Sha’Carri Richardson is in line for the global spotlight at the 2024 Paris Olympics. After a suspension kept her out of the Tokyo Games, Richardson won two world titles in Budapest last summer while securing one bronze.

Get up to speed on the authentic, vibrant and lightning-fast star.

How old is Sha’Carri Richardson?

Sha’Carri Richardson is 24 years old. She was born on March 25, 2000.

How tall is Sha’Carri Richardson?

Sha’Carri Richardson is listed at 5-foot-1.

Where is Sha’Carri Richardson from?

Sha’Carri Richardson is from Dallas, Texas. She attended Carter High School, where she earned three Texas state titles and the No. 1 ranking among sprinters in the Class of 2018.

Where did Sha’Carri Richardson go to college?

Sha’Carri Richardson attended LSU, where she’s among the greatest stars in program and SEC history. She attended LSU for just one year — 2018-19 — before going pro, but while in Baton Rouge, earned four All-American nods, three SEC titles and one NCAA National Championship, in the 100m.

What running shoes does Sha’Carri Richardson wear?

Sha’Carri Richardson is sponsored by Nike, so she wears Nike kicks. During the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, she wore Nike’s Air Zoom Mayfly spikes.

Who are Sha’Carri Richardson’s parents?

Sha’Carri Richardson was raised by her grandmother, Betty Harp, and her aunt. Her mother, Shayaria, died a week prior to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.

How much does Sha’Carri Richardson get paid?

While the details of her sponsorship with Nike aren’t public, it’s speculated to be a lucrative deal making Sha’Carri Richardson among the highest-paid Olympic athletes.

Why is Sha’Carri Richardson so popular?

Sha’Carri Richardson is not only one of the best sprinters of the modern era, but she’s honed a reputation as a fierce, honest athlete. Richardson’s vibrant personality and openness with fans has made her incredibly popular in recent years.

Is Sha’Carri Richardson the fastest person in the world?

Sha’Carri Richardson won gold medals in the 100m and 4x100m relay at the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, making her the world’s fastest woman entering the 2024 Paris Olympics.

What events does Sha’Carri Richardson specialize in?

Sha’Carri Richardson specializes in the 100m and 200m sprints, as well as the 4x100m relay.