The highly talented Ian Thorpe is widely recognized as one of the prominent names in the world of swimming. He is an Australian Olympic Swimmer, who won the most gold medals of any Australian Athlete, he manages to win 11 world championships and dominate the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. He specializes in freestyle swimming but also competes in the backstroke and the individual medley. This man who has done miracle and magic in the International game of swimming was born on October 13, 1982. He is 33 years of his age. His birthplace is Sydney, Australia. His nationality is Australian. His ethnicity is a white. He is popular among his fans.
He was born to Margaret and Ken. His father was active in sports and boosted him to be a sports player. He was also encouraged by her sister. As a result, from his little age, he has shown his affection for the game of swimming. At the age of 12, he bagged nine medals by participating in swimming championships. Before earning fame at Olympic, he has participated in several championship and tournaments. He landed his opportunity at 2000 Summer Olympics. Talking more about his achievements and accomplishments, He is the champion player of Olympic Games, World Championships, Pan Pacific Championships, Common Wealth and many other Intl. swimming tournaments. He bags countless medals in each and every tournament. He is widely regarded as one of the legendary figures. There are several people who accepted him as their ideal. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him.
Coming into his private life and bio, he is not a married man. He does not have any spouse. He doesn’t move through the process of divorce. He does not have a girlfriend. He is a homosexual. Currently, he is in an affair with his boyfriend. His name is Ryan Channing. His boyfriend is his life. He loves his boyfriend more than his life. He is 33 years old and his boyfriend is 26 by his age, they often were seen together by their fans. They often attended parties together. They also dated at the swimming pool and found kissing to each other. He also involved in the brand endorsing. Once there was a rumor about his affair with sensational singer Ricky Martin He serves as the brand ambassador of Armani. He also has his own line of designer jewellery and underwear. He is the man who dedicated towards society and charity. He has his own foundation that helps the needy and poor people. Once he also caught in the depression. He also released his autobiography “This is Me” in 2012.
He has a great personality. He looks hot when he appears shirtless. He has a standing height of 6 feet and 5 inches. His build up weight is 229 lb. He is earning a fortune amount of salary by his employer. His estimated net worth is $2 million. He is also available on social networking sites. He also stated that he would never swim again, that means he retired from his swimming career. His latest news can be found from media.
Read More.Mark Spitz
Read more: Jason Lezak