Matthew Mitcham Biography

( 1988 - )
August 23, 2016
First published on:August 23, 2016
by Bchrome

Facts of Matthew Mitcham

Date of Birth: 1988, March 2
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Matthew John Mitcham OAM
Birth Place Coopers Plains, Brisbane
Famous Name Matthew Mitcham
Net Worth N/A
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity white
Currently Married N/A
Affair with Scott Robertson
Girlfriend Scott Robertson

Matthew John Mitcham, celebrated as Matthew Mitcham, is an Australian diver by profession. He was born on March 2, 1988 at Brisbane, Queensland. He is also nicknamed as Matt by his close ones. His parents were very young while they had him. He is the son of Greg Swadling and Vivienne Mitcham. However, his father abandoned him and his mother. Vivienne with the help of her father took care of Matthew and she handled both the responsibility of father as well as a mother alone. The diver currently resides in Sydney, Australia.

Matthew was interested in sports from a very young age. He started as a trampoline gymnast when his grandfather’s girlfriend gifted him a trampoline. Later, he practiced the moves and used to show it to his friends while making the dives where a diving coach spotted him. From then till now, Matt has been in continuous development. He has won various medals and titles till date such as a gold medal at 2008 Summer Olympic Championship at 10 m platform, 4 silver medals at 2010 Commonwealth games and many more.

Moving on to his personal life, Matthew is not married but in a relationship. His partner name is Lachlan Fletcher. The couple met outside a Sydney club in 2006. As Matthew used to remain very discouraged in his life, the relationship led him to cause an increase in his self-esteem. The gold medalist diver is open about his status of being a gay. He never opposed with this fact. However, the open commitment led him in loss of various sponsorships.

Not only in adulthood but Matthew has faced lots of trouble and hardships during his childhood too. As a single parent, it was difficult for his mother financially to provide him with a good life. Despite of such obstacle, he never let his performance get affected by it. He continued his hard work and proved himself to be one of the best in his field of sports.

Being a great sportsperson of his time, Matthew has a good number of sponsors and endorsements. The companies such as Telstra, Funky Trunks, etc. are some of the names which are endorsed by him.

Matt is also very keenly involved in various charity works and events. In 2013, he has stripped off in his colorful undies in order to raise money for marriage equality. He successfully raised $1000 in the auction.

Mitcham has got a height of 5 ft. 9 in. with the weight of around 67 kg. There are no any proper information about the salary and net worth of the diver in any of the reliable source. 

To know more news about Matthew Mitcham, he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Wiki. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief bio on him.

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