|Celebrated Name:||Mark Spitz|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Mark Andrew Spitz|
|Age:||69 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 February 1950|
|Birth Place:||Modesto, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Suzy Weiner (m. 1973)|
|Children:||Yes (Matthew Spitz, Justin Spitz)|
|Profession:||American former competitive swimmer and nine-time Olympic champion|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2019|
Mark Spitz is a world-famous former competitive swimmer and a motivational speaker of America. He has many records on his name and is nine times Olympic champion and had the world record in 7 events. Mark was nicknamed as “Mark the Shark”‘ for his impressive swimming skills.
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Mark Andrew Spitz was born on the 10th of February in the year 1950 in Modesto, California. He was born to the Arnold Spitz and Lenore Sylvia. Mark started swimming at a very young age, but that didn’t mean that he did not concentrate on his studies. He is a highly educated man. Mark joined Santa Clara High School after which he was a pre-dental student at the Indiana University. He graduated from Indiana University in the year 1972.
As of his love life, Mark Spitz is married to Suzy Weiner since the year 1973. The couple is living happily with their two sons named Justin and Matthew.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 10 February 1950, Mark Spitz is 69 years old as of today’s date 16th November 2019. His height is 1.83 m tall, and weight is 73 kg.
Mark Spitz was interested in swimming since his childhood. He began to compete at a local swim club at the age of six. He soon got a chance to get trained by the coach Sherm Chavoor who is famous as a mentor of six other Olympic medallists. After a year when Mark was of age 10, he set a world record. Then he set records in all the distances and all the strokes in which he could compete during his school years. At the age of 16, he set another world record. Mark was dominating swimming until the 70s, but after gaining massive success in the year 1972 in Munich Olympics, Mark announced his retirement. Though Mark was only 22 during his retirement but had achieved a lot in his game.
After his retirement, Mark Spitz got many endorsements, and he also started his own real estate company. As of now, Mark is working as a motivational speaker and a corporate spokesperson. He gives around 25 lectures per year in the world. A biography on Mark titled “The Extraordinary Life of An Olympic Champion” was also written in the year 2008.
Awards & Achievements
Mark Spitz is a world-famous former swimmer who has many records in his name. He had a record of having highest gold medals in Olympics by winning seven gold medals in the 1972 Munich Olympics. Michael Phelps broke this record by winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Mark also holds more medals than any other Jewish athlete in the history of the Olympics. He has nine gold, one silver, and one bronze Olympic medals, five gold medals in Pan American, and many more titles in his name. He is one of the greatest athletes of all time.
Net Worth & Salary of Mark Spitz in 2019
As of November 2019, Mark Spitz has earned a net worth of $25 million. Mark has been a great athlete, so he has got many endorsements projects. He has earned most of his net worth through endorsements of various brands. Mark is also earning well as a motivational speaker as he gives only 25 lectures a year in the world, and they add well to his net worth.
Mark Spitz is a world-famous former competitive swimmer and a motivational speaker of America who has earned a net worth of $25 million. He was a master in the world of swimming, and most of his world records are continuing even after so many years of his retirement. Mark is one of the greatest athletes of all time.