Yohan Blake is a silver medal winner at the 2012 Olympics racing for the 100 meters and the category of 200 meters. He proudly and boastfully holds the title of the world championship for the category of 1000 meters.

He is Jamaican by birth and was interested in making a career in cricket but ultimately had developed his abilities inefficient sprinting. Yohan Blake estimated net worth is somewhere around $ 2 million dollars.

Early life

Yohan Blakes’s nickname is “The Beast.” By nationality, he is a Jamaican. He was born to Shirley and Veda in the year 1989, 26th December in St. James, Jamaica. He grew up along with his sister named Arlene. Yohan received his basic academic qualification from the reputed local institute of Jamaica named St. Jago High School that is the situated in the distinct part of Spanish Town.

Blake was previously interested in the game cricket, but on the advice of his coach and parents, he decided to take sprinting as his career. His coach understood that he could be an efficient sprinter and thus trained him accordingly. His parents were supportive enough of making him get all the requirements for getting a successful career.

Blake was coach by Glen Millis and his most trusted Sprinting partner Daniel Bailey who has been with him participating in the Usain Bolt. Yohan started his career at a very young age, and since then he has never turned back.

Soon he was able to set up the record time limit of becoming the most recognized fastest sprinter in the category of Junior Athlete in the series of 100 m finishing within the time split of 10.11 seconds as a representative of Jamaica.


Initially, Blake was much inclined towards making a career in cricket, and soon enough he advised by his coach to chose to sprint as his career. He was even encouraged on some aspects by his principle in the high school, and finally, he succeeded in making a professional debut under the junior category in the year 2006. He won almost 5 gold medals in total after participating in the junior CARIFTA Games and won 3 medals of gold on participating in the CAC Junior Championships.

He also managed to make a junior record of about 10.11 seconds under the category of 100-meters in the year 2007. He could have achieved more if his career never came to a halt in the year 2009. There were traits of drug methyl hexanamine was found within his body system, and this made him remained away from his sprinting career for almost three months. He was suspended for almost three months. He started off again in the year 2011 and won yet another gold medal for the category of 100 meters and the relay of 4 x 100 meters at the World Championship that was held in the land of South Korea.

He soon decided to participate in the category of 200 meters race where he completed within an impressive time of 19.78 in the year 2010 and with 19.26 seconds in the year 2011.  Blake was successful in making his Olympic debut on participating in the 20120Summer games that were held in the city of London. He proved to be an asset of Jamaica after being honored with gold for the 4x 100-meter relay and also received a silver medal in the category of the 100 m and the 200 m sprinting episode.

Personal life

Yohan is a very private person. He has not shared any information with media about his relationship status. Probably he is single and is quite focused on his career. He is very sincere with his efforts and never procrastinates on learning new techniques to give a new outlook to his style of sprinting. It is reviewed that Yohan is probably the youngest of all competitors who have won gold medals.

He could have gathered the titled of 2011 World Championship if, in the drug test, his system was not diagnosed with the stimulant 4 methyl-2 hexamine.he is really a talented and athlete and surely will be settled with a humble and amicable partner one day or either.

At present Yohan has declared that he is single and is concentrating on his career, but previous records suggest that he has dated Asley Bent in the year 2011.

Yohan is having a good height of 5 feet 11 inches and is the founder of the foundation YB Afraid Foundation in the year 2011. He was also selected for representing the team of Jamaica in the year 2016 at the Olympics that was held in Rio De Generic.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Yohan Blake

Date of Birth: 26th December 1989

Birth Place: St. James, Jamaica

Age: 28 Years Old

Profession:  Athlete.

Height: 1.80 m

Weight: 76 Kg

Net worth: $ 2 million