Lance Armstrong Biography

Published On Jul 31, 2017
Facts of Lance Armstrong
Date of Birth: 1971 , September-18
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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After a year of divorce, Lance’s mother married Terry Keith Armstrong, who adopted him as a child. Lance was sporty since his childhood and when he turned 12, he started career in sports as a swimmer.

Further, in the following year, he attracted towards triathlon, when he saw the poster of junior triathlon. He participated as well as won the competition.

In 1992, Armstrong began his professional career of cyclist with the Motorola team. During his time in Motorola, he has achieved a large success which includes tour de France, Tour DuPont, World Championship and Clasica de San Sabastian,

Furthermore, In October 1996, it was announced that sports star Lance diagnosed with testicular cancer and declared cancer-free in the following year. He then made his comeback with Vuelta an Espana.

Once he was retired from racing but again he returned to his passion cycling, finishing. Again in 2011, He made a huge distance from his profession again; for using massive amount of drugs.

Lance Armstrong is an America citizen, who belongs to the white ethnicity. Looking more into his personal life, he has a long history in affairs. In 1998, he married Kristin Richard with whom he has three children. But the couple separated after five years. 

Further, he dated Sheryl Crow; a famous American singer. Although the couple were engaged the didn't continue their relation and separated.

Lance, after his tragic separation with Crow, remained single for two years. Later in 2008, he began dating his girlfriend Anna Hansen. Now the couple is engaged with each other. Hence, we might hear soon the good news of their marriage.

As of 2017, Armstrong has an estimated net worth of $125 million. Well it's a good news that he has a good financial status. 

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Born in United States

1971

On 18th September 1971 Lance Armstrong took first breathe in the earth. He is a son of Lindy; a secretary and father, Eddie Charles; a route manager for "The Dallas Morning News".

Started Career

1992

In 1992, professional road racing, Lance Armstrong began his professional career with the Motorola Cycling Team. Throughout his cycling career, he has received several awards and honors.

Cancer Victim

1996

In the year, 1996,  it was announced that sports star Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with testicular cancer, however the good news came so fast as he declared cancer-free next year

His Acceptance

2013

This year, Lance Armstrong finally accepted that he used to give performance using drugs, he accepted that during a television interview with Oprah Winfrey. His activities ruined his cycling career. 

Career Went Down

2012

Since 2013, Lance Armstrong's  professional career began going down-ward after the US Anti-Doping charged him for massive use of drugs. Because of that, his career started taking the negative path.

Net Worth And Updates

2017

As of 2017, Armstrong has an estimated net worth of $125 million. Recently, he has also revealed about his engagement with his girlfriend Anna Hansen through the Instagram.