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Jeanette Kwakye was born on 20 March, 1983 in London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom, is a British sprinter. At 37 years old, Jeanette Kwakye height is 5 ft 2 in (160.0 cm).

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Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 20 March 1983
Birthday 20 March
Birthplace London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Weight 61 kg
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She is currently single. She is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about She's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, She has no children.

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Jeanette Kwakye Net Worth

She net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Jeanette Kwakye worth at the age of 37 years old? Jeanette Kwakye’s income source is mostly from being a successful Sprinter. She is from United Kingdom. We have estimated Jeanette Kwakye's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Sprinter

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In October 2016 Jeanette was part of a consortium involved with a take over of English National League football team Dagenham & Redbridge.


Kwakye announced her retirement from competition in January 2014.


Kwakye was the lead trainer on the set for 2012 British film Fast Girls, training Lily James and Lenora Crichlow for their respective roles as athletes. She also featured in 2012 documentary film Personal Best.


In the 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Valencia, Kwakye equalled the British 60m record of 7.13 by Beverly Kinch in her semi-final before breaking it with a 7.08 run to claim silver behind American Angela Williams who won in 7.06, this placing Kwakye as number 2 in the 2008 world female rankings.

On 12 July 2008, Kwakye defended her British 100m title, whilst also winning the Olympic trials, and was accordingly automatically selected to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her time of 11.26 equalled her then lifetime best.

In the heats of the 100 metres, Kwakye finished in second place behind Torri Edwards, clocking a time of 11.30 seconds, allowing her to progress through to the quarter-final stage. In the quarter-final, she was beaten to the line by Shelly-Ann Fraser and Evgeniya Polyakova, but still qualified for the semi-final by finishing in third place. In the semi-final on 17 August 2008, Kwakye finished third, with a time of 11.19. She became the first British woman to reach the 100 metres final since Heather Oakes in 1984. At these Olympics, Kwakye was also the only European athlete to appear in the final. In the final, she clocked 11.14, a personal best, to finish in sixth place, ahead of Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie of the Bahamas and Torri Edwards of the US.

After Beijing 2008, Kwakye suffered from Achilles tendon and knee injuries, missing the 2010 athletics season. She returned to competition in 2011 and became the British 100m champion. Kwakye reached the semi-final of the Women's 100m at the 2011 World Championships, in Daegu, South Korea. In 2012 Kwakye won the British 60m Indoor title, but failed to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games due to injury. She did not compete in 2013.


Kwakye, became the 2007 British Champion over 100m in a time of 11.59, beating Laura Turner (who recorded the same time) and defending champion Joice Maduaka. The next day, she also won the 200m title, after beating Emily Freeman and Donna Fraser, who took silver and bronze, respectively.


Kwakye won a bronze medal in the 4x100 metres relay at the 2002 World Junior Championships, with teammates Jade Lucas-Read, Amy Spencer and Vernicha James. At the 2007 European Indoor Championships she finished fourth in the 60 metres. In the semi-final she recorded a time of 7.17 seconds, this being the fastest time by a British woman in the 60m since 1986.


Both of Kwakye's parents were born in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. The Kwakye family moved to England in the early 1980s. Kwakye's younger brother, Louis, is also involved in National athletics.