Who is Wellesley Bolt?: Fact about Usain Bolt’s father

Wellesley Bolt

Who is Wellesley Bolt?

Wellesley Bolt is best known for being the father of Usain Bolt a retired Jamaican sprinter who is regarded as the greatest sprinter of all time and is one of the most successful athletes ever. He has the world records for the 100, 200, and 4 x 100-meter relay.

Wellesley Bolt: Bio Summary

Full nameWellesley Bolt
Date of birthUnknown
Famous asUsain Bolt’s father
 Mother in law  Monica Davis
SpouseJennifer Bolt
ChildrenUsain Bolt,  Sadiki Bolt, Sherine Bolt, Christine Bolt-Hylton
Grandchildren Olympia Bolt, Thunder Bolt, Saint Leo Bolt
Net worthUnknown


Wellesley Bolt is a celebrity father, who happened to be the father of Usain Bolt. Wellesley and Jannifer are the proud parents of Usain Bolt. His birthdate, place of birth, parents, and siblings are all unknown because he hides his personal details from the public. Wellesley becomes famous for being the father of Usain Bolt a retired Jamaican sprinter who is widely regarded as the best sprinter of all time.

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Wellesley Bolt is a former cricket player and was also involved in track and field. Wellesley used to work in the coffee business, but he now owns his own company. Moreover, talking about his famous son Usain Bolt’s professional career:

Usain Bolt was born on 21 August 1986 in Sherwood Content, Jamaica. He is a former sprinter from Jamaica who is often regarded as the best of all time. He broke the 200-meter sprinting world record by the time he was 20 and made his international debut in 2001.

Usain Bolt started his athletic career playing cricket before switching to track and field.

Bolt, an eight-time Olympic gold medalist, is the first sprinter to have won the 100-meter and 200-meter Olympic titles in three back-to-back Games (2008, 2012, and 2016). He also won two gold medals in the 4× 100 relay. He became famous all around the globe after winning two sprint events in Olympic world records in the 2008 Beijing Games, becoming the first person to accomplish so since fully automatic timing became required.

With the exception of a 100-meter false start in 2011, he won consecutive gold medals at the 100-, 200-, and four-by-one-hundred-meter relay World Championships from 2009 to 2015. He won the World Championship eleven times. He has had the most success among male competitors at the World Championships. Bolt is one of the finest in the 100 m and the 200 m, and he is the first athlete to win four World Championship titles in the 200 m.

In 2009, Bolt broke his second 100 m world record of 9.69 seconds with a time of 9.58, which was the largest improvement since the introduction of electronic timing. In 2008 and 2009, he established the 200-meter world record at 19.30 and 19.19, respectively. With the current record being established in 2012 at 36.84 seconds, he has assisted Jamaica in setting three 4× 100 meters relay world records. With three Olympic and four World titles, Bolt’s 200 m.

After the 2017 World Championships, when he finished third in his final 100 m solo race, chose out of the 200 m, and sustained an injury during the 4 x 100 m relay final, Bolt announced his retirement. Bolt has established an enduring legacy as the greatest sprinter in history. He still participates in track & field as a coach and an ambassador.

Usain Bolt Parents: Meet Wellesley and Jennifer

Usain Bolt was born to Wellesley Bolt and Jennifer Bolt. Jennifer, his mother, worked as a teacher. Wellesley, his father, competed in track and field and used to play cricket. Bolt spent most of his childhood years playing cricket and soccer in the small Jamaican town of Sherwood Content before concentrating on track and field. His parents supported him in his athletic endeavors, and his dad even assisted in coaching him in the early years of his professional career.


Wellesley Bolt and Jannifer got married and had wonderful children together named, Sadiki Bolt (born 1987), Christine Bolt-hylton (born 1984), Sherine Bolt, and Usain Bolt (August 12, 1986), The World’s fastest man first to hold both the 100 & 200 meters world records.

Net worth

Wellesley’s estimated net worth is unknown. However, his son Usain Bolt has an estimated of about $90 million.

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