Katie Ledecky Net Worth, Parents, Boyfriend
Rising like the waves, Katie Ledecky is a professional swimmer. She is what Michael Phelps is in the male swimming realm. Making news ever since stepping into the pool, Katie has been a meticulous athlete, who shows no signs of stopping.
Learn more about her life, parents, age, net worth, height, weight measurements, and boyfriend!
Olympic Medals - World Records & Net Worth
Five-time Olympic gold medalist, Katie is a swimmer for Team USA. Winning the world championship more than 14 times, she is the world record holder in 400,800, and 1500 meter freestyle swimming.
She is also the record-setter for the fastest time in the women's 500,1000 and 1650 yard events.
Making her international debut in 2012, she participated in the Summer Olympics that year. Taking first place, she earned the title of 2012 Best Female Performance of the Year and Breakout Performer of the Year and other recognition from the Golden Goggle Awards.
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With a seven-year-long career history, the 55kg pro has earned 24 gold medals and two silver medals in various international platforms until 2019. No surprise, her net worth marks $4 million.
Bio: Parents, Education
Born in Washington, Katie is at the age of 22 as per her birthday, 17 March 1997. The daughter of Mary Gen and David Ledecky, she also has an older brother named Michael, who used to swim for Harvard University.
Katie Ledecky with her brother Michael Ledeckey in May 2019 (Photo: Katie Ledecky's Instagram)
Inspired by her brother and mother - who loves swimming - Katie started taking swimming lessons from the early age of six.
A high school student at the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, she registered for the American and US Open record for the 500-yard freestyle breaking both of them simultaneously. Under the guidance of coach Yuri Sugiyama (then Bruce Gemmell) at the Nation's Capital Swim Club in 2012, her talent was further polished.
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After her high school graduation in 2015, she entered Stanford University on a scholarship for her college education. She became a part of the coaching program at the Greg Meehan's Stanford Cardinal women's swimming team during her enrollment.
Is She Dating Anyone?
With no past or present facts on her relationship and no social media appearance of any boyfriend, it is safe to say that Katie is not dating anyone at the moment.
Though she herself has not commented on her dating life her father, however, has given hints about it publicly. In an interview with Vogue Magazine, her dad stated,
" She doesn’t have a lot of time on land."
It seems Katie is too focused on her career to be commited to a boyfriend.
With the height of 6 feet 0 inch (1.83m) and an athletic yet curvy measurements of 34-25-35, there is no doubt she is an attractive lady. It is likely, Katie has not found anyone who could match the love she feels for swimming yet.