- Short Bio: Who is Gary Stevens?
- Net Worth and Salary: How much is Gary Stevens worth?
- Height and Weight: How old is Gary Stevens?
- Who is Gary Stevens wife?
- Gary Stevens awards and wiki
The American born Thoroughbred horse racing jockey, actor, and sports analyst, Gary Stevens is known best for his more than 5000 race wins in U.S. and international horse racing. Gary Lynn Stevens was born on March 6, 1963, in Caldwell, Idaho, U.S. to parents on and Barbara Stevens. Stevens father Ron was also a racehorse trainer and thus it affected Gary in a great way. His mother Barbara was a rodeo queen and influenced Gary to pursue a career as a horse racing jockey. He grew up with his two brothers. His older brother Scott is also a professional jockey.
Net Worth and Salary: How much is Gary Stevens worth?
Gary Stevens age was 8 when he began helping his father to groom horses. Although Gary Stevens showed the potential of becoming a great wrestler, he went on to pursue a career as a jockey in 1979 after he dropped out of school. Gary had his first race in Idaho on Little Star at the age of 17.
Gary Stevens has won numerous American Classic Races like Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, and Kentucky Oaks. Also, he has won many Breeders’ Cup like Breeders’ Cup Turf, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Juvenile Fillies, Cup Mile, Cup Distaff, and Cup Classic. Due to some knee problems, Gary retired in 1999 but made a comeback in 2013. He is also dubbed as The Bionic Man due to his multiple joint replacement surgeries. Despite all of the injuries that Gary has had to face, he has reached his 5000 North American wins in 2015. He is known to have won the Santa Anita Derby nine times and the Belmont Stakes three times amidst others.
Gary has also been seen as a cast member of Luck on HBO television series and was seen in TV series Jockeys and Wildfire. He was a racing analyst at TvG and also NBC Sports. He worked for HRTV as a racing commentator.
Gary Stevens net worth is estimated to be $ 4 million as per many sources. Gary Stevens salary coming from his horse racing career and also as a sports analyst shows his prominence in his field of work.
Height and Weight: How old is Gary Stevens?
Gary Stevens is currently 54 years old. Gary Stevens’s height is 5 feet 4 inches and he has a weight of 51 kg which is perfect for his height. Gary suffered from Perthes syndrome which is a degenerative disease of the hip. So at the age of 7, he had to wear a brace.
Who is Gary Stevens wife?
Gary Stevens has not had quite a stable personal life as his career. He has been married three times. At present Gary Stevens, the wife is Angela Athayde. The couple married in 2004 and have been together ever since. From his first marriage, Gary has four children. From his marriage with wife Angela, Gary has one child. Gary is also a grandfather now.
Gary Stevens awards and wiki
Gary Stevens has been honored many times for his remarkable career as a horse racing jockey. Gary has bagged the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Washington Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, Big Sport of Turfdom award and more. To many people’s surprise, there was also a Gary Stevens week in Idaho from 10th July 2006. He has also been voted Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey, Mike Venezia Memorial Award and more. Gary Stevens awards show his hard work and enthusiasm throughout his years of racing. Gary Stevens wiki has details of his personal and professional life. Gary Stevens bio is available on many wiki sites like Wikipedia, IMDb, and more.