Who is Sir Lee Pearson? Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Career

Lee Pearson Bio/Wiki

Sir David Lee Pearson AKA Lee Pearson is a 12-time gold medalist in the Paralympic Games, having competed for Great Britain in para-equestrian events in Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London, Rio de Janeiro, and Tokyo.

He has won 30 gold medals at the European, World, and Paralympic levels during his career.

Real NameSir David Lee Pearson
NicknamePearson
Birthdate4 February 1974
Age47 Years Old
BirthplaceGreat Britain
ProfessionSports Person
NationalityBritish
Relationship StatusSingle

Age

As of 2021, He is 47 years old.

He was born on 4 February 1974 in Great Britain.

Career

Pearson was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenital and first made headlines in 1980 when British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher carried him up the stairs of 10 Downing Street after bestowing a “Children of Courage” medal on him.

After being inspired by the Atlanta Olympics, Pearson decided to pursue a career in sports. At 2000, 2004, and 2008 Summer Paralympics, he earned three gold medals in the championship dressage, freestyle dressage, and team dressage competitions.

 

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At the 2012 Summer Paralympics, he earned gold in the team dressage event, silver in the championship dressage, and bronze in the freestyle.

He admitted that he had been turned down by the British judge after failing to win gold in the freestyle category in London, but that he would compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio on a different horse.

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Wife

According to various sources, he is not married yet. And looking through his social media, it is known that he is not involved in a relationship with anyone.

Net Worth

No official confirmation has been received about its net worth. His net worth is approximately $50k-$100k.

Sir Lee Pearson Won 12th Paralympic Gold Medal

Sir Lee Pearson won his 12th Paralympic gold medal, this time in the grade II individual dressage, riding his homebred horse Breezer. He now ranks third among Great Britain’s all-time Paralympic gold medalists, behind only Mike Kenny and Dame Sarah Storey, ahead of swimmer David Roberts and wheelchair racer Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Georgia Wilson, a late substitute for the celebrated Sophie Christiansen, rode Sakura to bronze on her Paralympic debut, scoring 72.765 points.

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