Mohammed Farah, AKA Mo Farah, is one of the United Kingdom sports icons. He is one of the most successful runners of all time and he has recently announced that he wants to participate in marathons rather than in track events. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Mohammed Farah AKA Mo Farah in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
The birth name of Mo Farah is Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah. He was born in Mogadishu the capital of Somalia, on March 23, 1983. His father Muktar Farah was born in London who worked as a consultant in the IT field and his mother’s name is Amran Farah. Although his father was a businessman in Mogadishu, the family lived in hard conditions due to the society there.
Mo Farah was grown and raised in his hometown, in Djibouti where he was a refugee, and in Hounslow in London. His early schooling days were at the Isleworth and Syon School and then he attended the Springwest Academy which was named Feltham Community College. He also trained at the St Mary’s University, Twickenham where he ran for their team for years. Mo Farah has a total of 5 brothers and 2 sisters, one of them is his twin brother Hassan.
Mo Farah has been married to Tania Nell since 2010. She is his longtime girlfriend and the couple has twin daughters and 1 son, Amani Farah and Aisha Farah, Hussein Mo Farah. Mo is also the stepfather of a daughter named Rhianna Farah.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mo Farah wanted to become a footballer for Arsenal or a car mechanic. The first title he received was at the 2001 European Athletics Junior Championships. He participated at the 11th World Championships in Athletics as the UK runner.
Mo Farah has received many great awards, honors and titles. He was named as the 2017 Sports Personality of the Year by BBC. He also won the Frank Taylor Trophy in the AIPS Europe Sportsmen of the Year category, the British Athletics Writers’ Association Award, among others. Other than that, Mo Farah has set records in the marathons and track events he competed at which is a huge achievement for him.
Mo Farah latest and most recent participation was in the London Marathon where he finished 3rd and broke a record. Another new information about his career is that he is being coached by Gary Lough instead of Alberto Salazar.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The British distance runner Mohammed Farah AKA Mo Farah has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. He earned his millions of wealth through winning titles and championships and from the endorsements he does. Mo Farah earnings per win of a track competition are not confirmed.
Mo Farah is one of the world’s most successful distance runners of all time. He has participated and competed in many races through which he won great titles and medals. Mo Farah has been happily living with his wife Tania Nell and their children.