Facts of Kenneth Ferguson
|Full Name||Kenneth Ferguson|
|Birth City||Detroit, Michigan|
|Birth Country||United States|
|No Of Children||1|
|Date of Birth||March 22,1984|
Kenneth Ferguson is a celebrity spouse of an Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix, a track and field sprinter.
Kenneth is an American-born sprinter and a hurdler. He was able to win three gold medals at the 2003 Pan American Junior Athletics Championship.
He specializes in the 400 meters, 110, and 400-meter hurdles.
Kenneth is a supportive husband and is often spotted in the stands supporting his partner.
Allyson has the record of winning 18 career medals, out of which six are gold and three are silver.
How the couple manages to keep their married life blissful
Kenneth and Allyson knew each other from their early days. According to the source, the couple exchanged their wedding vows in a secret ceremony.
Despite their busy schedules, the couple manages to keep their marriage life blissful.
They keep their marriage and their relationship on top priority and schedules time for each other which they think is vital.
They also have full support from their parents. According to Allyson, her parents live close to her and spend much time with their granddaughter.
They let the couple spend quality time together that helps them keep their relationship strong.
Their daughter was born prematurely
In 2018, the couple gave birth to their first child, a daughter Camryn which was not an easy birth.
Allyson was 33 when she gave birth to her daughter. Allyson and Camryn both were at high risk since Allyson had tried keeping her pregnancy a secret because of her career.
It was until four months when the doctor revealed that she had high blood pressure and her future born heart rate to be slow, resulting in preeclampsia.
Camryn was born seven weeks premature on the 8th of November, 2018, through an emergency C-section.
After spending a week in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU), they were finally home.
With the grace of God, Camryn was born healthy. She is attending pre-school. The couple wishes to have more kids in the future.
His wife’s used voice led Nike to change its maternity policy for athletes
His wife Allyson is not only a great Olympian but also a great person who does not fear to speak for the right.
At the time of her pregnancy, she discovered that black women had a high rate of risk during pregnancy resulting in a high mortality rate compared to white women.
She became the voice of black women and mothers and advocated for black mothers dying in childbirth.
She came forward speaking about her previous long-time sponsor, Nike.
She confessed to Nike not paying during the time of pregnancy despite her great accomplishments.
She also talked about the maternity leave and challenges faced by female athletes.
According to her, at the time of pregnancy, the contract is on hold and only gets resumed after returning to the competitions.
Because of raising the voice and speaking out the truth, there was an awareness that helped bring out the slight change, which she thinks is the starting point.
Taking her statement into consideration, Nike, on the 24th of May 2019, responded, saying no female athlete will be penalized financially for pregnancy as per an official policy they created in 2018 standardizing their approach to all sports.
Her used voice led Nike to change its maternity policy for athletes.
Allyson soon left Nike and signed with Athleta, a women-focused apparel brand, becoming the first sponsored athlete of the brand.
Allyson qualified for the fifth Olympics, which is her first Olympic as a mother
Within six weeks after the birth of daughter Camryn, Allyson was all set for training to get qualified for the 2019 World Championship.
She officially got qualified for the fifth Olympics game with a 400 m individual, where she finished with second place, securing her spot on Team USA.
This will be her first Olympics as a mother.
The net worth of Kenneth is not disclosed. Recently, we have the net worth of the most decorated Olympian, Allyson.
|$4.5 million||Track and field athlete|
- Kenneth was born on the 22nd of March 1984 in Detroit, Michigan. He is currently 37 years old.
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