Kerrin McEvoy Biography

( 1980 - )
October 20, 2019
First published on:October 20, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Kerrin McEvoy

Date of Birth: 1980, October 28
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Birth Name Kerrin McEvoy
Birth Place Streaky Bay, South Australia
Famous Name Kerrin McEvoy
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Philip
Mother Tracy
Net Worth $10 million
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity White
Profession jockey
Started career as jockey
Awards Melbourne Cup(thrice), The Everest Cu, Golden Slipper, Caulfield Cup
Married to Cathy
Children Charlie born in 2009, second child Jake in 2011, Rhys in 2014, and a daughter Eva who just born in 2017.

Kerin McEvoy is one of the world's famous jockey who is the three times Melbourne Cup winner. Kerrin also won The Everest Cup twice, Golden Slipper Cup, and Caulfield Cup as well. McEvoy rode horses like Rule of Law, Ibn Khaldun, Brew, Almandin, Cross Counter. Kerrin is the winner of the South Australian Racing Hall of Fame in 2017.

Kerrin has earned $20 million in prize money. After winning the Melbourne Cup in 2018, he received prize money of $7,300,000. Well, the famous Australian jockey promised a large house with a swimming pool for his family after winning the Melbourne Cup. 

McEvoy was born on 28th October 1980, in Streaky Bay, South Australia, to parents Philip McEvoy and Tracy McEvoy

Married since 2008

The 39 years old Australian Jockey Kerrin is enjoying his married life with his wife. Kerrin and his wife Cathy were pronounced husband and wife in 2008 in front of their family and friends. Well, as per the sources, the couple is together for nearly two decades. 

Kerrin's wife Cathy kissing him after winning 2018 Melbourne Cup SOURCE: Daily Mail

Kerrin proposed Cathy in 2007 and their love story started when they were 17 years old.

Despite being together for so long they still have no disputes in their marital life which is a sign of the perfect couple. In addition to this, Kerrin and his wife are spotted together several times as she frequently visits the racecourse to watch his race. 

Wife- Cathy McEvoy

As per the sources, Kerrin and his wife Cathy met each other in their teenage. Cathy is the sister of famous Australian Jockey Michelle Payne who was the winner of the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Cathy is among her parents ten children. 

Kerrin's wife Cathy SOURCE: Herald Sun

She is a huge fan of her husband Kerrin and horse racing as her family was involved in racing for a long time.

Father to 4 Children

Kerrin and his wife Cathy are the parents of four children: three sons, and a daughter. They welcomed their first child Charlie in 2009 and became parents of their second child Jake in 2011. 

Kerrin with his wife and children SOURCE: West Coast Sentinel

Cathy gave birth to the couple's third child Rhys in 2014. Their only daughter Eva was born in 2017.

Net Worth- $10 million

Kerrin is in horse racing i.e. jockey profession which is well known for its high prize money so it is evident for him to have a net worth in millions. He has won some of the world's highest paying races which helped him to collect a great fortune. 

The Redzel rider won the Melbourne Cup thrice with prize money of $4 million in 2018, $3.6 million in 2016 and in 2000 where he might have earned around a million but the exact figure is still unknown. In addition to this, he also won some other Cups like Caulfield in 2008 where he got a paycheck of $ 2.5 million.

Kerrin holding 2018 Melbourne Cup Trophy SOURCE: Racenet

Apart from this, he won the prize money of $5 million in 2018 after winning the Everest cup. Besides, he also won 2017 The Everest Cup and the prize money was around $4.8 million.

In addition to this, he might have some assets like houses and cars but details about it are not revealed in media. Well, he promised his family to buy a well-equipped house from his prize money in 2018. 


  • Melbourne Cup-2000, 2016, 2018
  • Caulfield Cup-2008
  • The Everest Cup-2-17, 2018
  • Golden Slipper-2011


  • Rule of Law
  • Ibn Khaldun
  • Cross Counter
  • Brew
  • Almandin

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