Lance Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist. Regarded as a sports icon for winning the Tour de France seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005 after recovering from cancer, he was later stripped of all his titles when an investigation found that he had used performance-enhancing drugs over his career.
Lance Armstrong Biography
Lance Edward Armstrong was born in Richardson, Texas. He was born to Linda Gayle and Eddie Charles Gunderson. He attented Plano East Senior High School. On October 2, 1996, at the age of 25, Armstrong was diagnosed with stage three (advanced) testicular cancer (embryonal carcinoma). The cancer had spread to his lymph nodes, lungs, brain, and abdomen. In February 1997, he was declared cancer-free.
Armstrong became a renowned sports icon after winning the Tour De France seven times in a row from 1999 to 2005. He began his career as a professional cyclist in 1992 as part of the Motorola team. Armstrong saw considerable success throughout the decade before his Tour De France victories, winning or placing among the top athletes in the World Championship.
Lance Armstrong Age, Birthday and Zodiac sign
Mr. Armstrong being born on September 18, 1971 is presently almost 52years. His astronomical sign is Virgo.
Lance Armstrong Height and Weight
The American former cyclist stands at an interesting height of 5ft 9inches tall and weighs 75kg.
What does Lance Armstrong do for a living?
Mr. Armstrong is a former professional road racing cyclist. He is also into real estate. At the height of his career, Lance owned $30 million worth of real estate around the globe including mansions in the Bahamas, the South of France, Spain and his home state of Texas. He also invested in Uber and is currently benefiting from it.
Lance Armstrong Parents
Lance Armstrong was born to Linda Gayle and Eddie Charles Gunderson. His mother was a secretary, and his father was a route manager for The Dallas Morning News.
Lance Armstrong Wife
Lance Armstrong married Kristin Richard in 1998 and they had three children before getting divorced in 2003.vLater in that same year, he began dating singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, to whom he got engaged in 2005. Ultimately, the pair split in early 2006. Two years later, Armstrong started a relationship with Anna Hansen they soon had a son and daughter. The couple married in the summer of 2022.
Lance Armstrong Children
Armstrong had a son and twin daughters when he was married to Kristin Richard. Armstrong went on to have a son and a daughter with Anna Hansen. With all these, Armstrong has two sons and three daughters, making it five children.
Lance Armstrong Net Worth
According to celebrity.networth, Lance Armstrong has a Networth of over $50 million. At the peak of his career, Lance’s net worth was $125 million and growing rapidly. At one point Lance was among the highest-earning athletes in the world, regularly earning up to $20 million+ per year from endorsements and prize money.