Sydney McLaughlin Height, Weight, Family, Education, Biography

Sydney McLaughlin Height, Weight, Family, Education, Biography
Sydney McLaughlin Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth August 7, 1999
Zodiac Sign Leo
Boyfriend Andre Levrone Jr.

Sydney McLaughlin is an American professional hurdler and sprinter who had won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (400 m hurdles, 4×400 m relay), the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships (4×400 m relay), the 2019 Diamond League (400 m hurdles), and the 2015 Cali World Youth Championships (400 m hurdles). She had also secured the ‘Silver’ medal at the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships (400 m hurdles) and the 2016 IAAF (International Amateur Athletic Federation) World Under-20 Championships (400 m hurdles).

Born Name

Sydney Michelle McLaughlin

Nick Name

Sydney

Sydney McLaughlin as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Sydney McLaughlin as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Sydney McLaughlin / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States

Residence

New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Sydney had attended the Union Catholic Regional High School, a private Catholic school in Union County, New Jersey. After her high school graduation in 2017, she had signed a National Letter of Intent (a document used to indicate a student athlete’s commitment to participating in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) colleges and universities in the United States) to attend the University of Kentucky, a public land-grant research university in Lexington, Kentucky. In June 2018, after representing the Kentucky Wildcats, the intercollegiate athletic squad of the institution, for about a year, she had forfeited her college eligibility to turn professional.

Occupation

Professional Hurdler and Sprinter

Sydney McLaughlin as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2021
Sydney McLaughlin as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2021 (Sydney McLaughlin / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Willie McLaughlin (Former Sprinter)
  • Mother – Mary Neumeister McLaughlin (Former Runner)
  • Siblings – Taylor McLaughlin (Older Brother) (Runner, Hurdler), Morgan McLaughlin (Older Sister) (Runner), Ryan McLaughlin (Younger Brother) (Track Athlete)
  • Others – Helen Neumeister (Maternal Grandmother), Mike Neumeister (Maternal Uncle)

Manager

She is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent Management Agency, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States.

Event(s)

400 m Hurdles, 400 m, 4×400 m Relay

Net Worth

Sydney McLaughlin’s net worth had been $2 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175.5 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sydney has dated –

  1. Andre Levrone Jr. (2020-Present) – Sydney had started dating professional American football player Andre Levrone Jr. in 2020. They had announced their engagement on August 25, 2021, at the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Sydney McLaughlin and Andre Levrone Jr., as seen in April 2021
Sydney McLaughlin and Andre Levrone Jr., as seen in April 2021 (Sydney McLaughlin / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black and White)

She is of African-American descent on her father’s side and American descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Center-parted, shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Affable smile
  • Radiant face

Religion

Evangelicalism

Brand Endorsements

Sydney has been sponsored by the American sports footwear and apparel brand New Balance. After a bidding war in October 2018, she had been signed by the company up for about USD 1.5 million in annual base pay.

In June 2021, she had been appointed a brand ambassador for the Swiss luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer.

Sydney McLaughlin as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Sydney McLaughlin as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021 (Sydney McLaughlin / Instagram)

Sydney McLaughlin Facts

  1. Hailing from a family of sprinters and runners, Sydney had taken to running very early, following her older brother Taylor and older sister Morgan. Her younger brother, Ryan, too, was an excellent track athlete at high school.
  2. At the end of the 2015-16 season, she had been named the ‘Gatorade Girls National High School Track and Field Athlete of the Year’.
  3. She had stood 3rd in the 400 m hurdles event at the 2016 USA Olympic trials and had become the youngest athlete since 1980 to qualify for the American track and field team for the Olympics.
  4. In March 2018, she had set the junior 400-meter world record (50.36 seconds) at the 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships. 2 months later, she had broken the collegiate and NCAA record in the 400 m hurdles event (52.75 seconds).
  5. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, she had set a World Record and Olympic Record in the women’s 400 meters hurdles event with a time of 51.46 seconds in the final run.
  6. She was also the first woman to break the mark of 52 seconds in that event when she had clocked a world record time of 51.90 seconds at the 2020 USA Olympic trials.
  7. In August 2021, the borough of Dunellen in Middlesex County, New Jersey, had named the track at the town’s Columbia Park after Sydney.

Featured Image by Sydney McLaughlin / Instagram

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