Sally Pearson

Sally Pearson - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

HoweverSally Pearson is a retired Australian athlete. Sally Pearson has won a lot of competitions around the world. Where she won the 2011 (Daegu) and 2017 (London) 100-meter hurdles World Champion and also won the Olympic Gold medal in 2012 (London) in the 100-meter hurdles.

Early Life and Childhood

Sally Pearson an Australian athlete (age 35 years) was born in Paddington, Sydney on September 19, 1986. Her full name is Sally McLellan Pearson. There is no information about her father, but her mother’s name is Anne McLellan. Her mother worked two jobs to support her daughter’s athletic career. She is not hugely religious and her Zodiac sign is Virgo. She belongs to White Ethnicity.

Sally Pearson went to Helensvale State High School on Queensland Gold Coast. Her educational qualification is a high school graduate student. She had pursued her athletic career rather than further studies.

Sally Pearson – Net Worth 2023

Beautiful athletes have earned names, fame, and wealth across their careers. She has an estimated net worth is $1.9 million. The sources of her income are running. She has major sponsors such as Oscar, Adidas, Village Roadshow Theme Parks, Chempro, Plus fitness and Toby, etc.

She also receives an $800 thousand bonus for winning the Olympic Gold medal in the Olympics. In 2017 she signed a contract with Coles but the amount has not been revealed. She has been involved in charity as well.

Sally is a brand ambassador for Audi Centre, Frisella Sunshine automotive. Her net worth includes Luxurious cars like Audi Q3, Audi Q2, and Audi S3. Sally Pearson is also a writer. She wrote a book called Believe: An Inspirational Story of Aiming High.

Personal Life

She married her high school boyfriend after being engaged in 2008. Her husband is Kieran Pearson and they married in April 2010 on Queensland’s Gold Cost. The duo had their honeymoon in Los Angeles and Hawaii. On July 7, 2020, she welcomes her first kid Ruby Elizabeth Pearson.

Furthermore, there are no rumors surrounding her. She likes to keep her life low and there is no controversy. She likes to be far from rumors and controversy.


Caption: Sally Pearson with her husband Kieran Pearson
(Sources: Ladbrokes)

Professional Life

Sally started her career at the early age of 14 when she won the 100m and 90m Australian hurdles titles. After two years, in 2003, she won the gold medal in the 100m hurdles World Youth Championships in Sherbrooke, Canada. The same year she took part in the open-level 2003 World Championship in Paris, France representing Australia at the age of 16.

In 2004 Pearson won bronze in the 100m World Junior Championship, and also showed good performance in the 100m hurdles finishing fourth. Later, In the year 2007, she could only reach the semi-final at World Championships in Osaka.

In 2008 She made up her mind to only focus on 100m hurdles and finished her race in the second position in 2009 the year when Pearson was in full form. She won five out of seven matches she also broke the Australian record in 100m hurdles.

But in 2009 she couldn’t win World Championship in Berlin and injury hampered her form. In the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, she took part in a 100m sprint as well as 100m hurdles but in the final 100m sprint she recorded a false start, and still was allowed to run in the restart. Where she became first.


Caption: Sally Pearson
(Sources: Sky News Australia)

Sally also made a record-breaking win at national games, winning three national titles at the same event (100m, 200m, and 100m hurdles). At the 2011 World Championship in South Korea Pearson Won a gold medal in 100m hurdles, the fourth-fastest time in history, and beat its own Oceanian area record and Australian national record.

2012 London Olympic Games Pearson grabbed the gold medal with a new Olympic record. Pearson had to stay out of the pitch for the rest of 2015 due to injury. At the 2017 World Championship, she won a gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles in London the same year, she won the 100-meter hurdles and 4×100 relay but later withdrew due to an injury. She had a successful career and won many awards. Her glittering career ended after she announces her retirement on August 5, 2019.

As an Actress

Besides her athletic career, she has also acted in several film roles. Similarly, she is an actress, famous for A Second Chance: Rivals! (2019), Commonwealth Games (1954), and Have You Been Paying Attention? (2013)

Brand Endorsements

The athlete is also famous for her endorsement activities. She is famous for endorsing brands like Plus Fitness.


Shally has won lots of awards throughout her wonderful career. She won the Order of Australia Medal for her contribution to the London Olympic game in 2014. In 2003, she won the 100m hurdles in World Youth Championship. Similarly, she won one Olympic gold medal in 2012 and a silver medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Sally Pearson

Caption: Sally Pearson Gold Medal
(Sources: ABC)

Moving on, Sally won two gold in the World Championship in 2011 in Deagu and in 2017 in London. In 2013 Moscow she could only be second and won the silver medal.

In World Indoor Athletics Championships, she won the Gold medal for first place 2012 Istanbul 60 m hurdles and the silver medal for finishing second place 2014 Sopot 60 m hurdles.

Commonwealth Games, she won the Gold Medal for finishing first place 2010 Delhi 100 m hurdles and another Gold medal for finishing first place 2014 Glasgow 100 m hurdles. Likewise, she won the Continental Cup Gold medal the first place in the 2010 Split 100 m hurdles.

Body Measurements

Sally Pearson has a well-maintained athletic body. Sally Pearson has a height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.67m) and a weight of 60 kg (132lb). However, other details about her body measurements are not available at the moment.

Sally Pearson – Social Media

Sally is active on social media. She uses Twitter and Instagram. Likewise, she has more than 47k followers on Twitter and 71.3k followers on Instagram.