Caeleb Dressel Net Worth

Caeleb Remel Dressel OLY is an American professional swimmer specializing in freestyle, butterfly, and individual medley events. He has become one of the most influential swimmers ever, with back-to-back gold medals in the 2016 Rio and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Currently, he has a net worth of $5 million.

In this article, we will write about the Net Worth and Income of Caeleb Dressel, including his career and personal information.

About Caeleb Dressel

Caeleb Dressel was born on August 16, 1996, in Green Cove Springs, Florida. His parents’ names are Christina and Michael Dressel. Caleb’s father is an Emergency veterinarian for animals. Dressel has three siblings, Sherridon Dressel, Tyler Dressel, and Kaitlyn Dressel, and he is the third one. His father and siblings were amazing swimmers who received appreciation at high school and university.

He and his siblings learned to swim when he was four years old. At the age of 8 years, he was already a part of competitive year-round swimming.

Dressel studied at the Clay High School and trained with the Bolles School Sharks in Jacksonville. There he met his training partner Meghan Haila who is currently his wife. He was a swimmer at the University of Florida in 2014 with a major in Resources and Conservation and graduated in 2020.


Caeleb began his professional career at the University of Florida in 2011. The 2012 United States Olympic Trials was a big event for him, but he wasn’t selected. Instead, he became the youngest male, ranked 145 in 50 m freestyle, and the youngest swimmer to complete the 200-yard free relay in 19.82 seconds.

He earned fame in 2013 when he won six medals in a single tournament. He also participated in the 2013 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai and won the gold medal in 100-meter freestyle swimming.

He broke the American and US Open records in the 2016 Men’s NCAA Division I Championships. He also broke the record for the 50-yard freestyle with 18.20 and the 100-yard freestyle with 40.46.

He also won the gold medal in Rio’s 4×100 meter freestyle relay. In addition, he earned the second gold medal in the 4×100-meter medley relay by setting a record in a freestyle split of 47.74.

Caeleb won seven gold medals in a single championship and set many records in freestyle and butterfly. He again won the gold by finishing 50 meters freestyle in 21.5. In 100-meter freestyle and medley, he received a gold medal for each.

Caebley’s four other gold medals are from 4×100 m medleys, 4×100 m freestyle, 4×100 m mixed freestyle, and 4×100 m mixed medley.

Interestingly, in the 2017 world championship, Caeleb won three gold medals in a single day. Moreover, he is the only swimmer to achieve such a high record.

In the 2019 World Championship, he won six gold medals and two silver medals in the 4×100 m medley and 4×100 m mixed medley. He also obtained six gold medals in the 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, 50-meter butterfly, 100-meter butterfly, 4×100 m freestyle, and 4×100 m mixed freestyle.

Other victories of Caeleb Dressel included the 100-yard freestyle, 100-meter butterfly, and 50-meter butterfly events. He has also set four new world records in fewer than 48 seconds.

Caeleb has earned amazing achievements and honors, so he remains one of the most popular athletes ever.

Caeleb Dressel’s Net Worth and Income

Caeleb Dressel has earned a net worth of $5 million throughout his career. He has mainly accumulated this net worth through his swimming career. However, he has other sources of income too.


Caeleb earns more than $1 million per year. He earns around $1 million only from his endorsement deals. However, as a sports personnel, he also has various other sources of income.

Caeleb has won several gold medals and prize money throughout his career. In the last few years, he won around $0.11 million in prize money in 2019. In 2020, he earned about $1 million for his five gold medals. In 2021 he earned $32.4k.

Besides medals and prize money, Caeleb has endorsements deals with prestigious companies like Adidas, Nike, Toyota, Coca-Cola, Speedo, and Hershey’s, which earns him good money.

The swimmer has a great fan following on social media, which can generate money for him. He recently started to upload videoes on his YouTube channel, which has 38.5K subscribers.


Adidas, Nike, Toyota, Coca-Cola, Speedo, and so on.

Quick Facts

Full Name Caeleb Remel Dressel
Nickname Caeleb Dressel
Birth Date August 16, 1996.
Birth Place Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
Nationality American 
Father’s Name Micheal Dressel
Mother’s Name Christina Dressel 
Siblings Sherridon, Kaitlyn, and Tyler
Age 26 years old
Height  6’3″ (1.91 m)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg)
Profession Swimmer
Playing style Backstroke and Freestyle Swimmer
Debuted 2011 
Highest Ranking (Singles) Three Gold Medals in a day
Association American National Swimmer 
Marital Status Married to Meghan Dressel.
Net Worth $5 million
Salary 1 million+
Achievement World Record Holder in the 100-meters butterfly: 49.45

Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50: Fittest 50: 2019 (#22), 2020 (#10), 2021 (#7)

FINA Athlete of the Year in Swimming: 2017, 2019

USA Swimming Athlete of the Year: 2017, 2019, 2021

Swimming World Swimmer of the Year: 2017, 2019

Swimswam Top 100: #1

Golden Goggle Award Male Athlete of the Year: 2017, 2019

Social Media YouTube


Merch Swimming Equipment, Swimming Shoes


Dressel studied at the Clay High School and trained with the Bolles School Sharks in Jacksonville. There he met his training partner Meghan Haila who is currently his wife. They were in a relationship and got engaged in 2019. They married on  February 13, 2021, Valentine’s Day weekend, in their shared home state of Florida.


Caeleb is currently 26 years old.

Height and Weight

He stands 6’3″ (1.91 m) tall and weighs around 194 lb (88 kg).


What is Caeleb Dressel’s birthday?

His birthday was on August 16, 1996.

Is he married?

Yes, Caeleb is married to Meghan Dressel.

How much is Caeleb’s net worth?

He has a net worth of $5 million.

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