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Ato Boldon Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Ato Jabari Boldon
Place Of Birth
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
50 years old
Birth Date
December 30 1973

Ato Boldon Facts

Child Star?
Sprinter, Politician
Education & Qualifications
Fatima College,Jamaica High School, Piemonte Hills High School,San Jose University, California.
Hope Boldon, Guy Boldon

About Ato Boldon

Ato Boldon is popularly known as a sprinter.

Ato Boldon was born on December 30, 1973, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago. Ato Boldon's birth name is Ato Jabari Boldon, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Ato Boldon is a Trinidadian currently living in Florida, USA. Alton Boldon has earned seven golds, four silvers, and five bronzes.

Ato Boldon Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ato Boldon's net worth?

Ato Boldon's net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.

How much does Ato Boldon earn per year?

No conclusive information is available on how much Ato Boldon earns in a year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ato Boldon?

Ato Boldon is 5 ft 9 in (176 cm) tall.

How old is Ato Boldon?

Aton Boldon is 49 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Ato Boldon was born in Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago. Ato Boldon's mother, Hope Boldon, is a Jamaican, and his father, Guy Boldon, is a Trinidadian. He attended his secondary school at Fatima College.

At 14, he left his home for the USA and studied at Jamaica High School in New York City. Ato Boldon's potential to be a sprinter was noticed while he was in a soccer practice session at Jamaica High School, New York City.

Ato Boldon transferred to Piedmont Hills High School in San Jose, California. At Piedmont Hills High School, he was selected to be part of the Santa Clara all-county soccer team for the San Jose Mercury News.

Ato Boldon also studied sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Ato Boldon began his career as a sprinter while he was part of a soccer team.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Ato Boldon's partner?

Ato Boldon married popular entertainment manager Cassandra Mills in 1998. After nine years together, the couple separated in 2007. Ato Boldon and Cassandra Mills had no children. However, in 2007, Ato Boldon became romantically involved with news anchor Neki Mohan, with whom he had one daughter. Ato and Neki separated in 2018 after 11 years together.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Ato Boldon is a four-time Olympic medalist and Commonwealth Games record holder in the 328.1 ft (100 m) race category. Ato Boldon is a national record holder in the 164 ft (50 m) race category with a record of 5.64 seconds, 196 ft (60 m) race category with 6.49 seconds, and 656 ft (200 m) race category with 19.77 seconds.

In 1990, Ato Boldon won the Queens County Championships for the 1312 ft (400m) and 656 ft (200 m) race categories in 48.40 seconds and 21.20 seconds, respectively.

In 1991, he participated in and won the Junior Olympic title in Durham, North Carolina, winning 656 ft (200 m). In 1992, he attended the Summer Olympics Games, held in Barcelona, but he did not qualify. In the 1995 World Championships, he earned the first international senior-level bronze medal in the 328 ft (100 m) race category.

In the 1996 Summer Olympics, he placed third in the 328 ft (100 m) and 656 ft (200 m) race categories in Atlanta, United States, which was just behind the world records. In 1997, he won the World Junior title and the World Senior title for the 656 ft (200 m) race category at the World Championships, held in Athens, Greece.

After retiring from athletics, Ato Boldon entered politics with the United National Congress as an opposition leader on February 14, 2006. However, he resigned after 24 months.

Besides his political work and athletics, Boldon is also a producer and movie director. He directed 'Once In A Life Time: Boldon in Bahrain' (2006). The film lasts 73 minutes.

In 2017, he joined NASCAR on NBC as a sports analyst.

 What awards has Ato Boldon won?

Ato Boldon has four Olympic medals for the 328 ft (100 m) and 656 ft (200 m) race categories in 1996 and 2000, respectively. Ato Boldon is also a four-time World Championships medalist. He is the first person from Trinidad and Tobago to win the Athletics World Championships.

Ato Boldon has one silver medal from the Pan American Games of 2003. Ato Boldon had one gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in 1998. Ato Boldon won one gold and silver medal in the Goodwill Games in 1998.

Ato Boldon has two gold medals in World Junior Championships in South Korea. He became the first double sprint champion. Ato Boldon has two gold medals in CAC Junior Championships.

Ato Boldon's Hobbies And Interests

Ato Boldon is interested in football, and he likes traveling.

Other Interesting Ato Boldon Facts And Trivia

  • Ato Boldon is one of Trinidad and Tobago's most successful Olympic medalists.
  • Ato Boldon works as an Olympic track and field analyst for NBC Sports and ESPN television.
  • Aton Boldon was a politician with the United National Congress political party.
  • Ato Boldon holds national records in the 164 ft (50 m), 196.9 ft (60 m), 328.1 ft (100 m), and 656.2 ft (200 m) race categories.
  • Ato Boldon has four Olympic medals.
  • Boldon is a sports ambassador for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • The American sprinter, Boldon, holds diplomatic passports for Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Boldon holds a private pilot license and is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
  • The Trinidadian government constructed a stadium for the Under-17 World Cup and named it in honor of Ato Boldon as Ato Boldon Stadium.
  • Ato Boldon and Maurice Greene were training partners.

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