Lamont Marcell Jacobs

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Lamont Marcell Jacobs

Lamont Marcell Jacobs

Who is Lamont Marcell Jacobs?

Lamont Marcell Jacobs is an Italian sprinter and long jumper. Lamont Marcell Jacobs just stunned the globe with his speed, breaking Usain Bolt’s record to become the “Fastest Man in the World.”

Lamont is a person who is eager and dedicated to his aim and career; he used to spend hours each day focusing on his own development and progress.

Early life and Childhood

Lamont Marcell Jacobs was born on September 26, 1994, in El Paso, Texas, to Italian mother Viviana Masini and African American father Lamont Jacobs Sr.

His father was a US Army soldier stationed at Caserma Ederle, Italy.

When Jacobs’ father was ordered to South Korea, he and his mother moved to Desenzano del Garda.

He began competing in sports at the age of ten, first favoring sprinting before discovering the long jump in 2011.

Professional Career

At the 2016 Italian Athletics Championships, Jacobs won the long jump.

At the end of the 2017 indoor season, he was tenth on the IAAF world-leading list for the long jump, with a personal best of 8.07 meters.

Lamont Marcell Jacobs
Lamont Marcell Jacobs during the race. Source: Athletics Weekly

The jumper set a national record of 8.48 meters at the 2016 Italian U23 Championships, the best performance ever by an Italian, albeit the result was not recognized as a national record due to a 2.8 meter per second tailwind (the maximum allowable wind speed for any record performance is 2.0 meters per second).

He was the 150th person in history to break the 10-second barrier.

He broke the previous record with a time of 10.01 seconds on June 26, 2021, during the Italian Championships in Rovereto, despite the fact that the wind was blowing at 10.0 meters per second.

He had just won his fourth national title in a succession at the time.

He shattered the previous Italian mark with a 9.94 in the first round, then finished third with a 9.84 in the semi-finals, smashing the previous European record and qualifying as the third overall qualifier for the final.

As a result, he became the first Italian runner to accomplish such an accomplishment.

He won the gold medal in 9.80 seconds, breaking the European record and becoming the fastest athlete from a country other than the United States or Jamaica.

Net worth and Salary

Lamont Marcell Jacobs has a total net worth of $5 million, which he has accumulated exclusively through his devotion and hard work as a professional long jumper.

He is a man who is determined to do anything he sets his mind to.

More Facts about Lamont Marcell Jacobs

Real Name Lamont Marcell Jacobs Jr.
Birth Date September 26, 1994
Age (as of 2021) 26 Years
Birth Place El Paso, Texas, USA
Nationality Italian
Profession Sprinter
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 79 kg  –  in Pounds –  174 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Bald
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Lamont Marcell Jacobs Sr.
Mother Viviana Masini



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Nicole Daza
Children Two (Anthony & Megan)

Relationship Status

Anthony’s mother Nicole and their two children live in Rome with Jacobs, his partner Nicole, and their two children, Anthony, born in 2019, and Megan, born in 2021.

Jeremy, Jacobs’ son from a prior relationship, was born in 2013.

Body Measurements

Lamont Marcell Jacobs stands at the Height in feet and inches is 6′ 2″ and in centimeters is 188 cm.

He Weights Kilograms 79 kg, or 174 lbs and wears 12 shoe sizes (U.S.).

Social Media

Lamont has 465K Instagram followers and 562 followings, with 447 posts.

The majority of his Instagram postings are about his journey to achievement, as well as images from his daily life.

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  • Marcell Jacobs is a sprinter and long jumper from Italy.
  • Marcell just amazed the world with his speed as he broke the record of Usain Bolt to claim the title of the “Fastest Man in the World”.
  • As a result, he became the first Italian runner to achieve such a feat.
  • With a final time of 9.80 seconds, he won the gold medal, setting a new European record, and became the fastest athlete from a country other than the United States or Jamaica.
  • He has 465K followers and 562 followings on Instagram, where he has 447 posts and 465K followers.