British cyclist, Laura Kenny has specialized in track endurance events, specifically the team pursuit, omnium, scratch race, elimination race, and madison disciplines. Also, she is the most successful female cyclist, and the most successful British female athlete, in Olympic history.

Picture of British cyclist, Laura Kenny
Caption: Picture of British cyclist, Laura Kenny (Photo: Instagram)

Laura Kenny's Siblings

On April 24, 1992, Laura Kenny was born to British parents in Harlow, Essex, England. She is the daughter of father Adrian Trott and mother Glenda Trott. Her full name is Dame Laura Rebecca Kenny and birth sign is Taurus. Having British nationality, Laura is of English ethnicity. 

Laura Kenny with her mom Glenda, siblings Emma & child
Caption: Laura Kenny with her mom Glenda, siblings Emma & child (Photo: Instagram) 

She has a siblings sister Emma Trott. Her sister  Emma is a former road racing cyclist. She grew up in Cheshunt in Hertfordshire and enrolled at Haileybury Turnford School located in Cheshunt, England. She joined the University of Essex located in Colchester, England. From the University, Kennt received an Honorable degree in the year 2013.  

Health Issues of Laura Kenny

In Harlow Essex, she was born a month prematurely with a collapsed lung. Later, Laura was diagnosed with asthma. Then doctors advised her to take up the sport in order to regulate her breathing. Her breathing problems forced her to give up trampolining, which she enjoyed.

Laura Kenny posing for the picture
Caption: Laura Kenny posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

Laura started the sport together with her sister. She along with her mother rode who had taken up cycling in order to lose weight. At present, Laura deosn't have any health issues.

Career of Kenny

In the years 2009 and 2010, Kenny won two junior titles at the British National Track Championships. At the age of 18, she placed third in the individual pursuit at the latter to win a place in the 2010 European Track Championships team pursuit squad. In 2011, she won a world title for the first time as part of the team pursuit squad, following her gold at the Euros. After winning two European golds, lead-up to the 2012 Olympics, she qualified for the Great Britain team for both events and made her Olympic debut.

Picture of Laura Kenny doing cycling
Caption: Picture of Laura Kenny doing cycling (Photo: Instagram)

She won a gold medal in the team pursuit with Dani King and Joanna Rowsell at the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, the team set a world record time of 3:14.051. They rode six times together, including in the Olympic final, and broke the world record in every event. Two days after winning gold in the team pursuit, she also won gold in the omnium.

Laura Kenny posing for the picture
Caption: Laura Kenny posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

Since her first appearance at the European Track Championships in 2010, she has won seven World Championships, fourteen European Championships, and one Commonwealth Games title. She has accumulated 33 medals in total. After winning the British National Road Race Championships in 2014 and the under-23 championships in the same race, Kenny hasn't competed since 2015. Among British female athletes, Laura is the most successful cyclist and the most successful British athlete.


What's Laura Kenny Net Worth?

Laura Kenny has earned an estimated net worth of $5 Million or £3.5 million. When athletes win medals at the Olympics, it's a common misconception that they are always paid a huge bonus. However, she has collected a decent net worth out of her professional career. Athletes in Britain don't get paid for winning medals but paid varies among countries. 

Laura Kenny driving the car
Caption: Laura Kenny driving the car (Photo: mag)

Government and national lottery funding set £129 million in grants for British athletes each year. Athletes are not guaranteed a steady income. Sponsorships and advertising are usually the biggest sources of income for athletes. Also, Laura earned a handsome sum of money out of sponsorship and advertising. 

Who is Laura Kenny Husband?

Laura Kenny has been happily married to her husband Jason Kenny. Her husband Jason also is an English former track cyclist, specializing in individual and team sprints. They met and fell in love while working in the same field. But details of when and how Laura and Jason's love affairs started not mentioned. 

Laura Kenny with her husband Jason Kenny
Caption: Laura Kenny with her husband Jason Kenny (Photo: Instagram)

On September 24, 2016, Laura tied the wedding knot with her husband Jason. The duo got married at a private ceremony in front of their friends and family. After their marriage, they live near Knutsford in Cheshire. The duo has been living a blissful married life without any rumors regarding their personal life. 

Does Laura Kenny Have a Baby?

Yes, Laura Kenny has a baby boy. She shared a son Albie Louie Kenny with her husband Jason. The couple's son Albie was born on 23 August 2017. Also, Laura is balancing her professional career and raising her children in a tranquil manner. 

Laura Kenny with her baby boy Albie & husband Jason
Caption: Laura Kenny with her baby boy Albie & husband Jason (Photo: Instagram)

Laura wants to have another baby but not until after the next Olympic Games. Likewise, she sacrificed time away from her kids during Olympics training. 

Height of Laura Kenny

Laura Kenny has a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 m tall. While her body weighs around 52 kg or 115 lbs. Laura has blue eyes with golden-brown hair.