Emmit King: Shot & Killed, Dead, Net Worth, News

Emmit King was an American track and field sprinter, who twice was a member of the American Relay Team for the Summer Olympics but he did not compete. He is best known for winning the bronze medal at the inaugural 1983 World Championships in the men’s 100 metres.

Emmit King: Shot & Killed, Dead, Net Worth, News

Shot & Killed:

Emmit King and a member of two Olympic teams, was one of two men shot and killed during an argument in Bessemer, Alabama, on Sunday, police said. 

According to NBC News, witnesses said that King, 62, and Willie Wells, 60, were having an argument outside a house when both men pulled guns and fired at each other. Wells died at the scene, while King was taken to a hospital and died there. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified both men on Monday. 


The investigation into the deaths of King and Wells is still ongoing. Details of the dispute between the two men, who reportedly knew each other before their argument, aren’t currently available.

King was a track star in the early 1980s. He first ran for Jefferson State Community College, then attended the University of Alabama where he became the NCAA 100m champion in 1983. That same year he competed in the first world championships in Helsinki and won the bronze in the 100m.

Net Worth:

Emmit King: Shot & Killed, Dead, Net Worth, News

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Emmit King worth at the age of 62 years old? Emmit King’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from American. We have estimated Emmit King’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021$1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2020Under Review
Net Worth in 2019Pending
Salary in 2019Under Review
HouseNot Available
CarsNot Available
Source of Income


According to a police spokesperson, King got into a heated argument with another man named Willie Wells, in Bessemer, Alabama, that quickly escalated into a gunfight leaving both men dead.

William Yates, the chief deputy coroner of Jefferson County, said that King was pronounced dead at the hospital and Wells, died at the scene.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here