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Kelsey-Lee Barber


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Full NameKelsey Lee Barber
First NameKelsey
Middle NameLee
Last NameBarber
Professiontrack and field athlete
Birth CityEast London
Birth CountrySouth Africa
Father NameKeith Roberts
Mother NameBev Roberts
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMike Barber
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthSeptember 20,1991
Age32 years
Married DateApril 28,2018

Kelsey-Lee Barber, real name Kelsey Lee Roberts, professionally serves as a track and field athlete. 

The lady is recognized for competing in the Javelin Throw. Originally, she belonged to East London, South Africa

However, she and her parents shifted to Australia back in 2000. She is a married woman. Her nationality is Australian

As per her birth date, she comes in the Virgo zodiac sign.

Kelsey's parents are proud of her achievements.

From a young age, Kelsey dreamed of being an Olympian. Moreover, she was also an active participant in high school, competing in athletics. 

Nevertheless, after moving to Canberra from their hometown, the lady took her passion more seriously. She achieved the title of Pacific School Games in Canberra back in 2008

In 2013, she participated in a six meters race, then after a year, made an international debut at Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Rest is history. 

Kelsey's parents, Keith (father) and Bev (mother), stated that they are very much proud of her achievements. 

Kelsey also added that coming back to the home where their family and friends live is a great feeling and sharing everything with them gives her the next level of happiness.

Did she marry her coach?

Kelsey did indeed marry her coach named, Mike Barber. How did they meet? 

Well, it’s been stated that when they first met, she was just recognized as a young javelin thrower who looks promising, and Mike, a decathlete who just turned into an AIS bio-mechanist, including a hobby coach. 

Mike shared one of his mentors advised him from the very beginning not to fall in love with Kelsey

Well, it was definitely good advice, it's just that he didn’t take it seriously, Mike added. 

Nevertheless, their romantic relationship started, and sooner after the 2018 Commonwealth Games, they took their vows. 

Kelsey-Lee Barber with her husband Mike at Canberra.
Kelsey-Lee Barber with her husband Mike at Canberra. Source: Instagram

Life after wedding

Kelsey and Mike hosted their wedding on 28th April 2018. 

The couple looked great on their big day as the bride was clad in a white gown, where the top was designed with a deep V neck with a printed floral. 

Her hair was in a low bun with a curl at the front. She didn’t wear any jewelry. 

On the other side, the groom was clad in a black suit with a plain white shirt and silver tie with a flower clip on his side coat. 

They took a beautiful picture at Pialligo Redwood Forest

With her partner, she is seen celebrating Christmas at a farm, training in a gym, together seen in events, paragliding in New Zealand, holidaying in Doha, roaming in National Arboretum Canberra, and many more.

Kelsey-Lee Barber with her husband Mike on their wedding day.
Kelsey-Lee Barber with her husband Mike on their wedding day. Source: Instagram

Praised her husband for supporting her to the core

Kelsey is a well-known name today. After achieving the title of the World Championship, she decided to lengthen her run-up. 

She took advice from her husband. Moreover, she mentioned Mike stating that it couldn’t be possible to reach here today in this position without him. 

She also said he calmed and relaxed her before her performance at the fence. 

Further, she added that the emotional bond between them makes their relationship even more special and fun.

Kelsey-Lee Barber with her husband Mike.
Kelsey-Lee Barber with her husband Mike. Source: Instagram

Does Kelsey have children?

As of now, Kelsey has no children. She and her hubby are busy building up their career. 

During this pandemic, Mike has become her physic, massage therapist, and training partner. 

Kelsey got trained in their garage with the gym equipment in and cars out. 

Moreover, their living room was her yoga room, including a massage studio and a park as a training ground.

Net worth

As per the research, the exact income isn’t given by Kelsey, but it’s been stated that the net worth is estimated at between $1 million - $5 million, respectively.

Net worth$1 million -$5 million
Income sourceAustralian athlete


  1. She is 31 years old.

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Updated On Sat Oct 01 2022 Published On Sat Oct 01 2022 By shaumya

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