Favour Ashe Biography: Education, Career, And Net Worth

Favourite Oghene Tejiri Ashe, also known as “Ashe Bolt,” is Nigeria’s fastest man, winning the 100m title in 9.99 seconds. He was born in and grew up in Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria. Ashe attended Otowvodo Grammar School in Ughelli and is now a freshman at the University of Tennessee in the United States. He made history by becoming the first MoC Track Club athlete to run a World Lead at any time, just one year after joining the club.

Early Life and Education

Favour Ashe was born on April 28, 2002. He is originally from Ughelli in Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Otowvodo Grammar School, Ughelli, Delta State, and is now a freshman at the University of Tennessee in the United States. He is a member of the Moc Track Club.


Ashe was the second athlete to join the MoC Track Club, following Favour Ekpekpe, who joined in 2017. Ashe is indeed favored as he embarks on the difficult task of ascending to the pinnacle of his athletic career. Ashe was chosen to join the MoC Track Club for the 2019 season after excelling at the MoC Athletics Trials in Ughelli in 2018.

At the 2019 National U18 & U20 Trials in Ilaro, Ogun State, Ashe won his 100-meter heat and advanced to both the Boys’ 200-meter Final A and Final B. In his first appearance at the MoC Grand Prix, the gifted sprinter performed admirably, winning his 100-meter heat. Favour went on to make an outstanding debut by setting two personal bests in the men’s 100-meter race at the National Championships. To cap off his season on a high note, he lowered his personal best time to 10.77 seconds to finish second in his heat and even faster to 10.72 seconds to finish sixth in the semifinals.

He set a new personal record and kicked off 2020 in spectacular fashion when he won his 100-meter heat at the AFN All-Comers in Akure in February, breaking the entry requirements for the World U20 Championships in Nairobi.

He also finished in the top three in the 100 and 200 meters at the Lagos State Trials for the National Sports Festival. Ashe is looking forward to representing Nigeria at the rescheduled World U20 Championships in Nairobi in 2021.

Ashe began the indoor circuits with a bang in early 2022, setting a lightning-quick Personal Best (PB) of 6.58 seconds for the 60-meter sprint. Then, at the Indoor National Championships in Birmingham, he lowered his personal best time to 6.51 seconds, tying him for fourth place on Nigeria’s all-time list with Davidson Ezinwa. Favour Ashe, a twenty-year-old sprinting prodigy, won the national 100-meter championship in 2022 and qualified for the world championships.

Ashe won in 9.99 seconds over a strong field that included Alaba Akintola and multiple national champion Seye Ogunlewe at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin City, Edo State.

The University of Tennessee freshman set a new legal record after clocking a wind-aided 9.79 seconds on the American Collegiate circuit. He also took silver at the NCAA Championships.

Favour won bronze in the men’s 4 x 100m relay race at the 2022 Commonwealth Games alongside Onwuzurike Udodi Chudi, Akintola Alaba Olukunle, and Ekevwo Raymond.

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at $55,000.

Bose Omolayo Biography: Education, Career, Personal Life, Medals, Net Worth

Biography of Faze: Education, Career, Record Label, Awards, and Net Worth