Laura Muir Net Worth 2023, Age, Partner, Husband, Height, Family, Parents, Personal life

Laura Muir

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Laura Muir is a Scottish middle- and long-distance runner. She is the 2020 Tokyo Olympic silver medallist in the 1500 metres, having previously finished seventh in the 1500m final at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She has four top-five placings in 1500m finals at the World Championships, finishing fifth in 2015, fourth in 2017 (where she was also sixth in the 5000 metres), fifth in 2019 and bronze in 2022.

Muir is a two-time 2018 World Indoor Championship medallist, winning silver at 1500m and bronze at 3000m, the 1500m 2018 European champion, and a four-time European Indoor Champion, winning the 1500m/3000m double in 2017 and 2019. Muir first broke the British record in the 1500 metres in July 2016. She set the current record of 3:54.50 in 2021 at the Tokyo Olympics, which ranks her in the world’s all-time top 15.

In 2017, she broke the European indoor records at both the 1000 metres and 3000 metres, and also set a British record for the indoor 5000 metres. Muir added the British record at the 1000m in 2020, and the next year, she also broke the Scottish record in the 800 metres with 1:56.73. Her best time of 4:18.03 for the Mile run, ranks her in the world’s all-time top 20. Muir is also a two-time 1500m Diamond League winner.

Early life

NameLaura Muir
Net Worth$3 million
Age30 years
Laura Muir net wort

Laura Muir was born on May 9, 1993 (age 30 years) in Inverness, Scotland. Muir is the daughter of Alison Muir and Crawford Muir. She was raised in Milnathort, Perth and Kinross along with her parents and sibling. She attended Kinross High School, the same school as 400m hurdler Eilidh Doyle along with her brother Rory Muir who is two years younger than her. She studied veterinary medicine at the University of Glasgow, graduating in 2018. One of her lecturers was a veterinary pathologist, distance runner and teammate at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Hayley Haining.


Laura Muir made her international debut at the 2011 European Cross Country Championships when she was part of the Great Britain junior women’s team that won gold. At the end of the year, she was a nominee for the Daily Record Young Athlete of the Year awards. At the 2013 World Championships in Athletics Muir represented Great Britain in the 800 metres; she reached the semi-finals with a personal best time of 2:00.83. In July 2014, at the Diamond League event in Paris, she ran 4:00.07 in the 1500 metres to break Yvonne Murray’s 27-year-old Scottish record.

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Muir finished fifth over the 1500m at the 2015 World Championships held in Beijing in a time of 4:11.48. On 22 July, Muir broke Kelly Holmes’ British record for 1500 metres with a time of 3:57.49 to win the Diamond League event in London’s Olympic Park. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games were unsuccessful for her, as the initially slow tactical 1500m final race turned nearly into a speed test, and placed third with 150m to go she faded to seventh at the finish line in 4:12.88. The winner, Faith Kipyegon of Kenya in 4:08.92, ran last two laps in the fast 800 metres race pace of 1:57.2.

Less than two weeks later, on 27 August, Laura Muir showed her potential, however, beating her UK record by more than two seconds with a world-leading time of 3m 55.22s to win the event at the Diamond League meet in Paris. A few days later, she became only the third British woman to win a Diamond Trophy as she won the 1500m title in Zurich. Her mark from Paris made her the fastest woman in the world over 1500m for the year.

On 4 January, racing the 5000 metres for the second time ever, Muir broke a 25-year-old British indoor record held by her fellow Scot Liz McColgan, clocking 14m 49.12s in Glasgow. She was the only competitor as it was a mixed 3K race. Exactly a month later, she set the European indoor 3000 metres record in Karlsruhe in a time of 8m 26.41s, beating Russian Liliya Shobukhova’s mark by 1.45 seconds and 2016 Olympic 5000m silver medallist Hellen Obiri. On 18 February, Muir broke the European indoor 1000 metres record at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix. With her time of 2m 31.93s (within a second of the world record), she beat Russian Yuliya Chizhenko’s European record and Kelly Holmes’s British mark.

Laura Muir continued her record-breaking form in March, dominating at the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade. She took gold in the 1500m event, breaking Doina Melinte’s 32-year-old championship record along the way, and followed it up by taking a second title in the 3000m event with another championship record the next day.

Muir finished fourth in the 1500m and sixth in the 5000m at the World Championships in London. Over the shorter distance Muir clocked 4:02.97 losing by only 0.38 s to the winner, Faith Kipyegon, and by just 0.07 s to South Africa’s Caster Semenya in third; Jenny Simpson of USA finished second. Following the championships, she announced that she would miss the 2018 Commonwealth Games in April in order to focus on her veterinary medicine exams.

In March 2018, Laura Muir competed at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, where she won the bronze medal in the 3000 m, followed by a silver medal in the 1500 m two days later. Both events were won by Ethiopia’s multiple world record-holder Genzebe Dibaba. In first Muir lost to Sifan Hassan representing the Netherlands in a blanket finish by 0.1 seconds, but she won with Hassan by more than a second over 1500m.

In August, she won the 1500 meters title at the European Championships in Berlin, as the first British woman ever to win the European 1500m gold. She followed this breakthrough by winning her second Diamond League title over 1500 meters, her first since the move of the series to a championship format.

In February 2019, Muir broke the 31-year-old British indoor mile record held by Kirsty Wade by more than five seconds, stopping the clock at the world’s third-fastest time of 4:18.75 at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix. She was 1.61 s short of a European record. At the 2019 European Indoor Championships in Glasgow, she defended both her 1500m and 3000m titles to secure the ‘double-double’, improving her own championship record at the longer distance.

Laura Muir finished fifth over the 1500m at the Doha World Championships in a time of 3:55.76. During the first pandemic season in 2020, Muir broke Kelly Holmes’ British record for the 1000 metres in a time of 2m 30.82s. She won all her three 1500m races (Stockholm, Chorzów, Berlin), with all times under 3:58.50. She also won two of her six 800m competitions (Marseille, Ostrava).

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On 9 February 2021, she came up with a good start to her season in Liévin, becoming the first British woman to break the four-minute barrier for the indoor 1500 metres, and taking the record back from fellow Scot Jemma Reekie with a time of 3m 59.58s (2nd after Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay). Over 1500m Muir then won the USATF Grand Prix in Eugene, Gateshead Diamond League, and came third in Rome Diamond League (behind only Hassan and Kipyegon). At the end of June, she lost to both Keely Hodgkinson and Reekie in the 800m at the British Championships in 2:00.24 to set a personal best of 1:56.73 in July, when winning the Monaco Diamond League.

At the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics in August 2021, Laura Muir won the silver medal in the 1500 meters in a time of three minutes 54.50 seconds, improving her own British record. She beat the 2019 world champion in the event, Sifan Hassan (3:55.86), finishing behind only Kipyegon who ran 3:53.11. It was Scotland’s first individual Olympic medal in any track event since the 1988 Seoul Games, when Liz McColgan won 10,000m silver. In July 2022, at the world athletics championship, she won bronze.


Laura Muir is single and not married. Her partner or soon-to-be husband hasn’t been disclosed to the general public. When it comes to her personal life, Muir hasn’t shared the information related to her relationships but has kept it a secret from the media domain. As of mid-2022, Laura Muir is not married and has no children from previous relationships.

Laura Muir net worth

How much is Laura Muir worth? Laura Muir’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a middle and long-distance runner. Muir’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $500,000 annually. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential middle and long-distance runners in the United Kingdom. Muir stands at an appealing height of 1.63m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.