Adelle Tracey is an American-born middle-distance runner who has been representing Jamaica since 2022, having previously represented the United Kingdom, where she grew up. Adelle Tracey primarily competes in the 800m.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Adelle Tracey was born on May 27, 1993, in Seattle, Washington, United States. Her age is 29 years old as of 2022 and Adelle is a naturalized British citizen who practices Christianity.
Similarly, her full name is Adelle Tracey and her birth sign is Gemini. Adelle was born in the United States to a Jamaican father and an English mother, and at the age of seven moved to England.
Her father’s name is Nicholas Tracey. Adelle has received a lot of family support to succeed in her career. Moreover, Adelle’s family has been there for her every step.
Talking about her educational background, Adelle has done her schooling at a community school in Washington. Later, Adelle graduated from St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
In addition to her accomplishments on the track, Adelle is a professional Hair & Makeup Artist who studied makeup at The Arts University Bournemouth.
Talking about her height Adelle is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 55kg. Similarly, Adelle’s body measurement is 33-26-33 inches and her eye color is brown and her hair color is black. Also, Adelle’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US).
Career and Professional Life
Regarding her career, Adelle has represented the United Kingdom at various age levels for over a decade. She finished fourth in the 800m final at the 2018 European Championships and is a former British 800m indoor champion.
Moreover, Tracey was a torchbearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony, along with six other young British athletes, who lit the Olympic Cauldron. Kelly Holmes selected her.
She is the second of the seven torchbearers to switch sides, following Katie Kirk, who was chosen by Dame Mary Peters from Northern Ireland. Tracey won the British indoor 800m title in 2016 and went on to run a personal best of 2:00.04 in Watford on September 7th (mixed races).
She ran 2:00.28 in her heat to qualify for the semifinals of the 2017 World Championships in London, where she finished sixth in 2:00.26.
Furthermore, after finishing second in the 800m at the Athletics World Cup in London in July 2018, she improved her 800m best by breaking the two-minute barrier for the first time in the semifinals of the European Championships in Berlin with 1:59.86, finishing fourth in the final.
Her 800m personal best of 1:59.50 (Walnut, CA, May 2021) places her equal to 18th all-time in the UK. Her best indoor time is 2:00.23. (Glasgow 2020). Adelle set the female course record at Cheltenham park run in 16:58 on November 9, 2019.
In addition, after winning the indoor 800m in 2016, she won her second national title in February 2022 when she competed in the 1500m at the British Indoor Championships. Tracey became eligible to race for Jamaica on June 28, 2022, and announced her transfer of allegiance on the same day.
Adelle has spoken on panels for Hoka, JC Decaux, Beauty Stack, ASOS, Mitte Water, The Be Well Collective, and The Body Shop about her journey in sports and makeup. Similarly, Adelle graced the cover of Woman’s Running, Runner’s World, and Slowe Club Magazine’s inaugural issue.
In addition, Adelle has also appeared in L’Equipe Magazine, Farfetch’s ‘Unfollow campaign, Grazia magazine, Woman’s Health, The Telegraph Woman’s Sport, and The Guardian. Adelle has also been appointed as the first-ever Challenge Events Ambassador for Dementia UK.
Awards and Nomination
Adelle Tracey finished fourth in the event at the 2018 European Athletics Championships, but she won bronze in the North American equivalent, the 2022 NACAC Championships, for her new country, Jamaica.
Moreover, Tracey won silver for Jamaica in the 1500m event the next day at the same championships. However, Adelle’s best form has yet to be acknowledged. In addition, we believe Adelle will get several awards in the future.
Adelle Tracey – Net Worth 2023
Adelle Tracey is an American-born middle-distance runner who has earned a considerable income from her work. Adelle’s estimated net worth is around $400k. Also, Adelle’s annual salary is $30k per year and her source of income is mainly her distance running profession.
Adelle Tracey may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Adelle hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.
Moreover, Adelle has no children and it is seen that Adelle is quite happy being single at the moment. Similarly, there is no indication on Adelle’s social media that she is in a relationship.
Adelle Tracey was rejected to compete at the Commonwealth Games because of red tape around her switch to represent Jamaica.
Adelle Tracey – Social Media
Adelle is very active on Instagram. She has 45.3k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @adelletracey. Similarly, her Twitter handles @adelle_tracey is followed by 5.9k followers. Her Facebook account is @adelletracey800 and has 5.1k followers.