Many people face bad circumstances in life but only those who fight back with strength become legit strong. Oscar Pistorius is such South African personality, whose both feet had been amputated when he was 11 months old due to a congenital defect.

Oscar Pistorius, however, proved this world that, if we have a strong spirit of strength then whatever the matter we will surely get success in life. Pistorius is famous as being a sprint runner of South Africa. Although he has a clear image of his profession, he is also recognized as the murderer of his then-girlfriend. Well, who was she? Let’s find out!

Oscar Pistorius’ Personal Life: Who was His Girlfriend?

Track and field athlete of South Africa, Oscar Pistorius is not dating anyone as of March 2019. However, he was in a relationship with his then-girlfriend; Reeva Steenkamp, who was a famous South African model.

 Oscar Pistorius with his late-girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
 Oscar Pistorius with his then-girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Source; BBC

The former couple met for the first time in 2012. After some months of their first meeting, they both started dating. But on Valentine’s Day of 2013, she was killed by Oscar.

Murder of Reeva Steenkamp!

On February 14, 2013, Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at his home’s toilet while she was staying in his house. Steenkamp’s body was cremated at Victoria Park crematorium in Port Elizabeth on 19 February 2013.

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After the murder, until 20 May 2014 to 30 June Pistorius underwent a psychiatric evaluation. In order to establish whether he could be held criminally responsible for shooting Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius in a Running Competition.

Source; Abc News

On 21 October 2014, he received a prison sentence of a maximum of five years for culpable homicide. Furthermore, he got a penalty of 3 years suspended prison sentence for the separate reckless endangerment conviction.

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Pistorius was not guilty of the murder of her late-girlfriend, however, he was guilty of the culpable homicide of Steenkamp. But in November of 2017, Pistorius stated he felt guilty of murder. So, later he was again sentenced to 13 years and five months behind bars.

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The actual reason behind the murder of Steenkamp is still behind the curtain. However, according to Pistorius, he shot Steenkamp believing she was an intruder.

How Much is Oscar Pistorius’ Net Worth?

The Former sprint runner, Oscar Pistorius accumulated an estimated net worth $5 million. In South Africa, the average salary of a Sprint runner is more than $80 thousand annually.

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Pistorius is the winner of Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa(2007). At that time, he had sponsorship deals worth $2 million a year with Ossur in 2012.

Paralympic gold medallist(2005) Pistorius, furthermore, has several car collections. Check out his cars lists:

  • 993 Turbo S= Price= $3- $3.1 Million
  • R1.5m Audi McLaren= $265,500- above
  • F1 price= $8 to $10 million
  • Zephyr of ’39= $1,819 to $8,683.

The 42 years’ old Pistorius won lots of Championship awards through which he made a decent fortune. Lists of his victory in several events are;

  • Summer Paralympics Athens, Greece(2004)= Won Bronze Medal
  •  Summer Paralympics Beijing, People’s Republic of China(2008)= Won Gold Medal
  • Visa Paralympic World Cup(2005)= Won Gold Medal
  • IPC Athletics World Championships Assen, Netherlands(2006)= Won Gold Medal

So, observing Pistorius’ life achievements and sources of income, he collects huge assets. However, the exact figure of his net worth is still a big question mark for all.

Quick Facts of Oscar Pistorius

How Old is Oscar Pistorius?

42 Years

What is the Birth Sign of Oscar Pistorius?


Where did Oscar Pistorius’ Receive Education?

  • University of Pretoria
  • Pretoria Boys High School

How Tall is Oscar Pistorius?

1.86 m

What is the Nationality of Oscar Pistorius’?

South African

Which Ethnicity does Oscar Pistorius Belong To?

Mixed (White South African-Italian)

What is the Color of Oscar Pistorius’ Eyes?


Who are the Parents of Oscar Pistorius’?

Sheila Pistorius and Henke Pistorius

What is the Color of Oscar Pistorius’ Hair?


Who are the Siblings of Oscar Pistorius?

Aimee Pistorius(sister) and Carl Pistorius(Brother)