Richie Porte

by John Max 27 Oct,2021
Richie Porte
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Richie Porte
  • Country Australia AU
Facts
  • Birth Name Richard Julian Porte
  • Birth Place Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Famous Name Richie Porte
  • Father Ian Porte
  • Mother Penny Porte
  • Nationality Australian
  • Profession cyclist
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Gemma Nicole Porte

Richard Julian Porte is better known as Richie Porte is an Australian professional road bicycle racer who has won 2X Paris-Nice. Currently, he is riding for UCI WorldTeam Ineos Grenadiers.

Launceston, Tasmania native, Richie Porte was born on 30th January 1985, under the star sign Aquarius. Richie Porte is the son of Ian Porte and Penny Porte. He finished his education at St Patrick's College, Launceston. The thirty-six years holds an Australian nationality. Further, he stands 1.72 m (5 ft 7+1⁄2 in) tall and weighs 62 kg (137 lb; 9 st 11 lb). 

How Much Is Richie Porte Net Worth In 2021?

Thirteen years as a professional cyclist has earned a tremendous amount. The significant source of his earning is prize money. Though there is no exact detail on how much he summoned in prize money, looking at his trophies, his career earning is no less than $2 million in cash. 

As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $2 million. No doubt, he is living a lavish lifestyle but has maintained it lowkey. 

Is Richie Porte Married?

Richie Porte is married to Gemma Nicole Porte. His wife is from Manchester. The couple met when Porte  was at Team Sky between 2012 and 2016. 

RichieRichie Porte with his wife and children SOURCE: The examiner

The couple tied the knot in 2015. Porte has two children, after the birth of his son Luca in 2018. His second child is daughter, Eloise. 

Career

At the age of twenty-one, Porte began dedicated cycling in 2006. Later two years, he turned professional and signed with Bennelong SwissWellness Cycling Team p/b Cervelo.

Porte won the young rider classification at the 2010 Giro d'Italian in his first year at UCI ProTour level. Further, he was featured prominently in the general classification at several stage races. 

For the 2012 season, Porte joined the Team Sky where he prominently made an impact, winning the Volta ao Algarve.

In the following years, Porte achieved his greatest win to date, acquiring two stages and the overall classification in Paris–Nice. Moreover, he was as a super-domestique for three Team Sky Tour de France victories: Bradley Wiggins in 2012 and Chris Froome in 2013 and 2015.

In 2015, he won the Australian National Time Trial Championships. That same he won two stages and the final overall classification of Paris–Nice, winning that race for the second time in three years and ending up atop the UCI world road cycling rankings.

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