Kathleen Ledecky Net Worth

Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky is a competitive swimmer from the United States. She has seven Olympic gold medals and 19 world championship gold medals, the most for a female swimmer in history. She is widely named as one of the greatest Olympians of all time, as well as the greatest female swimmer of all time.

Let’s dive into more about her personal info!

About Kathleen Ledecky

Katie Ledecky was born on March 17, 1997, in Washington D.C., United States. Her parents are Mary Gen and David Ledecky. Her mother was a former professional swimmer who swam for the University of New Mexico, while her father is a Czech immigrant and a successful lawyer.

Katie has one older brother named Michael, who also swam competitively and played a major role in Katie’s early interest in swimming.

Katie’s love for swimming began at a young age, as she often joined her brother in swim practices. By the age of six, she was already swimming competitively and showing great potential. Ledecky attended Little Flower School in Bethesda until eighth grade and graduated from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in 2015.

During her high school swimming career, she set the American and US Open records in the 500-yard freestyle twice, as well as the national high-school record in the 200-yard freestyle twice. Ledecky finished her high school career as the Stone Ridge school record holder in all swimming events except the 100-meter breaststroke!


Katie Ledecky’s career bloomed in 2012 when she broke the American record in the 800m freestyle at the age of only 15. She then went on to break numerous world records in various events, including the 400m, 800m, and 1500m freestyle events.

Ledecky has participated in three Olympic Games, winning a total of seven gold medals and two silver medals. Her first Olympic appearance was in London 2012, where she won gold in the 800m freestyle. In Rio 2016, she added four more gold medals and a silver to her tally. At the Tokyo 2020 Games, she won two golds and a silver taking her total medal count to 9.

Apart from her Olympic success, Ledecky has also dominated the World Championships, winning a grand total of 15 gold medals and three silver medals. She has also won many titles at the Pan Pacific Championships and the US National Championships.

Kathleen Ledecky’s Net Worth and Income

As of 2023, Katie Ledecky’s net worth is around $5 million. She earns money mostly through her numerous endorsement deals with brands like TYR, Adidas, Speedo, and Coca-Cola.

In 2018, Ledecky made her professional debut, signing a huge $7 million contract with a well-known swimwear company named TYR. She then signed with Adidas for the release of the ‘Katie Ledecky x Adidas UltraBoost’ 1.0 and 2.0, securing a huge deal in the process. She also signed deals with Panasonic and Visa in 2021, but the amounts are not publicly known.

Another significant income source for Ledecky is the prize money she earns from wins in various swimming competitions. This includes the Olympics, World Championships, and other big events. It is estimated that she earns $100,000 per year from only her swimming career, as well as $125,000 in prize money from her Olympic medals, with each win costing a different amount.

Personal Information

Age 24
Marital Status Nil
Nationality United States of America
Height 6 feet (183cm)
Weight 73 kg (160 lbs)
Personal Best 400m-3:56.46s, 800m-8:04.79s, 1500m-15:20.48s
Endorsements Adidas, TYR

Social Media

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The 26-year-old swimmer is not married and does not appear to be in a relationship. Her social media profiles are solely dedicated to her sport and sponsorships, with no mention of a special someone.

Ledecky is so focused on training that she has no time for romance. But she may eventually fall for someone special.


Ledecky is currently 26 years old.

Height and Weight

Kathleen Ledecky’s Height is 1.83 m and she weighs around 73 kg.

Ledecky’s Diet and Workout

Like her career, Ledecky’s diet and workout routines are also quite impressive. She always has a glass of water after every workout session. She also prepares her own meals and mostly enjoys chicken, pasta, and steaks.

Ledecky does strength training at the gym three times a week and goes to the pool around 10 times a week. Although she takes rest on Sundays but covers up in the later days.

She visits the pool twice on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays and once on Wednesdays and Saturdays. It is because of this strong workout and diet plan that she has maintained such top form throughout her career.

World Records Made By Ledecky

No. Event Time Meet Location Date Age
1 1500 m freestyle 15:36.53 2013 World Championships Barcelona, Spain July 30, 2013 16
2 800 m freestyle 8:13.86 2013 World Championships Barcelona, Spain August 3, 2013 16
3 1500 m freestyle (2) 15:34.23 2014 TWST Senior Invitational Shenandoah, Texas June 19, 2014 17
4 800 m freestyle (2) 8:11.00 2014 TWST Senior Invitational Shenandoah, Texas June 22, 2014 17
5 400 m freestyle 3:58.86 2014 National Championships Irvine, California August 9, 2014 17
6 400 m freestyle (2) 3:58.37 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Gold Coast, Australia August 23, 2014 17
7 1500 m freestyle (3) 15:28.36 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Gold Coast, Australia August 24, 2014 17
8 1500 m freestyle (4) 15:27.71 2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia August 3, 2015 18
9 1500 m freestyle (5) 15:25.48 2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia August 4, 2015 18
10 800 m freestyle (3) 8:07.39 2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia August 8, 2015 18
11 800 m freestyle (4) 8:06.68 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series Austin, Texas January 17, 2016 18
12 400 m freestyle (3) 3:56.46 2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 7, 2016 19
13 800 m freestyle (5) 8:04.79 2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 12, 2016 19
14 1500 m freestyle (6) 15:20.48 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2018 21


FAQs About Kathleen Ledecky

When did Katie Ledecky start swimming competitively?

She began swimming competitively at the age of six.

Which university did Katie Ledecky attend?

She attended Stanford University.

How many Olympic gold medals has Katie Ledecky won?

Katie has won seven Olympic gold medals.

What is Katie Ledecky’s mother and father’s name?

her parent’s names are Mary Gen and David Ledecky, respectively

Is Katie Ledecky currently in a relationship?

As of now, Ledecky is single.

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