in sociology he was enrolled at the University of Southern California.

Grasse, in the beginning, was obsessed with baseball, soccer, and basketball as any normal grown child. He did not make up well in this games, and a suggestion came to try the track for the sprint.

His mother who cheered sprint heroes of her native country Trinidad got thrilled. When he was a student of Grade 12, he first time appeared for the event with a borrowed spikes from his friend clearing 100m in 10.9 seconds. This has been watched by a former Olympian, Tony Sharpe. His efficiency was noticed by the coach Tony Sharpe during this period, and he was evidently recruited in the Speed Academy. He passed some great days at his college. During this time he enriched him with three national titles for the US. While doing his sociology Grasse was at the NCAA with the champions of the tracks.


In the Pan American Games at Toronto Grasse had silently announced that a formidable sprinter had arrived to challenge the champions of the race in 100m and 200m race. In the 100m he covered the distance in 9.97 seconds. It was first under 10 seconds run by any Canadian in 15 years.

After three weeks Grasse has really blown the grasses high on the sky at the NCAA. To everyone’s surprise, he even bettered his personal best, requiring only 9.75 to get passed the 100m. This does not end his gallant effort at the Eugene, Ore as he further stunned the gallery and the contestant by covering 200m in 19.58 seconds.  He was there in the Red Ravens for two seasons and got hold of 5 NJCAA titles.

In the Pan American Junior Championship which was held in Colombia Grasse emerged as one of the promising sprinters with the silver. He bagged two bronze at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), one in than the 100 m sprint and another in 4×100 m relays. At the Pan American Games in 2015, he went passed all to win the gold in 100m and 200m. Grasse makes his impressive debut at the Olympics at the Rio in 2016.

He burst out the starting mark and finished the 100m sprint after Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Justin Gatlin of United States. For the record Bolt crossed in 9.81 seconds, Justin took 9.89 seconds and the “Canada’s new sprint king” took 9.91 seconds. Grasse also bettered his 200m sprint from 2.72 to 19.80 in the span of three years.

Personal life

The Scorpion sprinter currently loves the finishing ribbon for the 100m and 200m. If there is any inquiry that who is taking care of the little shy athlete, the reply should obviously be the one giant name PUMA.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Andre Dr. Grasse

Date of Birth: 10th November 1994

Birth Place: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Age: 23 Years Old

Profession: Sprinter

Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches

Weight: 159 lbs

Net worth: $3 Million Dollars