Net Worth – $125 Million
About Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong net worth is 125 million dollars and he is a professional American cyclist. When his carrier was at its highest Lance Armstrong net worth increased with 20 million of dollars during one year and that is without endorsement money price money. He was considered to be one of the highest-earning athletes in the world. Even when he retired Lance Armstrong net worth increased with 15 million a year when he gained money from different sponsorship and for public appearance.
However, his fame reduced because of his actions. In October 2009 he was banned from professional racing because he was using steroids. He lost his sponsorship from different companies such as NIKE that will cost him a lot. Lance Armstrong net worth could have increased with 75 millions of dollars in a couple of years but because his shameful behaviour he will not get it and also Lance had to give up his seven Tour de France medals due to it.
Lance was born in a full family on 18th of September in 1971 in Plano, Texas. However, his father left the family when he was only two years old. He has done different sports in his childhood and adolescence. When he was 10 he began swimming and running, after three years he was competing in cycling. When he tried a lot of sports Lance decided to focus on cycling. When he was 11th at the World Champion road race he became more known to people. Lance Armstrong net worth increased when he came first at the World Road Race championship when he was twenty-one.
Lance had a lot of health problems; he was diagnosed with cancer in 1996. First, it was only in his testicles but later on, spread to his lungs and lymph nodes. Thus, these cancers were removed and due to his chemotherapies and different eating habits Lance had a big chance to live, but then they found a tumour in his brain and this reduced his chances to only 40 %. But after treatments and surgeon work in 1997, he was declared free from cancer. He claims that the only thought that kept him going was that he could race again. That is the basic reason why Lance Armstrong net worth serves him to help people that have cancer and are fighting with it.
Lance Armstrong net worth increased with his different achievements in cycling and his stubborn character because he was able to fight with cancer and win.