Kent Desormeaux is an American Hall of Fame jockey who is looking for his fourth-ever Kentucky Derby win. Desormeaux will be riding one of the favorites in the 2018 Kentucky Derby, My Boy Jack, which is trained by his brother J. Keith Desormeaux. The trainer-jockey sibling duo will begin the race out of the 10 position.
How much is Kent Desormeaux worth in 2018?
Kent Desormeaux Net Worth 2019: $220 million
According to online reports, Kent Desormeaux is worth a whopping $220 million thanks to his success on the track throughout his career. Desormeaux is a member of the Hall of Fame and has 598 wins throughout his career dating back to 1989. Desormeaux has won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes three times each.
About Kent Desormeaux
Kent Desormeaux was born on February 27, 1970, in Maurice, Louisiana. Desormeaux holds the U.S. record for most races won in a single season with 598 in 1989. Throughout his career, he has racked up more than 5,000 total wins including three Kentucky Derby and three Preakness Stakes titles.
Desormeaux is a member of the United States Racing Hall of Fame and has been widely decorated throughout his career with the Oustanding Apprentice Jockey (1987), Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey (1989, 1992), United States Champion Jockey by wins (1987-1989), United States Champion Jockey by earnings (1992), and George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award (1993).
His brother, J. Keith Desormeaux, is a successful racehorse trainer.
Kent Desormeaux reached a milestone only 18 others in North America have met, he rode X S Gold to victory to secure his 6,000th win.