Facts of Colin Jackson

Date of Birth : 1967-02-18
Age : 51 years old
Family Name : Colin Ray Jackson
Birth Place : Cardiff, Wales
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inch
Nationality : British
Ethnicity : African-British
Net Worth : £200 thousand
Hair Color : Black
Eye Color : Black

Short Statistics of Colin Jackson

Is Colin Jackson married? Single
How many children does Colin Jackson have? 0 Childrens
Who is Colin Jackson spouse/partner? Not Disclosed
Is Colin Jackson Dating Someone? Not Disclosed
Is Colin Jackson LGBTQ? Gay

Who is Colin Jackson?

Colin Jackson is a British former sprint and hurdle athlete who is famous for winning an Olympic Silver medal in the 1988 Olympics. He has won several accolades like two world championships, European Championships for 12 straight years.

Colin Jackson: Birthday, Family, Facts

Colin was born in Cardiff, Wales on 18th February 1967. He is of British nationality, and his birth sign is Aquarius. Colin’s parents are Ossie Jackson and Angela Jackson. He shared his childhood with his sister, Suzanne Jackson, who is an actress and director.

Early Profession and Career

Colin started his professional career as a decathlete and later changed into a hurdle. The decision proved to be the best decision for him as he won the gold at the 1986 World Junior Championships. Then in the 1987 World Championship in Athletics, Colin got popular globally as he took the bronze home and later won silver in the 1988 Silver Olympics.

In the 1980 World Indoor Championship, Colin bagged another silver as well as won Commonwealth and European gold medals. In the 1993 season, he set the record of 12.91 seconds to win the World Championship. During the 1993 to 1995 season, Colin had the streak of 44 races undefeated and won the last gold of his career in Munich European Championship in 2002.

After his illustrious career, Colin went on to become a sports commentator in BBC and became the multimedia director of Red Shoes.

Colin Jackson: Net Worth and Salary

Being a former athlete and now a sports commentator, his net worth must be in millions. His exact net worth is around £200 thousand as of 2019.

Colin Jackson: Dating, Partner, Spouse

In August 2017, Colin opened about his sexuality that he is attracted to male rather than female. The BBC sports moderator talked in a meeting for a Swedish narrative, Rainbow Heroes and reported that he had never revealed his sexual orientation in before.

Colin is thankful for his parents that they accepted him for his sexuality and they had known about the matter since 2006. In November 2017, Colin revealed about his ex-partner, Vincent and his partner John during an interview with The Guardian.

Colin Jackson: Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Colin Jackson stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 11 inches and weighs around 75 kgs.

Social Media Profiles

Colin is mostly active on his Twitter handle with more than 42.5k followers as of January 2019.