Oscar Pistorius Biography, Age, Height, Education, Family, Wife, Trial, Girlfriend, Jail, Blade Runner, Networth
Oscar Pistorius Biography
Oscar Pistorius is a former professional sprinter in South African who is convicted of a murderer. Both f Oscar’s feet have been amputated this due to a congenital defect that he had when he was 11 months years old. Oscar was born missing the outside of both feet. He ran for non-disabled sprint events and sprint events.
On February 14th, 2013 he shot and killed his girlfriend model Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria. Oscar claimed that he had mistaken her for an intruder hiding in the bathroom. He was arrested and charged with murder. At his trial the following year he was found not guilty of murder, but guilty of culpable homicide. He got a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide and a concurrent three year suspended prison sentence for reckless endangerment conviction.
Oscar Pistorius Age | Birthday
He was born Oscar Leornard Pistorius on November 22nd, 1986 in Sandton, Johannesburg. Oscar celebrates his birthday on November 22nd of every year. He is currently 33 years old as of 2020.
Oscar Pistorius Height | Weight
Oscar is a man of tall stature and of average shape he stands at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He weighs about 81 kg.
Oscar Pistorius Education
He received his education at Consolatia Kloof Primary School and later at
Pretoria Boys High School. He even played rugby union on the school team. Oscar later proceeded to study for a bachelor of commerce in business management with sports science at the University of Pretoria in 2006.
Oscar Pistorius Family | Parents And Children
He was born to Henke and Sheila Pistorius on November 22nd, 1986. Oscar grew up in a Christian home, he has an elder brother Carl and a younger sister Aimee. Oscar has an Italian ancestry from his maternal great- grandfather who was an Italian emigrant from Kenya.
Oscar Pistorius Wife | Married And Children
Oscar is currently not married details of his love life are currently under review we will update once we get more information.
Oscar Pistorius Trial
His trial for murdering his girlfriend began on March 3rd, 2014. The trial was adjourned for Oscar to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. The trial later resumed on 30th June 2014. He was later found guilty on September 12th of culpable homicide and one firearm charge related to endangerment. He was found not guilty of possession of an illegal firearm and firing a firearm through the sunroof of a car. He received a prison sentence of a maximum of five years.
Oscar Pistorius Wife
He is currently not married, details of his love life are currently under review we will update soon.
Oscar Pistoriius Girlfriend
Oscar dated South African model Reeva Steenkamp but he later shot her thinking that she was an intruder hiding in the bathroom. This later resulted in him being prosecuted for his actions and is currently serving his prison sentence.
Oscar Pistorius Jail
Oscar was sentenced to six years imprisonment for murder. He was later transferred to from Kgosi Mampuru jail to Atterridgeville Correctional Centre which was smaller and better adapted for disabled prisoners. On November 24th, 2017 the South African court increased Oscar’s jail sentence to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors argued that the six-year term was to short.
Oscar Pistoriu Blade Runner
Oscar was often referred to as Blad Runner the fastest man on no legs this later came to be his nickname. His autobiography Dream Runner was published in Italian in 2008. The English version was released in 2009 titled Blade Runner.
Oscar Pistorius Networth
Oscar’s net worth is still under review we will update once we get more information.