Bobby Finke

by John Max 28 Jul,2021
Bobby Finke
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Robert Finke
  • Birth Place Tampa, Florida, U.S.
  • Famous Name Bobby Finke
  • Father Joe Finke
  • Mother Jeanne Finke
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Swimmer
  • Girlfriend Ellie Zweifel

Robert Finke, better known as Bobby is an American swimmer who swims for the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. What's more? He is one representative of the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the men's 800 and 1500 meter freestyle events. At the 2017 World Aquatics Championships, he competed in the men's 1500 meter freestyle event. 

Tampa, Florida native, Finke was born on 6th November 1999, under the star sign Scorpio. The twenty-one years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. He stands 6 ft 1 in (185.4 cm) tall and weighs 172 lb (78.0179 kg). 

How Much Is Robert Finke Net Worth In 2021? 

Pro swimmers receive stipends from Olympic Committees and National Teams. Top swimmers win prize money and receive funding from individual donors and sponsorships.

Finke who is swimming for the University of Florida does not get a salary for representing the college team in the competitions, As reported, amateur swimmers who want to compete in the NCAA can only accept a cash prize equivalent to what they spent on travel to the meet.

Further, Finke is currently competing in Olympic 2020 in Tokyo. US hands out $37,500 to gold medalists, $22,500 to silver medalists, and $15,000 to bronze in both the Olympics and, this year for the first time, the Paralympics. 

As of 2021, His net worth is under review. 

Robert Finke's Personal Life (Parents & Relationship)

Came from a Swimming family, Finke's mother, Jeanne, swam for Ball State and his father, Joe, is a swim coach with Saint Petersburg Aquatics.

Further, his elder sisters: Autumn Skye Finke, swam for the University of Florida, and Ariel Summer Finke swam for Florida State University. The trio Finke siblings qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials.

RobertRobert Finke with his girlfriend SOURCE: [email protected]_finke

Coming to his love life, the swimmer is currently in a relationship with Ellie Zweifel. She also enrolls at the University of Florida and is a member of the swimming team. They are dating since October 2018. 

Career

Finke at the age of fourteen broke the Florida Age Group State Championships 800m freestyle meet record with a time of 8:25.20. He then went to break the 1500m freestyle meet record, dropping over 15 seconds, for a time of 15:56.82.

Further, at 18, he won the USA Swimming Open Water Junior Nationals.

Finke graduated from Countryside High School, where he was also a club swimmer for St. Petersburg Aquatics where he accomplished Team USA World Championship qualifier at FINA in 2017, second at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships in the 1,500-meter freestyle,  the third-fastest time at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, and 2X NISCA All-American and a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-America. 

Coming to Florida Gators, he helped the team score lots of points in their 2019, 2020, and 2021 Conference Championship meets. In 2020, he earned 4X All-American, All-SEC First Team,  SEC Champion (1,650 Free), SEC Academic Honor Roll, and  SEC Champion. Earlier that season, he was named 2019 All-SEC First-Team, 2019 Co-SEC Freshmen Swimmer of the Year, and 2019 SEC All-Freshman team.

Finke has been named amongst 53 swimmers representing the US at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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