Tobi Amusan Biography: Husband, Net Worth, Age, Parents, World Record, Instagram, News, Olympics

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Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan OON (born April 23, 1997), known professionally as Tobi Amusan, is a talented track and field athlete from Nigeria. 

Tobi Amusan excels in the 100-meter hurdles and also competes as a sprinter. 

Tobi Amusan is this event’s reigning World, Commonwealth, and African champion, holding the meet record in all three competitions. Additionally, she proudly has the national history for Nigeria in the 100-meter hurdles.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan
Stage Name: Tobi Amusan
Born: 23 April 1997 (age 26 years old)
Place of Birth: Ijebu Ode, Ogun, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ogun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School
Height: 1.56 m
Parents: Kehinde Amusan, Mrs. Amuscan
Siblings: 2
Spouse: Not Married
Boyfriend • Partner: Seyi Alao (rum.)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Athlete
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Early Life & Education

Tobi Amusan, a talented athlete, was born on April 23, 1997, in the vibrant city of Ijebu Ode in the beautiful Ogun State of Nigeria. Her father, Kehinde Amusan, is a dedicated school teacher who instilled a strong work ethic and determination in her from a young age. 

Being the youngest of three children, Tobi Amusan grew up surrounded by love and support within her family. Her mother, Mrs. Amusan, is also a teacher specializing in elementary schools.

As she embarked on her educational journey, Tobi Amusan had the opportunity to attend Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School in her hometown, where she further nurtured her academic and personal growth.


Tobi Amusan‘s journey is one of boundless ambition, a saga carved on the track where her brilliance in the 100-meter hurdles radiates. The chronicles of her emergence are etched in golden letters.

In 2013, Tobi Amusan‘s name began to dance on lips as she claimed silver in the 200-meter event at the African Youth Championships. A second silver adorned her tale from the African Youth Games, confirming her as a burgeoning force in the 100-meter hurdles.

Golden notes resonated as she triumphed in the 100-meter hurdles at the All-Africa Games and the African Junior Athletics Championships in 2015. Tobi Amusan‘s step onto the global stage during the World Championships in Beijing showcased her vigor.

Through the years, her diligence bore fruit. The year 2018 brought gold at the Commonwealth Games and African Championships, Tobi Amusan‘s prowess resounding. The World Championships in Doha saw her seize the fourth spot, a mark of her mettle.

In 2019, bronze at the African Games shone brightly, yet it was Tobi Amusan‘s record-setting sprint at the World Championships semifinals that etched her name in history. A champion not only of records but of spirit.

2022 heralded crescendo. Gold at the Diamond League final and a world record-shattering run at the World Championships semifinals in Eugene cemented her ascendancy. The final saw her wear the laurels of Nigeria’s first world champion in athletics.

August 22, 2023, marked another chapter as Tobi Amusan clinched the women’s 100-meter hurdles semifinals in Budapest. A moment of triumph painted with her indomitable spirit.

With each stride, Tobi Amusan crafts a tale of triumph that reverberates far beyond the track.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2023 Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year 
  • 2023 The Future Awards Africa Prize for Sport 
  • 2015 African Games gold medal (100 m hurdles)
  • 2016, 2022 African Championships gold medal (100 m hurdles)
  • 2021, 2022, 2023 Diamond League champion (100 m hurdles)
  • 2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships gold medal (100 m hurdles)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @tobi_amusan 
  • Instagram: @ihurdle_33.0inches 
  • Facebook: @tobi.amusan 

Personal Life

Tobi Amusan, 26, the talented athlete currently not married, has managed to keep her dating life private, as there is no publicly available information about it. 

Nevertheless, her exceptional performance at the 2022 World Athletics Championships has made her a subject of great interest among Nigerian men.

Interestingly, rumors have been circulating about Seyi Alao being Tobi Amusan‘s ex-boyfriend, although the validity of this claim remains uncertain. Amusan has no children.

Net Worth

Tobi Amusan, whose net worth is $1.5 million, makes a living as an athlete while representing Globacom and Premium Trust Bank, two digital and telecommunications companies, as a brand ambassador. 

Tobi Amusan has made money from her great athletic career and sponsorship deals, such as the $170,000 incentive for winning the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2022 World Athletics Championships.

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