From a milk seller to a multi_millionaire:List of Properties Owned by Kenyan Marathon Legend Eliud Kipchoge

Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge boasts of four out of five fastest marathons in history.

The 38-year-old is regarded as the greatest marathoner of all time, having won 15 out of 17 marathons he has competed in.

His two losses came in the 2013 Berlin Marathon when he came second behind Wilson Kipsang, who broke the world record, and in 2020, he took position eight in the London Marathon.

The humble athlete was born on November 5, 1984, in Kapsisiywa, Nandi county. He was raised by a single mother and only learned about his father from dusty old photographs.

“I never knew my father. I don’t remember seeing him. He died when I was very young,” he was quoted by World Athletics Organisation.

As a teenager, he recalled walking and cycling from Kapsisiywa to Kapsabet town to sell milk at the local market.

He used to run a distance of six kilometres to school daily, and that’s how his journey to becoming a professional athlete began.

According to The Express, the 38-year-old took home £38,000 for winning the 2018 Berlin Marathon. He received a whopping £534,000 for setting a new world record.

His 2018 and 2019 London Marathons victories made him pocket £39,000 and £42,500.

Besides his earnings from races, he takes home millions in sponsorship deals with INEOS, Nike, Maurten, NN Group and Isuzu.

Eliud Kipchoge’s properties

Isuzu cars

Kipchoge received a brand new Isuzu D-Max single cab pick-up valued at KSh 4.1 million after his impressive victory in the INEOS 1:59 challenge.

As the Isuzu D-Max brand ambassador, he was gifted with a similar car in 2018 after his Berlin Marathon heroics.

The Japanese car manufacturer Isuzu has since launched the Eliud 1:59 limited edition in honour of the world marathon record holder.Isuzu will only construct 159 units.

Kapsisiywa home and tea farm

Despite his immense wealth, Kipchoge lives a humble life in his Kapsisiywa home.

His house is located along the Baraton-Kaiboi road in rural Nandi. On September 1, 2021, he shared a photo at his tea farm. The farm, whose size is several acres, extended behind Kichoge into a grove of trees.

Eldoret Elgon View home

With such impressive net worth, Kipchoge can afford to live in a luxurious mansion.

Together with his wife, Grace Sugut and three children, they reside in a multi-million house in Elgon View Estate in Eldoret, one of the high-end places in the town.

The house is located 30km away from the training camp where he spends most of his time.

Eliud Kipchoge Foundation

On September 9, 2021, Kipchoge launched the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation.

Through the foundation, he hopes to give all children in the world access to knowledge and education.

“I want those children to grow up into healthy adults in a green and breathing world where forests keep our people safe,” he posted on his Instagram page.

Eliud Kipchoge Library

Former president Uhuru Kenyatta authorised the construction of a KSh 100 million library in honour of Kipchoge.

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