A tremendous inspiration, Ade Adepitan is a wheelchair basketball player, Paralympic athlete, TV presenter, journalist, actor cum active humanitarian. It’s a more than enough for a person to have these qualities in one, and that too with an individual with a disability; Ade’s left legs is impractical while right leg partially works. He got Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University and was awarded Lifetime Achievement from the University of East London in 2010.
His Struggling Career:
Ade started off as wheelchair basketball player and ended up with his club Milton Keynes Aces. He represents Great Britain Team, winning a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, and a gold medal at the 2005 Paralympic World Cup in Manchester, United Kingdom. Adepitan has been featured on numerous television programs and series as an actor, presenter, guest. He became one of the presenters of the new BBC travel series The Travel Show in 2014. Recently, he became part of Rio 2016 Paralympics.
His Net Worth:
Although Ade has been able to sustain his professional and personal life economically on his own regardless of his disability, his net worth is still under review. However, he has apparently earned from his basketball games and television and acting career. He organizes different charity programs, primarily supporting other charities helping people with physical disabilities. He is zealot member of various similar organizations such as Go Kids Go, National Society for the Prevention of the Cruelty to Children Charity and the WheelPower Charity. He is also an athlete ambassador of Right to play. Besides charities and contributions, he has his website, which is another source of income for him and also written a book, Ade Adepitan: A Paralympian’s Story which is sold worldwide. Moreover, Ade has been living a life of a celebrity with all wishes fulfilled.
His Personal Life:
Ade is no doubt as charming as any other actor can be. However, he does not seem to be getting along with having a life partner. Although the rumors of Ade being gay is totally false, he doesn’t have any girlfriend or dating anyone. Aged 43, Ade is neither thinking of getting married. Surprising enough, but it’s true that apparently is not engaged with anyone, he must be probably looking for the right person, a soul mate, a wife who can be his better half and understands him.
Adedoyin Adepitan was born on March 27, 1973, in Lagos, Nigeria who suffered from Polio when he was six months. With African ethnicity, Ade is of British nationality. With very supporting family, he has been able to keep up with his life. He is also active on Twitter but does not have any other official social medias account
creadit by: wikinetworth.com