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Greg Lemond Net Worth

Former road racing cyclist, Greg Lemond is estimated to have a net worth of $40 million in 2016. He is the popular professional road racing cyclist married to Kathy LeMond & blessed with 3 children. He is also an anti-doping advocate and an entrepreneur, which are the two main sources that add to his income and net worth. Greg Lemond has won the World Championship twice. He has won Tour De France three times.

Greg lemond

Name Gregory James Greg LeMond
Net Worth $40 Million 
Yearly Salary $2 Million
Source of Income Professional Road Racing Cyclist
Birth Date June 26, 1961
Birth Place Lakewood, California, United States
Parents Bob LeMond and Bertha  Mae LeMond
Height 1.78 m
Weight 163 lb
Wife Kathy LeMond

Born in California, Greg Lemond started cycling in 1975. He was born in 1961. He was introduced by the freestyle skiing pioneer Wayne Wong to cycling. Greg Lemond entered his first competition in cycling in 1976. He dominated the Intermediate category and won the first 11 races. With this credit, he was also given permission to ride against older competitors.

Talking about personal life of Greg Lemond, he was married to Kathy Morris in the year 1981. The couple has three children, daughter Simone, Geoffrey and Scott. The family is currently living in Minnesota, since his retirement.

Greg Lemond was induced into United States Bicycling Hall of Fames in the year 1996. He was also one of the very first first American to win elite Road World Championship and sign million dollar contract. Besides these credits, he also takes the pride of being the first cyclist to appear on Sports Illustrated cover and the magazine named him s the Sportsman of the Year in 1989.

This standout rider becomes the most talented cyclist and his professional victory was in the year 1981, when he won French Tour de L;Oise. Greg Lemond was the Olympic Road champion in 1980. He also won Tour de France twice after this tournament. After his long successful career in cycling, in 1994, Greg Lemond announced his retirement. The main reason for his retirement is due to his health condition, Mitochondrial Myopathy, which caused him the difficulty to perform against the current and vibrant riders.

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