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Best known for winning five ‘Olympic’ gold medals. She is currently in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of Missy Franklin

Missy Franklin is married to her husband.
Missy Franklin married on September 14, 2019.
💑 Anniversary in 289 days 💑
She is mother of One Daugher (Sarah Caitlin Johnson).
Missy Franklin is having an affair.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Missy Franklin's Happy Family Life! Husband and Kids

Currently, she is married to Hayes Johnson. She announced this news via an Instagram post. The pair tied the knot on September 14, 2019.

They got engaged on September 22, 2018. They announced in March 2021 that they were expecting their first child.

Likewise, on August 11, 2021, they welcomed a daughter named Sarah Caitlin Johnson.

Past Relationship

Missy Franklin in 2012, was in a relationship with fellow swimmer John Martens, and the couple broke up later.

In 2013, Missy was reportedly dating Daniel Butler.

Relationship History With?

According to the data of Married Biography, Missy Franklin previously dated fellow swimmer John Martens.

Relationship Timeline

Who is Missy Franklin married to?

From the relationship data of Married Biography Missy Franklin and Hayes Johnson have been married for 3 years since 14th Sep 2019.

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married111 years, 7 months

Who is Missy Franklin?

Missy Franklin is an American former swimmer. She is best known for winning five ‘Olympic’ gold medals.

The multiple-record holder was only 17 when she won five gold medals, acing both the 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke events at the 2012 ‘Summer Olympics.’

In Dec 2018, she announced her retirement.

Missy Franklin: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Missy was born in Pasadena, California, the United States on May 10, 1995. Her birth name is Melissa Jeanette Franklin and she is currently 27 years old.

Her father’s name is Dick Franklin and her mother’s name is  D.A. Franklin.

Missy Franklin was 5 years old when she had her first swimming lesson.

She took up swimming lessons so she could get comfortable around water, as her mother would often be worried about water safety.

Missy Franklin
Caption: Missy Franklin (Source: The knot News)

There is no information about her siblings. Missy holds American- Canadian citizenship, but her ethnicity is unknown. Her birth sign is Taurus.

Education, School/ College University

Talking about Missy’s education history, she attended the ‘Regis Jesuit High School.’ In 2012, she attended the ‘University of California’ in Berkley on an athletic scholarship.

Missy Franklin began training with the ‘California Golden Bears’ in the 2013–14 academic year.

Missy Franklin: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, Missy Franklin became part of the ‘Colorado Stars travel swim team at the age of 7 and soon discovered her passion for swimming.

At the age of 13, she competed at the 2008 ‘US Olympic Team Trials’ but could not qualify for the ‘Olympics.’

Missy Franklin won her career’s first international medal in the 200-meter backstroke event at the 2010 ‘FINA Short-Course World Championships’ in Dubai.

She won three individual ‘NCAA’ titles at the 2015 ‘NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship.’

In the year 2011, she won five medals at the ‘World Aquatics Championships’ in Shanghai. The tally included three gold medals, one silver medal, and one bronze medal.

She broke her own national record by clocking 2:05.10 in the final of the 200-meter backstroke event. This was also Franklin’s first individual world title.

Whereas, three days after her event in Shanghai, Franklin competed at the 2011 ‘National Championships in California.

Missy Franklin stood fourth in the 200-meter individual medley and twelfth in the 50-meter freestyle event.

Additionally, she made her first world record in the 200-meter backstroke event at the 2011 ‘FINA Swimming World Cup’ by clocking 2:00.03, beating the previous record of 2:00.13 by Shiho Sakai.

She set another world record at the 2011 ‘Duel in the Pool’ by clocking 3:45.56.

Besides that, Franklin became the first woman to qualify for seven ‘Olympic’ events. She made it to second place in the 200-meter freestyle event.

Missy Franklin competed at the 2012 ‘London Olympics at the age of 17. She won a bronze medal on the first day of her competition, in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay.

Franklin competed at the 2013 ‘Aquatics World Championships’ in Barcelona after securing first place in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle and backstroke events at the ‘US National Championships.’

However, Missy Franklin lost the ‘Swimmer of the Meet’ title to Katie Ledecky, who had won four gold medals in the competition and had broken two records.

At the 2015 ‘FINA World Cup,’ Franklin competed in four events and won two bronze medals and two silver medals.

Awards, Nomination

Missy Franklin has earned various other awards.

In 2011, she won the ‘Female Athlete of the Year,’ the ‘Female Race of the Year’ (200-meter backstroke), and the ‘Relay Performance of the Year’ (4×100-meter medley relay) awards at the ‘Golden Goggle Awards.’

She was also awarded the title of the ‘Best Female Swimmer’ for 2011 by the ‘FINA Aquatics World Magazine.’

She was also named the ‘Best Female Swimmer’ for 2012 by the ‘FINA Aquatics World Magazine.’

Missy Franklin: Net Worth, Salary

Franklin has an estimated net worth of around $3 million (as per 2023 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

 Missy Franklin: Rumors and Controversy

There are no drastic rumors regarding Missy’s personal and professional life.

It seems like she is doing the best job without harming others for which she hasn’t been a part of controversy yet.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Missy Franklin has a height of 6 feet 2 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 75Kg.

Her hair color is brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

Being an American swimmer, Missy Franklin has a huge fan following rate. She has been active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

She has 289K followers on her Facebook. Around 397.3K followers on her Twitter, and she has around 326K followers on Instagram.

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