Age, Biography and Wiki

Gete Wami was born on 11 December, 1974 in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia, is an Ethiopian long-distance runner. Discover Gete Wami's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 46 years old?

Popular As N/A
Occupation N/A
Age 47 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 11 December 1974
Birthday 11 December
Birthplace Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Nationality Ethiopia

We recommend you to check the complete list of Famous People born on 11 December. She is a member of famous Runner with the age 47 years old group.

Gete Wami Height, Weight & Measurements

At 47 years old, Gete Wami height not available right now. We will update Gete Wami's Height, weight, Body Measurements, Eye Color, Hair Color, Shoe & Dress size soon as possible.

Physical Status
Height Not Available
Weight Not Available
Body Measurements Not Available
Eye Color Not Available
Hair Color Not Available

Who Is Gete Wami's Husband?

Her husband is Getaneh Tessema

Parents Not Available
Husband Getaneh Tessema
Sibling Not Available
Children Not Available

Gete Wami Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Gete Wami worth at the age of 47 years old? Gete Wami’s income source is mostly from being a successful Runner. She is from Ethiopia. We have estimated Gete Wami's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
House Not Available
Cars Not Available
Source of Income Runner

Gete Wami Social Network

Wikipedia Gete Wami Wikipedia



The last outing of her career came at the 2009 London Marathon, where her run of 2:26:54 hours brought her ninth place.


In August 2008, Gete Wami dropped out of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Marathon, after running in the lead pack for much of the race, as did her teammate Berhane Adere.


In 2007, Gete won the Berlin Marathon again. She competed in the New York Marathon thirty-five days later and she finished 23 seconds behind Paula Radcliffe. Her second-place finish gave her the World Marathon Majors Series Title, earning herself the $500,000 jackpot.


Gete won the 2006 Berlin Marathon, finishing in front of Salina Kosgei and Monika Drybulska on September 24. She was expected to beat the world record over 15 km during the Zevenheuvelenloop in and around Nijmegen on 19 November 2006, but failed. Gete finished in second position during the race, nine seconds behind Mestewat Tufa, who finished in 47:22.


Gete won gold medal at the 1999 World Championships in Seville, timing 30:24.56, which was a new African record and Championships Record. She also won the 10,000 m gold medal at the 1999 All-Africa Games that year. She is a two-time winner of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, having taken the long race title in 1996 and then the short race title in 2001.


Getenesh "Gete" Wami Degife (Ge'ez:ጌጤነሽ 'ጌጤ' ዋሚ ደግፌ born December 11, 1974 in Debre Berhan) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track, and road events.