Wout Van Aert

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Wout Van Aert is a Belgian professional racer who rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo-Visma. Wout Van Aert is well known for winning the men’s elite event at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships three times in a row.

Early life

Wout Van Aert was born on 15th September 1994 in Herentals, Belgium. This makes him 27 years old as of now. While Wout was born under the zodiac sign Virgo. He belongs to the Belgian nationality and holds Dutch ethnicity. Wout is the son of Henk van Aert (father) and Ivonne (mother).

Likewise, he was born into a family not involved in cycle racing, but one of his father’s cousins, Jos Van Aert is a Dutch former professional cyclist. Moreover, there is no information regarding Wout’s educational background.

Career

Wout Van Aert began his career in cyclo-cross where he became World Champion (2016, 2017, 2018) and Belgian Champion (2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022). Aert rode the 2018 Strade Bianche, held partly on dirt roads in torrential rain, and broke away with Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale). During road races in 2018, he rode with the Verandas Willems-Crelan team. He expressed dissatisfaction with the news that the team set to merge with Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij for 2019.

In September 2018, he terminated his contract with Verandas Willems-Crelan. Then, in December 2018, Aert confirmed the transfer and joined the team, Sniper Cycling on 1st March 2019. Similarly, on 15 July, he won Stage 10 from Saint-Flour t Albi, in a sprint finish ahead of Elia Viviani and Caleb Ewan.

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Caption: Wout Van Aert during one of his games (Source: Instagram)

After that, Van rode the Tirreno-Adriatico with overall aspirations and won the opening stage in a bunch of sprints. There, he became 3rd in Milan-San Remo behind Caleb Ewan and Jasper Stuyven. On 6th March, he began the 2021 road season at the Strade Bianche and become fourth. Likewise, he rode the Tirreno-Adriatico with overall aspirations and won the opening stage in a bunch of sprints. He raced to victory in Gent-Wevelgem after winning selection during the early stages of the race.

More details

On 18 April, Wout received the Amstel Gold Race after a thrilling sprint which was decided by a photo finish. On 7 July, he won stage 11 of the 2021 Tour de France by attacking the last climb of Mount Ventoux. Similarly, on 17 July 2021, he won Stage 20, which was a 30.8 km individual time trial, and again won Stage 21 on 18 July 2021.

And, he was the 1st rider to win a mountain stage, a time trial, and a bunch sprint at the same Tour since Bernard Hinault in the year 1979. Further, he began the 2022 road season with a win in the Omloop Het Nieuwblad after a 13 km solo attack.

Awards and Net worth

Van Aert won two stages and the green jersey became the national time trial champion and won the bronze medal in the road race at the national championship in June 2019. Likewise, Aert won the first rescheduled 2020 UCI World Tour race to be held following the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 Strade Bianche in August 2020.

Also, he won the 5th stage of the Tour de France from Gap to Privas on 2nd September 2020. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at around $10 million US dollars, which he earned from his profession as a racer. Thanks to the fame and fortune, he has earned throughout his career.

Relationship status

Van Aert married Sarah De Bie on 29th June 2018. The couple was dating since 2012 and got engaged on 12th July 2017. Likewise, they welcomed their first child, Georges on 4th January 2021. Apart from it, he had no other relationships before.

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Caption: Wout Van Aert with his wife, Sarh De Bi (Source: Instagram)

Body measurement and Social media

The Belgian racer has an athletic body. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.90 meters and weighs around 78 kg or 172 lbs. This man has black hair and dark brown eyes color.

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Caption: Wout Van Aert posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

On his Instagram page, there are more than 640k followers. Likewise, there are more than 214k followers on his Twitter account. Moreover, there are more than 142k followers on his Facebook account.

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