4 times Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin net worth has been valued of $3 million. Being a swimmer Missy Franklin is just 21, her winning price is huge. She was born in a small city Pasadena in Los Angeles, California, US. She grew up in Colorado and took to swimming at a very early age of 5 years. Her mother supported her whole heartedly as she could see immense talent in her daughter. Franklin hold a dual citizenship of America and Canada and is originally of Canadian ancestry. She completed her schooling from Colorado.
Net Worth : $3 Million
|Name||Melissa Jeanette Missy Franklin|
|Date of Birth||May 10, 1995|
|Birth Place||Pasadena, California, United States|
|Parents||D.A. Franklin and Dick Franklin|
|Education||Regis Jesuit High School, University of California, Berkeley|
|Source of wealth||Swiming|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Height||6.15 feet / 1.87 m|
|Weight||75 kg / 165 lb|
Franklin stands an amazing 6.2 feet and has super big feet of size 13 which her parents call as built-in flippers. She received training in Colorado Stars swimming club from Todd Schmitz from the beginning and inspite of her mother insisting in representing Canada, she refused and represented the U.S. Always passionate about Psychology and Education, Missy turned down endorsements and money to keep her head balanced about her career goals. She won several times for diving and swimming and turned professional only in 2015.
In 2008, at the age of thirteen she could not make it to the Olympics. 2010 proved to be good for her as she won several accolades and entered into world championship in 2011. In the same year she broke the world record of 200 meter backstroke as well as medley relay. Her debut in the Olympics was in 2012 and she bagged a bronze medal.
Despite her fame and achievements, Franklin keeps herself low profile and immensely believes in God. She is an ardent follower of Christianity and prays every day without fails, which she feels gives her mental strength to perform better. She also aspires to become a positive role model for the young generation and impart motivational talks. She appeared in the TV show Pretty Little Liars in 2013 playing her own character. A movie is also being made on her named Touch The Wall depicting a woman’s mental as well as physical strength.