Mokgadi Caster Semenya or commonly known as Caster Semenya is very well-known as a 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist. She hails from the country of South Africa and is a middle-distance runner. Due to this reason, she had earned her first gold medal in the 800 meters women’s race in the 2009 World Championships.
Caster Semenya was also responsible for winning the hearts of people due to her massive performance and achievements in the 2011 World Championship, 2012 Summer Olympics and also the 2016 Summer Olympics. Without wasting further time, let’s look into her biography in detail.
Caster Semenya Married, Wife Violet Ledile Raseboya
Caster Semenya, who is the international award-winning athlete, is currently married to her partner, known as Violet Ledile Raseboya. Both of them have been together for a very long time and it was inevitable that marriage was indeed their last piece of the puzzle. Violet Ledile Raseboya is also a runner but runs cross-country, in South Africa. According to the reports released by the press and the newspapers, it was revealed that both of them had met each other in 2007, inside a common restroom.
Both of them had dated each other for a long time and after getting massive support from their parents, they finally got married traditionally. The marriage was held in the year 2015, in December. The venue that was chosen was Ga-Dikgale, located in the Capricorn District of Limpopo, South Africa. Then in the year 2017, they had celebrated their white wedding combined with a lavish ceremony, which was held at the Chez Charlene Wedding Venue, located in Pretoria, South Africa.
Caster Semenya Net Worth And Salary
Coming over to the financial facts about Caster Semenya, it’s time to talk about her salary and net worth details. It has been reported that the Olympic Gold Medalist has received huge prize money along with prestigious international awards and titles as well. It has been revealed by various online sources that her estimated net worth comes to almost $14 million in the current market.
Still, any details about her salary are yet to be revealed or disclosed. We’ll let you know if that happens in the future. But, sources have cited that the amount should be $5000 – $6000.
Caster Semenya Family Details
Caster Semenya’s family mainly consists of her mother, father, three sisters and her brother. The name of her father is Jacob Semenya, while the name of her mother is Dorcus Semenya. The names of her sisters and brother have not been revealed yet to the public.
Caster Semenya Career Details
In the year 2008, Caster Semenya started with her career, by winning a gold medal at the 2008 World Junior Championships. The same year, she also earned a gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games. The following year, she had won two medals for winning the 800 meters and 1500 meter race in the African Junior Championships. The same year, she won her first gold medal at the 2009 World Championship for women.
In 2016, she was the first person to win the 400 meters, 800 meters and 1500 meters running at the South African National Championships. She was awarded as the ‘African Sportsman of the Year’. Then in the year 2017, she had won both the 800 meters and 1500 meters races at the London 2017 World Championships.
Caster Semenya Bio: Age, Early Life, Education
Caster Semenya was born in Ga-Masehlong, which was known before as Pietersburg, in South Africa. She was born in the year 1991, on the 7th of January, which allows her age to be 28 years. Caster Semenya spent more of her childhood in Ferile Village, located in South Africa.
Caster Semenya had received her schooling from the Nthema Secondary School. She was a sports science student, studying at the University Of North West, South Africa. During her college days, she used to take part in soccer practice.
By nationality, she is a South African and is a member of the black ethnic group as well. Capricorn is her birth sign and her full name is Mokgadi Caster Semenya.
Quick Facts About Caster Semenya
Name – Caster Semenya
Birth Date – 7th January 1991
Birthplace – Ga-Masehlong
Age – 28 years
Parents – Jacob Semenya, Dorcus Semenya
Siblings – 3 Sisters, 1 Brother
Career – Distance Runner
Net Worth – $14 million
Salary – $5000 – $6000
Wife – Violet Ledile Raseboya
Children – None