Missy Franklin Bio


Relationship Statistics of Missy Franklin

What is Missy Franklin marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
How many children does Missy Franklin have ? (name):None
Is Missy Franklin having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Missy Franklin lesbian ?: No

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Missy Franklin in 2012, Missy was in a relationship with fellow swimmer John Martens, the couple broke up later. In 2013, Missy was reportedly dating Daniel Butler. Currently, she is single.

Who is Missy Franklin?

Missy is an American swimmer who 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.’

Missy Franklin: Age (24), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Missy Franklin was born in Pasadena, California, the United States on May 10, 1995. Her birth name is Melissa Jeanette Franklin and she is currently 24 years old. Her father’s name is Dick Franklin and her mother’s name is  D.A. Franklin. She 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.

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

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

Missy Franklin: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, she 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.’ She 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. She 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. 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 the first place in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle and backstroke events at the ‘US National Championships.’  However, she 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.

Missy Franklin: Awards, Nomination

Missy 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 ($3M), Income, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million (as per 2019 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

 Missy Franklin: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

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 has a height of 6 feet 1 inch. Additionally, she weighs is 75Kg. Missy’s hair color is brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Being an American swimmer, Missy Franklin has a huge fan following rate. She has been active in social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has 23K followers on her Facebook. Around 438K followers on her Twitter, she has around 355K followers on Instagram.

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Reference: (Wikipedia)

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