Lizzie Deignan

by John Max 17 Sep,2021
Lizzie Deignan
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Elizabeth Mary Deignan
  • Birth Country Otley, West Yorkshire, England
  • Famous Name Lizzie Deignan
  • Father John Armitstead
  • Mother Carol Armitstead
  • Net Worth $0.1 Million
  • Nationality English
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession cyclist
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Philip Deignan
  • Children 1

Elizabeth Mary Deignan, better known as Lizzie Deignan is an English professional world champion track and road racing cyclist. She currently competes for  UCI Women's WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo. Her notable championship includes the 2015 World road race champion, 2014 Commonwealth Games road race champion as well as 2X  UCI Women's Road World Cup (2014,15). 

Otley, West Yorkshire native, Lizzie was born on 18th December 1988, under the star sign Sagittarius. Daughter of John Armitstead and Carol Armitstead, she is a graduate of British Cycling's Olympic Podium Programme.

How Much Is Lizzie Deignan's Net Worth In 2021?

As per the UCI website, men's WorldTour teams are bound to pay their riders a base wage of €40,045, while the base amount for the Women’s WorldTour is set at €20,000 for this season. At the same time, UCI has a planned schedule to rise women's base salary in WorldTour teams to the equivalent of men's ProTeams with a base salary of €20,000 in 2021 and a jump up to €27,000 (employed) in 2022.

From the above data, it could be said Lizzie Deignan makes €20,000 per annum excluding sponsorship, endorsements, and win prize money. With these, Deignan is believed to be making at least five-digit figures per annum. 

She wears Santini Cycling Wear.

As of 2021, Lizzie Deignan's net worth is $0.1 million. 

Is Lizzie Deignan Married?

Lizzie Deignan is married to an Irish former professional road racing cyclist Philip Deignan (born 7 September 1983). The couple tied the knot at The Bridge Church in her hometown of Otley, West Yorkshire in front of 150 guests in August 2016. They started dating in 2014. 

LizzieLizzie Deignan with her husband and daughter SOURCE: Instagram @l_deignan

Now the couple is a proud parent to their only daughter Orla. Lizzie often shares pictures of her husband and their daughter on her IG. 

Cycling Career

Deignan took up cycling in 2004 after following  British Cycling's Olympic Talent Team while visited the  Prince Henry's Grammar School while she was enrolling. Before, her road career Lizzie won five medals at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships.

In 2010, she joined Cervelo Test Team, winning 3  stages of the Tour de l'Ardeche and a silver medal in the road race at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. She stayed with the team throughout 2011.

The following year, she competed for AA Drink–Leontine. That season, she won the silver medal in the road race at the Olympics, becoming the first Briton to win a medal at the 2012 Games.

From 2013 to 2018, she rode for Boels-Dolmans. With the team, she won the 2015 World Road Race Championships, 3X National Road Race Championships, 2014 Ronde van Drenthe, 2X Trofeo Alfredo Binda, The Philadelphia Cycling Classic, 3X GP de Plouay, Tour de Yorkshire, The Women's Tour, Ladies Tour of Qatar, 2X UCI Women's Road World Cup among other.

Since 2019, she has rides for Trek-Segafredo. 

At the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she was chosen to be part of the UK's cycling squad where she finished 11th in the race. The race was won by  Anna Kiesenhofer of Austria. 

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