Mark Spitz

by John Max 16 Aug,2016
Mark Spitz
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Mark Andrew Spitz
  • Birth Place Modesto, California
  • Famous Name Mark Spitz
  • Father Arnold Spitz
  • Mother Lenore Spitz
  • Net Worth $20 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Suzy Weiner (m. 1973)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 2

Born as  “Mark Andrew Spitz, Mark Spitz is a former American swimmer from the world of swimming. He is a swimmer who set a world record at the 1972 Olympic Games while performing at the 1972 Olympics; he won seven gold medals across individual and team events.

He has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He married his girlfriend Suzy Weiner, after having an affair in 2013.

Mark Spitz Salary & Net Worth

As a successful swimmer and athlete, he has maintained a pretty amount of bank balance through his career earnings. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million. 

Other than being a retired athlete, he is pretty famous on social media. He has 4,771 Twitter followers and 6553 Instagram followers.

Married to Suzy Weiner; Personal Life and Family

After his career retirement, he started dating Suzy Weiner, who was a UCLA theater student and also a part-time model. They got married on May 6, 1973. They celebrated their wedding at the Hills Hotel, in a Jewish traditional style. Currently, they are happy in their married life.

Mark Spitz with his wife Suzy and two children SOURCE: Success Story

The couple together has two sons Matthew and Justin. Their first child Matthew was born in 1981 while the second child was born in 1991.

He has hobbies of sailing, skiing, and collecting art. In the Year 1998, he appeared in a TV commercial for PlayStation.

Mark Spitz has an attractive personality. He has a perfect height of 6 feet and weighs around 73 kg.

Early Life and Family

He was born and raised in a Jewish family. His birthplace was Modesto, California. He was born in the year 1950, on Feb 10. He was born to Arnold and Lenore. He grew along with his siblings. Despite retirement, he is popular among his fans.

From a little age, he has shown his great devotion to swimming. At the age of 2, his father taught him about swimming. From the age of 9, he was properly training at the Arden Hills Swim Club in Sacramento under Sherm Chavoor.  He learned a lot from him He attended Indiana University.  While at Indiana, he also participated in several swimming tournaments.

Professional Career

He earned stardom after being participating in the Olympic Games. The Olympics provided name and fame to his professional career. During 1968 and 1972, he was outstanding through his performance.

He manages to win 9 Olympic gold and silver and a bronze. He also performed exceptionally well in Pan American Games. He won five gold at Pan American Games.

He also participated and performed in Maccabiah Games. He managed to win 10 gold medals at Maccabiah because of his performance. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him.

He was also named World Swimmer of the Year in 1969, 1971, and 1972 by Swimming World Magazine. He also was the third athlete to win nine gold medals at the Olympics.

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