Ryan Lochte is a well-known competitive swimmer from America who is the winner of 12 Olympic medalists and is one of the most successful swimmers in the world. Lochte has won several accolades. He is currently the world record holder of the 200-meter individual medley. He also holds the world record in 4×100-meter freestyle and 4×200-meter freestyle. Let’s find out more about how much is Ryan Lochte’s net worth in 2018.
Ryan Lochte Early Life
Ryan Steven Lochte was born in Rochester, New York on August 3, 1984, to his parents Steven R. Lochte and Ileana “Ike” Lochte.
He went to Bloomfield Central Schools in Bristol, New York. In 2007, he completed his graduation in sports management from the University of Florida. When in college, he twice won the NCAA Swimmer of the Year. He won several other championships including the SEC Championship and NCAA Championship.
In 2016, Ryan Lochte got engaged to Kayla Rae Reid. The couple has a son, Caiden Zane Lochte born in June 2017. He was also rumored to be in a relationship with Blair Evans, who is an Australian swimmer.
Lochte maintains a good friendship with Michael Phelps and Conor Dwyer. During his college career, he broke the record set by Tom Dolan.
Ryan Lochte Career
At the United States Olympic Team Trials of 2004, Ryan Lochte finished second behind Michael Phelps and qualified for the 2004 Olympics in Athens. He got qualified for 4×200-meter freestyle too. Later in the Olympic Games, he became a gold medalist in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay. He also won the silver in the individual 200-meter medley.
He won gold, silver, and bronze at the FINA Short Course World Championships in 2004. He won gold at the World Aquatics Championships in 2007, held in Melbourne, Australia. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Lochte won Gold medals in 200 m backstroke and 4X200 m freestyle relay. He also won two bronze medals.
Lochte then went on to win three Gold medals at the World Aquatics Championships in 2009 in Rome. He won two gold medals, two silver medals, and a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
He also went on to win several medals at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships held in Kazan. At the Summer Olympics games of 2016, he won gold in the Men’s 4X200 m freestyle relay. Later, he became a contestant on the television show ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ He has also appeared on the TV show ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’. He will be next seen in ‘Little Something for Your Birthday.’
In 2013, Ryan Lochte was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’. In 2013, he was named as the US Male Swimmer of the Year as SwimSwam’s Swammy Award. He is also a two-time winner of the American Swimmer of the Year Award. He has won the 2013 World Swimmer of the Year Award. He was also named thrice as the FINA Swimmer of the Year. Additionally, Lochte has won several records and titles in his career.
Net Worth of Ryan Lochte
Ryan Lochte has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. He has been a successful swimmer in the world and has represented his country in several events. He has won several medals at different events. His wealth also comes from appearing in TV shows. His earning in 2012 from endorsements was over $2.3 million. He has done endorsement deals with AT&T, Nissan, Ralph Lauren, Procter and Gamble, Gatorade, Gillette, Speedo, and Mutual of Omaha.
Ryan Lochte is considered one of the most popular swimmers in the world. His popularity also made him appear in many commercials and TV shows. He has appeared on the cover of Men’s Journal, Men’s Health, Time, and Vogue. He has inspired many individuals to have a career in swimming.