Mark Spitz is a world famous former competitive swimmer and a motivational speaker of America. He has many records on his name and is nine times Olympic champion and had the world record in 7 events. Mark was nicknamed as “Mark the Shark”‘ for his impressive swimming skills. Now let’s find out how much is Mark Spitz’s net worth in 2018.
Mark Spitz Early Life
Mark Andrew Spitz was born on 10th of February in the year 1950 in Modesto, California. He was born to the Arnold Spitz and Lenore Sylvia. Mark started swimming at a very young age but that didn’t mean that he did not concentrate on his studies. He is a highly educated man. Mark joined Santa Clara High School after which he was a pre-dental student at the Indiana University. He graduated from Indiana University in the year 1972.
As of his love life, Mark Spitz is married to Suzy Weiner since the year 1973. The couple is living happily with their two sons named Justin and Matthew.
Mark Spitz Career, Awards & Achievement
Mark Spitz was interested in swimming since his childhood. He began to compete at a local swim club at the age of six. He soon got a chance to get trained by the coach Sherm Chavoor who is famous as a mentor of six other Olympic medallists. After a year when Mark was of age 10, he set a world record. Then he set records in all the distances and all the strokes in which he could compete during his school years. At the age of 16, he set another world record. Mark was dominating swimming until the 70s but after gaining huge success in the year 1972 in Munich Olympics, Mark announced his retirement. Though, Mark was only 22 during his retirement but had achieved a lot in his game.
After his retirement, Mark Spitz got many endorsements, and he also started his own real estate company. As of now, Mark is working as a motivational speaker and a corporate spokesperson. He gives around 25 lectures per year in the world. A biography on Mark titled “The Extraordinary Life of An Olympic Champion” was also written in the year 2008.
Awards & Achievements
Mark Spitz is a world famous former swimmer who has many records in his name. He had a record of having highest gold medals in Olympics by winning seven gold medals in the 1972 Munich Olympics. This record was broken by Michael Phelps by winning eight gold medals at 2008 Beijing Olympics. Mark also holds more medals than any other Jewish athlete in the history of the Olympics. He has 9 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze Olympic medals, 5 gold medals in Pan American, and many more titles in his name. He is one of the greatest Athletes of all time.
Net worth of Mark Spitz
Mark Spitz has earned a net worth of $25 million. Mark has been a great athlete so has got many endorsements projects. He has earned most of his net worth through endorsements of various brands. Mark is also earning well as a motivational speaker as he gives only 25 lectures a year in the world, and they add well to his net worth.
Mark Spitz is a world famous former competitive swimmer and a motivational speaker of America who has earned a net worth of $25 million. He was a master in the world of swimming and most of his world records are still continuing even after so many years of his retirement. Mark is one of the greatest athletes of all time.