Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 4, 2024

Date of Birth

18 / November / 1985


39 Years


Track & Field (Sprint)

Allyson Michelle Felix, known as Allyson Felix, is a renowned figure in track and field, specializing in sprint events. Rising to prominence after turning professional in 2003, she made her international debut at the 2005 World Championships.

Allyson Felix Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More

Trained under the guidance of coach Bobby Kersee, Felix competes in the 100m, 200m, and 400m events. Her career trajectory reached a pivotal moment at the 2008 Olympic Games, solidifying her reputation as one of the most talented sprinters in the world. Born on November 18, 1985, Felix’s dedication and remarkable performances have earned her widespread acclaim in the realm of athletics.


Allyson Felix hails from Santa Clarita, California, and attended Los Angeles Baptist High School in North Hills. She further pursued her education at the University of Southern California, graduating in 2008 with a degree in Elementary Education.


Allyson Felix was born on November 18, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 39 years old, belongs to the zodiac sign of Scorpio. Felix holds American nationality.

Physical Stats

Allyson Felix stands at 168 cm (5′ 6″) tall and maintains a weight of 55 kg (121 lbs). With body measurements of approximately 32-26-35, she possesses captivating brown eyes and black hair.

Husband and Children

Allyson Felix is married to American sprinter and hurdler Kenneth Ferguson, and they share two children—a daughter born in 2018 and a son born in 2024. A devout Christian, Felix is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.


Allyson Felix’s family includes her father, Paul Felix, a minister and professor, her mother, Marlean Felix, an elementary school teacher, and her brother, Wes Felix, who is also a sprinter. They share a Christian faith and belong to the African-American ethnicity.

Allyson Felix with her Husband and Daughter

Allyson Felix with her Husband and Daughter


Allyson Felix is a distinguished figure in track and field, renowned for her remarkable sprinting prowess. Making her mark on the sport since turning professional in 2003, she has excelled in events ranging from the 100m to the 400m. With an illustrious career spanning decades, Felix has secured numerous Olympic and World Championships titles, establishing herself as one of the most decorated athletes in history. Beyond her athletic achievements, she is admired for her resilience, humility, and commitment to excellence, inspiring generations of aspiring athletes worldwide.

Personal Bests

Event Date Venue Time (seconds)
100 meters August 4, 2012 London, United Kingdom 10.89
150 meters August 31, 2007 Osaka, Japan 16.28
200 meters June 30, 2012 Eugene, United States 21.69
300 meters February 9, 2007 Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States 36.33
400 meters August 27, 2015[86] Beijing, China 49.26
60 meters February 12, 2012 Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States 7.10

Diamond League Titles

  • 2010 Overall 200 m Diamond Race Title
  • 2010 Overall 400 m Diamond Race Title
  • 2014 Overall 200 m Diamond Race Title
  • 2015 Overall 200 m Diamond Race Title

Golden League wins

  • 2008 (2) – Rome (400 m), Zurich (200 m)

Diamond League wins

  • 2017 (1) – London (400 m)
  • 2015 (2) – Doha (200 m), Lausanne (200 m)
  • 2014 (3) – Oslo (200 m), Stockholm (200 m), Brussels (200 m)
  • 2013 (1) – London (200 m)
  • 2012 (2) – Doha (100 m), Eugene (200 m)
  • 2011 (3) – Doha (400 m), Rome (400 m), New York (200 m)
  • 2010 (7) – Doha (400 m), Eugene (400 m), Paris (200 m), Stockholm (200 m), London (400 m), Zürich (400 m), Brussels (200 m)

Net Worth

Allyson Felix’s net worth is approximately $8.5 million.

Favourite Things

Favourite Actor Will Smith
Favourite Destination Monaco
Favourite Food Ben & Jerry chocolate cookie ice cream, powdered-sugar donuts and Hot Cheetos.
Favourite Movie Clueless
Favourite Singer Beyonce
Favourite Sport Basketball
Favourite TV Show Scandal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Allyson Felix

  • llyson runs the 100, 200, 400 m races and does she run fast! She is a quick sprinter and is an Olympic champion in 200 m event and thrice in the World Championships. She has grabbed more gold medals in the relays with the team.
  • She holds a world record, along with the team, in the 4 x 100 m relay. She also ran the fastest split, faster than any American woman, in the 4 x 100 m relay at the 2015 World Championships. This also happens to be the third fastest in the world.
  • In high school, she was called “Chicken legs” because she had skinny legs for a 5’6″ girl, despite the strength she had. But meet her in the gym she would dead lift 270 pounds!
  • Her humility is reflected in her faith and giving all the credit to God, for blessing her with the gift and her coach, for making her what she is.
  • She has been with the highest accolade of the US, the Jesse Owens Award, three times making her the only woman to win it three times after Marion Jones.
  • If she is Roger Federer, the Veronica Campbell Brown is her Rafael Nadal and they both dispense healthy competition and motivation for each other.
  • Although she is a student of University of Southern California, she trains at the tracks of UCLA, which has launched a lot of superstar athletes before.
  • She has a dog named Chloe which she misses when she is away competing for the races and Skypes the dog to feel comfortable and homely.
  • She participates in 100 m just to prepare for 200 m event.
  • Does Allyson Felix smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Allyson Felix drink alcohol?: Not Known

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Body Measurements 32-26-35
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Children Daughter: Name not Known
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 168 CM
Height In Meter 1.68 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Paul Felix, Mother: Marlean Felix
Profession Track & Field (Sprint)
Siblings Brother: Wes Felix
Spous Kenneth Ferguson
Weight 55 kg
Zodiac Sign Scorpion


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