Egan Bernal (born January 13, 1997) is a Colombian Professional Cyclist and Social Media Personality from Zipaquirá. Currently, he rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Ineos. The young cyclist recently achieved his career’s biggest victory after winning “Tour de France“.
It is an annual men’s multiple stage bicycle race mainly held in France. Furthermore, the event took place from July 06, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium and concluded on July 28, 2019, in the Champs-Élysées stage in Paris.
Moreover, a total of 176 cyclists from 22 teams participated in the race. Egan took the yellow jersey on stage 19. He attacked over a minute on then-leader Julian Alaphilippe (French Cyclist).
In fact, Bernal defended his lead on stage 20. The young athlete is the first-ever Colombian to acquire title. Egan is also the youngest winner of the Tour de France since World War II according to Wikipedia.
Profile, Career & Net worth
The young athlete first gained fame and success after making a debut for Team Sky in the Tour Down Under as team leader. In fact, he also won the young rider classification. Egan came in 6th place in the overall standings.
Later, on February 2018, the cyclist competed in the Colombian National Time Trial Championships and also bagged the title. His career’s major win came after Bernal won the overall standings at the first edition of the Tour Colombia with Team Sky.
He later crashed out in the Volta a Catalunya race and placed second overall. Moreover, in March 2018, Bernal participated in the Tour de Romandie as the team leader. The cyclist also won the competition and beat his one of the opponents Primož Roglič.
In 2019, the calculated Net worth of Egan Bernal is $2.97 million US Dollars.
The month of May of that year turned out to be a career-changing phase in his life. The major achievement came when Egan finished the “Tour of California” race in the first overall.
In July 2018, the athlete was named in the start list for the Tour de France. He competed as a domestique for team leaders Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas. Furthermore, Egan was also the youngest participant in the race.
His 2019 season started in Columbia where Bernal was not able to defend his title in the Tour Colombia and finished fourth allover. Then, the cyclist traveled to Europe to compete in the Paris–Nice.
Egan also gave his impressive performance during the Volta a Catalunya and Tour de Suisse. In addition, the young cyclist created history after winning the “Tour de France”.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Egan Arley Bernal Gómez.|
|Profession||Professional Cyclist and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Ineos.|
|Age (As of 2019)||22 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 13, 1997.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|House In||Zipaquirá, Colombia.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: NA.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||40-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Germán Bernal.
Mother: Flor Gómez.
|Siblings||one younger brother.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Names are not available.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Manolo Cardona (Actor) and Shakira (Columbian singer, businesswoman, and dancer).|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Cycling, Traveling and Listening to Music.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2.97 million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Egan Bernal
- Wikipedia: Cyclist Egan Bernal was born on the 13th of January 1997 (age 22 years old, as in 2019) in Zipaquirá, Colombia.
- His father “Germán Bernal” is also a former cyclist and Egan’s mother “Flor Gómez” is a homemaker.
- He also has a young sibling i.e. a brother who is just 12-years-old.
- Furthermore, at the age of 8, he started cycling in the mountains as he was raised in a cycling environment.
- As a kid, Bernal used to watch races like Tour, the Giro, and Vuelta.
- The young athlete currently is in a relationship with his girlfriend “Xiomy Guerrero” (cyclist and Instagram personality). They also live together in a lavish apartment in Zipaquirá.
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- As a Colombian, he is the first South American to win the Tour de France.
- The cyclist Egan Bernal’s height is 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 centimeters tall).
- Moreover, he possesses an athletic yet lean physique with an estimated body weight of 60 kilograms (132 pounds).
- According to a source, his mom discovered that she was pregnant with Egan on her 8th month.
- Earlier, his parents thought it was some sort of medical condition. Their family doctor named Jose Bulla first broke the news and also suggested the baby’s name i.e. Egan.