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Olympic Athlete: Jessica Fox Net worth, Age, Family, Boyfriend, Wiki, Bio, Achievements, Height, Birthday

Jessica Esther “Jess” Fox is a French-born Australian world and Olympic champion slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 2008.

She qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she made her Olympic debut at 18 years of age, winning a silver medal in the K1 event. Jessica won a bronze medal in the same event four years later in Rio de Janeiro, and again at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. She won gold at the 2020 Olympics in the C1 event, becoming the first Olympic champion in that event.

Jessica FoxAge, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, what about her father, mother, where is she from? Early life

Fox was born on 11 June 1994 in Marseille, France. She currently lives in Penrith, New South Wales. Fox’s parents are Richard Fox and Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi, who both competed as canoeists at the Olympics: her father for Great Britain at the 1992 Games, and her mother at the 1996 Games who won a bronze medal for France.

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 Her father is Second Vice President of the International Canoe Federation as well as Australian Canoeing’s current high-performance manager, and a five-time world champion. Fox is Jewish[as is her mother Myriam Jerusalmi, while her father is not Jewish. Her younger sister Noemie is also a slalom canoeist, as was her aunt Rachel Crosbee.

Fox suffered a back injury that impacted her performance in 2012.[9] In May 2012, she spoke at the Chullora Public School. She celebrated her 18th birthday on 11 June 2012 in Cardiff while competing at a World Cup event. Fox is also an avid dog lover, regularly posting “dog selfies” to her social media platforms. Fox has featured all types of breeds, ranging from Jack Russels to Labradoodles. Fox’s most popular #dogselfie was with a Swiss Shepherd named Hendrix.

Jessica Fox’s boyfriend, what about her relationship?

Jessica Fox is married, so she does have a husband, and he is Nicholas Willes. It has not been very long that Jessica got married. Indeed, it has not even been a year that she has been married. Well, they had been a partner for a long time and were supposed to get married a but earlier. 

jessica fox relationship

But due to covid, they could not get married on time. Regarding her husband as an individual, there is no proper revelation on who he is. However, looking at his Instagram handle, it seems like is a musician. There are numerous pictures of his band or his music group, so this makes it pretty clear.

Jessica Fox Net worth, how much does she earn?

Jessica Fox has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. Since she has been a part of Hollyoaks for some time now and has also worked on many other projects, it seems obvious that she has a net worth of over a million dollars.

As a result, we must conclude that she has made a respectable living from her profession. Because she is progressing in her work, her net worth appears to be increasing soon.

Which school and college did she go to? What was her major?

Fox attended Blaxland High School and finished her HSC year by being first in New South Wales in the PDHPE in 2011 and had an ATAR score of 99.1. Jessica is currently studying in the Elite Athlete Program at The University of Sydney where she is working on a degree in media/communications. She is studying for a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) at Swinburne Online. She is bilingual in English and French.

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Jessica Fox’s career, what is her profession?

Fox races in K1 and C1 events. Her coach is her mother. She started in the sport in 2005 by canoeing on the Nepean River. She has a scholarship and is affiliated with the Australian Institute of Sport and the New South Wales Institute of Sport. In club competitions, she represents the Penrith Valley Canoe Club.

In September 2009, Fox made her Australian senior national team bid. She competed at the ICF World Ranking in Merano, Italy in 2009 where she finished third in the K1 event. At the 2009 AYOF event in Penrith, New South Wales, she finished first in the women’s K1 event.

Fox won a bronze medal in the C1 event at the 2010 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Tacen. At the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore, she won the gold in the girls’ K1 slalom event. In 2010, she finished 1st in the women’s C1 event at the ICF Slalom World Cup in Seu, Spain. 

In 2011, Fox won gold medals in the C1 women’s event at World Cups 2 and 3. At the 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary, she finished 19th, which gave Australia an automatic spot in the event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She won silver medals at the Australian Open and the Oceania Championships in the women’s K1 event in 2011.

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In 2012 Fox was selected to represent Australia for the first time at the Olympics in the women’s K1 event, where she won the silver medal at the age of 18. Her pre-Olympic schedule included training on the Olympic course in London in April, and World Cup competitions in Wales, France, and Spain, plus the Junior World Championship in the United States.  Her result has been described as competitive revenge against the 44-year-old Czech paddler Štěpánka Hilgertová, who had beaten Fox’s mother Myriam to the

K1 gold medal sixteen years earlier in the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics. Her silver medal improved on her mother’s bronze from Atlanta 1996 and her father’s fourth place in Barcelona 1992 and earned her the nickname “the Silver Fox” from teammates and the press.

She won her first World Championship titles in the C1 event and the C1 team event at the 2013 World Championships in Prague.

In 2016, Fox won her second Olympic medal, with a bronze in the K1 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After winning multiple World Cup races, she won the overall title in the 2016 World Cup Kayak Single Slalom K1 and was second overall in Canoe Single Slalom C1. She also won the World U-23 Championships in Kayak Slalom and in Canoe Slalom in Kraków, Poland. Additionally, she also won the Oceania Championships Slalom C1 in Penrith, Australia.

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A world title at the ICF Kajak Slalom World Championships

In 2017, Fox won a world title at the ICF Kajak Slalom World Championships, a number of World Cup medals, the Canoeist of the Year award, and the NSW Athlete of the Year award. Fox was a double ICF Canoe World Champion in C1 and K1, and again won a number of World Cups in both disciplines in 2018. In 2019, she won the Oceania Championships in Canoe Slalom again.

Fox won the overall World Cup title five times in the C1 class (2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019) and twice in the K1 class (2018, 2019).

She finished third to win the bronze medal in the women’s canoe slalom K1 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where she also gained media attention for using a condom to repair her kayak. In Tokyo Jess was also the fastest qualifier for the final of the inaugural C1 canoe slalom event and went on to win the gold medal, beating silver medalist Mallory Franklin of Great Britain by more than three seconds with a penalty-free run.

Is Jessica Fox available on any kind of social media platform?

She is active on Instagram “@jessfox94” with 158 k followers. She is highly active on Twitter with the username “@Jess Fox OLY” with 16.6K followers.

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Jessica Fox FAQ’s

Who is Jessica Fox?

Jessica Esther “Jess” Fox is a French-born Australian world and Olympic champion slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 2008. Fox qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she made her Olympic debut at 18 years of age, winning a silver medal in the K1 event. Jessica won a bronze medal in the same event four years later in Rio de Janeiro, and again at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. She won gold at the 2020 Olympics in the C1 event, becoming the first Olympic champion in that event.

How old is Jessica Fox?

The age of Hollyoaks actress Jessica Fox is 38 years old now. She was born on May 19, 1983, in Maidenhead, United Kingdom.

How tall is Jessica Fox?

She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and 63 kilograms i.e. 139 lbs.

Is Jessica married?

Jessica Fox is married, so she does have a husband, and he is Nicholas Willes. It has not been very long that Jessica got married. Indeed, it has not even been a year that she has been married. Well, they had been a partner for a long time and were supposed to get married a but earlier. 

Is she still alive?

She is still alive and healthy and there is no report about her health issues.

Jessica Fox Body Appearance Height, Weight

HeightIn feet: 5 feet 5 inches
Meter: 1.66m 
Centimeter: 166 cm
Hair colorDarkbrown 
Eye colorBlue
Body ShapeFit 
WeightKilogram: 63kg
Pounds: 139 lbs
Sexuality OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Jessica Fox which you should be know

NationalityAustralian 
Age( as of 2021)38 years
Zodiac signLeo
Birthplace Marseille, France
BirthdayJune 11

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