Geoff Wightman

Geoff Wightman (born November 19, 1960, age: 61 years) is a former athlete, runner, and now a coach from the United Kingdom. He has done very well during his career as a runner and athlete. But nowadays he has been getting fame due to his son Jake Wightman’s successful career. His son has remained a champion at Commonwealth Games, European Championship, and World Championships.


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Who is Geoff Wightman?

Geoff Wightman who has remained a well-known runner in England is now representing himself as a trainer of his son Jake Wightman. He has been training his son for a long time. And recently on 20th July 2022 world got stunned when Geoff’s son shut the mouth of many people after he won the gold medal at World Athletics Championships 1500 meters race.

Jake has not only won the gold medal but has also set the new world record of completing 1500 meters in 3:29.23. Jake Wightman has beaten the European Record Holder and Olympic Champion Mr. Jakob Ingebrigsten. When Jake won the race his father was available in the stadium as a Commentator.

While doing commentary Geoff spoke “That’s my son. I coach him. And he’s the world champion!”

Geoff shared his emotion in a crackling voice. He raised his arms and then moved to join the celebration waving the Union Jack. His son shared in an interview that he is happy for his father as his father shared his emotions with him.

There’s one organisation that I really must thank, especially on a day like this, and it’s @BritishMilersFrom 2nd in the ‘F’ race in 2012 (in a PB) to World Champion in 2022.Middle distance is the engine of the British team at presentThe BMC has contributed hugely. Thank you

— Geoff Wightman (@WightmanGeoff) July 20, 2022

Geoff Wightman Biography, Wiki (Early Life & Education)

Geoff Wightman old picture with his wifeGeoff Wightman’s old picture with his wife

Geoff Wightman who is not available on Wikipedia was born in Scotland, United Kingdom. He was born on November 19, 1960. He was in his teens when he started practicing as an athlete and runner. He remained interested in sports and followed his passion to become a world re-known athlete. 

Geoff’s information related to his studies is less available as compared to his athletic career. He has never revealed in which stream he completed his graduation.

Geoff Wightman Wiki & Bio (Biodata)

Geoff Wightman Wiki/Bio

Full Real NameGeoff Wightman
Age (as of 2022)61 years old
Popular asFormer Runner, Commentator, Coach
ProfessionCoach, Commentator, Runner
Date of BirthNovember 19, 1960
Place of BirthScotland, United Kingdom
Current ResidenceWest Sussex
SchoolLocal School In Hometown
CollegeState University
Net worth$1.2 million USD (approx.)
Zodiac SignScorpio

Geoff Wightman Family, Siblings (Nationality & Ethnicity)

Geoff Wightman Family, Siblings (Nationality & Ethnicity)

In every media interview, Geoff Wightman has only talked about himself and his kids. He never revealed anything about his father and mother. But being a popular athlete he has made his parents proud of him many times.

As he has also won many races in his career his father would have shared his joy with the world during the 90s era. Just like he has shared during his son Jake Wightman’s gold medal win in World Athletic Championship.

Geoff has written the book “Tokyo Countdown” and may inside this book he has shared stories related to his parents and siblings.

Geoff Wightman Father, Mother’s Name & More

Father’s NameName Not Known
Mother’s NameName Not Known
BrotherName Not Known
SisterName Not Known

Geoff Wightman’s Birthday (Age & Zodiac Sign)

Geoff Wightman Birthday (Age & Zodiac Sign)
Age61 years
Sun SignScorpio
BirthdateNovember 19, 1960
Geoff Wightman Height, Weight (Physical Appearance)

Geoff Wightman Height, Weight (Physical Appearance)

Height(approx.)In Feet Inches 6′ 0″
In Meters: 1.83 m
In Centimetres: 183 cm
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms:82 kg
In Pounds: 180 lbs
Distinctive FeaturesWrinkles on Face
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Hair LengthShort

Geoff Wightman Wife, Girlfriend Name & Relationships

Geoff Wightman Wife, Girlfriend Name & RelationshipsJake Wightman with his mother Susan Wightman and father Geoff

Geoff Wightman is married to Susan Wightman (Susan nee Tooby), They both married on 12th October 1991. Geoff’s wife Susan Wightman is also a former athlete and a long-distance runner from England. Susan is now 61 years old. Susan remained in the 12th position at the Seoul Pulmpics in 1988. Geoff’s wife Susan is the twin sister of 1988 World Cross Country Silver Medalist Angela Tooby.

Susan remained in the 6th Position in the 1986 Commonwealth Games in the 10000-meter race. Geoff has given birth to his three kids since he married Susan. Geoff is the father of his two sons Jake Wightman and Samuel Wightman. Both Jake and Sam are twins. Geoff also has a daughter Martha Wightman. A complete family of Geoff is an athlete. His daughter also participated as a runner and was the first in the family-friendly mile run in the first Westminster Mile run after pandemics.

Both Susan and Geoff fall in love when they both meet the tracks at the Commonwealth Games in 1990. Geoff’s son Jake has previously won a Bronze medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and also in European Champshiop 2018 under the 1500-meter race category. Geoff trains his son for every race as a coach.

Geoff Wightman twin sonsJake Wightman and Samuel Wightman

Geoff Wightman Son, Daughter, Affairs & Personal Life

Geoff Wightman with his daughter Martha WightmonGeoff with his daughter Martha Wightman
Marital StatusMarried
ChildrenSon- Jake Wightman, Samuel Wightman
Daughter- Martha Wightman
Wife’s NameSusan Wightman (Susan nee Tooby),
Girlfriend’s NameSusan Wightman (Susan nee Tooby),
Relationship StatusMarried

Career- Athlete, Runner, Coach, Commentator

Geoff Wightman Biography, (Early Life & Education)old Picture of Geoff during his days as a runner

When Geoff Wightman shifted with his kids and family to Edinburgh his both sons were only 10 years old. At that time he was appointed as chief executive of Scottish Athletics. He then started coaching players for their next big race and even his son. He has been giving training to his son Jake Wightman since his son was only 11 years old. Geoff has trained many athletes including big names like  Stephanie Twell and Harvey Dixon.

He is a part of the Dartford H club. Performing under the Dartford H club, Geoff got 3rd position in 5000 meters raced held in Essen on 2nd September 1988. Performing well in his career as a runner Geoff got the chance to represent in European Championships and Commonwealth Games in 1990 as a marathon runner. He got 8 positions in Commonwealth Games held on 30th January 1990.

Whereas he got the 6 positions in European Championships held on 1st September 1990. Geoff ran last in 2008 as a runner in a 5000-meter race held in Motherwell where he got the third position. Nowadays Geoff shared his identity as a former Marathoner and media commentator on athletics.

Geoff Wightman Net Worth, Income Source & Salary

Geoff Wightman Net Worth, Income Source & Salary

Geoff Wightman has devoted his career to sports and his family. He gained a lot of good opportunities to win big prized and money after winning marathon races. The maximum income that he has added to his net worth comes from his career as a coach and commentator. Right now Geoff Estimated net worth would be near $1.2 million USD.

7 Facts You Need to Know About Geoff Wightman

In 2021 he published his book Sports Armageddon which is his sports thriller novel.He usually goes out for a dinner with his family and kids.Geoff has 1560 followers on his Instagram.Geoff usually represents various sports meets.On 2021 father’s day he got his favorite chocolate bouquet from his kids and wife.He loves to have Peanut butter in his meal.His son is having 30k followers on his Instagram.

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FAQs of Geoff Wightman Biodata

Is Geoff Wightman Scottish?

Yes, he was born in Scotland.

Who is Geoff Wightman?

Geoff is a former marathon runner and the father of World Athletic Champion Jake Wightman.

How old is Geoff Wightman?

Geoff is only 61 years old.

When was Geoff Wightman born?

Geoff was born on November 19, 1960.

How much Net worth does Geoff Wightman have?

Geoff has an approximate net worth of $1.2 million USD.

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