Andy Schleck Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Mar 01, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Oct 03, 2023
Andy Schleck is a third-generation cyclist, with both his dad Johny Schleck and grandfather having competed in professional cycling. Find out more details, including Andy Schleck's birthday, net worth, and much more.
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About Andy Schleck

Andy Schleck is a renowned professional cyclist from Luxembourg who has earned impressive recognition for his exceptional contributions to the sport. Born on June 10, 1985, he turned professional in 2005 when he joined the Trek-Segafredo racing team.

He showed great promise from an early age, taking the reins from his father, Johny Schleck, who also distinguished himself as a professional cyclist. Renowned for his extraordinary climbing skills, Andy earned a significant following as a cyclist who injected enthusiasm and dynamism into any race he entered. Andy has left an indelible mark on the world of cycling, immortalizing his name in the annals of sporting history.

Andy Schleck Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Andy Schleck's net worth?

Andy Schleck's net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million in 2023.

How much does Andy Schleck earn per year?

Details about his annual income are not available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Andy Schleck?

Andy Schleck is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall.

How old is Andy Schleck?

Born on June 10, 1985, Andy Schleck is 38 years old, as of 2023.

Childhood And Education

Andy Raymond Schleck is the youngest son of Gaby and Johny Schleck and was born in Luxembourg City on June 10, 1985. Andy's older brother, Fränk Schleck, was also a cyclist; his other brother, Steve Schleck, is a Luxembourg politician. Andy's mother's name is Gaby Schleck. Andy's father, Johny Schleck, was a former professional cyclist at the Luxembourg National Championships. Gustav Schleck, Johny's father, also contested tournaments in the '30s.

Not much is known about his educational background.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Andy Schleck's partner?

Andy Schleck is married to Jil Delvaux. They live in Andy's homeland of Luxembourg City with their 2 children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Andy Schleck won the 2004 Flèche du Sud cycling event while still an amateur. Since the Danish national squad was competing, news reached Danish Team CSC boss, Bjarne Riis.

He won the 2004 Under 23 National Road Race and Time Trial Championship.

Andy Schleck joined Team CSC in 2005 and made his ProTour debut in the 2005 Volta a Catalunya at the age of 19.

During his career as a professional rider (from 2005 to 2014), he won the Tour de France in 2010 and was three times the best young rider in the Tour de France.

Andy Schleck finished fourth in the Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2008. In the Tour De France, he ended 12th overall, winning the Young Rider category ahead of Roman Kreuziger and assisting CSC in winning the team category and Carlos Sastre in winning the Maillot Jaune.

In 2009, he had his most impressive victory to that time in his career, when a strong April culminated in an amazing triumph in Liège–Bastogne–Liège, making him the first Luxembourger to win the race since Marcel Ernzer in 1954.

He stood second in the Tour De France, after Alberto Contador and in front of Bradley Wiggins, as well as third on Stage 17.

Andy Schleck came in third in Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2011. He then won the Tour De Suisse's mountains classification.

Andy is also well-known as, a Luxembourgish cyclist who joined the Leopard Trek racing team in 2011.

Charity Work

Andy Schleck donated €29,000 to the Foundation Kriibskrank Kanner in the year 2019. This donation was made as part of the Andy Schleck Challenge, an event held on May 5, 2019, where the funds were raised for charity. The Foundation Kriibskrank Kanner is a Luxembourg-based organization that supports children and young people affected by cancer.

What awards has Andy Schleck won?

Andy Schleck won National Road Championships, Road Race 2004, 2009, 2011, 2014 & time trial 2004 and 2010.

He won the national Under–23 Road Championships Young rider classification in 2007, 2009, and 2010.

He also won a yellow Jersey in Overall Flèche du Sud, 2004, and Overall Tour de France, 2010; 4th Road race

Why did Andy Schleck retire?

Schleck abandoned the 2014 Tour de France, suffering from injuries sustained because of a crash during stage three. In October 2014, Schleck announced his retirement, citing a knee injury.

Andy Schleck's Hobbies And Interests

Andy Schleck's favorite hobby is fishing. He loves to hang out with his friends and family.

Other Interesting Andy Schleck Facts And Trivia

  • Andy Schleck's hair color is blonde, and his eye color is blue.
  • He is a third-generation cyclist, with both his dad Johny Schleck and grandfather having competed in professional cycling.
  • Andy can speak English, French, German, and Luxembourgish language proficiently.
  • Schleck was the second man in history to win the white jersey three times; the first was Jan Ullrich, who did it between 1996 and 1998. He won two mountain races and spent six days in the yellow jersey.
  • Andy Raymond Schleck is in Luxembourg with his family as of 2023.
  • Andy's father, Johny Schleck, rode the Tour de France seven times in the '60s and '70s.
  • Andy Schleck opened a bike shop, cafe, museum, and cycling school in Itzig, Luxembourg, known as 'Andy Schleck Cycles,' in February 2016. This establishment indeed features a small museum with mementos from his sports career.

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Andy Schleck during stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California

Andy Schleck Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Andy Schleck

Date of Birth

1985-06-10

Nationality

Luxembourgish

Place of Birth

Luxembourg

Age

Height

185 cm

Eye Color

Blue

Child Star?

No

Net Worth

1500000

Partner

Jil Delvaux

Parents

Gaby Schleck, Johny Schleck

Siblings

Fränk Schleck, Steve Schleck
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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