Allison Stokke Biography, net worth, age, husband, and other updates
Allison Stokke is a track and field athlete, sports model and fitness trainer from the United States.
She made it to the limelight at the young age of 17. She was known for pole vaulting and served as a ray of hope for many young girls who may want to make a career out of pole vaulting or other forms of sports.
Allison was faced with some challenges that came with fame, especially after a photo of her went viral on social media; she, however, didn’t let it get to her as she kept pushing.
This article is focused on what you should know about Alisson Stoke.
|Full Name||Allison Rebecca Stokke Fowler|
|Birth Date||March 22, 1989|
|Birth Place||Newport Beach, California, US|
|Education||Newport Harbor High School, University of California, Berkeley|
|Father’s Name||Allan Stokke|
|Mother’s Name||Cindy Stokke|
|Siblings||Yes (David Stokke)|
|Age||32 years old|
|Height||5’7’7 ″ (1.70 m)|
|Weight||58kg (128 lb)|
|Body Measurement||34-27-34 inches|
|Profession||Track and Field Athlete (Pole Vaulting); Fitness Model|
|College Team||California Golden Bears|
Allison Stokke’s Biography
Her full name is Allison Rebecca Stokke Fowler; she was born on the 22nd of March 1989 to Allan and Cindy Stokke at New Port Beach, California, USA.
Allison has an elder brother named David Stokke, who was also a gymnast during his youthful days. It is believed he influenced why Allison took interest in sports.
Both Allison and David have made their parents proud owing to their sporting activities.
Allison Stokke attended Newport Harbor High School and has a degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. She was active in sports during her days in both schools.
She took a liken for sports at a young age and started as a gymnast like her brother, David; this allowed her to explore other areas of the field and track events.
Allison took an interest in pole vaulting during her days at Newport Harbor High School. Her experience as a gymnast paid up, and she soon rose to become one of the top teenage vaulters in the country.
She won the United States title when she was between the ages of 15/16, with a championship record of 3.81 m. (12 ft 6 in) in 2004.
She broke and set new records at Newport Harbour High school, but all of these didn’t come easy as she broke her legs twice after missing landings.
How she went viral on social media
Allison went viral on social media after a journalist photographed her during a competition in New York in early 2007 for a Californian track and field website. The photographer shared the images online, but it went viral after it was subsequently re-posted in May by With Leather, a sports site with many male followers.
The platform With Leather shared the photos and captioned it “Pole Vaulting is Sexy, Barely Legal.” The male followers made comments that objectified her, and she was seen as a sex symbol
Soon she started getting different messages and stalkers who were trying to gain her attention; she, however, didn’t let any of it get to her.
At some point, the journalist tried to sue the owner of With Leather to get him to take the photos down, but at that time, it had already gone viral.
She was saved after CBS managed to turn the story around into an educative one, which warned viewers about how simple it was to put young people in the spotlight, all for the wrong reasons.
Allison Stokke, who turned 32 in 2021, is now a fitness model and has modelled for Nike, Uniqlo, among others.
Allison is the wife of Rickie Fowler, a golfer. According to the reports, their relationship started in 2017. A year after he proposed, and they got engaged in June 2018. Allison and Fowler got married in 2019.
Over the years, Allison has built a career for herself, and she is now reportedly worth $500,000.