Missy Franklin
Missy Franklin
Celebrated Name: Missy Franklin
Real Name/Full Name: Melissa Jeanette Franklin
Gender: Female
Age: 29 years old
Birth Date: 10 May 1995
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.87 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: No
Profession: American former competition swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Missy Franklin is an American competitive swimmer. She is best recognized as Olympic gold medalist five times. Moreover, she is famed for holding the world record in the 200-meter backstroke (long course) and American records within 100-meter as well as 200-meter backstroke (long course).

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Early Life

Missy Franklin was born in the year 1995 to Dick and D. A. Franklin as their only child. Her birthplace was Pasadena, located in California. While she was a child, her mom was worried regarding water safety; hence she began swimming only because her parents wished her to become comfortable with water.

Both of her parents are Canadian based, and she owns Canadian and American dual citizenship. She was brought up in Centennial, situated in Colorado and she initiated taking swim classes here when she was of age five, by the advice of her mom.

She has appeared in Regis Jesuit High School running in Aurora, situated Colorado, and she did graduation in the year 2013.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10 May 1995, Missy Franklin is 29 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. Her height is 1.87 m tall, and her weight is 75 kg.


Missy Franklin started off her career when she was of age seven. At that time, she has joined the Colorado Stars travel swim squad. Actually, it was not definite to her parents that she owned natural talent until additional member parents’ conveyed it to her parent’s consideration.

When she was of age twelve, she started challenging against girls who were much elder as compared to her. When she was of age 13, she challenged in the year 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials within Omaha, situated in Nebraska.

However, she did not succeed in swimming in any of the events in the year 2008 Summer Olympics. It is found that the swimmer’s finest result was 37th position in the 100-meter freestyle.

In the year 2010 National Championships, she participated in six separate events and succeeded swimming in the 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships through completing at second place in the 100- as well as 200-meter backstroke.

By the completion of the year 2011, at the year 2011 based FINA Swimming World Cup, she has established an initial world record in her career within 200-meter backstroke, enhancing the record of 2:00.13 possessed by Shiho Sakai by the time of 2:00.03.

Awards & Achievements

Missy Franklin totally holds 27 medals in the global competition, which contains 16 gold, six silver, and five bronze, covering the Olympics, also the World Championships, the short course World Championships, as well as Pan Pacific Championships.

She has won a gold medal within 4 x 200 m freestyle based relay in last year’s Rio Olympics. Her accomplishments have received her Swimming World’s World Swimmer of the Year as well as American Swimmer of the Year award during the year 2012.

She, too, got FINA Swimmer of the Year Award in years 2011 and 2012.

Net Worth & Salary of Missy Franklin in 2024

Missy Franklin Net Worth
Missy Franklin Net Worth

As of May 2024, Missy Franklin has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She makes most of her income with her career as a competitive swimmer. Her earnings are high, as she has contended for the University of California, Berkeley, as well as the Colorado Stars. She is also a five-time Olympic gold medalist and possesses a world record within 200-meter backstroke as well as American records made for 100 meters and 200-meter backstroke.

The swimmer to co-holds the world record, i.e., 4×100 meter medley relay. She, too, noted her Olympic based debut during the year 2012 when she was just 17 years of age in which she has won four different gold medals as well as five medals.

Apart from swimming, she too appeared in one episode of a famous TV series entitled Pretty Little Liars as well as in a movie entitled The Internship.

Missy Franklin is one of those accomplished swimmers who hold the pride of winning so many golds, bronze, and silver medals in her career. From her childhood, she was dedicated to making her swimming career towards excellence, and ultimately she prospered in attaining success all through till the date.


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