Tom Dumoulin: Early Life, Career & Net Worth

Cycling is a thrilling sport. Anyone who enjoys cycling and keeps tabs on the heroes of the cycling world knows this renowned and accomplished racer who has won hearts and fame all around the world.

Tom Dumoulin is a professional Dutch road bicycle racer born on November 11 in 1990.

He is an all-rounder rider but is especially known for his time trailing and climbing ability.

Tom Dumoulin strikes a pose..
Tom Dumoulin strikes a pose wearing his TT suit.

His performances in recent years have established him as an elite general classification rider.

In addition, he has successfully won major racing titles like Tour de France and Time Trial Championships multiple times.

In this article, we shall have a look at his career and lifestyle in depth.

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Quick Facts

Let’s have a quick look at some quick facts about this athlete, Tom Dumoulin.

Full Name: Tom Dumoulin
Date of birth: 11 November 1990
Age: 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Maastricht, Netherlands
Father’s Name: John Dumoulin 
Mother’s Name: Erna Dumoulin
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m )
Weight: 69 kg ( 152 lb ) 
Nationality: Dutch
Ethnicity: Unknown
Religion: Christian
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Profession: Professional cyclist
Current team: Team Jumbo–Visma
Discipline: Road
Role: Rider
Rider: All-rounder
Body Measurements: Not available
Net Worth: $1 – $5 million
Marital Status: Married
Wife Thanee van Hulst ( m. 2018)
Sibling: None
Favorite Color: White
Shoe Size: 8 UK
Social Media Presence: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Teams PPL–Belisol (2009 -2010)
Rabobank Continental Team(2011)
Project 1t4i(2012 – 2019)
Team Jumbo–Visma(2020-)
Major Achievements  1.Grand Tours

  • Tour de France stage [3 individual stages (2016, 2018)]
  • Giro d’Italia under General classification (2017) [4 individual stages (2016, 2017, 2018)]
  • Vuelta a España [2 individual stages (2015)]

2.Stage races

  • BinckBank Tour (2017)

3.One-day races and Classics

  • World Time Trial Championships (2017)
  • National Time Trial Championships (2014, 2016, 2017, 2021)
Favorite Color: White
Merch: T-Shirt, Stickers, Journal, Paperbacks
Last Update: July, 2022

Early Life, Family, and Education

Tom Dumoulin was born on November 11, 1990, in Maastricht. Tom was born to John Dumoulin and Erna Dumoulin.

His father, John, was a Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences teacher, Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Maastricht University.

Before his passion for racing developed, Tom wanted to study medicine and become a doctor.

But after failing to secure a position at the medical school, he started studying Health Sciences. He soon dropped out and instead pursued cycle racing for a year.

Other information about his mother, sibling, and childhood days are still under review.

Age and Physical Features

Tom is currently 31 years old. He is 1.85 m(6 ft 1 in) tall and weighs around 69 kg (152 lb).

The athlete has a very handsome athletic body and oval face type, which anyone would love to have.

Take a look at this charming face of Tom Dumoulin.
Take a look at the charming face of Tom Dumoulin.

Moreover, he has short brown-black colored straight hair.

Tom is beardless and has dark brown eyes. His most distinctive feature is his cheekbones which makes him even more good-looking.

Career

Cycling was not the career Tom originally wanted to choose. But once he got the taste of it, he has never looked back ever since.

In 2010, Dumoulin competed at the Grand Prix of Portugal and won the race despite never having ridden a trial bicycle before.

Later that year, he also won a time trial stage of the Girobio.

Project 1t4i 

In 2012, he turned professional with the Dutch Project 1t4i team.

Although his beginning was shaky, he luckily made his marks in major races and time trials.

Furthermore, he made his tour debut in 2012, riding the Vuelta an España.

In June of 2014, he won Dutch National Time Trial Championships.

Later, in September, he also won a bronze in the UCI World Time Trial Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.

In 2015, he took his first success of the season by winning the final individual time trial on the Tour of the Basque Country.

Unfortunately, on stage 3 of Tour de France, he was involved in a massive, high-speed crash and abandoned the race.

After recovering from his injuries, he went on to participate in 20 more stages.

In December, he won the Gerrit Schulte Trophy, the award for the best Dutch cyclist of the year. In addition to this, in 2016, he also won the opening time trial on home soil in Apeldoorn in Giro d’Italia.

Furthermore, he also rode in Tour de France. Despite having a broken wrist, he successfully won a silver medal in the time trial at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Giro d’Italia victory and World Time Trial Champion

2017 was one of the highlights of his career. That year, he became the first Dutch male cyclist to win the Giro d’Italia and the first to win a Grand Tour since Joop Zoetemelk.

As a result of his victory, he was appointed a Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau by King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Limburgian by Merit.

In addition to this, he also received the Honorary Gold Medal of the City of Maastrict.

World Championships

Dumoulin won September’s Individual time trial at the World Championships in Bergen, Norway. This was his first individual world championship victory.

In 2018 he entered the Giro d’Italia as the defending champion, and he finished second overall behind Chris Froome. He was considered one of the favorites for overall victory.

Unfortunately, in 2019 he missed the Tour de France because of his injuries in his previous race.

However, In August, he joined Team Jumbo–Visma on a three-year contract from 2020 onwards. After that, he took an indefinite leave in January 2021 to revive his health.

Current Events

Tom intended to return to racing in June at 2021 Tour de Suisse and prepare for the 2020 Summer Olympics. 

All his passion and dedication paid off when Dumoulin won a silver medal in Men’s Individual Time Trial Road Cycling at the Olympics.

Tom Dumoulin with his fellow contestents.
Tom Dumoulin with Primoz Rolic and the Dutchman.

In his own words, Tom said, ” Proud of the result. I will continue to ride.”

Tom further added he would continue cycling, and he thinks cycling is a great sport.

Net worth, Salary and Career Earnings

Tom Dumoulin is listed as one of the richest cyclists in the world. His net worth in 2021 is estimated to be $1 to $5 Million. His primary income is cycling and prize money.

The athlete’s monthly income is approximately $70 k – USD 90k.

Further, Tom owns an apartment in Maastricht, Netherlands.

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Personal life

Tom Dumoulin is married to Thanee van Hulst. They got engaged in October of 2017 and got married in 2018.

Their wedding was held in Maaschrist in the presence of friends, family, and acquaintances.

Tom Dumoulin with his wife,
Tom Dumoulin with his wife, Thanee van Hulst, from their wedding.

They currently live in the Belgian town of Kanne.

Sadly, there is no other information about Tom’s personal life. He is quite secretive regarding his personal life. But, no worries, we will soon update you about it.

Facts

Interesting facts about Tom Dumoulin:

  • Tom likes to dress comfortably. He loves to wear casual shoes and formal dresses while going outside.
  • The Olympian has a remarkable collection of more than 100 formal shoes. On top of this, he still buys new shoes every month whenever he goes shopping.
  • Tom Dumoulin is a non-vegetarian.

Social Media Presence

Tom Dumoulin is active on different social platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

His Instagram account name is (@t.dumoulin), with 117 k followers on Instagram. Similarly, he is active on Twitter as @tom_dumoulin with 212.3 k followers.

Likewise, Tom has a Facebook page named on his own real name, with 231 K followers.

(Note: The number of followers is as of July 2021).

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Has Tom Dumoulin retired?

Tom Dumoulin took a break from professional cycling sports due to his injuries. He did so to take some time off and improve his mental health. But he got back for the Olympics.

What is Tom Dumoulin’s team name?

Tom Dumoulin currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma. His former teams are PPL–Belisol, Rabobank Continental Team, and Project 1t4i.

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