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Ruth Jebet was born on 17 November, 1996 in Kenya, is a Bahraini steeplechase and long-distance runner of Kenyan descent. Discover Ruth Jebet'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 24 years old?

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Age 25 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 17 November 1996
Birthday 17 November
Birthplace Kenya
Nationality Bahraini

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Ruth Jebet Height, Weight & Measurements

At 25 years old, Ruth Jebet height is 1.62 m and Weight 51 kg.

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Height 1.62 m
Weight 51 kg
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Dating & Relationship status

She is currently single. She is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about She's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, She has no children.

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Ruth Jebet Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Ruth Jebet worth at the age of 25 years old? Ruth Jebet’s income source is mostly from being a successful Runner. She is from Bahraini. We have estimated Ruth Jebet'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
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Source of Income Runner

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Ruth Jebet has been suspended since February 2018 for testing positive for EPO. Her agent at the time, Marc Corstjens, denied any knowledge. On 04 March, 2020 she was suspended by the AIU for four years beginning 18 February, 2018 for the use of EPO, losing all results from 01 December 2017 to 18 February, 2018.


In the 2016 Summer Olympics, she became the first Bahraini athlete to win an Olympic gold medal by winning the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 8:59.75 making her the second fastest within the event of all time.

On 27 August 2016, at the Paris stage of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League, Jebet smashed the existing 3000 metres steeplechase world record running at 8:52.78, more than six seconds faster than the old record.


In 2014, still only 17, she won the World Junior Championship ahead of two other Kenyan girls. That same month at the Weltklasse Zurich with older competition, she set the Asian continental record at 9:20.55, missing the World junior record by only .13 of a second (ranking her #31 of all time).


Jebet took the opportunity to run for Bahrain at the age of sixteen, transferring her eligibility in February 2013. In April she won the 3000 metres and the 5000 metres at the Kenyan high school championships.


Ruth Jebet (born 17 November 1996) is a Kenyan-born long-distance runner and steeplechase specialist who competes internationally for Bahrain. She was the world record holder and is currently the reigning Olympic gold medalist in the 3000 metres steeplechase, both achieved before turning 20. In 2018 she got suspended for testing positive for EPO.