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Missy Franklin Height, Weight, Age & Boyfriend

A competitive swimmer, Missy Franklin has won numerous gold medals at the World Championships over the past few years. A world record holder in the 200m backstroke event, she has also represented the United States at the 2012 and 2014 Summer Olympics, where she earned a total of five gold medals. Want to know more about the 22-year-old? Keep scrolling, we’ve got more cool facts on her below.

Missy Franklin Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Melissa Jeanette Franklin

Nick Names

“Missy”, Missy Franklin, Missie the Missile


Competitive Swimmer, Olympic Competitor

Famous For

As a competitive swimmer, Missy Franklin is perhaps best known for having taken home five gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. In addition to that, she currently also holds the world record in the 200m backstroke event.

Age – How Old is She?

She is 22 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

Her birthday is on May 10, 1995

Place of Birth/Hometown

Missy Franklin was born in Pasadena, California. As a young girl, she was brought up in Centennial, Colorado; ultimately, it was there that she first took to the water.




She is Caucasian

Missy Franklin Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

She is 6’1 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

She is 1.85 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

Her current weight is approximately 165 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

Her current weight is approximately 75 kg

Body Measurements

Her body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

Her waist size is unknown

Foot/Shoe Size

Her shoe size has not been disclosed to the public

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Missy Franklin Currently in a Relationship?

For a few years, she has been dating John Martens, a fellow swimmer who practices at the same pool.

Missy Franklin’s Boyfriends

For now, we do not have any information on Missy Franklin’s previous relationships.


D.A. Franklin


Dick Franklin


As far as we know, Missy Franklin is an only child and does not have any siblings


As far as we know, Missy Franklin is an only child and does not have any siblings


No, Missy Franklin does not have any children.

High School

As a teen, she went to Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colorado; she later received her diploma in 2013.


A few years after completing high school, she accepted a scholarship to the University of California, Berkeley, the same year as the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the institute, she swam for the California Golden Bears team during the 2013-14 academic year.


For now, information on Missy Franklin’s salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

From what we can gather, Missy Franklin’s current net worth is around $3 million



Random Facts


When she has free time, she enjoys kayaking with her dad in the Colorado mountains. In addition to that, she also likes cooking and baking

Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Athlete

Natalie Coughlin

Favorite Sports

Swimming, Kayaking


Born on May 10, she is a Taurus

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Missy Franklin’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Missy Franklin’s Instagram Username

Missy Franklin’s Facebook Account

Missy Franklin’s Youtube Channel

As far as we know, Missy Franklin does not have his own YouTube channel

Missy Franklin’s Twitter Username

Missy Franklin’s Snapchat Username 

Missy Franklin is not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Due to the fact that her parents are Canadian, she holds both Canadian and American citizenship (though she ultimately chose to compete for the United States)
  • Her parents originally enrolled her in swimming lessons as they were worried about water safety
  • After winning the 2012 Summer Olympics, she refused endorsements and prize money in order to compete as an amateur in college
  • She plans on working toward a bachelor degree in psychology, with a minor in education
  • A Christian, she talks with God during and after practice as well as competitions
  • In 2013, she made a guest appearance in an episode of the popular teen drama, Pretty Little Liars, where she appeared as herself
  • In 2014, she was also featured in a documentary film called Touch the Wall, which documents her and Joyce’s journey to the 2012 Summer Games
  • When she was seven years old, she became a member of the Colorado Stars travel swim team
  • Regarding her natural talent, it wasn’t until other parents had brought it to her parents’ attention that they recognized her potential as a swimmer


Brooke Carter
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