|Real Name/Full Name||Sir Mohamed Muktra Jama Farah|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Mo Farah|
|Birth Place:||Mogadishu, Somalia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||23 March 1983|
|Age/How Old:||39 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Muktar Farah
Mother –Amran Farah
|Siblings:||Hassan Farah, Ahmed Farah, Ifrah Farah, Nimo Farah, Omar Farah, Mahad Farah, Wahib Farah|
|School:||Isleworth and Syon School|
|College:||Feltham Community College|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Tania Nell|
|Kids/Children Name:||Rhianna Farah, Aisha Farah, Amani Farah, Hussein Mo Farah|
|Profession:||British long-distance runner|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2022|
If you are a sports fan, you must be familiar with Mo Farah, one of the biggest sportspeople in this world. He is the champion long-distance runner and one of the most successful British track athlete today. He is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist, and he was able to win both the medals in 5k meters and 10k meters.
He is the second athlete after Lasse Viren to do so, and he even completed the ‘distance double’ at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships. After Kenenisa Bekele, he is the second man, who has won the long-distance doubles at the successive Olympics. He is also the first in history to defend these titles successfully.
Well, how well do you know about Mo Farah? If not much, here is what we know about Mo Farah to date.
Biography and Early Life
Mo Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, and he was born on 23 March 1983. He was originally from Gabileya, and they used to live in Mogadishu. His father was a businessman there. HE then moved to Britain at the age of eight as he there joined his father who also fled Somalia. He didn’t even speak much English back then. His father was an IT Consultant and a British Citizen born in London and had English Citizenship.
While he was growing up, he worked at McDonald’s and attended the Isleworth and Syon School. Later he went to the Feltham Community College. He was first identified as a runner by his PE teacher whose name is Alan Watkinson. He wanted to become a car mechanic or a footballer as he wanted to play for the Arsenal Football Club. But despite this, he later joined the Borough of the Hounslow Athletics Club which is in West London.
He also represented the Hounslow at the cross-country in the Youth Games which were held in London. He then entered the English Schools cross country and there he finished 9th when he was just 13. He then won his first title in the 5000 meters at the European Athletics Junior Championship in the year 2001.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Mo Farah in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mo Farah’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 15th August 2022 having been born on 23 March 1983. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 58kg in Kilograms.
Mo Farah went to the Isleworth and Syon School, and later he went to Feltham Community College.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Mo also has a twin brother who lives in Somalia, and they both got separated while he was just eight years old. He wasn’t well, and due to this, he had to stay behind with other family members in Djibouti. When Farah’s father came to take him to England, he could not find him as he moved away with his family, and he could not his new address.
Mo and Hassan remain separated for over 12 years. Today he has moved to England, and he is working in the country as a telecoms engineer, and he has over 10 children. Mo’s cousin, whose name is Yonis plays football for Somalia internationally.
He got married to his long-time girlfriend, Tania Nell in 2010 and they both got married in Richmond, London. The wedding was a big wedding, and many athletes were invited to this wedding too. Mo also has a stepdaughter whose name is Rihanna. He and his wife were blessed with twin daughters whose names are Aisha and Amani, and they were born in August 2012.
Is Mo Farah Gay?
No, Mo is not gay as he has been married to Tania Nell for a long time.
Mo is a very famous athlete and is one of the most famous athletes worldwide. He is the marathon champion and has bagged the most number of records in any marathon runner’s lifetime. The latest record was set by him in 2020 when he set the men’s all-time record for one hour run, and he set this record for over 2020 Diamond League. He broke this record in Belgium, and he broke the record of Haile Gebrselassie.
Mo Farah has won many awards now. He has won the European Athlete of the Year Award and British Athletics Writers Association British Athlete of the Year Award multiple times. He has also won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year as the public voted him.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mo Farah in 2022
As of 2022, the total estimated net worth of Mo Farah is around $6 million, and he has been able to earn this amount of wealth from the sports event that he has won. He has been endorsed by many brands, which is why he has been able to garner this amount of wealth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Mo Farah is a British refugee who had fled from Somalia when he was eight years old.
- He married his long-time girlfriend who already had a daughter.
- He also has a twin brother who works as a telecoms engineer in Britain.
This was all about one of the most celebrated athletes who is hailed today for his achievements. He is one of the most hardworking athletes who has shattered many records today, and he is one of the most famous athletes too. He is one of the most gifted athletes today who is an inspiration for many.